Topic: Public Health, Social Welfare | Posted By: aphillip
Thursday, 15 October 2015 - 4:45pm
In an effort to revitalise and mobilise community organisations and individuals throughout the Territory, the Social Development Department will host a series of Community Mobilisation Workshops next week under the theme Mobilising Community Power, while building capacity within the Territory for social action and participation.
Minister for Education and Culture, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn has said that special needs education is number one on his ministry’s agenda and that he expects to see some significant progress made in this area.
Today marks International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) and is observed worldwide to celebrate how people and communities are reducing their risk to disasters and raising awareness about the importance of disaster risk reduction.
The information collected via data cards during the recent clean-up of the Territory’s beaches will be used to raise awareness among the general public on waste and environmental issues and by students as part of their research assignment.
Clinicians were updated on the latest contraceptive technologies such as the implants, new oral contraceptive pills, and the new female condom (FC3), at a workshop organised by the Ministry of Health and Social Development.