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Dr. Al-Rabeeah Launches Today the Health Award: "Create & Inspire"
18 February 2014
His Excellency the Minister of Health, Dr. Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al-Rabeeah, has launched, today morning, the Health Award: “Create& Inspire”, which aims to come up with ideas and creative projects, and to promote the culture of community participation, through a community contest. This contest motivates all community members, regardless of their segments, to participate in providing ideas and proposals, in an endeavor to answer the question: How to adopt an easy and pleasant healthy lifestyle, and good approaches to attain such a target, which contributes to finding solutions to the health problems affecting significantly to the increase of chronic diseases, such as diabetes, obesity, hypertension and high cholesterol?
 
Within the same vein, Dr. Al-Rabeeah has expressed his delight with this awareness contest, which comes in line with the directions of the Ministry of Health (MOH), to promote sound and healthy lifestyles, as well as intensifying all the efforts to reduce the chronic diseases. Meanwhile, Dr. Al-Rabeeah has underscored the MOH’s keenness to activate the awareness programs and activities, for maintaining the health and safety, as well as protecting everyone against diseases, Allah willing.
 
This Award aims at reaching, via social networks, not less than 5 million people among the segments of society, to compete to answer the aforementioned question, by introducing their projects and practical ideas, to be applied on the ground, by leaning on the support and potentials of the community’s experts and devotees.
 
Furthermore, this Award is organized and developed by both the Health Care Development Holding Company and Tam Limited Development Company, which will work to benefit from the community potentials, including young people, and transform their thoughts and ideas into practical projects; in an endeavor to bring about a pleasant radical change and a healthy lifestyle.
 
It is worth mentioning that the award is meant to motivate the society members to submit at least 2,000 ideas of their proposals and innovative ideas, given that participation in the award is open to  both citizens and residents all over the Kingdom, who have ideas and projects that may contribute to the improvement of a healthy lifestyle. Moreover, the winners will be determined via an e-voting system by all community members, in addition to the criteria of the arbitration committee’s members, who are concerned with creative health ideas.
 
The winner project of first place will get a prize of SR 150,000, and the winner of second place will get a prize of SR 100,000, while the winner of third place will get a prize of SR 75,000, and the winner of fourth place will get a prize of SR50,000, and the winner of fifth place will get a prize of SR 25,000.
 
Furthermore, the Minister of Health will grant the winning projects of institutions and companies honorary awards, taking the form of a gold medal for the first place, a silver medal for the second place, and a bronze medal for the third place, while the ten winning ideas will get a prize of SR 10,000. The prizes will be handed out to the participants whose names are registered in the Award’s website, and the candidates will be notified of their nomination via e-mail and mobile phone (call / message). Also winners shall be notified of their winning in the same manner.
 
It is noteworthy that the Ministry has provided all information and the way to submit the creative ideas and proposals via the MOH’s website: www.moh.gov.sa, and its account on the social networks.
 
Health Award: “Create& Inspire”, click here.
 
 
 



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