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Barbados YouthADVANCE Corps Trainees 2021 Examinations

At the June/July 2021 sitting of the Caribbean Examinations Council, Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate Examinations, trainees of the Barbados YouthADVANCE Corps gained twenty-nine passes, including three (3) grade ones, and seven (7) grade twos.  This brings to date the total number of passes in this programme to over 540 passes across a range of academic and technical …

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Interim Statement on COVID-19 vaccines in the context of the circulation of the Omicron SARS-CoV-2 Variant from the WHO Technical Advisory Group on COVID-19 Vaccine Composition (TAG-CO-VAC)

Key messages: WHO has established the Technical Advisory Group on COVID-19 Vaccine Composition (TAG-CO-VAC) to review and assess the public health implications of emerging SARS-CoV-2 Variants of Concern (VOC) on the performance of COVID-19 vaccines and to provide recommendations to WHO on COVID-19 vaccine composition, as needed. In the context of the circulation of Omicron SARS-CoV-2 Variant …

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BYAC Internship Opportunity

Barbados Youth Advance Corps Accepting Applications

The Barbados Youth ADVANCE Corps (BYAC) of the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment is accepting applications for its September 2021 and January 2022 intakes. The BYAC is a two-year programme for youth 16 to 20 years old. The first year includes a six-week residential programme, exposing participants to discipline, citizenship and civic education, …

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