Promoting Healthy Choices and Lifestyles

U.S. Consul General Frances Chisholm joined KwaZulu-Natal‘s Member of the Executive Council for Health, Dr. Sbongiseni Dhlomo and Dr. Albertina Luthuli to participate in the ‪Rotary Family Health Day Campaign at the‪‎ Luthuli Museum in Groutville on October 7.

The community received free‪ ‎TB screening, testing and counselling for HIV, vitamin A supplements, and healthy lifestyle information.

The program also provided immunizations, as well as testing for blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes and other ailments. The U.S. Government — through the President’s Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (‪‎PEPFAR) — was one of the sponsors of the event, which featured a number of public-private partnerships.