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Rotary Club of St. Maarten MenTake Charge

On March 20, 2013 the Rotary Club of St Martin Sunrise hosted a panel discussion on Men's Health under the theme "MENTAKE CHARGE GET CHECKED!" at the Divi Little Bay Resort. The event, was organized in collaboration with the St. Maarten Positive Foundation, and Collective Prevention Services Department of the Ministry of Health, aimed to bring awareness about health issues affecting men.

This important event was supported by the HCC as HCC President, Professor Trevor Hassell acted as a key resource and panel Chairman. Master of Ceremony was Rotary Club of St Martin Sunrise Men's Health Committee Chair, Mr. Claret Connor. The panelists for this event were well known members of the community; namely Mr. Michael Ferrier, Mr. Danny Ramchandani, Mr. Miguel de Weever, Major Steven Carty, Former Judge Wilfred Manning and Mr. Hubert Pantophlet.

The panel discussions and sharing derived from their personal experiences, which made a real impact as expressed by the audience of mostly men. This event was the first of a series of events planned for 2013, which the aforementioned organizations will focus on in the area of Men's health in the St. Maarten community.

HCC praises civil society in St. Maarten for prioritising men's health and placing it at the forefront of national dialogue.

This event was also featured on St. Maarten Island Time website. "Rotary Club of St Martin Sunrise hosted men"s health panel discussion as they kick off awareness campaign. PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On Wednesday March 20, 2013 the Rotary Club of St Martin Sunrise hosted a panel discussion on Men's Health under the theme "MENTAKE CHARGE GET CHECKED!" at the Divi Little Bay Resort." Read more....