The HCC and the Dominica Diabetes Association (DOMDA) held the ‘Blood Pressure Screening for Communities’ workshop on Wednesday April 1st, 2015 attended by DOMDA outreach staff and community nurses and physicians from the Ministry of Health. DOMDA is one of the subgrantees on the Blood Pressure Control Through Community Action (BPCCA) project – Phase I, funded through the Australian Direct Aid Program.
Through the initiative the DOMDA will be screening approximately 800 individuals in underserved communities in and around St. Joseph Health District and monitoring those found to have high blood pressure for medication and lifestyle compliance. DOMDA is led by President Mrs. Marvlyn Birmingham and her team. BPCCA I Clinical Project Advisors Dr. Jamario Skeete and Dr. Addison St. John led the one-day training workshop.
For more photos from the training – click here.