Critical Regional meeting targets Chronic Disease Self-management, and Prevention & Management of NCDs
The stage has been set for a critical regional meeting to tackle the issue of chronic disease self-management, as well as lead the way forward for the prevention and management of NCDs throughout the Caribbean.
At the opening ceremony of the meeting, Dr. Tomo Kanda, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Advisor for Chronic Diseases, for Barbados and Eastern Caribbean Office, revealed the slogan for the Caribbean program, “Better Health Begins With ME.”
She stated that the slogan was chosen from among many suggestions from around the Caribbean, in an effort to integrate Caribbean culture into the programme.
The Stanford University chronic disease self-management programme seeks to strengthen, empower and improve sustainability of civil society, in relation to prevention & management of NCDS in Dominica .
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