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Minister of Health of Bahamas, Dr. the Honorable Hubert Minnis 

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Guyana hosts successful Caribbean Wellness Day Guyana hosts successful Caribbean Wellness Day

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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.

"Love That Body" is Caribbean Wellness Day message "Love That Body" is Caribbean Wellness Day message

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Published on 9/9/2009
Learning to Love That Body is the theme of Caribbean Wellness Day 2009 being held on September 12.
The Minister of Health, the Walter Roban noted that the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) heads of Government are concerned about the epidemic of chronic non-communicable diseases as well as the ­physical, economic and ­social burdens caused by lifestyle-related diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, stroke, heart disease, obesity and cancer.

Caribbean Wellness Day 2009 in Dominica Caribbean Wellness Day 2009 in Dominica

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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.

The Bahamas celebrates Caribbean Wellness Day 2009 The Bahamas celebrates Caribbean Wellness Day 2009

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NASSAU, The Bahamas - The Bahamas joined the rest of the Caribbean on Saturday, September 12 in celebrating Caribbean Wellness Day under the theme: “Love My Body”.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs the Hon. Brent Symonette officially opened a wellness fair at the Ministry of Health, encouraging Bahamians to curb the rate of non-communicable diseases through healthy living.

Health Ministers pleased with repsonse to Caribbean Wellness Day Health Ministers pleased with repsonse to Caribbean Wellness Day

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Monday September 14, 2009. Minister of Health and Social Development Honourable Dancia Penn OBE, QC has welcomed the overwhelming display of community support for the Territory’s celebration of the second Caribbean Wellness Day.

Barbados To Again Observe Caribbean Wellness Day Barbados To Again Observe Caribbean Wellness Day

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Published on: Monday, 24 August 2009 .
Caribbean Wellness Day, with its annual focus on Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (CNCDs), will be celebrated this year on Saturday, September 12 with exercise related activities centered in the Bridgetown area.

Barbados: NationNews.com Barbados: NationNews.com

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Published on: 9/13/2009.
A NATIONAL TASK FORCE on physical activity has been established to get Barbadians involved in more exercise programmes across the island.

The Bahamas celebrates Caribbean Wellness Day 2009 The Bahamas celebrates Caribbean Wellness Day 2009

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Published on Wednesday, September 16, 2009
NASSAU, The Bahamas - The Bahamas joined the rest of the Caribbean on Saturday, September 12 in celebrating Caribbean Wellness Day under the theme: “Love My Body”. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs the Hon. Brent Symonette officially opened a wellness fair at the Ministry of Health, encouraging Bahamians to curb the rate of non-communicable diseases through healthy living.

Health Ministers applaud Caribbean Wellness Day; Trinidad and Tobago gets thumbs up Health Ministers applaud Caribbean Wellness Day; Trinidad and Tobago gets thumbs up

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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.

Report to the CARICOM Caucus of Ministers of Health September 2009, PAHO, WDC Report to the CARICOM Caucus of Ministers of Health September 2009, PAHO, WDC

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Report to the CARICOM Caucus of Ministers of Health September 2009, PAHO, WDC

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