The Ministry of Labour continues its efforts at promoting "healthy workplaces" when its hosts a wellness fair next Friday, December 4, at the Grantley Adams Industrial Estate, Seawell, Christ Church.
The fair, which runs from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., is being organised by the Ministry’s Project Unit, in collaboration with the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation.
The aim is to provide employees of the surrounding businesses with information on HIV and AIDS, and other chronic illnesses. Patrons will also have access to various medical checks, including blood pressure, cholesterol, HIV and breast cancer.
In addition, information packages will be provided to employers on HIV/ and AIDS policy development.
Several health-related organisations will participate in the event, including the Randall Phillips Polyclinic, the Barbados Breast Cancer Society, and the Barbados Registered Nurses Association.??