MOH recognizes CARPHA'S contributions to Public Health

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 6:17 PM - George's, Grenada
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ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, JUNE 30, 2015 – GIS: At the conclusion of the one week sixtieth research conference here in Grenada, the Ministry of Health last Friday presented the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) with an award in achieving such a milestone.

The award was presented by Minister for Health Hon. Nickolas Steele, Permanent Secretary Javan F. Williams and Chief Medical Officer Dr. George Mitchell at the CARPHA’s awards which took place at the Spice Basket in Beaulieu St. George’s.

The acrylic Caribbean blue - Outstanding Achievement Award had the words inscribed; ”In recognition of your 60th anniversary and for your extra-ordinary service and dedication to the Government and People of Grenada in the field of Public Health”, which was set beneath a white diamond and an array of stars.

The award was received by CARPHA’s Chief Executive Director Dr. James Hospedales.

Prior to the presentation of the award, Minister Steele had commended the organization for their ongoing work, adding that it’s a regional institution that plays an all important role in the day to day public health affairs on the region.

Meanwhile (CMO) Mitchell also in commenting on the occasion equated CARPHA to that of other world leading health institutions because of the level and amount of work it has been putting into public health especially as it relates to prevention and health-promotion, which are two fundamentals pillars of public health.





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