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Minister of Health and Wellness, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic (third from left) accepts a handover of dental equipment from Lennox Prescod, Director of the Massy Foundation, during the launch of the Massy/Ministry of Health and Wellness Dental Health Promotion Project for Secondary School Students yesterday. Looking on is Michelle Codrington (left), Acting Senior Dental Officer; Joy Adamson (right) of the Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training and Ian Holder, principal of Parkinson Memorial Secondary School, with students who have been the first recipients of the programme.

Secondary students to get high quality oral health care

The Ministry of Health and Wellness, even in times of very scarce resources, remains committed to providing high quality oral health services for children.

2018 Valedictorian of the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI), Melanie Worrell, graduated with a Certificate in Nursing Auxiliary Studies.

GIVE WORKERS SECOND CHANCE

The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) is being challenged to give retrenched workers a second chance for retraining and
retooling.

Treasurer of the Small Business Association (SBA) Board, Drayton Carter (right) presents Eleanor Oxley with her certificate in Maximising Social Media for Small Business.

Training crucial for SMEs

A well-trained workforce is the engine that would drive the economic growth of the Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) and, by extension, the GDP of this country as a whole.

From left: Deputy Principal of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill Campus, Professor Clive Landis; Chairman and CEO of Soco Hotel, Ralph Taylor; Businessman, Ralph ‘Bizzy’ Williams and former Chancellor of the University of the West Indies, Sir George Alleyne at the Alumni Symposium held under the theme of ‘Taking the Region Forward: An Alumni Perspective’ organized and hosted by the 70 Anniversary Committee in collaboration with The UWI Alumni Association (Barbados) Chapter as part of the 70th anniversary of the UWI.

Make regional airlift attractive

If this island wants to reap the full benefits from the tourism sector, then it is going to have to address the issue of regional airlift.

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