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Health Ministry launches PEN program

By MERE NALEBA
Friday, June 20, 2014

Update: 1:30PM THE Ministry of Health, through the World Health Organization, this morning launched a Package of Essential NCD (PEN) program for high blood pressure, high cholesterol and high sugar level patients at the Makoi Health Centre, Nasinu.

About 100 colour-coded patients gave testimonies on how they have been able to live healthy lifestyles through PEN program.

Apart from visiting a doctor and a nurse during their review appointments, the patients, through the program, will also be seen by a dietician, clinician and physiotherapist.

The PEN program was launched by Nasinu Town Council special administrator Mosese Kama, non communicable disease national adviser Dr Isimeli Tukana and WHO technical officer Mental Health Dr Yutaro Setoya.








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