The Party stand came alive on Friday, May 6, as management and staff of the Barbados Port Inc. commemorated their 50th Anniversary with a karaoke session and quiz, entitled 'Propa Port Quiz.'
Maria Holder Memorial Trust Donates Life-Saving Equipment To The Pediatric Unit Of The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Sick and critically ill children in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) are benefitting from over $60,000 worth of equipment donated by the Maria Holder Memorial Trust (MHM).The equipment, which includes stethoscopes, incubators, recliners and IV poles among other things, was sourced from BioMedical International Corp and Collins Ltd.
PERSONS receiving benefits under the Defined Benefits Pension Plan of the Barbados Port Inc. received some good news yesterday.
Barbadians will pay a small fee for drugs under the Barbados Drug Service, Special Benefits Scheme for the first time from April 1 when they visit their private pharmacists.
Barbados has one of the highest rates of Diabetes globally and nearly everyday someone has an amputation related to diabetes. It is for this reason that the Barbados Diabetes Foundation has renewed its efforts to put the disease high on the publics agenda and is calling on the private sector to get on board in the fight against this remorseless disease, through exhibiting at the 3rd annual Global Village Expo.
Barbados' high amputee rate is about to go down. So says podiatrist Simone McConnie, Chief Operating Officer of the Barbados Diabetes Foundation. This is to be achieved through the Step-by-Step Diabetes Foot Care Project to be launched this weekend at the Pan American Health Organization. The two day workshop is a joint effort between the Barbados Diabetes Foundation, Rotary Club of Barbados South and the Ministry of Health.
Destination theme vacations are the latest tool being used in the region to stimulate the tourism industry. So says Dave Cox of the Barbadian based Caribbean Bride Magazine.
Caribbean Bride Magazine was featured last month at the inaugural Destination Weddings and Honeymoon Expo in New York.
President of the Barbados Sports Medicine Association, Dr. Adrian Lorde in his presentation "Sports in National Life," at the Active Caribbean Workshop held in Barbados, called on all of the major stakeholders in the development of sport on the island to stop talking and start taking action.
The first Active Caribbean Workshop, hosted by the Faculty of Medical Sciences, UWI, Cave Hill was launched on Friday, March 6 at the Accra Hotel & Resort by the Minister of Health, the Hon. Donville Inniss M.P.
The Barbados Diabetes Foundation presented awards to nine Secondary School students last weekend at the Diabetes Global Village for their Sagicor Secondary Schools Essay Competition.