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MOH: Avoid Sun Exposure
05 August 2017
The Ministry of Health (MOH) warns against sun exposure in summer. Through an awareness infographic published on its twitter page, MOH has pointed out such potential harmful effects, including: skin cancer, emergence of skin wrinkles and pigmentation, eye disorders like glaucoma, sunstroke, sunburn and xerosis (dry skin).
MOH has stressed the need for caution and following anti-sun exposure guidelines, by using sunscreen, staying in the shade between 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., covering one’s head with a hat or an umbrella, wearing sunglasses, putting on long clothes that protect against the sun and drinking plenty of fluids.

Last Update : 08 August 2017 01:12 PM
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