Health promotion aims to contribute to the improvement of the health of individuals and communities. It is a strategy within Primary Health Care that fosters community involvement/partnership, group behavioral change and promotes healthy lifestyle.The services include: Health Education to Primary and secondary School and Communities. Monthly training with CNA’s, and coordinating International Health Day Activities. The Priority areas of focus are HIV/AIDS, Road Safety, Cancer, Diabetes, Hypertension, Domestic Violence, Inter-ministerial/Inter-agency coordination.
Environmental Health Program/Vector Control
This program contributes to the development and maintenance of a clean, safe and healthy environment so as to reduce the prevalence of disease associated with poor environmental conditions. The priority areas are: Vector Control, Food Safety, Water Quality, Solid Waste Management, Sewage and Liquid Waste Management, Rabies Control, Communicable Disease, Acute Pesticides Intoxication, Premises Inspection, Public Health Complaints.
Mental Health Day
Mental Health aims to achieve the best Mental Health Status for all by providing services to prevent and/or to reduce the incidence of Mental Illness. The acute unit serves the needs of persons with acute mental disorder, enhance their quality of life and create a network that guarantee the delivery of care within the community. The priority areas are: Promotion of Mental Health, Prevention of Mental Disorder and treatment of individuals.
Dental Health Program aims to create greater awareness in Primary School children regarding good dental health and hygiene and to reduce Dental disease. The priority areas include: Preserving and monitoring all first permanent molars, increasing the oral health strategy among pregnant women and reduction of oral pathology in the community.