Caribbean Wellness Day 2020 Statement. | SMN News

This year, the people of the Caribbean Region will celebrate 12 years since the 2007 landmark summit, ‘Declaration of Port of Spain: Uniting to Stop the Epidemic of Chronic Non-communicable Diseases’ under a new theme, ‘Power Through Collective Action’ with the sub-theme – “Stronger Together 2020”. This year CARPHA is pleased to align the Caribbean Wellness Day (CWD) sub-theme with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) mental health awareness campaign.

Worldwide, mental disorders are now recognized as the 5th major non-communicable disease and a major public health threat to economic development in the 21st century. According to the World Health

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