Daily Archives: November 7, 2018

GIHR Online Newsletter – November 2018

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Wellness Industry Boom: By Adrian Loverage – Barbados Underground Blog

THE ADRIAN LOVERIDGE COLUMN – WELLNESS INDUSTRY BOOM!

The global wellness industry grew by 12.8 per cent in the last two years from US$3.7 trillion in 2015 to US$4.2 trillion in 2017, according to a recent report by Global Wellness Economy Monitor released by the non-profit Global Wellness Institute (GWI).

At a recent conference held in St. Eustatius, founder of the marketing and business development consultants, Mind Body Spirit Network, Sallie Fraenkel, stated that the wellness sector is ‘three times larger than the global pharmaceutical industry and growing exponentially’.      Continue reading

U.S. mid-term voting results a horror show for Florida Democrats, hope for 2020 election – By Mohamed Hamaludin

U.S. mid-term voting results a horror show for Florida Democrats, a sign of hope for 2020 election

By MOHAMED HAMALUDIN

There may have been joy in Washington yesterday morning for Democrats but in Florida it was once again a time to weep. President Donald Trump and his Republicans kept the governor’s mansion, two Republicans instead of just one will go to the U.S. Senate, the Legislature remains in the hands of the Grand Old Party and the Cabinet will include a new Attorney General who wants to kill “Obamacare.”

For governor, Floridians rejected the vastly more qualified Democrat Andrew Gillum in favor of Republican Ron DeSantis, who launched his campaign by teaching his pre-teen son to use building blocks to create Trump’s immigration wall and reading to his infant child bedtime stories centering on the president, while infusing his rhetoric with racism.       Continue reading

Guyana Consulate – Toronto – Christmas Get-Together – December 2. 2018

Debbie’s Boxing Day Jam -Toronto – December 26. 2018

UG Alumni Association – Toronto Chapter – Meet & Greet – November 25. 2018

CRICKET: Chanderpaul receives UWI honorary doctorate

Chanderpaul receives UWI honorary doctorate

PHOTO: West Indies’ Shivnarine Chanderpaul. Here he acknowledges the crowd after scoring a double century in the first cricket test match against Bangladesh in Dhaka, Bangladesh, -Nov. 14, 2012.

West Indies cricket legend Shivnarine Chanderpaul recently received the Honorary Doctor of Laws by The University of the West Indies (UW)), St. Augustine, Trinidad.

Chanderpaul, 44, is one of the most outstanding batsmen in West Indies history. He is currently one of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Ambassador for the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 tournament to be played in the Caribbean from Nov. 9-24.       Continue reading

Healthcare delivery to be decentralized across Guyana

Healthcare delivery to be decentralized across Guyana

Participants at the two-day workshop

The Regional Services Department of the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) in hosting its final capacity-building workshop for 2018, sought to educate Regional Health Officers (RHOs) on decentralizing healthcare delivery across Guyana.

The exercise, which ran for two days from October 31, was designed for RHOs, medical superintendents and other senior medical personnel across the region. The workshop ran under the theme “Collaboratively, we build a resilient healthcare system that is acceptable, accessible, timely and appropriate to meet the needs of every person in Guyana”.    Continue reading

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