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Major General Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi participates in "I am healthy" activities at Nad Al Sheba fire station

2019 12 26 1NA

In the presence and participation of His Excellency Major General Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defense, Civil Protection Department “Public Health Section” organized an event of “I am Healthy - Diabetes awareness through healthy food” for firefighters at Nad Al Sheba fire station. The event was held in cooperation with Dubai Health Authority, as part of the efforts to sustain healthy activities and events designed specially to facilitate the individual’s choice of appropriate healthy behavior.

The activities included testing sugar level in the body, physical competitions for firefighters and awareness lecture about diabetes; its types, causes, risk factors, symptoms, complications, treatment and prevention, as well as focusing on sports activities and choosing appropriate healthy diet.

Al Matrooshi also visited the "Happiness Platform" as part of the initiative's activities, and met with Naama Al Shamsi, Head of Family and Youth Department at the Community Development Authority, and many other public figures participating in the event.  Al Matrooshi addressed many aspects that support cooperation and promote meaningful communication that enhances the role of society institutions.

Al Matrooshi praised the initiative, stressing that it urges firefighters to achieve physical, mental and psychological integration, and enhances disease prevention and health preservation to live happily. It also contributes to the sustainability of fire fighters effectiveness while performing their role to protect lives and property, noting that he personally fully supports all activities that enhance the health of Dubai Civil Defense staff.

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