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Published:Tuesday | April 11, 2017 | 12:00 AM
Soyini Phillips came out in her gear, ready for the feel-good workout vibes.
Kerie 'Kiki' Lewis-Thombs takes a quick break from her host duties to share smiles with our camera.
Member of Parliament Natalie Neita (left) and Dawn Henry pause from their workout to pose for our camera.
Valon Thorpe shares the lens with Talia Soares at the big workout, and health and wellness party at Emancipation Park on Friday to launch Jamaica Moves.
Catherine Goodall, LASCO's marketing manager of beverages, is sandwiched by Minister of Transport and Mining Mike Henry (left) and Minister of Health Christopher Tufton, as they share a hearty laugh.
Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton is flanked by Terri-Karelle Reid (left), The Gleaner's online sales and brand manager, and Nordia Craig, manager of business development and marketing, at the launch of the Jamaica Moves initiative.
Catherine Goodall (centre), LASCO's marketing manager of beverages, out with her team, Kari Steel (left), brand manager of Nutrify, and Lyshon Davis, brand manager of LASCO iCool Water to help keep everyone hydrated.
Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton (left) gets moving at the launch of Jamaica Moves.


On Friday, April 7, World Health Day, Emancipation Park in New Kingston was transformed into a big workout party to mark the beginning of Jamaica Moves. A health and wellness initiative was launched by the Ministry of Health. The yearlong campaign encourages 30 minutes of exercise each day to reduce the risk of non-communicable diseases. Here are the highlights as Jamaica moves.