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The UWI and CARPHA partner on Caribbean Health Policy

Photo Caption: L to R:  CARICOM Secretary General, Ambassador Irwin La Rocque; The UWI Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles; St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister and Lead Prime Minister for Health within the CARICOM Quasi Cabinet, Dr. The Honourable Timothy Harris; CARPHA Executive Director, Dr. C. James Hospedales.
 

The UWI Mona Joins Global Virus Network to Combat Viral diseases Updated

(L-R) John Lindo, Professor of Parasite Epidemiology in the Faculty of Medical Sciences, UWI Mona; Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of The UWI Mona Campus, Professor Dale Webber; Professor Robert Gallo, Director of the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Dr Tomlin Paul, Dean of the Faculty Medical Sciences, UWI Mona. The men were conversing after Prof. Gallo’s lecture at the launch of an Affiliate Centre of Excellence in the Global Virus Network at The UWI, Mona Campus.

Antiguan Government hosts UWI Budget Meetings

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to share that the Government of Antigua and Barbuda is hosting the University’s Annual Meetings of its Technical Advisory Committees (TACs).
 

Sir Wes Says Coaches Must Know West Indies Culture

Photo Caption: L-R: West Indian 'Immortals' Sir Everton Weekes, Sir Wes Hall and Sir Garfield Sobers seated with UWI Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles during a ceremony at the UWI Vice-Chancellor’s Cricket Match on February 17, 2019
 
Sir Wes Hall fully supports the idea of cricket academies being the “finishing schools” for cricketers with talent and technique.

Dr. Thejani Rupika Delgoda Promoted to the Rank of Professor Updated

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Thejani Rupika Delgoda to the rank of Professor. 
 
Thejani Rupika Delgoda is Professor of Biochemical Pharmacology and Pharmacognosy, and the Director of the Natural Products Institute in the Faculty of Science and Technology at The UWI Mona.
 

INACCURATE REPORTS ON THE CIRCUMSTANCES SURROUNDING THE DEATH OF DR. JUDITH ROSE SPENCER

The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus wishes to advise that reports in a Jamaica News Network (JNN) newscast aired on Monday, February 4, 2019 was grossly inaccurate.
 
The JNN’s newscast alleged that the body of the late Dr. Judith Spencer, which was discovered in a pond on the Mona Campus, had multiple stab wounds and her throat slashed. 
 
Preliminary Police and Security reports reveal no signs of violence on or near the body of the deceased.  The police investigators are awaiting the results of an autopsy to determine the cause of death. 
 

The UWI Congratulates West Indies Test Cricket Winners

Holder, Chase, Dowrich, Roach, Hetmyer. West Indian cricket supporters will remember those names for their historic Test win against England this January in Barbados. The University of the West Indies is doubly proud to join the international community in celebrating this victory.
 

Further Statement - Situation on Mona Campus

Kingston, Jamaica, Monday, February 4, 2019 – The UWI Mona has received an initial formal report on the incident regarding the discovery of the body of a female in a pond located on the Campus.
 
NOT A STUDENT
Preliminary investigations into the discovery, which was reported at approximately 7:45 a.m., have revealed that the deceased, a medical practitioner, was neither a student nor a staff member of The UWI Mona Campus.
 
NO FOUL PLAY

Situation on The UWI Mona Campus

Kingston, Jamaica, Monday, February 4, 2019 – The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is currently conducting investigations into a situation at The University of the West Indies Mona in which the body of a female was discovered in a pond located on the Campus.
 
The incident was reported at approximately 7:45 a.m. on Monday, February 4, 2019.
 

Research Days Launch

Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the Mona Campus, Professor Dale Webber;<


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