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'Everyone counts'

Wednesday, July 14, 2010    

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(L-R) Director General of the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) Sonia Jackson; acting director general of the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) Easton Williams; University of the West Indies lecturer Dr Heather Ricketts; PIOJ deputy director general Dr Pauline Knight; and deputy director of the United National Population Fund sub-regional office for the Caribbean, Dr Hernando Agudelo share a light discussion at the launch of World Population Day at Devon House yesterday. The launch was used to highlight the importance of data collection for development and was held under the theme 'Everyone Counts — You, Me, All a Wi'. Preparations are being made for a head count of all Jamaicans, by way of the Jamaica Population and Housing Census, which will begin in April 2011. (Photo: Karl McLarty)

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