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Monday, March 30, 2015

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Improving health outcomes

In order to improve health outcomes one suggestion that has been made is that organisations create policies and a sense of accountability within employees. To assist this process it is helpful to outline what the expectations are. Policies help this process. It is important that someone takes responsibility for ensuring each part of the process is followed and policy is adhered to. Read more »

  • What are cankles?

    What is it? I saw the word for the first time this week on none other than Facebook. Didn’t know such a term existed. “Cankles” is a mix of the words “calf” and “ankles” used to describe legs in which the calf doesn’t taper down to the ankle. Read More »

  • Start your day off with a Pink Chef vegan breakfast

    Whether you’re craving savoury or sweet this morning these nutritious breakfast recipes can help you. These vegan recipes are loaded with fruits and vegetables so let’s start cooking... Read More »

  • Good Friday feast

    Ahhh Good Friday is nigh!!! That special seafood table is about to be laid. Read More »

  • Tappin tears up JAOTG

    He wowed the men and wooed the women did Bajan saxophonist, Arturo Tappin when he performed at last Saturday’s “Jazz Artistes on the Greens (JAOTG)” on the WASA Grounds, St Joseph. To paraphrase the show’s co-host, Robert RW Williams, “Ah never see woman enjoying getting so much horn in meh life.” Read More »

  • Touring St Lucia’s eco-sites

    The Caribbean island of St Lucia is promoted as the romantic destination of the region. Its offer of soft adventure, amid the creole lifestyle of its population, lures visitors from countries far and wide to have their weddings, honeymoons and all-out relaxation among the diverse natural locations across the island. The island is also renowned for its annual jazz and arts festival. Read More »

  • ‘Dream Big’” for Decibel 2015

    “Dream Big” is not just one of the ideals of the Republic Bank Decibel Entertainment Conference and Expo, it’s also the name of a special programme that awards worthy talent with both a monetary grant and a life-changing opportunity. This year’s two “Dream Big” beneficiaries filmmaker, Oliver Milne and music producer, Kasey Phillips were announced at the Media Launch of the 2015 Republic Bank Decibel Entertainment Conference and Expo, which was held last Wednesday morning at the Helen May Johnstone Room, Queen’s Hall St Ann’s. Read More »

  • Miss Global T&T this Sunday

    On Sunday, 11 gorgeous young women will engage in a civilised battle that will test beauty and intellect, to see who will emerge as this year’s Miss Global International Trinidad and Tobago (MGITT) Queen. Read More »

  • In the danger zone

    Whether it involves studying volcanic gases and ground deformation in an effort to predict volcanic eruptions, or micronisation studies that seek to form a detailed understanding of how soils respond to earthquakes, research at The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (The UWI-SRC) is rarely for mere scientific curiosity. The research being pursued is applied science meant to mitigate the risk of living with these hazards. Read More »

  • Standards of care

    What standard of care should you expect when you seek healthcare for your particular concern? Let’s say you are a man over 50 years of age having a urinary problem. You decide to see your doctor because you are getting up a lot at night and you have a weak urinary stream. Generally, your doctor would request you have the following investigations done because this would be regarded as the Standard of Care for these symptoms. Read More »

  • Do you have green nail ?

    What is it? Nail disorders are one of the most popular ailments seen and treated at the Clinic. A green nail is commonly referred to as a fungus infection, but it’s not. A pseudomonal nail infection is sometimes called the “greenies” as it is caused by common household bacteria known as pseudomonas. Read More »

  • More cancer fighters

    This lunchtime wrap is light, easy to digest and just what your body needs. The leafy green patchoi on the outside and packed with fibre and rich in vitamins K and the B inside... These ingredients together help the body fight cancer... Read More »

  • The many tastes of France

    Last Thursday French nationals and lovers of France celebrated France Gastronomy with a menu called Gout de France (Taste of France) throughout the world. Read More »

  • The amazing life of Anand Basdeo

    Educator Anand Basdeo has trained many National Scholarship winners. And his primary school pupils have topped the island in Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) examination. But before becoming an educator, Basdeo began a musical journey, which led to the launch of his first album last year. Read More »

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