DAT to recognize retirees at 11th Biennial Conference today

first_img 29 Views   no discussions Share EducationLocalNewsPrimarySecondary DAT to recognize retirees at 11th Biennial Conference today by: – April 11, 2012 Sharing is caring! Sharecenter_img Share Tweet Francis Jno. Lewis. Photo credit: Dionne DurandSeveral individuals who served in the teaching field for over fifty years are expected to be honored this morning, when the Dominica Association of Teachers will hold its 11th Biennial Conference under the theme “Teachers confronting the surge of non communicable diseases”.Second Vice President of the DAT Francis Jno Lewis said the theme was selected based on the fact that chronic non communicable diseases are affecting several teachers.According to Jno Lewis, it is also being held as a result of the crisis which is currently a major concern for the ministry of health.“We want to raise the awareness not just among our teachers but the general public on our health habits as well,” he said.Remarks by government officials, the election of new executive members and the recognition of retires will also form part of this morning’s agenda.The keynote address will be delivered by Paula Trotter.Meanwhile the DAT will embark upon a series of health fairs in April as part of extending its theme.“During the last week in April, we will see the condition of health fairs in various districts in and around Dominica. We have a lot of professionals who will conduct sessions on persons with diabetes and high blood pressure. This will assist the general populace in terms of their health habits,” he added.The event will commence from 8:30 am at the Garraway Hotel.Dominica Vibes Newslast_img

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