Tackling NCDs A Priority For Government

Tackling NCDs A Priority For Government

The issue of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) continues to be a priority for the Ministry of Health and Wellness and it has put a significant level of resources and effort into addressing them. Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Arthur Phillips, stressed Government’s...
Wellness Revolution Needed In Barbados

Wellness Revolution Needed In Barbados

Minister of Health and Wellness, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic, believes that the time has come for a wellness revolution in Barbados.  He is leading the charge by going to Cabinet tomorrow to justify the establishment of a Cabinet sub-committee to focus specifically on the...
UN Award For Ministry Of Health & Wellness

UN Award For Ministry Of Health & Wellness

Barbados’ Ministry of Health and Wellness will receive an award from the United Nations next week for its efforts to combat non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Minister of Health and Wellness, Lt. Colonel Jeffrey Bostic will be in New York to accept the award from the...
Barbados Raises Mandate For Action On NCDs

Barbados Raises Mandate For Action On NCDs

The Permanent Mission of Barbados to the Organization of American States (OAS) is leading the process to secure an ambitious political mandate for the response to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the Americas. At a joint session of the OAS Permanent Council and the...
Boyce: Pay More Attention To NCDs

Boyce: Pay More Attention To NCDs

By the year 2030, it is estimated that 86 per cent of all deaths in Barbados will be caused by non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Health Minister, John Boyce, who made this disclosure over the weekend while speaking at the Fourth Annual Medical Conference and community...

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