Free Health Care For Resident CARICOM Nationals

Free Health Care For Resident CARICOM Nationals

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is preparing a document to take to Cabinet which will provide for free health care for all CARICOM nationals residing in Barbados, whether or not they are skilled nationals. News of this came from Health and Wellness Minister, Lt....
Solidarity Chain At Garrison Savannah On Friday

Solidarity Chain At Garrison Savannah On Friday

Barbadians and visitors to the island are invited to the Garrison Savannah on Friday, April 5, to participate in the formation of a “solidarity chain” in celebration of World Health Day. The activity, which begins at 10:00 a.m., has been organized by the Pan American...
Health Fair At Maurice Byer Polyclinic April 20

Health Fair At Maurice Byer Polyclinic April 20

The Maurice Byer Polyclinic, Litchfield, St. Peter, in association with Almond Beach Resort, will host a health fair on Friday, April 20 on the grounds of the polyclinic from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Patrons will get the opportunity to learn about the services offered...
World Health Day 2018 Workout Marathon

World Health Day 2018 Workout Marathon

To mark World Health Day 2018, the Ministry of Health will host a Fitness For All Mini Workout Marathon on Saturday, April 7, at the Oistins Bay Garden, Oistins, Christ Church. The free event, which runs from 3:00 to 6:30 p.m., will include health checks, Tai Chi,...
Stigma Impacting Mental Health Treatment

Stigma Impacting Mental Health Treatment

Government has allocated BDS $30.5 million to psychiatric care in the current financial year and has also implemented a range of initiatives aimed at enhancing mental health services. Despite this, stigma and discrimination remain major obstacles to the rehabilitation...

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