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Aimed at promoting better health in Guyana, more than 60 workplaces have signed on to the Ministry of Health’s Workplace Wellness Programme.During the past week, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Pan American Health Organisation were added to the list of workplaces embracing the programme. But according to Minister of Health, Dr. Leslie Ramsammy, the intent is to have every workplace be a part of the programme. He however noted that “given the fact that this initiative started only quite recently, we have made very rapid progress and indeed the workplaces that are making request for the programme at this time outpace our capacity to actually meet the needs.”For this reason, the Minister said that the Ministry of Health is actively collaborating with other agencies such as the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation, the New Amsterdam Hospital, the Berbice Health Sector,cheap jerseys from china, the Regional Health Authorities and other health sectors in other regions as well as the private sector.PAHO/WHO Representative, Dr. Beverley Barnett and Minister of Health, Dr. Leslie Ramsammy.With PAHO being the most recent entity to join forces with the Ministry, the Minister said that “this is a celebration and we thought in coming to PAHO in terms of regional health – the lead agency – that it is an appropriate place to celebrate at this time.”Dr. Ramsammy asserted that the move represents continuing progress that “we are making in terms of promoting better health in our country and particularly promoting better health in the workplace.  The progress that we have made has given us reason for celebration at this point in many ways.”According to PAHO/WHO Country Representative Dr. Beverley Barnett, “We have finally,China NFL Jerseys, I think,China Jerseys Wholesale, started to realize the importance of non-communicable diseases prevention and control at the global level (but) we have known it at the national level and the Caribbean or Regional level for a long time.”She made reference to the recent United Nations High Level meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases in New York, which resulted in a political declaration which the World Health Organisation is charged with following up and implementing.One of the components of that declaration, she noted, is the reduction of risk factors and the creation of health-promoting environments, with one such environment being the workplace. This move,NFL Jerseys Outlet, she added, is aimed at ensuring population-based intervention such as individual screening to detect risk factors early so that they can be controlled and treated.“This is extremely important as a strategy for reducing non-communicable diseases, preventing and controlling them. We need to remember that population-based interventions such screening for cervical cancer through the screening of visual inspection with acid and the Pap smear and mammography to detect breast cancer early when it can be treated are extremely important.”She added too that at the individual level knowing things like your blood glucose level, blood pressure, body mass index,Wholesale Jerseys China, cholesterol level and family history,Nike Air Max 95 White, all help to determine your risk of non-communicable diseases such diabetes, heart diseases and stroke.As such, in the push for health for all, health workers and personnel of organisations such as PAHO/WHO are sometimes forgotten “because we are so focused on the rest of the population,” according to Dr. Barnett.“We are also very important and so we thank the Ministry for the invitation for us to participate in its Workplace Wellness Programme and we are very pleased to accept that invitation.”Meanwhile, Minister Ramsammy revealed that the Ministry of Health Workplace Wellness Programme is now a part of the Occupational Safety and Health Programme that the Ministry of Labour is mandated to undertake.
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