Caribbean Wellness Campaign
Published on Tuesday, 6 October 2009
GEORGETOWN, Guyana — The observance of Caribbean Wellness Day 2009 came up for high plaudits by Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ministers of Health at their meeting in Washington, USA on the week-end.
The Meeting of the 18th Caucus of Ministers of Health said they were “thrilled at the positive report, particularly from Trinidad and Tobago, on the second celebration of Caribbean Wellness Day,” on 12 September 2009.
Published on September 13, 2009
Guyanese were afforded access to diabetes, blood pressure and Body Mass Index (BMI) testing at the Stabroek Car Park yesterday, as the country joined other Caribbean territories in celebrating Caribbean Wellness Day.
Entertaining the large crowd, was the winner of the HIV/AIDS calypso competition, Young Bill Rogers, who encouraged Guyanese to “Put it On,” the theme song for World AIDS Day.
Published on September 11, 2009
GRAND TURK, Turks and Caicos Islands; Friday, September 11th, 2009 - Caribbean Heads of Government, in response to the heavy burden of chronic non-communicable diseases on the citizens of the region, issued the Port of Spain Declaration in September 2007 “Uniting to stop the Epidemic of Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases” and declared that the second Saturday in September should be celebrated each year as Caribbean Wellness Day.
Published on: Wed, August 12, 2009
Roadtown, Tortola - Community activities will be spotlighted during the second Caribbean Wellness Day on Saturday, September 12 under the theme ‘Love That Body”.
Published on Saturday, September 12, 2009
The Manchester Health Department observed Caribbean Wellness Day at Mandeville Park, Friday (September 11).
Persons were encouraged, by various health professionals, to manage and prevent chronic non-communicable diseases. The event also featured live demonstrations of gym exercises, sack races, squat competition for males and females, dance competitions and other forms of physical exercises.
Publishied on September 7, 2009
PLANS ARE in high gear locally to celebrate the second staging of Caribbean Wellness Day on Sunday, September 13. Caribbean Wellness Day is officially observed across the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) region on the second Saturday of September, but will be celebrated in Jamaica this year on September 13 to facilitate the staging of a major health festival in Half-Way Tree square.
Ministry of Health, originally published: September 08, 2009 07:19:00 PM -
On September 15, 2007 CARICOM Heads of Government met in Trinidad and declared the historic Port of Spain NCD Summit entitled “Uniting to stop the Epidemic of Chronic Non Communicable Diseases. It was at this summit that the second Saturday in September was declared “Caribbean Wellness Day” to commemorate this landmark summit.
Published on: Sep 11, 2009
BELMOPAN - Belize will be joining other CARICOM countries in observing Caribbean Wellness Day on Saturday September 12, 2009. Local organizations and institutions will launch campaigns of regular physical activities for public participation to promote healthy living for prevention and control of non communicable diseases on Friday, September 11, 2009 in commemoration of the day.
Published on August 30,2009
Two Sundays ago, in order to promote health and wholeness, we gave some safety tips re- garding the H1N1 virus, and how to protect oneself and avoid infection (as far as that is possible). This week, the Church wishes to share with you some information on the celebration of Caribbean Wellness Day planned for 12th September this year.