NATIONAL NUTRITION AWARENESS WEEK 2020 – “Eat What You Grow”

NATIONAL NUTRITION AWARENESS WEEK 2020 – “Eat What You Grow”

The Health Policy, Research & Planning, and the Nutrition & Dietetics Departments of the major institutions of the North West Regional Health Authority hosted a series of events for National Nutrition Awareness Week 2020 entitled “Eat What You Grow”. At the St. James Medical Complex, staff and patients were treated to lectures about simple home […]

World Breastfeeding Week 2020

World Breastfeeding Week 2020

The theme of World Breastfeeding Week 2020 is “Support breastfeeding for a healthier planet”. In line with this theme, WHO and UNICEF are calling on governments to protect and promote women’s access to skilled breastfeeding counselling, a critical component of breastfeeding support. Breastfeeding provides every child with the best possible start in life. It delivers […]

The North West Regional Health Authority Be Well TT mobile app commemorates its 1 year anniversary

The North West Regional Health Authority Be Well TT mobile app commemorates its 1 year anniversary

The North West Regional Health Authority Be Well TT mobile app commemorates its 🎉1 year anniversary 🎉during the month of July 2020. We have posted a big board advertisement within the North West Region to reach out to our community and provide information and services that would encourage adapting a healthier lifestyle . We want […]

World Population Day 2020

World Population Day 2020

On 11 July, World Population Day, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) aims to raise awareness about the sexual and reproductive health needs and vulnerabilities of women and girls during the pandemic, to highlight how we can safeguard hardfought gains and ensure that Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights stays on the local agenda, and to […]

DON’T SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF

DON’T SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF

It isn’t worth getting upset or stressed about minor issues.  Minor issues should be quickly overcome in order to save energy for the major obstacles of life. My grandmother would tell a story of Tom; a homeless, old man.  So overwhelmed by his situation of poverty and loneliness that he could no longer endure his […]

World Food Safety Day 2020

World Food Safety Day 2020

“Food safety, everyone’s business” World Food Safety Day (WFSD) is celebrated on 7 June 2020 to draw attention and inspire action to help prevent, detect and manage food-borne risks, contributing to food security, human health, economic prosperity, agriculture, market access, tourism and sustainable development. During this time of the global pandemic, remember the World Health […]

World Environment Day 2020

World Environment Day 2020

World Environment Day is the United Nations Day to encourage awareness on preserving and protecting our environment. This year’s theme is “Celebrate Biodiversity”. There are approximately one million species facing possible extinction, and it is a critical time, more than ever to focus on biodiversity and ensure our children live in an enriched environment. Globally, we need to […]

World Blood Donor Day

World Blood Donor Day

Every year, on 14 June, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day (WBDD). The event serves to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood. Blood is an important resource, both for planned treatments and urgent interventions. It can […]