Annual Gros Islet Health Fiesta Sunday
In commemoration of four years in office, the Parliamentary Representative for Gros Islet will be celebrating with a health promotion campaign (Health Fiesta) as a long-standing commitment towards a healthy Saint Lucia, in particular a healthy Gros Islet.
The Health Fiesta will be held on the grounds of the Gros Islet Roman Catholic Church on Sunday 29th November, 2015 and is being organised by the Gros Islet Constituency Group.
The Health fiesta will be preceded by a church service at the St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church at 7:00 a.m, after which persons are expected to join the Fiesta on the grounds in front of the church.
The Fiesta will offer, among other services: dental services, testing for hypertension and STDs, PSA testing for men over 40 years old, and nutrition counselling, as well as facilities to donate blood.
Some of the participants in the Health Fiesta will be: The Ministry of Health, Saint Lucia Planned Parenthood Association; Saint Lucia Diabetic and Hypertensive Association, Students of the American International Medical University (AIMU), Saint Lucia Blind Welfare Association, the Blood Bank, and United and Strong group.
The entire constituency of Gros Islet is encouraged to participate in the activities and benefit from the free screening available on that day.