14 Nov 2007

Samoa's Ministry of Health launches healthy lifestyle campaign

11:18 am on 14 November 2007

Samoa's Ministry of Health has launched a healthy lifestyle campaign aimed at reducing the high incidence of non communicable diseases in the country.

The campaign promotes daily exercises, eating healthily and not smoking.

More than 20 villages have signed up for the campaign and they will be visited by health ministry staff who will tips to prevent injury during exercise and promoting vegetables in the daily diet.

The village visits will also teach about the dangers of smoking.