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Dominica Red Cross Delivers Hygiene Care Kits and Food Packages to People in Quarantine

first_imgCoronavirusLifestyleLocalNews Dominica Red Cross Delivers Hygiene Care Kits and Food Packages to People in Quarantine by: – April 23, 2020 Sharing is caring! The Dominica Red Cross Society continues to provide support in various capacities as the country continues its fight against the Corona virus. The society is extending a helping hand this time around to those persons who are residents at the Government of Dominica managed quarantine units.The Dominica Red Cross Society has supplied One Hundred and Sixty-Six (166) hygiene care kits and One Hundred and Twenty-Six (126) food packages.Health and safety are of paramount importance to the Dominica Red Cross, so we have ramped up efforts to slow the spread of this virus among persons within the quarantine unit, awaiting the results of testing or spending the required 14-day period.Staying healthy during COVID-19 is about maintaining social/ physical distancing, practicing cough and sneeze hygiene, and washing hands properly and often. It’s also important to cope with stress and to focus on one’s mental health including maintaining a healthy diet, getting required exercise, staying in touch with friends/family, ensuring your information comes from trusted sources, and lessening the time spent with media coverage you perceive as upsetting.Dominica Red Cross is also working in partnerships with other organizations, including NGOs and businesses in the fight to stop the spread of COVID-19.Fatal error: Theme at https://www.dominicavibes.dm/wp-content/plugins/image-gallery-reloaded/themes/classic/galleria.theme.min.js could not load, check theme path.– / 5 109 Views   no discussions Tweetcenter_img Share Share Sharelast_img read more


Cranes raring to go versus Tanzania

first_img 2017Group Stage13th301213 TotalRunners-Up6/311932141834  1968Group Stage8th300328  1963Withdrew The Uganda Cranes have already qualified for AFCON 2019.   (Standing left to right) D. Iguma, K. Aucho , M. Juuko, M. Waiswa ,H . Wasswa , D. Onyango (c) . Front L-R P. Kaddu, N. Wadada, F. Miya , G. Walusimbi , I. Muleme PHOTO FUFA MEDIATODAY: Tanzania vs Uganda 6pm, DarDar Es Salaam, Tanzania | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Cranes Coach-Sebastien Desabre and his captain Denis Onyango want to keep their winning momentum ahead of the African Cup of Nations. This is not good news for hosts Tanzania’s Taifa Stars that need a win to stand a chance of joining Uganda at the Egypt 2019 finals.“We have prepared for the game against Tanzania like any other competitive game. Our aim is to finish on a high note and keep focused on the development of our team for June because we have already qualified to Egypt,” Desabre said after his tream arrived in Tanzania on Saturday afternoon from Egypt where they had camped for a week ahead of the last Total AFCON 2019 qualifier.Captain and goalkeeper Onyango also stressed that they are in Dar for all three points, and aim to make it to the finals minus conceding a single goal in six qualifying games.“It is a derby hence the importance and euphoria around it for both teams. We have to dominate the region and one of the ways is to win the game against Tanzania. As much as they want to win, we also want to win it and that makes it more interesting. We are also preparing for AFCON and this game will serve as one of the buildups,” he said.Tanzania, seeking a return to the Cup of Nations after 39 years, have to beat Uganda, who have not conceded a goal in five matches,  on the final qualifying day in March,  to have a realistic chance.All qualifiers are guaranteed at least $475,000 (415,000 euros) prize money.Full Uganda Cranes squadGoalkeepers: Denis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Salim Magoola (Al Hilal, South), Robert Odongkara (Adama City, Ethiopia)Defenders: Murushid Jjuuko (Simba, Tanzania), Timothy Awany (KCCA, Uganda), Halid Lwaliwa (Vipers, Uganda), Godfrey Walusimbi (Unattached), Joseph Ochaya (TP Mazembe, DR Congo), Kirizestom Ntambi (Ethiopian Coffee), Nico Wakiro Wadada (Azam, Tanzania)Midfielders: Khalid Aucho (Churchhill brothers, India), Hassan Wasswa Mawanda (Unattached), Tadeo Lwanga (Vipers, Uganda), Ibrahim Sadam Juma (KCCA, Uganda), Moses Waiswa (Vipers, Uganda), Moses Opondo (Vendsyssel FF, Denmark)Forwards: Faruku Miya (Gorica, Croatia), Emmanuel Arnold Okwi (Simba, Tanzania), Allan Kyambadde (KCCA, Uganda), Allan Okello (KCCA,Uganda), Edrisa Lubega (SV Ried, Austria), Muhammad Shaban (Raja Casablanca, Morocco), Henry Patrick Kaddu (KCCA, Uganda), Milton Karisa (MC Oujda, Morocco)  1957 to 1959Did not enter  2019 to 2023To be determined  1984 to 1988Did not qualify  1970 to 1972Did not qualify  1980 to 1982Withdrew  1990Withdrew  1978Runners-Up2nd530297 StandingsUganda 5 4 1 0 7 0 13 – qualifiedLesotho 5 1 2 2 3 7 5Tanzania 5 1 2 2 3 5 5C. Verde 5 1 1 3 4 5 4FixturesMar 24: C. Verde v Lesotho, Tanzania v Uganda*****Uganda’s Africa Cup of Nations record  1962Fourth Place4th200215  1976Group Stage8th300326  1992 to 2015Did not qualify  1974Group Stage6th301235  1965Did not qualify *****SOURCE: FUFA MEDIA & WIKIPEDIA Host nation(s) / YearRoundPositionGPWD*LGSGA Share on: WhatsApplast_img read more


Melly wins 2014 King’s Cup Pattaya Marathon to maintain Kenyan supremacy

first_imgThe first non-Kenyan to cross the finish line was Thai runner Saravut Ngamsri – a runner in his 40s – finishing seventh with a time of 2:47:47.  He easily won the age 40+ bracket as well.Henrik Jannborg was the first westerner to finish, crossing the line eighth with a time of 2:52:01.Kenyan women also continued their dominance of the event, but again at a much-more-leisurely pace.  Viola Jepghirahir Kimeli won the King’s Cup with a time of 3.00:15 hours, nearly 18 minutes behind last year’s record-setting time of 2:42:46 posted by Kenyan Rose Chekurui Kosgei.Kimeli finished 14th overall among the men and women, again showing how slow the 2014 race was.  Kosgei’s blistering pace last year still only allowed her to finish 17th overall.Second place in this year’s women’s group was Tabitha Kibet of Thailand finishing with a time of 3.07:57 hours and in third was Kenyan Cecilia Wangui Warutumo in 3.19:03.In all, nearly 10,000 runners from 36 countries ran in July 27’s myriad of races.  The full marathon attracted 730 participants – 614 men and 84 women – with an average finish time of 4:54:53.19.Runners sprint over the line at 3:45 a.m. for the start of the full marathon race.As usual, Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome, city council members and former MPs were out on Beach Road at 3 a.m. Sunday morning to set the athletes on their way.  The IAAF standard event saw the international field bolt off the starting line at Central Festival Pattaya Beach, with wheelchair racers leaving at 3:30 a.m., full-marathon runners at 3:45 a.m. and half-marathoners at 5:30 a.m.  Participants in the 5 km. “fun run” and walk departed at 6:15 a.m.Organizers had offered hefty cash prizes for record breakers, but none of the pervious marks were ever in jeopardy.  The best time recorded for a male runner was set in 2007 at 2.19:35.  The top female mark was Kosgei’s 2013 time.In the wheelchair full marathon, Thais took all the top places.  Prawat Wahoram won HM the King’s Cup, with second place going to Raewat Tana, third to Sumas Phanalai, fourth to Khajornsak Thummasopon and fifth to Ekachai Janthrathorn.In the half marathon, other African runners took their turn.  Abera Tariku Pemelash of Ethiopia took the top honours with a time of 1:12:15, which also secured the top place in the 20-29 age bracket.  Paul Kimani Kiragu, a Kenyan, finished second with 1.12:46 while youngster Tesfay Negash of Ethiopia, who won the 16-19 bracket, came in third at 1:13:54.  Nelson Kiptoo of Kenya finished fourth at 1.14:17 and his compatriot Godwin Kipruto took fifth at 1.16:45.Pattaya Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome sounds the horn to set the athletes on their way.The first Thai to cross the finish line in the half-marathon was Thanapol Pattanapolsan, finishing sixth overall with a time of 1.19:03.Africans didn’t win everything though.  A Thai – Nattaya Thanaronnawat – won the women’s half marathon and the 30-39 age bracket with a time of 1.26:15.  Suwaree Thanaaeknithiwat finished second at 1.32:33 and Jongkolkanok Kamolcham came in third at 1.49:03.The quarter marathon showed the Pattaya race’s international appeal, with Desta Fitsun Weldu of Azerbaijan finishing first at 34 minutes and 25 seconds.  Enock Kipchirchir Kigen of Kenya finished second at 34:41 and Thai Sanchai Namkhet third at 36:04.The top five in the wheelchair marathon pose on the podium with their trophies.  The race was won by Thailand’s Prawat Wahorom (far right).Bunlap Samakkhanontharan, who won the age 14-19 quarter-marathon bracket, nearly placed in the overall race with his time of 38:04.In the women’s quarter marathon, Kenyan Werkilem Shenu Mamecha won first place with a time of 39:27, her fellow compatriot Valentine Jepkemoi Serem took second at 42:50, Thai Sontiya Saywaeo placed third at 45:39 and age 14-19 bracket winner Suphatcha Suwanna of Thailand was fourth at 46:18.  Thailand’s Woraphan Nuanlsri finished fifth at 46:41.Elite runners pound the Pattaya pavements in the early hours of Sunday morning.In the 5km. “fun run,” Phiripat Boranmun won first, Swiss Duangthip took second and Chominth Thongsiri third.  The female winner was Pikul Thonglue ahead of second placed Theemaporn Khamruang and in third place was Ilada Nasikarn.Full results for the full marathon can be found online at www.pattayamarathon.net.The race attracted participants from all age brackets as up to 10,000 runners hit the Pattaya streets. Athletes from Kenyan again dominated the King’s Cup Pattaya Marathon, but their pace winning the top six places proved decidedly slower than in previous years. This year’s champion Alex Melly arrived at the finish line with a time of 2.25:32 hours, almost exactly five minutes behind last year’s winning pace set by three-time champion James Kariuki, who did not participate this time.Kenya’s Alex Melly crosses the finish line in a time of 2.25:32 hours to win the 2014 King’s Cup Pattaya Marathon, Sunday, July 27.Bernard Mwenda Muthoni crossed the line second in 2.29:17 hours, Willy Ilipilemol Rotich took third with 2.37:34, Lukas Wambua Muteti came fourth with a time of 2.43:31 and John Kipkorir Rutto placed fifth with 2.55:10.  All won cash prizes.last_img read more


Penrose Physical Therapy Announces New ‘Back Pain & Sciatica Workshop’ in…

first_imgFacebook7Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Penrose & Associates Physical TherapyIf you or a loved one suffer from chronic back pain then attending this Workshop may be the most important thing you do this year. It may unlock mystery of your back pain. It can show you a way to get back to the life you deserve… Jennifer Penrose can help you live pain free. Photo courtesy: Penrose & Associates Physical TherapyA life where you can sleep at night without tossing and turning. Hoping to find one position where the pain stops.One where you can wake up in the morning and not take 20 minutes to get out of bed. Followed by another 20 minutes to put on your socks and shoes.A life where you can pick up and play with your kids or grandkids without worrying when your back is going to “go out” and leave you crippled on the floor.A life where you can do and enjoy all the things you see so many enjoying. Things you want to do but your bad back has kept you sidelined.…Basically, a life without the curse of back pain.If You Feel Let Down, Disappointed, And Even Skeptical About What can Be Done To Help You, Then Read On…My name is Jennifer Penrose, Lacey’s leading back pain specialist. I have been helping people live with much less back pain for more than a decade now. And what we know now is that so many people are confused by the advice they’ve previously been given. They’re unsure about why it didn’t work out. Perhaps even skeptical about their best chances of living with less back pain in the future. That’s why I created this one hour Workshop entitled: “The Best Kept Secrets Of Easing Low Back Pain And Staying Pain Free” – and decided to make it FREE to the residents of Lacey.About the WorkshopWhen you attend, first you’ll discover just how many other options there are available to you – and how safe and simple they are – then we think you’ll agree with the many attendees who’ve already gone before you who now say it truly is possible to get relief from chronic low-back pain, even if you’ve suffered for 20 years or more.Here’s what you’ll learn at this new workshop:The 7 urgent coping strategies every back pain sufferer must never forget when back pain strikes!Why 50-53 percent of people make their own back pain worse by doing just this one thing wrong!The 7 things you can do if you’re hoping to avoid surgery that’ll cost you nothing…The most successful treatments for low back pain that doesn’t involve any drugs.The 3 best exercises that you can do at home, in your living room or even from your couch… that’ll help you walk further for longer.How to get a free “injury severity” low back pain examination and where to go for it… Photo courtesy: Penrose & Associates Physical TherapyIf you’re currently seeing a doctor, thinking about it, or just don’t want to face the hassle of talking to your insurance, but still want to get some real help, then attending this Free Workshop which reveals “The Best Kept Secrets For Living With Less Back Pain And Staying Pain Free”You Should Only Attend This Workshop If:1) You or a loved one suffer from back pain2) You are aged 40+ and have suffered with low back pain for longer than you feel you should have3) You are currently seeing a doctor or thinking about it4) You have an open mind and willing to act upon new adviceYou Should NOT Attend This Workshop If:1) You are just a curiosity seeker. We only have a limited number of seats available, please don’t take one from somebody who really needs the help2) You have a closed mind and won’t listen to any new advice no matter what If you meet the qualifications above, here’sWhat To Do NextPick up the telephone. Take action in your own self-interest and protect your future independence and mobility. Save yourself from a lifetime of suffering more back pain than you need to. Lines are now open and we only have a limited number of seats available for this amazing Workshop for people who want to attend the next one at our clinic on Thursday, August 1st at 6pm. RSVP at [email protected] and let us know you heard about this workshop on Thurston Talk.center_img Photo courtesy: Penrose & Associates Physical TherapyP.S. This workshop is available for you to attend at our clinic in Lacey. Spaces are limited, so please call NOW to make sure you get a seat, and when you do, you will breathe a sigh of relief once you realize how easy (and cost free) it is to finally start living life on your terms again – with much less back pain.And just so you know we have a monthly podcast called “Stay Healthy South Sound” and the new episode is live about mental health and how to keep good mental health.  We interview local experts so you can stay healthy and enjoy the South Sound!iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/stay-healthy-south-sound/id1460144640Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/sulpSpotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3feMt6PJtvtDBcpqPV8xXclast_img read more


Guardiola values EPL title above gambling all on UCL

first_imgLiverpool won their sixth European Cup with victory over Tottenham in May, and while Guardiola does want to conquer Europe with City, he prefers the sustained excellence that a successful league campaign brings over the vagaries of the post-Christmas knockout rounds.The 48-year-old Spaniard has won eight titles in ten seasons as a manager and he is now aiming to repeat the three straight league title wins he had at German giants Bayern Munich with City.“The Champions League is an important tournament and difficult to win,” he said.“But it’s seven games (the knockout stages). I am not going to go to the casino and gamble everything I have in my pocket on seven games. I don’t want that.“I want to be happy for 11 months and the Premier League makes me happy. Every game when we win, I am happy and I go to a restaurant feeling better.“Why am I going to wait until February for seven games and put everything on black? From my point of view, that is too risky.”Guardiola, whose side were knocked out of the Champions League by Liverpool and Spurs in the past two seasons, said the title meant everything to him.“To maintain the health and focus of the team, the most important thing is the Premier League,” he said.“It is the standout competition because it is every weekend. In the Champions League, many things can happen in one or two games.“We will be closer to achieving in Europe when we have more Premier League titles. That is a nice process and the right process to do at Manchester City.“If I could have one thing this season, right now, it would definitely be the title.”– ‘Players were incredible’ –The discussion has been had all summer about whose achievements were greater last season, Liverpool’s Champions League glory or City winning the three domestic trophies — Liverpool pushing City all the way in the Premier League title race — in England plus the Community Shield.But it was 3-0 in the Reds’ favour in nominations for the best male player for the Best Fifa Football Awards, which were announced last Wednesday.Virgil van Dijk, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane are on the ten-man shortlist.It has left Guardiola wondering what City’s players must do to receive wider acclaim for their performances.“I cannot imagine Real Madrid or Barcelona winning four titles in one season and not having a single player there,” he said.“That is impossible. I am not going to say that the ten guys nominated don’t deserve it, but I am a bit surprised we had no one because our players were incredible.“For example I don’t think any player made a better season than Bernardo Silva, who also won the Nations League with Portugal.”Guardiola had to acknowledge that success in Europe is the only remedy to resolving the conundrum.“These awards are normally when you win the Champions League or are in the latter stages,” he said.“The other competitions do not count. So if we win the Champions League, our players will be there.”0Shares0000(Visited 5 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola values winning the Premier League title above the Champions League © AFP / CHARLY TRIBALLEAULONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 4 – Pep Guardiola has dominated English football in his time at Manchester City, winning five of the six domestic trophies in the last two seasons, and once again is putting Premier League glory at the top of his list of ambitions for the new season.On Sunday, City tackle Champions League winners Liverpool in the Community Shield at Wembley in the traditional season curtain-raiser.last_img read more