Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 13, 2019
The National Health Walk held early this morning (Saturday, August 10) from the Caribbean Cinemas parking lot to the Frigate Bay Lawn is being hailed by those who participated in the event as a huge success, as it achieved the goal of promoting physical activity among citizens and residents. The staging of the health walk came on the heels of the launch of SKN Moves, which took place on Friday, August 9, 2019, at Independence Square.
The national programme forms part of a wider regional initiative, Caribbean Moves – which was adopted by CARICOM leaders in 2018 to foster healthy lifestyles to combat NCDs (non-communicable diseases). Among those participating in Saturday’s National Health Walk were Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, the Honourable Eugene Hamilton.