Dominica Benefits From Non Communicable Disease Workshop

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Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Helene Royer

Stakeholders in the Health Department are engaged in a workshop, to conclude the development of a policy on Chronic Non Communicable Diseases (CNCD).

New policies will be implemented in Dominica to address certain diseases which health officials said is plaguing Dominica.

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Helene Royer, said the Ministry has taken some aggressive steps to addressing the serious concerns of CNCD’s.

Once completed, the new policies will give strategic directions to the management of CNCDs at a national level.

Dr. David Johnson Chief Medical Officer said we need to be supportive of the approach to fighting CNCD in Dominica.

 

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