Tokelau Stepwise survey deferred

10 October 2014
ZUMBA DANCING COMPETITION: Program undertaken in the villages to keep awareness and prevent NCD's in Tokelau.

The ‘Stepwise Survey’ that will provide outcome on the progress of the work against the prevention of Non-Communicable Disease is deferred.
The survey was set to begin on October 7 is now deferred to the 16 October.
The survey will help Tokelau Health Department in comparing progress of the work now, to the last survey that was carried out in 2005.
The last survey highlighted the urgency to address issues of smoking, obesity, rising of individuals with blood pressure, the need for better diets and low level in physical activities by the people.
The delayed was due to the delivery of shipment of the equipment needed to carry out the survey.