(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Peninsula
Doha: Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) yesterday held several activities across the country to mark Qatar National Sport Day and aimed at spreading awareness about the importance of doing regular physical activity and exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle.
As part of the PHCC mission to improve the health and well-being of the people in Qatar, the awareness activities called for a positive change in the daily lives by integrating at physical activity into their daily lives.
PHCC also set up a booth in Katara and educated people on healthy living as well as provided health checks and consultation.
Across various health centres, PHCC staff took part in group exercise activities as well as sharing educational material with the public to raise awareness.
The team delivered a Wellness and Health Promotion Program in Um Salal Health Centre and Barazan Park as well as the programme is running in 16 different schools across the country.
The week-long events focused promoting physical activity to start living a healthier lifestyle. By adopting a lifestyle that involves regular exercise, the impact of chronic and lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and obesity can be reduced.