Sponsors of Barbados Diabetes Foundation Annual Oscar Jordan Symposium Thursdau July 26, 2018

Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc is proud to announce our sponsors of the Barbados Diabetes Foundation Annual Oscar Jordan Symposium hosted by Queen Elizabeth Hospital and The University of West Indies.

The event will be held at the Henry Fraser Lecture Theatre on Thursday July 26, 2018 starting at 5:30 pm.



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Upcoming schedule July 26 Barbados Diabetes Foundation Annual Oscar Jordan Symposium



RSVP: www.hibiscushealthcaribbeanevents.eventbrite.com orhhccmeevents@gmail.com; 246-269-6183; 253-9384.

If you have registered and are unable to make it, please have the courtesy to let us know.

The Barbados Diabetes Foundation thanks the Faculty of Medical Sciences and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for their support in hosting this event.

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Annual Oscar Jordan Symposium July 26

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The Barbados Diabetes Foundation

Invites you to the:

Annual Oscar Jordan Symposium

“A National Approach to Fighting an Epidemic: Diabetes”

Free Medical Lecture

Henry Fraser Lecture Theatre

26 July 2018, 5.00PM-8.30PM




Chairperson:                   Dr. Diane Brathwaite, Clinical Director, Diabetes Centre

5.00-6.00PM:                 Pre-event cocktail; Viewing of sponsors’ exhibits


Time Topic Speaker
6:00PM Remarks Dr. Peter Adams, Dean, Faculty of Medical Sciences
  Remarks Representative, Ministry of Health
  The Management of Paediatric Type 1 Diabetes in Barbados Dr. P. Michele Lashley, Consultant Paediatrician
  The Difficult Diabetic: Adult Management of Diabetes at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Dr. Wayne Clarke, Consultant Internist, Head of the Drug & Therapeutics, Committee, QEH
  Dental Health & Diabetes Dr. Marsha Straker, Barbados Dental Survey
7:00PM Guest Lecture:

A National Approach to Fighting An Epidemic: Diabetes

Prof. Errol Morrison, OD

Endocrinologist & Biochemist, Jamaica

7:50PM Panel Discussion Speakers
8:25PM Closing Remarks Dr. Anthony Harris, DMS, QEH


This is a free event for medical professionals. However, there is limited space and registration is required.


RSVP: www.hibiscushealthcaribbeanevents.eventbrite.com or hhccmeevents@gmail.com; 246-269-6183; 253-9384.


If you have registered and are unable to make it, please have the courtesy to let us know.


The Barbados Diabetes Foundation thanks the Faculty of Medical Sciences and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for their support in hosting this event.

Barbados Welcomes Prof. The Hon. Errol Morrison, OD -Annual Oscar Jordan Symposium: A National Approach to Fighting An Epidemic Diabetes-July 26, 2018


Professor Hon. Errol Morrison
As an Endocrinologist and Biochemist, Prof. Morrison has changed the face of diabetes in Jamaica, the Caribbean and the world.

Professor Morrison’s work is centered around the investigation of medicinal plants used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus. He has spearheaded major research and developmental activities related to diabetes care and management and has attracted major funding in this area.
Professor Morrison co-founded the Diabetes Association of Jamaica (DAJ), a private, voluntary, non-profit, non-governmental organization which has as its mandate the responsibility of developing and implementing a nationwide plan for the treatment and education of people with diabetes and for providing education on diabetes prevention and care to the public.It is the only organization of its kind in the Caribbean which offers one-stop care for people with diabetes with laser therapy, kidney dialysis, foot care and pharmaceutical services, all under one roof. He also spearheaded the formation of the Diabetes Association of the Caribbean, which now has 26 member countries from the Spanish, Dutch, and French-speaking territories.


Updated Event Schedule

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Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc.

2018 Schedule of Conferences/ Workshops/ Seminars


Month CME Event
July 26 Annual Oscar Jordan Symposium: “A National Approach to Fighting An Epidemic: Diabetes”

Free Medical Lecture, Henry Fraser Lecture Theatre, UWI, Cave Hill, Barbados

Sep 9 Diabetes: Special Populations, Special Considerations, 12pm-6pm, UWI, Barbados
Sep 29 Annual Women’s Health Medical Conference, Barbados
Sep 30 Child Health Seminar & Workshop, Barbados
Nov TBA Nutrition & Obesity Seminar, Trinidad
Oct 10 The Business of Health: Workplace Wellness to Improve Productivity,   Health and Reduce Health Care Costs 9AM-4PM, Solidarity House

(Host: Pharmawellness International)

Nov 13 Free Public Lecture, Diabetes Month, LESC, Barbados
Nov TBA Gender-Based Violence Conference & Workshops

(Host: BFPA, BPW Barbados)

Dec 2 Common Cardiovascular Complaints, Barbados


Some dates are subject to change and additional events may be added.

CPE Credit is awarded at all events (except Public Lectures).



More Information:

Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc.

Weston, St. James, Barbados



Tel: 269-6183; 253-9384


Event Info & Registration

www.hibiscushealthcaribbeanevents.eventbrite.com or



Event Payment:


Barbados Ticketpal Locations:

A&B Music Supplies – Sheraton Centre, Christ Church

Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, St. Michael

Origin Boutique, Limegrove, St. James

Dr. Jacqueline King Presenting at the Barbados Sports Medicine Association June 30

Dr Jacqueline King PT, DPT, CLT

Profile on Dr. Jacqueline King

Dr Jacqueline King has been a pioneer in the field of sports physiotherapy.

Dr King graduated from the School of Physical Therapy at University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica in 1982 with the Diploma of Physical Therapy. She has been one for the first physiotherapists in Barbados to complete the transitional Doctor of Physiotherapy programme, done at Utica College in New York in 2009, and in 2012 became a Certified Lymphedema Therapist.

She has been the Clinical Director/Senior Physiotherapist at Sports & Physical Therapy Clinic, 4th Avenue, Belleville since Dec 1982.

This private physical therapy practice has a staff of five physical therapists contributing to all patient rehabilitation needs.

Along with Dr. Adrian Lorde she cofounded the Barbados Sports Medicine Association, was the first team physiotherapist for Barbados sporting teams at Olympics, CAC, and Commonwealth Games, and has been team physiotherapist for Barbados cricket teams since 1986. She has worked with the West Indies Men’s and Women’s cricket teams (1999 to 2014) and the Sagicor High Performance Centre (2012 to 2014).

Since 1990, Dr King has continuously provided physiotherapy services to all ranks of soldiers of the Barbados Defence Force. She has also provided physical therapy services to the Bayview Hospital since 1989.

Dr King has served on a number of local, regional and international bodies in various capacities. These include the Barbados Sports Medicine Association, Caribbean Association of Sports Medicine, International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Barbados Physical Therapy Association, World Confederation for Physical Therapy and has presented papers on various topics at their conferences.

Dr. King’s topic will be “General Approaches to Injury Prevention”.

Dr. Colin Alert-Staying in The Game- BSMA June 30-July 1

Guest Speaker: Dr. Colin V. Alert MB BS, DM.

Dr. Alert is a family physician and University of the West Indies Lecturer in Family Medicine. He is also Treasurer with the Barbados Sports Medicine Association, Medical team leader of Team Barbados to previous Commonwealth Games, Pan Am Games, Youth Olympics, Youth Commonwealth Games and CAC Games. Dr. Alert will present on the topic “The Pre-participation Examination”,  what all athletes should have done before participating in any sport seriously.

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