Congratulations to Dana Reyes and Tyrese Clement, students at UWI St. Augustine, on being awarded the Fullerton-Long Scholarship. Many thanks to Andrew Long and Norbert Fullerton for their philanthropy. Other Actuarial Scholarships tenable at The University of the West Indies are the Caribbean Actuarial Scholarship, endowed by Mike and Mary McLaughlin through the Actuarial Foundation, … Continue reading “CAA News & COVID-19 Update -21st January”
Remember to check out our new Board of Directors. Stay tuned as plans for the coming year take shape! The IAA also has a new President and Executive Committee. Congratulations to President Roseanne Harris and President Elect Micheline Dionne. Congratulations also to the new Board of the Actuarial Society of Kenya, led by Chair Sahib … Continue reading “Weekly News Update – 12th January”
Dear Colleagues, The Communication Team hopes that everyone has greeted the New Year in good health. We wish you all a safe 2022 filled with good health and prosperity. We also extend praise to the 2021 Conference organisers for their efforts and the success of our 2nd Virtual Annual Conference. We look forward to seeing … Continue reading “Weekly COVID-19 & News Update -7th January”
Dear Colleagues & Friends, In today’s blog, we focus on this year’s annual CAA Conference, which is a few days away. If you have not already registered, we invite you to do so. Final Call for Registration. REGISTER HERE FOR OUR ANNUAL CONFERENCE Check Emails for updates and codes to access sessions. For technical issues, … Continue reading “CAA COVID-19 Weekly Update – 3rd December 2021”
Dear Colleagues & Friends, This year’s annual CAA Conference is only one week away. REGISTER HERE FOR OUR ANNUAL CONFERENCE Suggested Weekend Reading and Watching: IMF: Diane Coyle on Making Economics Better (govdelivery.com) Covid-19: EU calls for travel ban amid fears over new variant – BBC News Covid-19 Live Updates: Latest News on New Variant … Continue reading “CAA COVID-19 Weekly Update – 26th November 2021”
Dear Colleagues & Friends, HAVE YOU REGISTERED FOR OUR ANNUAL CONFERENCE YET? Suggested Weekend Reading and Watching: WHO Notifies Jamaica/Bahamas About Potentially Substandard Covid-19 Test Kits The Guardian: First known Covid case was Wuhan market vendor, says scientist New World Bank Report Notes Progress but Urges Greater Resilience Efforts for Caribbean Countries to Address Effects … Continue reading “CAA COVID-19 Weekly Update – 19th November”
Dear Colleagues, HAVE YOU REGISTERED FOR OUR ANNUAL CONFERENCE YET? Suggested Weekend Reading and Watching: Digital Insurance: The impact on actuarial reserving from COVID-19 CARPHA Implements Whole Genome Sequencing for Member States to Identify COVID-19 Variants BBC: High-risk Covid gene more common in South Asians NY Times: What we know so far about waning vaccine … Continue reading “CAA Weekly COVID-19 Update – 12th November”
Most of us have been following COP26 and have heard some sound decisions being made. Let’s hope these are put into practice. Watch live, or catch up on what you missed, on COP26 TV. Here’s a useful Glossary of terms used and regular updates from the Guardian, as well as additional coverage from the BBC. … Continue reading “CAA Weekly News Update – 10th November”
Dear Colleagues, Suggested Weekend Reading and Watching: IFoA: Covid-19 Action Taskforce (ICAT) workstreams EAA: Understanding the COVID Pandemic – Models in Mathematical Epidemiology (actuview) IADB: A Shot in Time Saves Nine: The Caribbean Must Get Vaccinated JIS: COVID-19 Causing Shift In Socio-Economic Profiles Of Caribbean States – CDEMA ECLAC: The High Prevalence of Non-Communicable Diseases … Continue reading “CAA Weekly COVID-19 Update – 5th November”
The Caribbean was on the front page at the opening of COP26 when Hon. Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, spoke during the Opening Ceremony. You can watch the entire Opening Ceremony (1:45) on the UN YouTube channel. The Actuarial Society of Kenya (TASK) 2021 Actuarial Convention: Greening the Financial Systems, 4th-5th November. CAA … Continue reading “CAA Weekly News Update – 3rd November”
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