Sponsored by the 10,000 Toes campaign, the program aimed to equip health leaders from around the TPUM with the skills necessary to become effective lifestyle coaches and addiction recovery specialists.
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The new centre is aimed at empowering people to take an active interest in improving their health outcomes.
More than 130 people graduated as 10,000 Toes ambassadors after attending a three-day summit held at Pacific Adventist University.
Throughout the presentations, attendees learned about the alarming statistics of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the South Pacific, how lifestyle medicine can change one's life and how someone's spirituality can impact their mental wellbeing.
"The best health intervention is lifestyle," said SPD president Pastor Glen Townend while opening the Hope Clinic in Suva (Fiji) last Friday, May 6, on his first trip outside Australia in the last two years.
It was a joyous occasion for church members on Yanuca Island in Fiji, during the official opening of their new church building on Thursday, March 31.
The Save 10,000 Toes campaign is aiming to reduce Type 2 diabetes cases and other lifestyle diseases in the country by 2030.
Out in rural Nadi are isolated pockets of family homes, some of whom live day-to-day not knowing where their next meal will come from.
The initiative was promoted by the ambassadors of the 10,000 Toes Campaign of the Nadi English Adventist Church and met a great need in the community.
Three churches in Fiji's western division have started what they never would have thought possible—an open bar, but one that sells natural, herbal juices.