March 31, 2020

People living with diabetes are among the high risk groups that can have serious illness, if they contract a viral infection (eg. COVID-19) - especially if they also have heart disease.

With that in mind, the Diabetes Association of Jamaica recommends that people...

March 23, 2020

Exercising and staying fit are important to good health and reduce the risk of developing Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) like diabetes. Yet a lot of us don’t get enough exercise because we believe we don’t have the time, it’s hard or boring and many of us just don’t...

March 20, 2020

There is a global pandemic happening right now in Jamaica, which seems to cause serious illness in people with Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) such as:

lung disease, heart disease and diabetes.

Jamaica Moves wishes to remind those of us who are living with NCDs to conti...

March 19, 2020

The World is experiencing a global pandemic and we all have a role to play in keeping ourselves healthy!

With that in mind, Jamaica Moves wishes to remind you that you can Be Your Own Hero,

by staying healthy and boosting your immune system.

Here are 4 ways to stay health...

March 5, 2020

March 4 is World Obesity Day and all across the world, the day has been dedicated to understanding and trying to find solutions for obesity which is complex and often stigmatized.

So to help shed some light on obesity in Jamaica and what can be done to manage...

March 2, 2020

SALT, or more specifically the mineral sodium which is found in salt, is necessary for specific body functions.

However, for those who have high blood pressure (hypertension), it is generally recommended that they do not have more than half teaspoon of salt per day.

In f...

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