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UWI, PAHO/WHO, IICA and FAO Launch One Health Leadership Series in Tobago

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In Photo: Professor Chris Oura (U.W.I. School of Veterinary Medicine) chairs Opening Ceremony

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, November 24th, 2014. On Tuesday, November 10th, the University of the West Indies School of Veterinary Medicine, the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), the Inter American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations launched a new programme designed to enable and empower professionals from the health, agriculture and environment sectors to play leadership roles on cross sectoral issues in Caribbean countries. The first module “Introduction to One Health” was held at the Rex Resorts Turtle Beach Hotel in Tobago from November 11th to 13th, 2014. Thirty five professionals from the health, agriculture and environmental sectors participated from thirteen Caribbean countries: Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Lucia, St.Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014 13:54

Beyond Operations - Committing to Charity through the UN Operations Management Team (OMT)

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Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, August 15, 2014. The United Nations Trinidad and Tobago’s (UNTT) Operations Management Team (OMT) on Tuesday 22nd July held a handing over ceremony at UN House to formally donate a check of over $20, 000 to the Rotary Club of Maraval Learning Resource Centre (RCMLRC). The check represented the proceeds of an OMT fundraising movie screening venture initiated to aid in easing the financial burden to the RCMLRC. The learning centre is an educational centre which provides restorative learning to at-risk children through remedial educational classes from professional teachers. The centre also provides its students with professional counselling and music tuition.  Read More 

UN Trinidad & Tobago Newsletter - August 2014

Last Updated on Friday, 15 August 2014 20:46

Leaders in International Health Program Edmundo Granda Ugalde 2014 Opening and Welcome Ceremony held on June 10, 2014 at the PAHO/WHO Country Office

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Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, June 16, 2014. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/World Health Organization (WHO) Headquarters Office in Washington, DC held its Leaders in International Health Program Edmundo Granda Ugalde 2014 Opening and Welcome Ceremony. Representatives from the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the Ministry of Health and PAHO Trinidad and Tobago convened at the country office in Port-of-Spain to take part in the ceremony to welcome this year’s participants which included two from the country, Dr. Nathaniel Duke from the Scarborough Regional Hospital in Tobago and Ms. Sarah Quesnel-Crooks from CARPHA.

Dr. Adelle-Lisa Chin, who is also a 2014 LIHP Mentor, and Dr. Vishwanath Andy Partapsingh, both 2013 LIHP participants, were on hand to receive their certificates from Dr. Bernadette Theodore-Gandi,-PAHO/WHO Representative Trinidad and Tobago.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 July 2014 14:11

PAHO-OAS graduate scholarship opportunity

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Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, June 18, 2014. Students seeking Master’s or PhD degrees in health may apply through 6 August 2014. Students seeking graduate degrees in health and research for health may now apply for scholarships to study in Brazil under an agreement signed earlier this year between the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Organisation of American States (OAS). The application deadline is 6 August 2014. .

Call for applications for PAHO-OAS health scholarships in Brazil 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 July 2014 15:03

PAHO-PAHEF Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health Now Open for Nominations

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