Nurse Practitioners Focus on Only Men at Health Fair

Author  Latoya Laylor Brown

Men’s only health fair by the Southern Regional Health Authority.

 

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Family Nurse Practitioner Sonia Miller Green from the St. Elizabeth Health Department conducts a blood pressure test on Markland Kepple at the second staging of a men’s only health fair by the Southern Regional Health Authority at the Santa Cruz taxi park in St. Elizabeth on November 22. More than 50 men received free services including dental examinations and cleanings, HIV/VDRL testing, prostate examinations, blood sugar and pressure testing. They were also educated in areas of drug use, maintaining good mental health, prostate health and preventing chronic diseases.

The event was sponsored by: Nestle Jamaica, Digicel, Jamaica Standard Products, Pickapeppa, Caribbean Producers Jamaica, MegaMart and FosRich.

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Family Nurse Practitioner Ellotha Beckford Muschamp from the Manchester Health Department explains a point to Harold Bernard before doing a prostate examination at the men’s only health fair held at the Santa Cruz taxi park in St. Elizabeth on November 22. The health fair, now in its second year, was held in an effort to encourage men to take better control of their health. More than 50 men received free services including dental examinations and cleanings, HIV/VDRL testing, prostate examinations, blood sugar and pressure testing. They were also educated in areas of drug use, maintaining good mental health, prostate health and preventing chronic diseases.

The event was sponsored by: Nestle Jamaica, Digicel, Jamaica Standard Products, Pickapeppa, Caribbean Producers Jamaica, MegaMart and FosRich.

 

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