Vaccines spoilt at regional health facilities – Region 2 Chairman

first_img…investigation launchedReports presented at the recent statutory meeting for Region Two’s (Pomeroon-Supenaam) Regional Democratic Council (RDC) for the month of January indicated that countless vaccines were spoiled at various hospitals and healthRegion Two Chairman Devanand Ramdattcentres within the region.This has since raised many concerns and according to Region Two Chairman Devanand Ramdatt, an investigation was launched. Ramdatt said the report raised a lot of eyebrows at the recent RDC meeting, and as such, he had asked the acting clerk of the house, Roop Kumar Persaud to investigate the reason behind such spoilages.Persaud was at the time sitting in for the region’s REO, Rupert Hopkinson, who was absent from the first RDC meeting for the year. Ramdatt said Persaud was tasked with finding out the main reason behind the wastage of the vaccines and to come up with findings. He said based on the findings, necessary actions or recommendations will be done to avoid such occurrences in the future. Ramdatt did not reveal how many vaccines in total were spoilt.At the meeting, People’s Progressive Party Councillor and Chairman for the Health and Sanitation Committee, Arnold Adams reported under the health report that there was a large amount of vaccines that were spoilt in 2017. He could not give a reason as to why this happened, however, he said a report was presented to him by a Medex for the region on the spoilage.last_img read more

Santa Clarita Calendar

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORESanta Anita opens winter meet Saturday with loaded card Youth Chess Club will meet, 5:30-8 p.m. at 25864-G Tournament Road, Valencia. Call Jay Stallings at (661) 288-1705. Evening Kiwanis Club will meet, 6:15 p.m. at Mulligan’s, 25848 Tournament Road, Valencia. Call Amy Spencer at (661) 255-6714. Santa Clarita Runners Club will meet for tempo runs, 6:15 p.m. Call (661) 294-0821 or visit www.scrunners.org for location. FRIDAY Dedication ceremony, 10 a.m. at Oak Hills School, 26730 Old Rock Road, Valencia. Call (661) 286-2200 to R.S.V.P. SCV Committee on Aging‘s 30th annual meeting, 5 p.m. at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall. Call (661) 259-9444. Weekend workshop for those who are divorced, separated or widowed, titled “Who Am I Now That I Am Alone?” 7-10 p.m. at Santa Clarita United Methodist Church, 26640 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus. Cost for the three days: $20. Call (661) 297-3783. Karaoke night, 6:30-9:30 at Vincenzo’s, 24504 Lyons Ave., Newhall. Call (661) 259-6733. SATURDAY Weekend workshop for those who are divorced, separated or widowed, titled “Who Am I Now That I Am Alone?” 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at Santa Clarita United Methodist Church, 26640 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus. Cost for the three days: $20. Call (661) 297-3783. Free Creativity Symposium, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Saugus High School auditorium, 21900 Centurion Way, Saugus. Visit www.withsong.com. Eric Carle story time, 10 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd., Valencia. Call (661) 254-6604. Santa Clarita Runners Club will meet for a morning run, 7 o’clock in the parking lot at Starbucks, 26415 Bouquet Canyon Road, Valencia. Call (661) 294-0821 or visit www.scrunners.org. Free wellness workshop will present research about stubborn weight, fatigue and hormone imbalance, 10-11:30 a.m. at the office of Dr. Larry Cart, 24868 Apple St., Suite 101, Newhall. Call (661) 284-6233. Saugus train station will be open, 1-4 p.m. at Heritage Junction in William S. Hart Park, 24151 Newhall Ave. Call (661) 254-1275. Karaoke night, 8 o’clock at VFW Post 6885, 16208 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country. Call (661) 252-6885. Special Olympics offers athletic training and competition for athletes with learning disabilities throughout the day at various locations in Santa Clarita. New athletes or volunteer coaches can call (661) 253-2121. SUNDAY Weekend workshop for those who are divorced, separated or widowed, titled “Who Am I Now That I Am Alone?” 12:30-5 p.m. at Santa Clarita United Methodist Church, 26640 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus. Cost for the three days: $20. Call (661) 297-3783. Santa Clarita Runners Club will meet for marathon training, 6:30 a.m. in the parking lot at Granary Square, 25930 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Call (661) 294-0821 or visit www.scrunners.org. Bingo will be played, 10:30 a.m. at Mint Canyon Moose Lodge, 18000 W. Sierra Highway, Canyon Country. Call (661) 252-7222. Saugus train station will be open, 1-4 p.m. at Heritage Junction in William S. Hart Park, 24151 Newhall Ave., Newhall. Call (661) 254-1275. Music jam session, 2 p.m. at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6885, 16208 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country. Local musicians welcome. Call (661) 252-6885. MONDAY Santa Clarita chapter of the Los Angeles County Bike Coalition will meet, 6:15-7:30 p.m. at the Town Grind Coffee Cafe, 23414 Lyons Ave., Newhall. Call Maria Gutzeit at (661) 670-0332. Special Olympics offers golf lessons to athletes with learning disabilities, evenings at Vista Valencia Golf Course, 24700 W. Trevino Drive, Valencia. New athletes or volunteer coaches can call (661) 253-2121. TUESDAY Marketing Basics workshop, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Activities Center, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Canyon Country. Cost: $20. Call (818) 899-7355 or visit www.trivalleyWBC.org. Talk & Tea with Ronda B. will discuss the topic “Senior Safety,” 10:30 a.m.-noon in Rooms 1 and 2 in the main Clinic Building at Kaiser Permanente, 27107 Tourney Road, Valencia. Call Ronda Bestle at (661) 222-2405. Nonaerobic workout in a heated pool for joint and muscle conditioning, 10:30 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA, 26147 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Call (661) 253-3593. Santa Clarita Runners Club will work out, 6:15 p.m. at the College of the Canyons track, 26455 N. Rockwell Road, Valencia. Call (661) 294-0821 or visit www.scrunners.org. Sierra Hillbillies Square Dance Club will offer an intermediate class, 7-9 p.m. in rooms A1 and 2 at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall. Call (661) 252-2210 or (661) 255-0463. Boating safety class, titled “Basic and Advanced Coastal Navigation,” 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, 23233 Lyons Ave., Newhall. Call (661) 268-0143. Barbershop Harmony Singers will rehearse, 7:30-9:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room at Valley Oaks Village Apartments, 24700 Valley St., Newhall. Call (661) 259-6109 for security-door information. WEDNESDAY Betty Winn will present information on one of the nation’s top Jewish day schools, 9:30 a.m. at Temple Beth Ami, 23023 Hilse Lane, Newhall. Call (661) 255-6410. Santa Clarita Sunrise Rotary Club will meet, 7:10 a.m. at IHOP, 24737 W. Pico Canyon Road, Stevenson Ranch. Call (661) 250-1023. Santa Clarita Valley Rotary Club will meet, 12:10 p.m. at Marie Callender’s, 27630 The Old Road, Valencia. Call (661) 259-7701. Santa Clarita Valley-Newhall Optimist Club will meet, 7 p.m. at La Rumba, 27600 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus. Call (661) 252-7313. Valencia Toastmasters will meet, 7 p.m. Call Kim Dickens at (661) 259-8567 or visit www.valenciatoastmasters.org for location. Dual Diagnosis Group for those who are chemically dependent and affected by mental illness, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at St. Francis Counseling Center, 25050 Avenue Kearny, Suite 101, Valencia. Call (661) 294-2880. Special Olympics offers athletic training and competition for athletes with learning disabilities during the evenings at various locations in Santa Clarita. New athletes or volunteer coaches can call (661) 253-2121. To submit an event for the Daily News calendar, contact Sharon Cotal two weeks prior to the event at (661) 257-5256, fax her at (661) 257-5262, e-mail her at sharon.cotal@dailynews.com or write to her at 24800 Avenue Rockefeller, Valencia, CA 91355. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! TODAY Children’s Bureau will hold an information meeting for those interested in becoming foster or adoptive parents, 6:30-8 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 27265 Luther Drive, Canyon Country. Call (661) 272-9996 or visit www.all4kids.org. Democratic Alliance for Action will meet to hear candidates for Congress and state Assembly, 7 p.m. at Vincenzo’s Pizza, 24504 1/2 W. Lyons Ave., Newhall. Call (661) 877-2775 or visit www.DAA.org. Nonaerobic workout in a heated pool for joint and muscle conditioning, 10:30 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA, 26147 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Call (661) 253-3593. Santa Clarita Noon Kiwanis Club will meet, noon-1:30 p.m. at El Torito, 27510 The Old Road, Valencia. Call Janie Choate at (661) 296-8260. last_img read more