Pink Health Fair  – Sunday 20th October

Pink Health Fair – Sunday 20th October

The NWRHA has embarked on a series of preventative health interventions which are community-based and approach health in a holistic manner through empowering individuals to improve their health. This Sunday 20th October at the Port-of-Spain Central Market, Beetham Highway, the NWRHA will be observing a Breast Cancer Awareness health fair. At our health fairs, we […]

World Mental Health Day 2019 – FOCUS ON SUICIDE PREVENTION

World Mental Health Day 2019 – FOCUS ON SUICIDE PREVENTION

The Global School-Based Student Health Survey (GSHS) is a collaborative surveillance project designed to help countries measure and assess the behavioral risk factors and protective factors in 10 key areas among young people. The key topics addressed by the survey are: alcohol use, dietary behaviors, drug use, hygiene, mental health, physical activity, protective factors, sexual […]

International Day of Older Persons

International Day of Older Persons

This October 1st 2019, the World commemorates International Day of Older Persons with the theme “The Journey to Age Equality”. Our experienced persons have contributed immensely to society and they deserve to be treated with dignity and respect. These persons continue to significant contribute and their age should not be a reason for society to […]

Let’s Get Moving…What You Need to Know About Physical Activity!

Let’s Get Moving…What You Need to Know About Physical Activity!

What is Physical Activity? Physical Activity is any form of movement of the body that uses energy. Dancing, brisk walking, gardening and doing daily chores around the home are just some common examples of physical activity. Insufficient amounts of physical activity can lead to increased risk of obesity, diabetes (type2), high blood pressure, heart attacks, […]

World Suicide Prevention Day 10th September, 2019

World Suicide Prevention Day 10th September, 2019

The purpose of the day is to raise awareness around the globe that suicide can be prevented. Suicide occurs all over the world and can take place at almost any age. Globally, suicide rates are highest in people aged 70 years and over. In some countries, however, the highest rates are found among the young. […]

Care Fair this Saturday 7th September

Care Fair this Saturday 7th September

The NWRHA has embarked on a series of preventative health interventions which are community-based and approach health in a holistic manner through empowering individuals to improve their health. This includes our Care Fairs which offer free health screening services and a suite of health services aimed towards the early detection and prevention of Communicable and […]