UAE's MoHAP Launches Healthy Lifestyle in Ramadan Initiative

  • Publish date: Monday، 12 April 2021
UAE's MoHAP Launches Healthy Lifestyle in Ramadan Initiative

2020 was a year that brought the issue of health into light, with Covid-19 being announced as a pandemic early 2020, health is now a major topic. And, as Ramadan is approaching, the UAE continues to spread awareness regarding health.

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) is launching an initiative known as the ‘Ma’kom in Ramadan’ that is a health education programme during the holy month of Ramadan.

The initiative revolves around the most important healthy habits and food practices that people should adopt and maintain during the month-long fast.

According to the ministry of health, the goal is to help raise awareness and encourage people to opt for healthier food options when buying groceries.

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The initiative does not only include the push to a healthier diet but also a ’Gym with You’ initiative, which includes online physical training sessions to promote a healthier lifestyle.

Dr. Hussein Abdel Rahman Al Rand, Assistant Undersecretary for Health Clinics and Centers, said this programme is part of the Ministry’s commitment to enhancing people’s awareness about the importance of embracing healthy lifestyles during Ramadan by focusing on healthy nutrition and physical exercise.

He stressed that healthy eating is one of the most important factors for enhancing the immunity system and preventing diseases, especially during these challenging times.

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