Heart Association Fair Benefitted The Public

Tuesday 04th, March 2014 / 09:46 Published by

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On Thursday February 27th, The Bahamas Heart Association hosted their Annual Health Fair at Town Centre  Mall. This event is hosted to educate the public and create an awareness about general health and heart health.

bahamas-heart-association-0391It is also an opportunity for people to get tested privately for things such as cholesterol, glucose level, AIDS etc. It’s also an opportunity to meet drug distributors, obtain information about heart related disease ,and  learn about alternative care and treatment eg. Symmetry.

Sponsors for this event were: Aquapure, Town Center Mall, Fashion Hall, Doctor’s Hospital, Thompson’s Trading, D’Albenas Agency.

Booths present at this event were: The Bahamas Heart Association, The National  Drug Council, Lowes Pharmacy,  Cancer Association, The Nurses Association of The Bahamas,  Symmetry, The Diabetes Assoc., Healthy Life Style, Thompson’s Trading, UNIFY, Owen Burrows, HIV Aids Programme, Doctor’s Hospital and the D’Albenas.

According to Thelma Johnson, The Bahamas Heart Association’s President, “We were happy to host this event. We encourage the public to become educated about their health, especially heart health. The Bahamas Heart Association is here to create an awareness and educate people about heart disease. We can provide presentations / lectures to schools, workplaces etc. We welcome the public to become a part of The Bahamas Heart Association.  Your support helps not only you, but also a child in need of heart care. We thank everyone who have supported and joined us”.

The Bahamas Heart Association

Captions:

Top – Bahamas Heart Association booth – Deidre Maycock, Tina Lightbourne (Vice-president), Thelma Johnson (president)

Side: booth at fair

Gallery (left to right)
0357 – Nurses association
0363 – Tessa Simone DJ’s
0371 – Symmetry Bahamas
0372 – Health sponsor of fruit drinks
0382 – Bahamas Diabetic Association
0395- Rotoracts with Miss Teen Bahamas

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