Being healthy links to positive academic performances: Akbar
May 7, 2018 7:08 pm
In a bid to empower and encourage the young generation to practice healthy living, the University of the South Pacific has organized a health and wellness week for their students and the public.
Officiating at the USP health week, Health Minister Rosy Akbar says people need to challenge themselves to be an advocate of healthy lifestyle.
“All the time we hear youths are the leaders of the country, I am
Sure we need leaders who are healthy and i will wish that these students become champions of not only their health but also the health of their families and communities.”
Akbar says that children need to stay healthy so that they can concentrate on their studies and be more attentive and engaged.
She adds research shows being healthy links to positive academic performances.