December 2, 2023

Virtual Launch of Ecosystem Sustainability Educational Program

Source: Caribbean Media Partners WHO The School for Field Studies (SFS), Marine Conservation without Borders, and Stichting Nationale Parken Bonaire (STINAPA) WHAT Implementation of the Project Entitled “Novel Education Tools to Foster Local Ecosystem Sustainability Practices” WHEN Tuesday, November 28, 2023 10:00 a.m. EST / 11:00 A.M. AST WHERE Meeting ID: 373 432 392 […]

IOC, WHO and PATH join forces to strengthen the role of community sport in promoting healthy lives

International Olympic Committee 16 Nov 2023 – A new collaboration between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the international health non-governmental organisation PATH will increase access to health-enhancing community sport activities for over one million people across five countries by 2025. This is part of the overall technical cooperation agreement between the IOC and the World Health Organization […]

 IDB and World Bank: Strengthening Collaboration to Maximize Development Impact

World Bank President Ajay Banga and Inter-American Development Bank President Ilan Goldfajn will hold a discussion on strategic and collaborative approaches in a world faced with complex challenges. From sustainable development in the Amazon and climate resilience in the Caribbean, to transforming education systems through digitalization, discover how the two institutions envision driving positive change in […]

Cayman: Town Hall Discussion on the Proposed Sexual Harassment Bill, 2023 – Tue 15 Aug

WHAT: A town hall meeting to discuss the proposed Sexual Harassment Bill, 2023. The event is hosted by the Gender Affairs Unit, Cayman Islands Government. WHO: Gender Affairs Unit, Cayman Islands Government PANELISTS: MODERATOR: Shanda Gallego, Radio Cayman WHEN: Tuesday, 15 August 2023, 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.        WHERE: George Town Public Library             […]

Belize certified malaria-free by WHO 

Washington, DC, 21 June 2023 (PAHO) – The World Health Organization (WHO) has certified Belize as malaria-free, following the country’s over 70 years of continued efforts to stamp out the disease. “WHO congratulates the people and government of Belize and their network of global and local partners for this achievement”, said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General. […]

Olympic Order awarded to WHO Director−General Tedros Ghebreyesus

International Olympic Committee 20 Jun 2023 – The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, was presented with the Olympic Order today by International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach. The award ceremony was held at Olympic House in Lausanne, Switzerland. At the same time, the IOC honoured the WHO, as an organisation, with […]

Red Ensign Group (REG) Conference Opening Ceremony

WHO:                                      H.E. the Governor, Mrs. Jane Owen, Premier Hon. G. Wayne Panton, Minister for Financial Services & Commerce Hon. Andre Ebanks, Director of UK Maritime Services at the Maritime & Coastguard Agency Katy Ware, and Chief Executive Officer of the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands Joel Walton. WHERE:                                    The Grand Cayman Marriott Resort, White Sands […]

WHO warns against using artificial sweeteners

Image by günther from Pixabay From Newsmax Artificial sweeteners, used to replace sugar in a vast range of products, do not help in losing weight and can have serious health effects, according to the World Health Organization. The United Nations’ health agency released new guidelines on Monday advising against using so-called non-sugar sweeteners or NSS. A systematic review […]

Get active with WHO’s Walk the Talk: Health for All Challenge

International Olympic Committee 17 May 2023 – The World Health Organization (WHO)’s Walk the Talk: Health for All Challenge returns for its fourth edition, with athletes, local sports clubs and the local community coming together in Geneva (Switzerland) on 21 May. Just a month ahead of Olympic Day, which will also encourage the world to move […]

Is CBD safe? What the WHO says about it…

The World Health Organization (WHO) is an international organisation that deals with public health issues. As an agency of the United Nations, it is virtually the world’s leading public health organisation, so people turn to it for advice and information on safety in many areas. So it’s not surprising that they turn to the organisation […]