GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Sint Maarten’s calendar of health observances is to promote particular local or global health issues, and encourage the male population to be proactive and consult their physicians before onset of disease.
The Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department with the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development & Labour, is calling on the community to wear blue. This is part of the department’s annual calendar of observances.
CPS would like to see men and boys live longer, happier, and healthier lives, and is calling on all fathers’ and boys to consult their physician to determine their risk factors.
Get educated about your health and your risk of inherit health condition, and the diseases that can affect you; get screened and tested to be sure you are healthy; make annual visits to the doctor; eat healthier; and be more active and monitor your health.
CPS encourages Sint Maarten men and boys to make healthy choices and to live a healthy lifestyle.
Once you feel or notice a change in your body’s usual pattern, you should consult your physician, CPS advises. Men, who live healthy, routinely exercise, consume nutritional and sizeable meals and adhere to safe preventive tips.