PHOTO: Gathered to inspire!


PHOTO: Gathered to inspire!

Sunday, February 07, 2021

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The Ministry of Health & Wellness's 'Conversations: Cancer Prevention & Control' LIVE event's full panel of speakers (from left) Keisha Bowla-Hines, associate clinical
psychologist coordinator, Counselling Services for the Liguanea Region (South East Regional Health Authority SERHA); Dr Danielle Smellie, consultant haematologist
and medical oncologist lead for Kingston Public Hospital Oncology Services; Quinton Yearde, teacher and cancer survivor; Dr Sara Lawrence Lewis, consultant OB/GYN
and the evening's moderator; Dr Nicola Skyers, acting director, Non-Communicable Disease and Injury Prevention Unit at Ministry of Health and Wellness; and Sanchez
Palmer, principal medical physicist (SERHA) and specialist, radiation oncology, gathered for a photo after each offered their perspectives on cancer prevention, control
and the critical role screening plays in early detection. This was one of the activities the ministry undertook in recognition of World Cancer Day, February 4.

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