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Dominicans Urged to be Vigilant in Decreasing The Spread of Communicable & Non Communicable Diseases on the Island.

Health educator at the Health Promotions Unit Adora Toussaint believes more efforts can be made by Dominicans to lessen the spread of Communicable non communicable diseases on the island.

She says Obesity is becoming of great concern to the ministry of health and that persons should eat food that could contribute toward longevity rather than foods that shorten their lives and create a problem for them and their families.

Mrs. Toussaint is calling on Dominicans to consume more fruits, vegetables and water and also engage in physical exercise as a means of remaining healthily and at the same time decrease the effects of Obesity on one’s life.

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