Hotel holds Health Day to promote fitness

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By Jamil Khan | SHARJAH

THE Emirate of Sharjah is recognised as the first Healthy City in the region by World Health Organisation (WHO). To revel in this and support the initiative, Centro Sharjah, in association with Sharjah Health Promotion department and Fitness First Gym, organised a Health Day at the hotel premises attended by over 100 employees of the hotel.
The Health Day is an initiative to collectively invite the community for a number of free health tests and wellness lectures conducted by authorities from Sharjah Health Promotion department. The aim is to create awareness about health related issues affecting our society today and work towards cumulative betterment.
“We are extremely eager to play our role in the Healthy City project,” said Michael Kasch, General Manager. He added, “This distinction for Sharjah compliments its reputation of being the Cultural Hub and is a great step forward to improve health.”

Sharjah Health and Tourism is a campaign organized by Health Promotion Department in the Supreme Council for family affairs that aims in increasing the awareness of health practices that tourists can adopt in different tourism places in Sharjah. The program has targeted 55 different tourist sites and addressed more than 1000 health facts and practices that are related to the targeted sites. The campaign gained huge public attention with more than 300,000 views through social networking accounts. The campaign was successful because of the different collaboration of public and private sectors. The team behind the campaign is headed by Eman Rashed Saif, The manager of Health Promotion Department in Supreme Council for family affairs.
Health Day to create awareness about importance of health & wellness was conducted  as over 100 staff and guests attended the event wearing sports gear and were treated to healthy snacks.
-Published in The Gulf Today

~ by jamilkhan on July 23, 2016.

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