Syndicates scramble to get in the zone

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Dominica wins health award

first_img Tweet Share Dominica’s Ministry of Health has captured the 2011 Surveillance Award from the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) of the Caribbean Sub Region in Recognition of Excellent Report.The Award was presented to Dominica last month, at the 28th Caribbean EPI Mangers’ Meeting held in Barbados. Dominica’s EPI Manager, Senior Community Health Nurse, Florestine Lewis accepted the award.The immunization programme of the countries of the Caribbean Community has been one of the most successful and is used as a benchmark by which other programmes are measured.An annual Caribbean Surveillance Award has been established to recognize countries that have performed outstandingly on the surveillance component of their program during the previous year. The award is based on two main criteria• On-time reporting and• The percentage of sites reporting to the Caribbean Epidemiology Centre (CAREC).It consists of a certificate and the inscription of the name of the country on a plaque that is kept by the winning country during the following year, until a new country is selected. The award is announced during the annual Managers’ meeting. Florestine Lewis said she is elated that Dominica has finally won first place. Over the years Dominica has been receiving second and third places.” I want the award to remain in Dominica. I am urging the health care providers to continue reporting and send in the samples in a timely manner”.Head of the Surveillance Team, National Epidemiologist, Dr. Paul Ricketts, said it is a great honour to be recognised for outstanding work in EPI surveillance report. He expressed gratitude to all members of the health teams who contributed towards the process. Awards for the second and third places went to Antigua/Barbuda and St. Maarten, respectively.In addition to the surveillance awards, certificates of achievement and recognition were awarded to Belize for maintaining excellent achievement indicators for the Immunization Programme and to Guyana for consistency in achieving the indicators of the Immunization Programme. The Surveillance Award in Recognition of Excellent Report of the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) of the Caribbean Sub Region was initiated in 1998 of which Anguilla won the first place.The award is furnished by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Caribbean Epidemiology Centre (CAREC).Press Release Share 16 Views   no discussionscenter_img LocalNews Dominica wins health award by: – March 9, 2012 Sharing is caring! Sharelast_img read more

ICC World Cup ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: This could be India’s probable XI for clash vs South Africa

first_imgAmong the bowlers, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar form the core of a fantastic bowling line-up. On current form, Bumrah and Shami are on top of their game and they will be the key in every match. Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal are potent spinners and they will be on top of their game against South Africa, who are not known to be good players of spin.Here is News Nation’s probable playing XI for the clash against South AfricaShikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (captain), KL Rahul, MS Dhoni (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal New Delhi: Virat Kohli’s Indian cricket team will open their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 campaign against South Africa at the Rose bowl. India had a mixed build-up to the World Cup, losing their opening game against New Zealand at The Oval while they thrashed Bangladesh. During the course of the matches, India suffered a couple of injury concerns to Vijay Shankar, Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan. Shankar was hit on the forearm but medical tests cleared him of injury while Dhawan and Kohli got hit on the hand during practice. The Indian team has been in Southampton for close to five days and have acclimatised to the conditions well.The Indian cricket team is settled on both the batting and bowling front. Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma all select themselves with Dhawan and Rohit set to open the innings. Kohli is the master at No.3 while KL Rahul, who was impressive in the game against Bangladesh, will be the number four batsman. MS Dhoni will shore up the lower middle order at No.5 while Hardik Pandya will be the X-factor. The No.7 spot could be up for grabs between Vijay Shankar, Kedar Jadhav and Ravindra Jadeja. With Jadeja performing well against New Zealand, India might go with him as the No.7 in this game. India and South Africa have played four times in the World Cup.India have won only once in World Cups against South Africa.India lost in the 1999 World Cup encounter to South Africa. For all the Latest Sports News News, ICC World Cup News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. highlightslast_img read more