The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC), in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, will start on Monday its awareness campaign under the theme Healthy for Qatar to highlight to school students the importance of maintaining health and leading a healthy lifestyle.

The campaign will be carried out by a comprehensive medical team comprised of nutritionists, health educators, family doctors, dentists, nursing supervisors as well as school health programmes and services.

Executive Director of Corporate Communication Department at PHCC, Huda al-Wahidi, highlighted the importance of carrying out health campaigns at the beginning of the new academic year to spread the health culture and raise the level of health awareness among students, all part of the awareness and educational plan stemming from the National Health Strategy to promote school health through prevention.

She added that the two-week campaign is one of the most important programmes for PHCC to implement the National Health Strategy which aims to consolidate the concepts and patterns of a healthy lifestyle.

Source: Government of Qatar