Caribbean Wellness Day

This year the focus for Caribbean Wellness Day is on Children with the supporting theme “Healthy Children in Healthy Environments

 

This year the focus for Caribbean Wellness Day is on children with the supporting theme “Healthy Children in Healthy Environments.
The CARICOM Heads of Summit on Chronic Diseases in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, September 2007, established Caribbean Wellness Day. Caribbean Wellness Day is observed every year on the second Saturday of September. Inaugurated in 2008, Caribbean Wellness Day (CWD) is an annual event which provides an opportunity to increase the awareness of the non-communicable diseases (NCDs) burden in the Caribbean; mobilise and strengthen public, private, and civil society partnerships for NCDs; promote multi country, multisectoral activities in support of wellness; and showcase national and community level activities to promote healthy living and encourage residents to develop good health practices.

 

See more:

Caribbean Wellness Day
Portal Regional de la BVS (in spanish)
Brasil e América Latina e Caribe no Nature Index (in portuguese)
Ministério dialoga sobre saúde pública na América Latina e Caribe ((n portuguese)
IV Congresso Latino-americano e caribenho de Saúde Global (in portuguese)

 

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