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COVID-19 and long-term care in Jamaica

published on Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

Amour R, Robinson JN, Govia I (2020) The COVID-19 Long-Term Care Situation in Jamaica, LTCcovid, International Long-Term Care Policy Network, CPEC-LSE, 25 May 2020

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Rochelle Amour

published on Monday, November 11th, 2019

Rochelle Amour is the Researcher and NGO Liaison, and the co-founder of the Age Caribbean Consultancy. She has a BSc in Psychology (1st Class Honours), with a minor in Human Resource Management, and is certified in Project Management. She worked at the Division of Ageing in Trinidad before pursuing her MSc in Gerontology at King’s […]

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University of the West Indies

published on Monday, November 11th, 2019

The University of the West Indies (UWI) is a public university system established to serve the higher education needs of the residents of 18 English-speaking countries and territories in the Caribbean. The aim of the university is to help “unlock the potential for economic and cultural growth” in the West Indies, thus allowing improved regional […]

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Alzheimer’s Jamaica

published on Monday, November 11th, 2019

Alzheimer’s Jamaica’s mission is to provide support services for persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia related disorders, families and caregivers. It also has as its mission raising public awareness on the nature of the disease to remove stigma and discrimination. Support services include counselling and support groups not only for the persons living with […]

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Ishtar Govia

published on Monday, November 11th, 2019

Dr Ishtar Govia, Lecturer in Epidemiology at the Caribbean Institute for Health Research, UWI Mona, is a research psychologist, specializing in mixed methods and implementation science. She volunteers as a Director on the Board of Directors of Alzheimer’s Jamaica and works with persons with dementia and their helping network. Her research interests include social determinants […]

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Janelle Robinson

published on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

Janelle Robinson is a researcher with the Jamaica team. Janelle’s work and interests revolve around understanding psychological trauma and the integration of culturally and conceptually valid assessment tools. Partially funded by the Pinkerton Graduate Fellowship, she completed Masters level training at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY –an MA in Forensic […]

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Marissa Stubbs

published on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

Marissa Stubbs is a researcher with the Jamaican team. Born and raised in the Bahamas, Marissa is a graduate of the M.Sc. Clinical Psychology programme at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica and works as a Researcher at the Caribbean Institute for Health Research (CAIHR), UWI Mona, Jamaica. Working in the CAIHR […]

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