The Rotary Club of Antigua and the Antigua and Barbuda Diabetes Association continued their Health Outreach Partnership Program this year at Jennings Secondary School on January 31st 2023.
Partners included the Ministry of Health, the Medical Benefits Scheme, the SLBMC and the Antigua and Barbuda Association of Nutritionists and Dietitians.
Over 120 students and members of staff participated in an Education and Screening exercise on Risk Factors for Diabetes and other Non-Communicable Diseases, NCDs.
Tests included blood glucose, cholesterol, blood pressure checks, weight, height and body mass index.
Participants were also offered counseling and education on healthy lifestyles and the prevention of NCDs.
Students participated in an exhibition on 100 Years of Insulin and a demonstration and sampling of breakfast shakes and smoothies.
On behalf of the Rotary Club of Antigua and the Antigua and Barbuda Diabetes Association, we would like to thank everyone who engaged in our Health Outreach Partnership Program to make it the success it was!
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