Health

Co-op Bank and Ministry of Health Share Progress of Carlton Home with Corporate Benefactors. More Help Needed!

Co-op Bank and Ministry of Health Share Progress of Carlton Home with Corporate Benefactors. More Help Needed!

In March of this year, Grenada Co-operative Bank Ltd. announced its initiative for support of the Carlton Home project, an organization which provides care, counselling and rehabilitation for alcohol and substance abusers. As a reminder, the bank committed to donating one dollar per each mile walked by registered ‘Pump It Up’ participants at their annual(…)

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EU Disburses EC$4.4M Grant to Grenada’s Health Sector

EU Disburses EC$4.4M Grant to Grenada’s Health Sector

The European Union has disbursed 1.368 million euros (EC$4.4M) to Grenada, the first tranche of grant assistance under the 11th European Development Fund towards reform of the country’s health care system. The overall grant amount allocated by the EU under the 11th EDF is 4.8 million euros (EC$15.4M), with 3.4 million euros (EC$11M) earmarked for(…)

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Giving Blood Saves Lives!

Giving Blood Saves Lives!

CIBC FirstCaribbean Supports Grenada’s Healthcare St. George’s, Grenada, Sept 6th, 2017 – Blood is the most precious gift that anyone can give to another person, it is the gift of life. The medical requirement for blood can affect us all, and safe blood saves lives and improves health. Many countries around the world celebrate Blood(…)

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New PANCAP Champions Recommit to Contributing to Goals of UNAIDS 90-90-90 Targets

New PANCAP Champions Recommit to Contributing to Goals of UNAIDS 90-90-90 Targets

Advocacy to be focused on vulnerable groups and access to education and care by persons with disabilities Friday, September 15 2017 (PANCAP Coordinating Unit, CARICOM Secretariat): The Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that provides a structured and unified approach to the Caribbean’s response to the HIV epidemic, completed the Champions for(…)

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Ministry of Health Reports Increase in the Number of Reported Conjunctivitis (Red Eye) Cases in Grenada

Ministry of Health Reports Increase in the Number of Reported Conjunctivitis (Red Eye) Cases in Grenada

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, SEPTEMBER 14 2017 – GIS: – On completion of an extensive surveillance, monitoring and evaluation of the current outbreak of conjunctivitis on island, the Ministry of Health earlier today advised education officials, that in an effort to contain and prevent the spread of viral conjunctivitis (RED EYE) all persons affected should remain at home.(…)

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Call for Caribbean engagement to end AIDS during HIV conference

Call for Caribbean engagement to end AIDS during HIV conference

Regional and international HIV experts convene in Barbados to explore how the Caribbean can refine advocacy and approaches to end AIDS Expert Summit, From Care to Cure – Shifting the HIV Paradigm, kicks off 28 August, 2017, SPEIGHTSTOWN—Regional and international HIV experts have been tasked with developing strategies to engage the Caribbean on the “treatment(…)

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GFNC Says Try Real Foods

GFNC Says Try Real Foods

V3 drink, mango or mango vinaigrette salad dressing were the main features of a 2 hour food tasting at the Marketing and National Importing Board, Young Street, on Thursday June 1st 2017. The day was dubbed “Try real foods Thursday” by the Grenada Food and Nutrition Council (G.F.N.C) as part of this year’s Nutrition Week.(…)

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Minister of Justice, Jamaica, Calls on Parliamentarians to be Advocates For Ending Aids

Minister of Justice, Jamaica, Calls on Parliamentarians to be Advocates For Ending Aids

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 (PANCAP Coordinating Unit, CARICOM Secretariat): The Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) Regional Parliamentarians Forum, 30 – 31 May, Kingston, Jamaica, commenced with a stirring keynote address by the Hon. Delroy Chuck, Minister of Justice, Jamaica. Minister Chuck addressed the need for parliamentarians to engage in more advocacy for(…)

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