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NCD’s fight important for COVID-19 preparation

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 25/06/2020

The Health Minister has highlighted the need for the public to work together with the government and related stakeholders to fight NCD’s in Tonga in preparation for COVID-19. This was part of her address this morning during Tonga Health’s grants and sponsorships awards ceremony.

In her remarks, Dr. ‘Amelia Tu’ipulotu says this is the right time for everyone to work together in the fight against NCD’s to be fully prepared for when COVID-19 reaches our shores.

Meanwhile, Australia’s High Commissioner to Tonga – H.E Adrian Morrison talked about the need for national action and strategies to address NCD’s in Tonga during this challenging time from COVID-19.

The Health Minister and Australia’s High Commissioner to Tonga then presented certificates to the grantees of the Tonga Health program which were funded by the government of Tonga, also the government of Australia.

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