A one-week training workshop on Chronic Diseases Self-Management, will convene from November 13th to 17th at Methodist Church Hall in Kingstown.
The workshop is being held as part of activities to coincide with World Diabetes Day, which would be commemorated globally on November 14th.
A total of 24 healthcare professionals are expected to attend this training workshop, they will include Staff Nurses, Nursing Assistants and Community Health Aids.
The training is geared towards empowering persons who can assist someone with chronic diseases.
Facilitators for the training workshop would be Ms. Rosemary Mockett, Community Nutrition Officer and Ms. Shanika John, Health Promotion Officer from the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment.
The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment in collaboration with Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), will host the event.