Annual Gros Islet Health Fiesta set for Sunday, Nov. 29

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Annual Gros Islet Health Fiesta set for Sunday, Nov. 29

blood-pressure-monitor_cuff-314006PRESS RELEASE – In commemoration of four (4) years in office, the Parliamentary Representative for Gros Islet will be celebrating with a health promotion campaign (Health Fiesta) as a long standing commitment towards a healthy St. Lucia, and in particular a healthy Gros Islet.

The Health Fiesta will be held on the grounds of the Gros Islet Roman Catholic Church on Sunday 29th November, 2015, and is being organised by the Gros Islet Constituency Group.

The Health fiesta will be preceded by a church service at the St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church at 7:00 a.m, after which persons are expected to join the Fiesta on the grounds in front of the Catholic Church.

The Fiesta will offer among other services, dental services, testing for hypertension and STD’s, PSA testing for men over 40 years, and nutrition counselling, as well as facilities to donate blood to the Blood Bank.

Some of the participants in the Health Fiesta will be: The Ministry of Health, St. Lucia Planned Parenthood Assoc;  St. Lucia Diabetic and Hypertensive Association, Students of the American International Medical University, (AIMU), St. Lucia Blind Welfare Assoc, the Blood Bank, and United and Strong group.

The entire constituency of Gros Islet are encouraged to participate in the activities and benefit from the free screening available on that day.

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