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Al-Ahsa: «Walk 30» Campaign Launched at 10 Sites
06 March 2022

In celebration of the National Walking Day, marked annually on March 5th, Al-Ahsa Health Affairs has organized an awareness campaign under the title: «Walk 30»; which aims at promoting the public health, supporting the role of official authorities in spreading the culture of walking, as well increasing the rate of walking practitioners from 17.4% to 35%. The campaign, conducted in more than 10 sites in the governorate, has been accompanied by a number of awareness booths for checking blood pressure, blood sugar level, waist circumference, and body mass index (BMI).

Through the National Walking Project, the Ministry of Health (MOH) aims to achieve one of the goals of the Saudi Vision 2030; in terms of increasing the average life expectancy from 74 to 80 years by promoting the culture of walking in the community, as well as keeping pace with the Kingdom's aspirations towards a healthy body in an ambitious nation.

Last Update : 15 March 2022 09:49 AM
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