5 July 2012

Nigeria: Women's Group Holds Community Health Talk

Tabitha Women's Centre Maitama recently held a family health talk in Abuja, where issues of good eating habits, regular exercise, regular check-up, adequate sleep and recreation were identified by medical experts as the key to achieving longevity as well as a healthy life.

Medical Director of the centre, Dr Chito Nwana, said the interactive health talk was an avenue to educate people on the issues of family health care, which will bring about a healthy community.

In her speech, Dr Nwana explained that her team of professionals and consultants, set out to change people's mindset on their lifestyle by empowering them with information required to develop a good body system, which translates into healthy living, healthy communities and healthy nation.

She said the programme which is the first in its series, will be held continually until the desired change is attained. She called on participants to share their knowledge, so that people around them can benefit.

Lectures were presented by a pediatrician, gynecologist, nutritionist, primary health physician and a social worker, who talked respectively on general health, women's health, stress management and healthy living for children.

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