Proper Food Hygiene Practices Crucial

Nya Phillips Ministry News

Coconut vendors in Barbados have been urged to ensure they practise proper food hygiene, especially if they want to compete within the global multi-billion dollar coconut value chain industry. This advice came from Senior Environmental Health Officer, Richard Bourne, as he delivered remarks at the opening of the second training workshop for the vendors. It was held at the Ministry …

Guidelines To Improve Coconut Vending In Barbados

bgis Ministry News

Coconut vendors in Barbados have been encouraged to adhere to a set of guidelines designed to improve their operations, as Barbados joins 10 of its Caribbean neighbours in developing the coconut industry at the local and regional levels. The measures have been based on the local health services regulations, as well as recommendations coming out of regional stakeholder meetings. They …

Environmental Health To Be Discussed

Joy Springer Ministry News

Senior Environmental Health Officer, Richard Bourne, will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Men’s Health Group at the David Thompson Health and Social Services Complex, on Tuesday, November 14. The meeting, which takes place at the polyclinic, Glebe Land, St. John, begins at 6:30 p.m.  The topic will be Environmental Health. All are invited. joycspring@gmail.com See …

Tour For St. Philip Primary Students

Joy Springer Ministry News

Students from St. Philip Primary School will participate in guided tours of the Bowmanston Pumping Station in St. John and a recording studio in St. Joseph on Wednesday, October 4, conducted by environmental health officers. Senior Environmental Health Officer at the David Thompson Health and Social Services Complex, Richard Bourne, will host the Class 4 students at a recording studio …

Meeting To Address Upkeep Of Communal Dump

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The environmental health officers at the Maurice Byer Polyclinic have convened a town hall meeting to discuss the upkeep of the communal dump at Welch Town, St. Peter. According to Senior Environmental Health Officer, Winston Tyrell, the dump is being poorly maintained and the meeting, which takes place on Wednesday, August 17, will share information on how the current situation …