Minister Walcott Welcomes New PAHO/WHO Rep.

Minister Walcott Welcomes New PAHO/WHO Rep.

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Dr. Jerome Walcott, welcomes the new Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization’s (PAHO/WHO) Representative for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Dr. Yitades Gebre. (C.Pitt/BGIS) Minister of...
Foreign Minister Meets WHO Candidate

Foreign Minister Meets WHO Candidate

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean, recently met with Dr. David Nabarro, the United Kingdom’s candidate for Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO). During their brief meeting, Senator McClean disclosed that health...
Fight To End AIDS Epidemic By 2030

Fight To End AIDS Epidemic By 2030

Almost half of all people living with HIV in Latin America and the Caribbean are still untreated, and one in three do not know they are HIV-positive. These are two of the challenges faced by the region as it moves towards the global objective of ending the AIDS...
Early Childhood Development A Priority

Early Childhood Development A Priority

Barbados is committed to ensuring that the healthy cognitive, social and emotional development of young children receives the highest priority. This was revealed on Monday by Senior Medical Officer in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Karen Broome, as she delivered the...

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