Production of a film on gestational diabetes has begun here in Saint Lucia.
The project is being undertaken by Medical Aid Films of the United Kingdom in collaboration with the Ministry of Health.
The production crew will be two weeks on the Island shooting the fifteen minute feature film which is expected to be shown around the world.
Some of the filming took place near the Castries Market area.
The film is expected to focus on three cases of gestational diabetes.
Medical Aid Films aims to save the lives of vulnerable women and children in developing countries by providing innovative training and education through film.
Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that affects women during pregnancy.