Nevis’ Health Promotion Unit (HPU) successfully hosted a World Diabetes Day Health Screening on November 18 and 19, 2021, with 184 persons turning up to check their blood sugar, blood pressure and kidney health.
The VONNEWSLINE recently spoke with Senior Health Educator at the Unit ,Ms. Shevanee Nisbett, who gave us this feedback:
Ms. Shevanee Nisbett.
The screening, held at the Cotton Ginnery Mall in Charlestown, was a joint initiative of the Ministry of Health and Gender Affairs (Nevis) and the Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF).
On Thursday, 73 individuals presented themselves for the free diabetes, hypertension and kidney disease screening while 111 turned up on Friday.