Public Health Labs Closed For Relocation

Joy Springer Ministry News

The Ministry of Health has advised that the three public health laboratories will be temporarily closed from tomorrow, Friday, November 24, to facilitate their relocation to the newly-built laboratory facility at Enmore, Collymore Rock, St. Michael. The Public Health, Leptospira and Ladymeade Reference Unit Laboratories, formerly in three separate facilities, are being amalgamated into the new Barbados Public Health Reference …

Fogging Schedule November 20 – 24

Joy Springer Ministry News

Officers of the Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health will continue fogging exercises in parishes throughout Barbados next week, in an effort to control the spread of the Aedes aegypti mosquito. On Monday, November 20, the team will be in St. Lucy spraying Checker Hall, Checker Hall Tenantry, Fustic Village, Sutherland, Shermans, Half Moon Fort, Clinketts Gardens and …

Eunice Gibson Health & Wellness Week

Joy Springer Ministry News

The Eunice Gibson Polyclinic will host a Health and Wellness Week from Monday, November 20, to Friday, November 24, at its Warrens, St. Michael base. The public is invited to participate in all the activities which begin with a flag hoisting and opening ceremony at 9:00 a.m. Performers at the opening will include Windsor High School students and the Haynesville …

Fogging Schedule November 13 – 17

Joy Springer Ministry News

Officers of the Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health will continue fogging exercises in parishes throughout Barbados next week in an effort to control the spread of the Aedes aegypti mosquito. On Monday, November 13, the team will be in Christ Church fogging Fairy Valley, Fairy Valley Tenantry, Wilcox Hill, Thyme Bottom, St. Bartholomew, Parish Land, Rollins Road, …

Fogging Schedule November 6 -10

Julie Carrington Ministry News

The Ministry of Health will continue its efforts to rid the island of dengue and other mosquito borne diseases when a number of districts across the island are fogged. On Monday, November 6, the team will be in Christ Church and will spray Rollins Road, Goodland Road, Bourne’s Land, Goodland Gardens, Courtville Road, Silver Sands Housing Area, Opal Road, Crystal …

Acting Health Minister Praises PAHO

Julie Carrington Top Stories

The Acting Minister of Health, Donville Inniss, has lauded the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) for its sterling contribution to transforming the healthcare system in Barbados. He heaped accolades on the institution during a tree planting ceremony at its Dayrells Road, Christ Church institution, to commemorate 50 years of Barbados’ membership in PAHO/World Health Organization. Noting that the friendship between Barbados …

CMO: Adolescent Health Is Vital

Julie Carrington Ministry News

Barbados may not have an Adolescent Health Strategy but this country’s Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMO), Dr. Kenneth George, said a number of strategies have been put in place to ensure the health of the nation’s youth. He made this observation while addressing a workshop entitled: The Development of an Adolescent Health Strategy in Barbados using the AA-HA …

Boyce Lauds Psychiatric Hospital’s Partners

Julie Carrington Ministry News

One in four adults and one in ten children can experience a mental health problem in any given year, and such high incident rates can have a profound impact on our lives and the lives of our families and friends. In light of this documented evidence, Minister of Health, John Boyce, has highlighted the importance of early recognition of mental …

50 Years Of PAHO Membership

Julie Carrington Ministry News

Barbados’ outstanding membership in the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) for the last five decades will be celebrated with two special events to publicly recognise the partnership. The first event, slated for 11:00 a.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, October 25, will be the planting of five trees during a ceremony on the grounds of PAHO, Dayrell’s Road, Christ Church.  Acting Minister of …

Brandford Taitt Polyclinic Closed Tomorrow

Julie Carrington Ministry News

The public is asked to note that the Branford Taitt Polyclinic will be closed tomorrow, Saturday, October 21, for cleaning. Normal business operations will resume at the Black Rock, St. Michael, health institution on Monday, October 23, at 8:30 a.m. The Ministry of Health apologises for any inconvenience which may be caused. julie.carrington@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Public Health Labs …