Tag: Dr Cicely Williams

Cicely Delphine Williams – A Jamaican Woman Inventor & Scientist

The Hon Dr Cicely Delphine Williams OM, CMG, DM, MD, DSc, FRCP (1893-1992) Cicely Williams, born at Kew Park, Darhston, Westmoreland, is a Jamaican pioneer in the field of paediatrics. According to Dr Rebecca Tortello, in her article on Cicely, published

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5 Great Jamaican Humanitarians

Today is World Humanitarian Day. According to the official website, World Humanitarian Day makes “it clear that we stand in solidarity against conflict, torture, disease, famine, suffering and the poor leadership that often turns a blind eye.” Check out this diverse

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Epic Jamaican Women

March is being celebrated as Women’s History Month in several countries around the world, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and Jamaica, to correspond with International Women’s Day on March 8. Women have played a vital role in Jamaica’s history and

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