BNR Celebrates 10 Years With Extravaganza

BNR Celebrates 10 Years With Extravaganza

The Barbados National Registry for Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (BNR) will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Saturday, March 9, with an extravaganza at the George Alleyne Chronic Disease Research Centre, Jemmotts Lane, St. Michael. Minister of Health and...
Maurice Byer Men’s Group To Meet Jan. 28

Maurice Byer Men’s Group To Meet Jan. 28

Community Nutrition Officer, Andrea Griffith, will be the guest speaker at the first meeting of the Maurice Byer Polyclinic’s Health and Educational Group this year. The meeting takes place on Monday, January 28, when Ms. Griffith’s topic will be A Blueprint for the...
When A Good Friend Becomes An Enemy

When A Good Friend Becomes An Enemy

As the Crop Over finale approaches, a local psychiatrist has warned of the serious risks posed to physical and mental health by alcohol abuse. In Barbados, she notes, the rum shop is almost a cornerstone of many communities and since alcohol is legal, the only major...
Beware Of Alcohol Abuse During Festival

Beware Of Alcohol Abuse During Festival

As Barbadians approach the height of this year’s Crop Over Festival, they have been warned about the consequences of abusing alcohol. Acting Senior Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Ingrid Cumberbatch, speaking at a dialogue on The Safe Use of Alcohol in Barbados last...
Commission Applauds Youth Initiative

Commission Applauds Youth Initiative

The National Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) Commission has applauded a youth initiative aimed at drawing attention to childhood obesity and other issues related to unhealthy lifestyle practices. It is Schools Against Non-Communicable Diseases, which announced...

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