Living well with HIV.
Leslie A., member since 2012
“I have special health needs. That’s why I have
a specialized HIV plan.”
At VNSNY CHOICE SelectHealth, if you’re HIV positive your
primary care doctor is an experienced HIV Specialist. But we
see you as much more than your HIV. So, our plan brings
together a full range of medical, dental, mental health and
social services for your care. And we make it easy to access
doctors and specialists at hospitals, physician groups, even
private practices. As part of the Visiting Nurse Service of
New York, we’re helping thousands of New Yorkers like Leslie
live healthier lives.
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government executed its “education
revolution,” which saw every primary
school leaver being guaranteed a place
in a secondary school.
She thanked Gonsalves for giving her
the honor of becoming the first female
governor general of St. Vincent and the
The St. Kitts government
is moving to
and scientific, religious
and recreational purpose.
Prime Minister, Dr. Timothy Harris
recently laid in the St. Kitts and Nevis
National Assembly the Drug (Prevention
and Abatement of the Misuse and
Abuse of Drugs) (Amendment) Bill,
2019 to pave the way for the regulated
and controlled use of marijuana
for medicinal and scientific, religious
and recreational purposes in the twinisland
The amendment follows Cabinet’s
establishment of a National Marijuana
Commission to ascertain the views of
citizens on cannabis use.
The commission which was headed
by Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Hazel
Laws, and found unanimous agreements
for the decriminalization of
marijuana in the Federation. The commission
also recommended a phased
approach to the establishment of a
Trinidad and Tobago
Police, Gary Griffith
says despite his achievements
over the last year
in office, murders and the fear of crime
continue to be his biggest challenges.
The murder count for the year up to
Aug. 19, 2019 (345) has equaled the last
Griffith acknowledged that had it
not been for the good work of his officers,
it could have been worse.
He said the homicide rate could well
have been more than 1,000 per annum
if it had not been for the hard work,
dedication to duty where police officers
have put their lives on the line to
ensure they can actually reduce homicides
that are taking place.
Griffith said there were several factors
that are just more than the Trinidad
and Tobago Police Service.
He noted that at least 50 murders
had been conducted following orders
sent form the nation’s prisons.
Griffith said despite the challenges,
as head of the organization he had been
making moves every week to improve
the Police Service.
— Compiled by Azad Ali
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