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"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.

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.

Caribbean Wellness Day Caribbean Wellness Day

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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.

Caribbean Wellness Day 2009 By Government of Belize Press Office Caribbean Wellness Day 2009 By Government of Belize Press Office

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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.

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.

Caribbean Wellness Day for Half-Way Tree square Caribbean Wellness Day for Half-Way Tree square

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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.

Caribbean Wellness Day Observed in Manchester Caribbean Wellness Day Observed in Manchester

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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.

Caribbean Wellness Day to spotlight community activities  Caribbean Wellness Day to spotlight community activities

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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”.

GRAND TURK: CARIBBEAN WELLNESS DAY CELEBRATED IN THE CAPITAL GRAND TURK: CARIBBEAN WELLNESS DAY CELEBRATED IN THE CAPITAL

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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.

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