ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Recognising the importance of a nation’s health to its economic and social well-being, Caribbean Insurers Ltd. (CIL) is again hosting its Health and Fitness Expo, where local and regional healthcare providers, alongside various fitness centres, are set to converge under one roof.
WICKHAM’S CAY I, Tortola, VI- “Like stress, holding a grudge can lead to serious illnesses,” Seventh-day Adventist preacher Mr Howard Simon told public servants at the Commemoration of World Day for Safety and Health at Work at Breezeway, Central Administration Complex on April 28, 2016.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While it is a fact that no one is exempted from experiencing stress, it was noted at a recent presentation on ‘Workplace Stress’ held as part of World Day for Safety and Health at Work, that an increasing number of persons in the Virgin Islands have been seeking psychiatric help for stress related issues.
By Alred C. Frett
Moving from Foolishness to Possibilities:
We have finally exited April; a Special Month - not just because it is All Fools Month but because this should have been the Month of Free and Fair VI Elections that could have forestalled those damages we have seen done over the past 10-months… Even those steeped in denial have now become concerned that Leaders are unable to show real accomplishments in the People’s interest.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A few Legislators of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration, including the Minister who has the portfolio for Health and Social Development Hon Ronnie W. Skelton Minister, are not in favour of the big green bins on the roadside to collect garbage.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A member of the public who asked not to be identified yesterday April 27, 2016 complained about the current condition of the waste management facility at Pockwood Pond which the person said is an ideal situation for the spreading of disease, but is also concerned about sensitive materials taken to the incinerator by trust companies to be destroyed.
PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI – With the Sandy Lane Centre being converted into the Safe Haven Transitional Centre, its administrators are urging that people stop stigmatising those persons with mental illnesses or who are homeless – their main client base – so that persons who need such help will come forward.
Beware Professional Liars & Distorters of Truth:
Although the American Medical Association formally apologised after decades of preventing Slave Descendants from becoming Doctors the established practice of having Black Patients treated inferiorly to White Patients still remains – Doctors and laymen still believe Blacks age slower than Whites, Blacks have thicker Skin and Black People's nerve endings are less sensitive than White’s.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Head of Commercial for LIME BVI Ravi Maywahlall has declared that the phone company was “extremely delighted: with the turnout for the activities which kicked off the observance of World Autism Month in the Territory on Friday, April 1, 2016.