Saturday 14 December, 2019

Min of Planning hosts health fair in recognition of World AIDS Day

On Thursday 22 November, the Ministry of Planning and Development hosted a Health Fair for its staff in commemoration of World Aids Day.

Staff came out in their numbers as the North West Regional Health Authority team administered HIV, Prostate, BMI, Cholesterol, Glucose, mental health and blood pressure testing.

World AIDS Day is observed on December 1 annually.

It is an opportunity for persons world-wide to unite against the fight of the HIV virus, commemorate those who have died and show support for people who currently have the disease.

World Aids Day was founded in 1988 and was the first ever global health day. To date, AIDS is most important global health issue in recorded history.

The Ministry of Planning and Development has urged the people of Trinidad and Tobago to get tested and know their status in an effort to eradicate the HIV virus in the country.

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