Ag Permanent Secretary in the Health Ministry, Letitia Lestrade-Wyke says NCDs are still a major concern
Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Social Services, Letitia Lestrade-Wyke, says Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) continue to be a health concern throughout the Caribbean, including Dominica.
She was speaking at a certificate ceremony held to recognize 21 participants of the Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management Programme, which provided community leaders with the training necessary to teach others how to manage NCDs.
Lestrade-Wyke explains NCDs are preventable and notes Hurricane Maria had a negative impact on the health of the population.
Acting PS in the Ministry of Health & Social Services, Letitia Lestrade-Wyke
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