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CARICOM celebrates Caribbean Wellness Day 2011

CARICOM celebrates Caribbean Wellness Day 2011

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  1. CARICOM celebrates Caribbean Wellness Day 2011 Alafia Samuels MBBS, MPH, PhDCARICOM Consultant – NCD Prevention & Control

  2. CWD 2011 poster:From Localto Global

  3. CWD 2011

  4. Anguilla • Monday, 5th Sept: Radio Anguilla programme with PAHO and MOH on the prevalence of NCDs in Anguilla, the Chronic Care Passport Launch and Caribbean Wellness Day • Tuesday, 6th Sept: Launch of the Chronic Care Passport by the Minister of Health and Social Development, The Hon. Edison Baird • Friday, 9th Sept: Grand health fair, at the Primary Health Care Dept with free cholesterol, blood sugar, prostate, HIV/AIDS tests and blood pressure checks • Saturday, 10th Sept 5.00 a.m: Walkathon followed by tone down exercises conducted by Physiotherapist, Khalida Banks and a breakfast consisting of healthy snacks.

  5. Minister of Health and Social Development, The Hon. Edison Baird launches Chronic Care Passport. Dr. Tomo Kanda, PAHO advisor

  6. Children exercising before school starts

  7. Bahamas – Lessons Learned • Walk-to-work event beginning of September • CWD • Walk-a-thon from 6 am with Prizes were awarded to the top finishers in both the walkers and runners division by age group. • Health Run • Health Expo with booths from fitness centres, screening for glucose and cholesterol, health food vendors, and skits by al local thespian group about CNCDs.

  8. CMO (centre) in the early morn

  9. Screening tests

  10. Barbados – Sept 10th

  11. Fitness Fair at Ilaro Court postponed from Saturday Sept 10th due to Tropical Storm Maria Rescheduled to Saturday, October 8, 2011, from 1 pm to 6 pm Barbados

  12. Bermuda • CWD postponed to 28th Sept. • Move More Bermuda launched in May • promote physical activity including ad campaign • Physical activity and healthy eating survey • TV commercial with locals involved in various activities

  13. GET MOVINGTOGETHER.Let the kids lead the way.www.health.gov.bm

  14. SHAKE A LEG.Dance yourself in shape.www.health.gov.bm

  15. British Virgin Islands

  16. BVI Diabetes Association conducts screening

  17. Farmer selling local produce

  18. Children on the obstacle course

  19. Winning Senior Walking Team celebrate their victory.

  20. Dominica: “Love that Body, Right from the start” • 2 weeks - September 8th – 20th • Media campaign on the benefits of physical activity focused on youths. • Relays, hikes, dancing, family sports day, mass aerobics in all the districts • Sunday 11th Sept: Sports festival in 2 health districts with young athletes, school children and older age groups

  21. Multi-sectoral CWD committee at work

  22. Auntie thread your needle

  23. Rounders

  24. Three legged race

  25. Hula Hoop

  26. Grenada – ongoing PA • Hundreds of Grenadians doing physical activity training with Royal Grenada Police Force • Programme started more then 1 year ago and is offered every day • Slogan “No pain, no gain”

  27. Guyana: Caribbean Wellness Month

  28. Guyana – Updated logo

  29. Health Fair, Merriman’s Mall, Bourda

  30. Screening – Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar & BMI

  31. Working with theMinistry of Amerindian AffairsKrowdargroup provided traditional indigenous music for the Heritage Walk.

  32. Health Booth – Amerindian Exhibition

  33. Obesity campaign – Weight No More: A fitness quest to good Health

  34. Healthy foods demonstration

  35. Mental Health concerns

  36. Love life, Stay healthy, Live long campaign launch

  37. Jamaica: September as a Wellness Month," • Celebrated throughout the month of September and beyond. • Used to showcase work • to prevent and control NCDs, • advocate for more partnerships, • launch an initiative • strengthen existing programmes.

  38. Features Longville Park, Clarendon • Chosen for its continued, impressive commitment to wellness • National Health Festival Sept 10. • Ministry of Health in partnership with the National Health Fund (NHF),   • Activities: nutrition village, aerobic workout sessions and football and netball competitions.

  39. Minister Spencer

  40. Line dancing

  41. Screening

  42. Nutrition Village

  43. St Kitts & Nevis Ongoing physical activity programmes • Mobilizing sports organizations to bring physical activity to all age groups in the population

  44. St. Lucia: Love that body • Week of activities from 5th September • Radio and TV talks in English and Creole/ patois • Wednesday 7th September a diabetes and hypertension screening campaign for 300 persons • Supported by the St. Lucia Marketing Board with display of fruits in recommended portions. • 4 media workshops • with Faith Based Organizations, • Private and Public Sectors • focused on increasing public awareness about health lifestyle practices.