Senior Games Proof Of Active Lifestyle Benefits

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The National Senior Games present living proof of the undeniable benefits of a physically active lifestyle. Minister of Social Care, Steven Blackett, shared this view this morning, while speaking at the launch of the 16th hosting of the National Senior Games, at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex, Paradise Park, Cave Hill, St. Michael. Mr. Blackett continued: “It is no secret …

Senator Todd: Celebrate The Island’s Elderly

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As Barbados celebrates its golden jubilee, special emphasis must be placed on the contribution made by the country’s greatest resources: its people and the role they have played in the country’s development. This view was expressed today by Acting Minister of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development, Senator Patrick Todd, at a celebratory concert in recognition of International Day …

‘ITs For Teens’ Summer Programme Underway

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For the seventh consecutive year, the Community Development Department has launched the ‘ITs for Teens’ summer programme, with the assistance of Cable and Wireless Communications through their consumer brand, FLOW. Minister of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development, Steve Blackett, accepted the cheque yesterday from Director of Corporate Communications and Stakeholder Engagement at FLOW, Marilyn Sealy, at his office …

More Men Urged To Join HIV & AIDS Fight

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Men are being urged to become crucial stakeholders in the fight against HIV, as they are one of the key populations most vulnerable to the HIV epidemic. This call came today from Minister of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development, Steve Blackett, who was addressing the National Assistance Board’s HIV Seminar for men fifty years and older and their …

Monitoring And Evaluation Project Under Way

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A contract has been signed to begin a Monitoring and Evaluation System (MES) project within the Ministry of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development. The project, valued at US$120,000, is a collaborative effort between the Government of Barbados and the Organization of American States (OAS). Its aim is to measure and appraise social service programmes and projects delivered by …