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Khan: More than half adult population overweight; take care of your health

Former Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan says that more than half of the adult population is overweight.

He says the onus is on citizens to take care of their health and not leave it to the doctors.

Dr Khan issued a statement on the matter on Tuesday morning.

"Learning about the issue in Tobago concerning the insufficient space to facilitate the growing number of patients who need dialysis is not surprising given the increase in Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (CNCD) in our country over the past two decades.