|Caribbean Wellness Day a success|
|Thursday, 23 September 2010 11:28|
The Turks and Caicos Islands joined the Caribbean Community and the Pan American Health Organization to celebrate Caribbean Wellness Day with activities Sept. 6-11 under the theme “Love that Body!!”
Caribbean Wellness Day is observed annually on the second Saturday in September and is an attempt to draw attention to the growing epidemic of Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (CNCDs).
This year TCI’s activities climaxed on Saturday, Sept. 11, with “Healthy Village” health fairs in Grand Turk, Salt Cay, South Caicos, North Caicos and Providenciales.
The Ministry of Health and Human Services thanked all the sponsors who contributed to making the week of activities a success.
Some actions to promote health and wellness and “Love that Body” everyday:
1st Tire Race
2nd Tire Race
3rd Tire Race
Girls Tire Race
Obstacle Course (between boys and girls)
1st Sack Race
2nd Sack Race
3rd Sack Race
4th Sack Race
5th Sack Race
200m Run Boys Under 11
200m Run Girls Under 11
200m Run Boys
1st 200m Open Boys and Girls
2nd 200M Open Boys and Girls
200m Run Adult Males
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