Health Ministry Could Purchase Mobile Unit

first_imgRelatedHealth Ministry Could Purchase Mobile Unit FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Health Ministry Could Purchase Mobile Unit Health & WellnessFebruary 12, 2013Written by: Chris Patterson RelatedHealth Ministry Could Purchase Mobile Unit Story HighlightsThe Ministry of Health is exploring the possibility of acquiring a mobile unit, as part of efforts to improve the delivery of healthcare across the island, with particular emphasis on oral health.Persons who may not be able to visit the various health facilities in close proximity to them, will be targeted.This was disclosed by Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson, during a planning and evaluation meeting of the Oral Health Services Unit, at the Alhambra Inn in Kingston on Tuesday, February 12.center_img The Ministry of Health is exploring the possibility of acquiring a mobile unit, as part of efforts to improve the delivery of healthcare across the island, with particular emphasis on oral health.Persons who may not be able to visit the various health facilities in close proximity to them, will be targeted.This was disclosed by Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson, during a planning and evaluation meeting of the Oral Health Services Unit, at the Alhambra Inn in Kingston on Tuesday, February 12.“As part of the oral health development, we are considering, during this new financial year… a mobile unit, to become a part of the whole healthcare delivery system, especially in our underserved areas,” the Minister said.“There are some areas where it is very difficult for persons to come out, because of the terrain…so, we want to be in a position where we can move the service in,” Dr. Ferguson added.The Minister emphasised that oral health plays a critical role in the overall health of individuals, and lamented that some persons oftentimes pay lesser attention to oral health.Dr. Ferguson said bad oral health has been a contributing factor to many non communicable diseases, and that many of the risk factors for chronic diseases could also be linked to oral health problems.“The oral cavity is oftentimes where you tend to see a lot of things, and you pick up that some persons have some kind of disease not related to oral health, and so it is very important as a diagnostic tool,” he said.Dr. Ferguson said the Ministry will be increasing its promotion of oral and dental care as part of the prevention services at the primary health care level.While oral health primarily refers to dental health, it also means being free of chronic oral-facial pain conditions, oral and throat cancers, oral soft tissue lesions, birth defects, such as cleft lip and palate, and scores of other diseases and disorders that affect the oral, dental, and craniofacial tissues.These relate to speaking, smiling, sighing and kissing, smelling, tasting, touching, chewing, and swallowing, as well as facial expressions and also provide protection against microbial infections, among other things. RelatedHealth Ministry Could Purchase Mobile Unit Advertisementslast_img read more

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Tour of Ireland Graham Watson Stage 2 Photos Up

first_imgGraham Watson’s photos from Stage 2 of the Tour of Ireland are online.  Above, Mark Cavendish (who won today’s stage with a sprint finish) chats with Lance Armstrong.  Russel Downing retains the race lead by 5 seconds.  Armstrong is in 20th overall at 26 seconds down.Check out the full photo gallery here.last_img

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People Moves: Capita Real Estate, Goodwin, Lodders and more

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Dominicans urged to adopt safety culture

first_img Share Share Sharing is caring! Share Tweetcenter_img LocalNews Dominicans urged to adopt safety culture by: – April 12, 2013 7 Views   no discussions Petro Caribe’s safety products displayed at the expoDominicans have been called upon to strengthen their safety culture by taking preventative action. That call came from acting general manager of Petro Caribe Dominica, Ian Pinard when he addressed the official opening of Health and Safety month exposition at the Public Service Union building on Friday April 12th. The theme for this year’s observance is “Safety is an Obligation not an option” and is aimed at creating a safer environment for all Dominicans. “Friend’s safety a top priority for us and we want to make it clear, that is why our objective to strengthen the safety culture in and around our facility and promote safety culture in the entire country, we must stop harmful events long before they happen,” Mr Pinard said. He stressed that his company’s health and safety record “is a contribution to our industry our host community and Dominica”. Meanwhile, Charge D ‘affairs in the Venezuelan Embassy, Francisco Anzola said safety measures must be practiced as Dominica moves towards producing geothermal energy.“We are in the business of producing our own energy and everything surrounding that is dangerous flames and people can die, and you in Dominica live in that now, as progress has given the path for Dominica to produce its own,” Mr Azola said. According to Mr Anzola, Health and safety month should be used to “prepare people to handle those hazardous situations and to install and prepare the correct devises to prevent or to take care of whatever will happen,” he said. Acting minister for Lands and Housing Ivor Stephenson commended Petro Caribe for the initiative. He said adopting health and safety measures is critical. Eighteen government and service agencies and private services, they range general merchants, service organizations, pharmacies, fire and ambulance service, waste management, medical schools and disaster preparedness. Here are the photographs from the expo: [nggallery id = 296]last_img read more

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Chelsea player keen to stay at club, knocked back China approach,…

first_imgThe website claims that the defender is really keen on staying at the London side, and will do what is needed to renew his contract with the club.With his current deal expiring in 2019, Luiz doesn’t mind Chelsea’s procedure of extending deals of elder players for only one year.UOL says that Luiz’s representatives have recently been in China, where they received an approach for the player. The 31-year-old, however, has claimed that he’d rather stay at the Stamford Bridge at this point.Embed from Getty ImagesThe report claims that the player is pretty well adapted to London, where he lives close to Willian and has a restaurant to take care of.Speaking to the Brazilian media, Luiz has many times explained how happy he is at Chelsea with the arrival of Maurizio Sarri, especially after the problematic season he had under Antonio Conte.by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksTrending TodayForge of Empires – Free Online GameBuild a City, Trade With Your Neighbors, Play With Your FriendsForge of Empires – Free Online GameUndoRaid: Shadow Legends | Free DownloadEven Non-Gamers Are Obsessed With This RPG Game (It’s Worth Installing!)Raid: Shadow Legends | Free DownloadUndoKeto减肥1個簡單的妙招一夜「融化」腹部贅肉(今晚試試)Keto减肥UndoPerfect-Dating.comReveal Tung Chung As The Best City to Date for Love & RomancePerfect-Dating.comUndoDating.comWhere do attractive singles find each other in Tung Chung?Dating.comUndoStanChart by CNBC CatalystWill Blockchain Reduce the Global Trade Finance Gap to Reach the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals?StanChart by CNBC CatalystUndoCoworking Space | Search AdsThe cost of shared office in Hong Kong might surprise youCoworking Space | Search AdsUndoTheTopFiveVPNEnjoy Netflix Now Without Any RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPNUndo熱門話題小心會長過頭…網友推爆:「真的長得超誇張!」熱門話題Undo David Luiz’s wish to stay at Chelsea is reinforced by Brazilian outlet UOL on Friday.last_img read more

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West Michigan closes series with Quad Cities with second straight win

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