October 2013 Blog Posts (18)

Schools Must Provide Support for Pregnant Teens - Says Jamaica's Health Minister



 

 

Minister of Health, Dr. Fenton Ferguson says schools must provide the support needed for teenage girls to continue their education after giving birth. He was speaking at the launch of the State of the World Population report titled “Motherhood in Childhood: Facing the Challenges of Adolescent Pregnancy”.



The report was launched by UNFPA in conjunction with PIOJ at the Chinese Benevolent Centre in Kingston.

 

Dr. Ferguson said “socioeconomic conditions,…

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Added by Maia Chung on October 30, 2013 at 5:44pm — No Comments

UNFPA STATE OF THE WORLD POPULATION REPORT LAUNCH IN JAMAICA - WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 302013

Come Wednesday October 30 -2013 at 10:00 a.m. Minister of Health Dr. Fenton Ferguson will oversee the launch of the UNFPA State of the World Population Report.



The launch is scheduled to take place at the Chinese Benevolent Society on 176 Old Hope Road Kingston Jamaica.





The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) in collaboration with UNFPA will launch the State of the World Population report.



The…

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Added by Maia Chung on October 28, 2013 at 8:19pm — No Comments

MCTV News The launch of the Negril Agro-Tourism Farmers’ Market at the Norman Manley Beach Park, in Negril Jamaica Wednesday October 30-2013

 Come Wednesday Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Roger Clarke and Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, Dr. Wykeham McNeil will be officiating at the launch of the Negril Agro-Tourism Farmers’ Market at the Norman Manley Beach Park, in Negril Jamaica.

The event begins at 9:30 a.m.

This Tourism Linkages project was conceptualized in an effort to bolster the advantages and opportunities which exist between the local agricultural and tourism sectors. This…

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Added by Maia Chung on October 28, 2013 at 1:55pm — No Comments

The Scorpion King Nick Foto Works party is November 16-2013 in Jamaica - come from anywhere in the world and celebrate with him!

The Scorpion King Nick Foto Works party is November 16-2013 in Jamaica - come from anywhere in the world and celebrate with him!

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Added by Maia Chung on October 28, 2013 at 1:21pm — No Comments

USVI moving toward visa-free travel for CARICOM nationals

FORT DE FRANCE, Martinique, Monday October 21, 2013, CMC – United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor John de Jongh said he would seek to encourage visitors from the English speaking Caribbean to his country and is moving to get Caribbean Community…

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Added by CShout1 on October 27, 2013 at 9:27pm — No Comments

Jamaica supports motion calling for removal of US embargo on Cuba

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thursday October 24, 2013, CMC – Members of Parliament have once again passed a resolution in support of the United States trade embargo on Cuba being lifted.

The resolution, presented earlier this week by Industry Minister, Anthony Hylton  stated that last year 188 member states of the United Nations, including Jamaica, voted in favour of  ending the embargo.

The resolution also said “Although the US does not see Cuba to…

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Added by CShout1 on October 27, 2013 at 9:25pm — No Comments

Trinidad Focus: Sara Ouellette Becoming All She Can Be

Who says women cannot have it all? In  today’s ever-evolving era, women are well poised to balance their multi faceted lives - be it motherhood, their thriving professional…

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Added by CShout1 on October 27, 2013 at 9:21pm — No Comments

Nickfotoworks B Day Bash November 16-2013 Be There! - JAMAICA

Added by Maia Chung on October 17, 2013 at 3:24pm — No Comments

Trinidad Focus: The women of “Between Friends”

‘Between Friends’ is a full feature movie, filmed entirely in Trinidad with a fully Trinidadian cast, that has been shown and acclaimed at international film festivals -…

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Added by CShout1 on October 15, 2013 at 7:31am — No Comments

St. Lucia Focus: Running for the great cause

Without a doubt it was a cause worth running for, when the first ever La Feuillée Pentecostal Church “Run for Jesus” road race took place Monday afternoon. The event started at about 3:30 pm on the roadway by Sandals Grande Hotel near historic and picturesque Pigeon Island.

The race got…

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Added by CShout1 on October 15, 2013 at 7:26am — No Comments

MCTV News Global Handwashing Day Poster and Competition Awards Tuesday October 15-2013 - JAMAICA

 

The South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA) has joined global partners in celebrating Global Handwashing Day on October 15, 2013.

 

This day is particularly significant in highlighting proper hand washing techniques, which has been proven essential in reducing the transmission of…

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Added by Maia Chung on October 11, 2013 at 11:05pm — No Comments

MCTV NEWS REPRINTED FROM Images Newsletter: Florida’s Jerk Week Sprints off with Olympic Champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce!



FORT LAUDERDALE, FL -- World & Olympic 100m and 200m Champion,…

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Added by Maia Chung on October 11, 2013 at 10:58pm — No Comments

MCTV News Jamaica's Health Ministry Advises Citizens to Observe Good Hygiene Practices to Limit the Spread of Influenza - October 2013

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Ministry of Health Says Jamaicans Need to Guard Against the Spread of Influenza Observe Good Hygiene Practices to Limit the Spread of Influenza The Ministry of Health is advising persons to observe good hygiene practices to limit the spread of influenza, as the influenza season usually starts in October and can last until May each year, with most cases seen in Jamaica in January.

Director, Emergency, Disaster Management and Special Services, Dr. Marion…

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Added by Maia Chung on October 11, 2013 at 10:44pm — No Comments

MCTV News Jamaica's Health Ministry Advises Citizens to Observe Good Hygiene Practices to Limit the Spread of Influenza - October 2013

MCTV News

Ministry of Health Says Jamaicans Need to Guard Against the Spread of Influenza Observe Good Hygiene Practices to Limit the Spread of Influenza The Ministry of Health is advising persons to observe good hygiene practices to limit the spread of influenza, as the influenza season usually starts in October and can last until May each year, with most cases seen in Jamaica in January.

Director, Emergency, Disaster Management and Special Services, Dr. Marion…

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Added by Maia Chung on October 11, 2013 at 10:44pm — No Comments

MCTV News Jamaica's Health Ministry Advises Citizens to Observe Good Hygiene Practices to Limit the Spread of Influenza - October 2013

MCTV News

Ministry of Health Says Jamaicans Need to Guard Against the Spread of Influenza Observe Good Hygiene Practices to Limit the Spread of Influenza The Ministry of Health is advising persons to observe good hygiene practices to limit the spread of influenza, as the influenza season usually starts in October and can last until May each year, with most cases seen in Jamaica in January.

Director, Emergency, Disaster Management and Special Services, Dr. Marion…

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Added by Maia Chung on October 11, 2013 at 10:43pm — No Comments

Trinidad Focus: Scotiabank's women against Breast Cancer 5k A great sucess

Gisele Marfleet (Left), Chairman of the Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago Foundation and Anya M. Schnoor (Right) – Managing Director, Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago Limited are all smiles with the top 3 winners in the Port of Spain race – (L-R): Sarah Ouelette (2nd place), Thais Guitterez…

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Added by CShout1 on October 11, 2013 at 9:28am — No Comments

When Health takes over

In April of 2006, Paola Henderson was a happily-married new mother, running a successful restaurant in Port of Spain, La Trattoria Guiliano’s, with her husband, when she…

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Added by CShout1 on October 5, 2013 at 5:24pm — No Comments

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