Dominica should exemplify the epitome of Health and Wellness, says Minister of Tourism


Minister of Tourism and Legal Affairs, Honourable Ian Douglas believes that Dominica should exemplify the epitome of Health and Wellness, as it is regarded as one of the best Countries in the World which promotes that particular niche. Mr. Douglas made this statement at the Official Launching Ceremony of Kairi FM’s Walk and Smile, an initiative that is geared at showcasing many of the island’s natural attributes.


“We have everything, freshwater lakes, clean crystal flowing rivers as well as fresh fruits and vegetables and so, there is absolutely no reason why any of us should be unhealthy,” he said.  


The minister appealed to the Dominican public to adopt healthy lifestyles as healthy citizens are more likely to contribute to increase productivity, in any given island.


“That’s what we are all about, nation building, national development and Health and Wellness all coincides as it is linked to productivity,” exclaimed Douglas.


He also urged the youth in particular, to take ownership of their health.


“Take full responsibility for your health because your health is your wealth…while you may not have money, you’ll have the ability to earn and acquire if you are healthy, strong and productive,” he said.

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