Published on: Sep 15, 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.
Published On:Tuesday, September 15, 2009
HUNDREDS of Bahamians took part in a "wellness revolution" on the grounds of the Ministry of Health's complex at the juncture of Augusta, Delancy and Meeting Streets last Saturday. The activities were part of a Mega Health Extravaganza, to observe Caribbean Wellness Day- a day marked by Caricom Heads of Government in 2007. The event was planned in response to a recognised need for definitive action in the fight against chronic diseases, under the theme "Love My Body."
Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization