Planning and Development Ministry leads World AIDS Day awareness
On Thursday 22nd November 2018, the Ministry of Planning and Development hosted a Health Fair for its staff in commemoration of World Aids Day. Staff came out in their numbers as the North West Regional Health Authority team administered HIV, Prostate, BMI, Cholesterol, Glucose, mental health and blood pressure testing.
World AIDS Day is observed on December 1st annually. It is an opportunity for persons world-wide to unite against the fight of the HIV virus, commemorate those who have died and show support for people who currently have the disease. World Aids Day was founded in 1988 and was the first ever global health day. To date, AIDS is most important global health issue in recorded history.
The Ministry of Planning and Development urges the people of Trinidad and Tobago to get tested and know your status as we do our part to eradicate the HIV virus in our beloved country.