Public Education Resources

Chikungunya Awareness & Prevention

Prevent Mosquito Breeding Mosquitoes live and breed in standing water in and around the home. Do your part by preventing mosquito breeding: Cover all drums, tanks, barrels and buckets that are used to store water Get rid of all old tyres, tins, bottles, plastic containers, coconut shells and anything in… Read More

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccine

What is the HPV vaccine? The HPV vaccine is an injection available to protect against the most common types of HPV infections which causes cervical cancer. The HPV vaccines are generally recommended for girls 9-13 of age, with all 3 doses given within a six month period based on the… Read More

Frequently Asked Questions About Cervical Cancer

What is the Cervix? The cervix is the lower part of the uterus (womb), which opens into the vagina (birth canal). The uterus (womb) is where a baby grows when a woman is pregnant.   What is Cervical Cancer? Cancer is a disease in which cells in the body grow… Read More

Do Your Pap Smear Today – It Can Save Your Life

What is a Pap smear? A Pap smear is a screening test which is an easy way to check the cervix for abnormal cell changes. It detects early changes in the cells of the cervix. The cervix is the lower part of the uterus (womb), which opens into the vagina… Read More

Physical Activity & Water – A Healthy Combination

It is important to drink plenty of water before, during and after any form of physical activity. Water is necessary for hydration, that is, to maintain the fluid level in the body. You should drink water on a regular basis to maintain a healthy body. Benefits of Water during Exercise… Read More