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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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Electronic Medical Records Implemented in Grenada

Electronic Medical Records Implemented in Grenada

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, May 10, 2017 – GIS: Grenada’s health care system, on May 9, embarked upon a more reliable, readily accessible and accountable approach to medical records management called Electronic Medical Records or EMR. Hon. Nickolas Steele, Minister for Health and Social Security says the system is implemented to cut back on costs, improve(…)

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PANCAP Youth Meeting Concludes With Call For Alignment of Age of Consent With Access to Sexual Health Services 

PANCAP Youth Meeting Concludes With Call For Alignment of Age of Consent With Access to Sexual Health Services 

Youths Leaders Call for Comprehensive Sexual Education Across Region Saturday, April 22, 2017 (PANCAP Coordinating Unit, CARICOM Secretariat): The Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), Meeting of Caribbean Youth Leaders – Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS, concluded with Youth Leaders advocating for a review of the age of consent not being aligned(…)

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Netherlands Insurance ‘Lights it up Blue’ for World Autism Month

Netherlands Insurance ‘Lights it up Blue’ for World Autism Month

  Tuesday 4th April 2017 – Every year, autism organisations around the world celebrate the United Nations’ sanctioned World Autism Day on April 2nd and World Autism Month during April. ‘Light it up Blue’, is the signature campaign of Autism Speaks – an international orgnisation dedicated to promoting solutions for the needs of persons living(…)

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