Under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Ahmad Mohammad Al Saidi, minister of Health, the Royal hospital represented in the National Diabetes and Endocrine Center (NDEC) has recently concluded the first phase of the TAHARUK.OM Campaign at the Crown Plaza Hotel.
Dr. Noor Al Busaidi, (NDEC) Director, pointed out that the health reports show that 47% of adults do not exercise the sufficient physical activity. In addition, the overweight prevalence rate reaches 30%, and 24% regarding obesity, which means that in average a quarter of the adults from the different ages suffers obesity.
The campaign aims, as pointed by Ms. Seham Al Maskari, physical activity specialist at (NDEC) & the campaign supervisor, to promote physical activity behavior among the community individuals at the national level, and introduce them to the available opportunities and steps needed to achieve a healthier lifestyle.