PHOTO GALLERY:  CARIBBEAN WELLNESS DAY OBSERVANCES 2012  

  The CARICOM Secretariat began its observance of Caribbean Wellness Day on Friday 6 September 2012 with a 'Know your NCD risk day' at its Turkeyen, Guyana, Headquarters
 


Ms Joylyn Bascom (L) gets ready for her blood pressure level to be checked by Registered Nurse, Cilicia Thomas, Ministry of Health, Guyana. — atCARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Guyana .


Ms Ullana Greenidge, Nutritional Auxiliary Worker, Ministry of Health, Guyana, gives nutrition counselling to Ms Jennifer Ho-Yow


Ms Coteber Chase, Community Nutrition Officer, Ministry of Health, Guyana, checking the height and weight of Ms Gloria Whitney to calculate her Body Mass Index (BMI)


Display of publications on health and nutrition


Display of publications on health and nutrition


Ambassador Lolita Applewhaite, CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General (R) greets Ms Patricia Bobb, Nutritional Auxiliary Worker, Ministry of Health, Guyana

Ms Chaka Browne sits in eager anticipation for her blood glucose test, administered by Medex Theressa Moore, Ministry of Health, Guyana



Registered Nurse, Ms Cilicia Thomas, Ministry of Health, Guyana, gets ready to test the blood pressure of Mr. Orin Skeete CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Guyana


Ms Renée Franklin-Peroune (R), coordinator of the exercise, escorts Ambassador Lolita Applewhaite, CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General (L) to view the proceedings. 


Students in the conference room of the CARICOM Secretariat for a presentation on the functions of the Admin Services, Procurement 

Ambassador Lolita Applewhaite, CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General declaring the exercise open



Staff Members of the CARICOM Secretariat listening to remarks by the Deputy Secretary-General

Medex Theressa Moore, Ministry of Health, Guyana, tests the blood glucose level of Mr Hussein Alli. — atCARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Guyana .



Ambassador Lolita Applewhaite, CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General (L) greets, Coteber Chase, Community Nutrition Officer, Ministry of Health, Guyana.

On of the activities to mark Caribbean Wellness Day 2012 was a four-mile Wellness walk from the Turkeyen, Guyana, Headquarters of the CARICOM Secretariat to the Guyana National Park, Thomas Lands, Georgetown: Saturday 8 September 2012 

CARICOM Secretariat Staff Members gear up to begin



CARICOM Secretariat Staff Members gear up to begin

From L-R CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General, Ambassador Lolita Applewhaite; the Honourable Dr. Bheri Ramsarran Minister of Health of Guyana; and Renée Franklin-Peroune, CARICOM Secretariat



Participants warming up

Participants warming up



CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General, Ambassador Lolita Applewhaite; the Honourable Dr. Bheri Ramsarran Minister of Health of Guyana, and CARICOM Secretariat staff before the start of the walk

His Excellency Dr. Brent Hardt (second, right), United States Ambassador to Guyana and CARICOM leading his contingent from the United States Embassy, Georgetown 



CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General, Ambassador Lolita Applewhaite (fifth, right) and CARICOM Secretariat staff members pose for a photo before the start of a four-mile Wellness walk

Participants in their contingent before the start of the walk



Participants in their contingent before the start of the walk

Participants in their contingent before the start of the walk



Participants in their contingent before the start of the walk

Getting ready



Getting ready

Off they go!



Off they go!

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

Participants arrive in the National Park with feelings of accomplishment



Wellness Walk in progress

Participants arrive in the National Park with feelings of accomplishment



Participants arrive in the National Park with feelings of accomplishment

Participants arrive in the National Park with feelings of accomplishment



Participants arrive in the National Park with feelings of accomplishment

Participants arrive in the National Park with feelings of accomplishment



Participants arrive in the National Park with feelings of accomplishment

Participants arrive in the National Park



Participants arrive in the National Park

Participants arrive in the National Park with feelings of accomplishment



Participants arrive in the National Park

Participants arrive in the National Park with feelings of accomplishment



Participants arrive in the National Park with feelings of accomplishment

Participants arrive in the National Park



Participants arrive in the National Park

Participants arrive in the National Park with feelings of accomplishment



Participants arrive in the National Park

The end: Guyana National Park.



The end: Guyana National Park.

An exercise session at the end of the walk



The end: Guyana National Park.

An exercise session at the end of the walk



An exercise session at the end of the walk

An exercise session at the end of the walk



Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport, Mr. Steve Ninvalle delivering remarks at the end of the walk

An exercise session at the end of the walk



An exercise session at the end of the walk

Mr Tom Vlugman Officer-in-Charge, PAHO, delivering remarks at the end of the walk   



Ambassador Lolita Applewhaite, CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General, delivering remarks at the end of the walk 

The Honourable Dr. Bheri Ramsarran (front) Minister of Health of Guyana marking remarks at the end of the walk



Wellness Walk in progress

Wellness Walk in progress



Wellness Walk in progress

   
 
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