GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Healthcare and Medicine

 
  Share

Sharjah, August 17, 2019:  In its second week, the “Health & Tourism 2019” Campaign, launched by Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah (SCFA), continues its awareness activities and events in a number of tourist and recreational sites and shopping malls in the Emirate of Sharjah.

The campaign was launched earlier this month under the theme “5_Ýí_Çáíæã# 5aday”, and in collaboration with the Sharjah Commerce & Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), Sharjah Cooperative Society. 

The world's first online campaign, that brings together the health awareness and tourist promotion, aims to raise the community awareness about eating at least 400 gm, or five portions, of fruit and vegetables per day to reduce enormous health risks, such as heart disease, stroke and some types of cancer.
The campaign's first week witnessed the launch of a contest through the Health Promotion Department's social media sites, and awareness videos clips about the importance of eating vegetables and fruits.

The number of followers of the campaign activities in the first week reached 1340 followers from all segments of society. While the number of tweets was 31 tweets, in addition to handing out more than 2000 awareness leaflets on the importance of eating 5 portions of fruits and vegetables in various government departments.

In addition to providing illustrations in vegetables and fruits department at Sharjah Cooperative Society in 3 main branches (Helwan, Sweihat, Al Qarain) showing consumers and shoppers the concepts of the campaign.

Moreover, the Health Promotion Department organized, at Al Bataeh and Helwan Children Centers, a workshop entitled 'Color Wheel' aimed at raising awareness of children, in addition to distributing awareness publications in both Al-Qarain and Wasit walk.
Volunteer Efforts ... the Most Important Factors for the Success of the Campaign

HE Iman Rashid Saif, Director of the Health Promotion Department, said: “Year after year, Health and Tourism campaign proves its importance through the high turnout by visitors and residents to the campaign's awareness activities, in addition to highlighting the unique tourist sites in the Emirate of Sharjah through posting lots of promotional pictures of tourism and recreational sites that have a great follow-up on various social media platforms of the department.”
Speaking about the volunteers' role in the campaign, Saif hailed their efforts to present the campaign in the best image, through proper dealing with visitors to the emirate.  

She underlined the constant endeavors of the department to elevate the awareness about the health issues, through the provision of innovative educational and awareness programs and initiatives in line with the standards of the World Health Organization, in order to provide citizens, residents and visitors to the Emirate with the skills and health information necessary to maintain their health.

These efforts come in pursuance of the wise vision of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, and his wife Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs.
Such a vision which reinforces the Emirate of Sharjah's position as the Middle East's first Healthy City.

Health and Tourism Campaign 2019 will continue until the end of August, including a range of innovative events targeting different ages and nationalities, through the organization of awareness workshops in 

several areas in addition to direct communication with visitors to the emirate in a number of tourist sites to make them aware of the practice of healthy eating habits during their vacation.

The campaign contests will also continue through social media platforms via the hashtag 5_Ýí_Çáíæã# 5aday, which will see many prizes and valuable gifts.
End



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 6855 times
Posted on : Saturday, August 17, 2019  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Burjeel Hospital gives gift of motherhood to young woman
Next Story : Al Ain Hospital doctors save young girl from 2.5 cm pin in her lungs
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Eid Gifts From The Body Shop
UAE Banks Among Top Performing in GCC, KPMG Report Finds
Made in Italy, ICSA® Issues a Notification of Counterfeit Products Found in the ...
First Range Rover Made Under Social Distancing Measures Comes Off Jaguar Land R...
Introducing the Marks & Spencer Summer Edit
Ralph Lauren: How to master the art of tie-dye. #RLatHome
HONOR MagicBook Series is Perfect for Fashion Forward, Design Conscious Individu...
Emirates Sets Industry-leading Safety Standard for Customers Travelling as It Re...
OMEGA Adds Full Gold Models to The Speedmaster 38 mm Collection
Dubai Customs and Omani Counterpart Discuss Post-Covid19 Era
UAE Develops a Rapid Coronavirus Laser Testing Technology
The Heart of Europe Takes Shape as the Ultimate Sustainable Island Tourism Desti...
VFS Global Joins Nation's Biggest Community Campaign; Donates to the 10 Million ...
Mubadala Supports the Fight Against COVID-19 by Leveraging Its Assets' World-Cla...
Union Coop Al Barsha – 3 Commercial Center 40% Complete
Trina Solar Publishes Its Vertex Module Technology White Paper, Unveiling a Bran...
Aster DM Healthcare Launches ‘Our New Earth' Microsite to Coach People to Transi...
Vatika Launches Natural Hair Food, an Effective Solution for Dry Hair
INFINITI of Arabian Automobiles Launches Exclusive Eid Rewards Campaign
Samsung Brings Unparalleled Offers to Tech Enthusiasts This Eid
Renault of Arabian Automobiles brings you Trade-In Super Sale for Eid
IATA COVID-19 Middle East and Africa Update Today at 12 PM
Special Edition Jaguar XE, XF & Range Rover Vogue Vehicles Arrive in UAE
The Best Omega Sunglasses For a Long-Awaited Summer
SALAMA Announces AED 13.65 Million Profit for Q1 2020
Celebrate EID with Special Offers on HONOR Smartphones
DFDC, FDF Hold Joint Webinar on Managing Stress and Anxiety Amid COVID-19
LG to Further Diversify TV Production
SITA Steps Up Development of a Self-sovereign Identity for Air Travel
Innovating to Fight COVID-19: Four Ways Drones are Contributing
du Keeps Loved Ones and Families Connected During Eid Al Fitr With World Calling Pack
Al Tayer Motors and Premier Motors Honour UAE's COVID-19 Frontline Heroes
Ericsson's USA 5G Factory: Staffed by Professionals – Trained by VR
Sony Middle East and Africa and Gearbox team up to offer rental services of late...
Airline Debt to Balloon by 28%
80th Anniversary of Maserati's Targa Florio Victory Maserati Tests an Mc20 Proto...
Foreo Reveals 5 Ways to De-Stress Your Skin
Tips for Keeping Your Smartphone Clean
ATM Virtual to Focus on Potential Chinese Outbound Travel Market
Danube Group Chairman Files Case With Dubai Police Against Scam Star for Faking ...
Kingston Technology Ships 7.68TB Capacity for Industry-Leading High-Performance ...
Al Majid Motors Announces the Arrival of All-New Kia K5 Fastback Sedan in the UAE
GEMS Innovation Awards 2020 Recognise Young Innovators after Virtual Showdown
Glaucoma: Symptoms and Treatment
Ethical JLT Salon THT is Supporting those whose Jobs have been affected during ...
Former UNWTO Secretary-General to speak at ATM Virtual
Al-Futtaim Technologies Implements Genesys Remote Working Solutions to Ensure Bu...
How Do You Rely on Your Smartphone in the UAE During the New Normal?
Karl Lagereld Drives Digital Innovation With Launch of the “Maison Karl Lagerfe...
WTTC Launches Safe Travels Protocols for Aviation, Airports, MICE and Tour Operators