FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Advertisements Story HighlightsMinister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson on Friday, February 22, signed a $17 .8 million contract for the upgrading of the Darliston Health Centre, in Westmoreland.Under the contract, which was signed with Maxwell Construction Company, the health facility is to be upgraded to a centre of excellence.The work, which is to be completed in four months, represents the first phase of a three phase programme to fully upgrade the health centre, and includes: the expansion of the building, roof repairs, modification of the cottages, plumbing improvements, and painting among other things. Related$17.8 Million Contract Signed to Upgrade Darliston Health Centre $17.8 Million Contract Signed to Upgrade Darliston Health Centre Health & WellnessFebruary 23, 2013Written by: Bryan Miller Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson on Friday, February 22, signed a $17 .8 million contract for the upgrading of the Darliston Health Centre, in Westmoreland.Under the contract, which was signed with Maxwell Construction Company, the health facility is to be upgraded to a centre of excellence.The work, which is to be completed in four months, represents the first phase of a three phase programme to fully upgrade the health centre, and includes: the expansion of the building, roof repairs, modification of the cottages, plumbing improvements, and painting among other things.In his address at the contract signing ceremony Minister Ferguson pointed out that under the centres of excellence plan for four primary health care centres across the island, only one contract is left to be signed.So far, contracts have been signed for the Santa Cruz Health Centre, in St. Elizabeth; and Isaac Barrant in St. Thomas.Dr. Ferguson says the planned programme for the establishment of primary health care centres of excellence marks the solid commitment of his Ministry and the Government, to improve primary health care.“The programme for the renewal of primary health care is a major development towards an improvement in the health status of our people,” he said, adding that Jamaica’s model of primary health care is the standard by which many countries around the world have been building their primary health care system.“Through the development of these centres of excellence, we hope to ensure that services can be provided to persons even in the most peripheral communities,” he said, adding that the Ministry is also seeking to integrate the delivery of health promotion, prevention, early detection, curative measures, rehabilitation, and community development activities.The Health Minister said that with the development of centres of excellence there should be an appreciable reduction in the improper use of the secondary health care facilities, and that this will eventually result in savings.He argued that it has been widely demonstrated that the foundation of a good health system begins at the primary health care level, and that investing in primary health care must be an important agenda item, as the country is positioned for growth. Related$17.8 Million Contract Signed to Upgrade Darliston Health Centre Related$17.8 Million Contract Signed to Upgrade Darliston Health Centre
Tags FCC chairman tackles three barriers to 5G success LIVE FROM CTIA SUPER MOBILITY WEEK, LAS VEGAS: Nokia added a little more detail on its plans to introduce a new ‘G’ to the mobile market, 4.9G, which the vendor brought to industry attention in a product announcement last week.As part of its 5G product roadmap, Nokia has unveiled plans to offer 4.5G, 4.5G Pro and 4.9G technology based on its AirScale radio access network kit. However, last week’s news was quiet on launch timeframes for the 4.9G kit.“It’s end of 2017, one year later than 4.5G Pro,” Phil Twist, VP – Mobile Networks Marketing, Nokia, told Mobile World Live in a media briefing this morning.Twist said its 4.9G kit will adhere to the 3GPP’s Release 14 spec (and will be dubbed LTE Advanced Pro 2), due for ratification March 2017. Earlier 4.5G technology (championed by vendors such as Nokia and Huawei) was based on an LTE Advanced Pro specification.“Release 14 has a lot of capabilities that get very, very close to 5G,” added Michael Murphy, head of technology at the company’s North American operation.Nokia claims its 4.9G offering will be capable of supporting theoretical peak download speeds of several Gb/s, offering latency of less than 10ms.“4.9G takes LTE to the max,” said Twist. “This is critically important because when the new 5G radio interface comes in there’s an expectation that this is a complement to 4G networks and not a replacement for them. The previous generations saw 4G replacing 3G, and 3G spectrum would then be refarmed… This service continuity is one of the key elements of 5G and keeps the door open for operators to react.”Twist was also keen to point out that achieving the potential performance of a 4.9G network requires modification to the core and a move to an edge computing model. “You have to have a complete network solution, you can’t just do it in the radio,” he noted.CEO talkIn a separate keynote session this morning, Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri also outlined the vendor’s 5G roadmap. Suri said while that 4.5G Pro will support five band carrier aggregation, latency of 10ms and 1Gb/s speeds, 4.9G kit will further improve performance and support six band carrier aggregation.“We know from experience that new 5G network rollouts will be in metropolitan areas first before moving outside. 4.9G is a necessary step for users living beyond the initial 5G coverage areas.” HomeCTIA 2016 Articles Nokia sees 4.9G kit rolling out by end 2017 US operators update on 5G plans as US Cellular reveals trials AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 08 SEP 2016 CTIA 2016 Articles Previous ArticleGSMA Empowers Mobile Industry With Provision of Device Map – the Official Source of TAC and Device IntelligenceNext ArticleNokia and Qualcomm lay out 5G visions Author Justin manages the editorial content for the Mobile World Live portal and award-winning Mobile World Live TV service. In the last few years Justin has launched and grown a portfolio of premier media products, which include the Mobile World Congress… Read more Related Justin Springham 4.5G4.9G5GNokia Nokia and Qualcomm lay out 5G visions
Hawk Racing’s news is focused on their wheels, which are all now hand built in Florida using Sapim spokes and Italian Alpina self-locking nipples. They were being built in Taiwan by a friend of his, but they closed their facility to do other things. We’re glad to see it come home.The wind tunnel tested Veyron rims gain a 42mm carbon clincher. Founder Sven Folmer says the profile is similar to Zipp’s Firecrest shape but are his own design, not from a catalog (yes, we asked directly). Weight is 1,590g for the set, retail is $2,999. His new hubs get a carbon shell with straight pull 20/24 spokes and will be used mostly on the Veyron wheels.
Last week ICS chairman Spyros Polemis said: “ICS has had to acknowledge that the decision to engage armed guards, whether military or private, should be made by the ship operator after due consideration of all risks, and subject to approval of the vessel’s flag state and insurers.”IUMI says this is in line with the position it announced in January, saying that it was up to individual insurers whether to provide cover for ships and operators if private armed guards were employed on board.Ole Wikborg, the Oslo-based president of IUMI, said: “We anticipate that more industry organisations will go down this route as the problem escalates. Frustrated by the weak resolve on the part of governments and international agencies to take effective action to stop the piracy juggernaut in the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean, the shipping industry is now reaching a point where it must take decisive – and, if necessary, deadly – action at sea to end this huge and dangerous business.”At a time when the industry is struggling against weak freight markets and other adverse factors such as sanctions, it cannot afford to bleed more money from pirate activity, nor to see an increasing number of vessels and their cargoes captured. That goes for insurers too.”Above all else, the fact that more than 700 seafarers are being held hostage, many for very long periods, and that attacks on ships are becoming more violent, must surely tip the scales in many cases where shipowners have to make painful decisions.”
Last Updated: 19th July, 2020 07:09 IST Rookie Shwartzman Claims Second Straight F2 Feature Race Win In Hungary Prema Racing’s Robert Shwartzman won his second successive F2 the Feature Race at the Hungarian Grand Prix after coming from 11th on the grid to secure the victory on Saturday FOLLOW US WATCH US LIVE Prema Racing’s Robert Shwartzman won his second successive F2 the Feature Race at the Hungarian Grand Prix after coming from 11th on the grid to secure the victory on Saturday.Shwartzman beat Nikita Mazepin by 15.599 seconds while his Prema team-mate Mick Schumacher was a further 23.051 seconds off the pace. Associated Press Television News SUBSCRIBE TO US Written By COMMENT LIVE TV First Published: 19th July, 2020 07:09 IST