Barbados 2024: Dr Timothy Roach | Belleville Sleep Centre, Belleville, BARBADOS

Delegate: Dr Timothy Roach

Affiliation: Belleville Sleep Centre, Belleville, BARBADOS

Short Bio: Hon Professor of Respiratory Medicine, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados – Retired.
Consultant Physician and Head Respiratory Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Barbados – Retired.
Director, Belleville Sleep Centre, Belleville, Barbados.
eMail: [email protected]. Webpage: www.bellevillesleepcentre.com.

Activity: Together with a local dentist, Dr Alison Mayers, we appeared on the morning show “‘Morning Barbados” on the Caribbean Broadcasting Company – CBC TV – a local TV station.
This was an interview style, public education PSA of 20 mins duration. Topics covered included
– A description of World Sleep Day and the theme for 2024 “Sleep Health for Global Equity”.
– a description of the common sleep disorders and the contribution of these to ill health.
– the societal and community disruption caused by sleep deprivation – Road traffic accidents, productivity losses, etc.
– the role of dentists in diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders.
– promotion of quality sleep in Wellness and Health.

Attached is a link to the video recording of the segment:
https://wetransfer.com/downloads/b7d9220afeba7bdd4fb9506d16c5113720240316132042/d9b9522441858bbbc895c72415bbd39b20240316132042/6853c0

Location: Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean.

Date of Activity: World Sleep Day – March 15, 2024

Submitted by: Timothy Roach