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May 22nd, 2016
Over 700 visit CIL's Health & Fitness Expo

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- More than 700 persons attended the second annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Health and Fitness Expo held at the Multi Purpose Sports Complex yesterday May 21, 2016 surpassing the number achieved last year by a stretch.

May 18th, 2016
People failing to take charge of their health - Simone T. Monsanto

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.

May 11th, 2016
Public servants told to learn to forgive for their own health

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.

May 9th, 2016
Increasing numbers being seen for stress related issues- Dr June Samuel

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.

May 9th, 2016
Avoiding NHI's collapse by putting patients first

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.

May 5th, 2016
Hon Skelton not in favour of the ‘big green bins’ on the roadside!

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.

April 28th, 2016
Concerns raised due to non-functioning incinerator @ Pockwood Pond

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.

April 22nd, 2016
Stop stigmatising the homeless & mentally ill – Chonda T. Jeffers

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.

April 18th, 2016
Invasion of our nation - Is UK blaming NHI for their NHS?

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.

April 6th, 2016
LIME supports Autism Month observances

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.



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