Taino promote well-being in the Bronx

Bronx, NY (UCTP Taino News) – Members of the Bohio Atabei Caribbean Indigenous Women’s Circle organized a mini-health fair for the local community in the Bronx on Saturday, April 18, 2009. The successful fair took place at KHNIA on University Ave and it featured Indigenous Caribbean Health Care Professionals including Lourdes Kalichi’naru and Vanessa Yuyabao’aru as well as holistic lecturer, Bruce Urayoel Carlino who spoke on preventive measures for health and well-being. Free blood pressure screenings and refreshments were offered. Yuyabao’aru (Boricua Taino), director of the Bohio noted that while the event was a seen as a pilot, local community members attending were “very enthusiastic” about the possibility of similar events in the near future.

UCTPTN 04.24.2009

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