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UWI completes successful first staging of Vaccination Blitz

The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus on Tuesday (April 13, 2021) completed the first staging of the Vaccination Blitz on the Mona Campus operating a site on behalf of the Ministry of Health and Wellness. The efforts were led by the Mona Ageing and Wellness Centre (MAWC) with the support of UWI Medical students, administrators, alumni, Professors and medical doctors from the Faculty of Medical Sciences who administered the vaccine. Thanks to their efforts some 7621 persons received their first jabs including over 300 persons in their vehicles who unable to access the Centre.


Five scientists appointed newest professors at The UWI Mona Campus

An epidemiologist, pharmacologist, physiologist, public health specialist and psychologist were recently promoted from Senior Lecturers to Professors at The University of the West Indies (The UWI). 


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UWI Mona’s FST Collaborate to Develop Jamaican Root Tonics

Researchers in Jamaica, the USA & Italy examine this symbol of Jamaican biocultural heritage
Jamaican root tonics are a powerful informal symbol of Jamaican biocultural heritage but lack official recognition, and little is being done to develop a sustainable industry for the benefit of the local producers and vendors.


The UWI: Among the Best in the West

Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Professor Sir Hilary Beckles has described the University as “among the best universities in the West”. Sir Hilary was speaking during a presentation as keynote speaker at last week’s gathering of the Association of Heads of University Administration (AHUA). The 190-member body for senior University managers (Registrars, Chief Operating Officers, and Heads of Administration) in the UK and Ireland, with Associate Members in other countries, represents 140 institutions. 



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