Al Noor Hospital – Al Ain Campus launches a community outreach program to shed light on various health and wellness related topics

June 11, 2014 2:54 pm

Al Noor Hospital, Al Ain Campus earlier this year launched its community outreach program aimed at promoting preventive care and wellness to the Al Ain residence. Part of this program is in collaboration with Al Ain Mall.

Every alternate Thursday, from 5:00 pm until 10:00 pm, Al Ain mall visitors will have the opportunity to learn about a different health and wellness topics and will have access to a number of free medical assessments, free consultations with medical experts and will also receive various educational material pertaining to the topic highlighted on the day.

“Changing nutritional habits, reliance on fast food and decreasing habitual physical activity have resulted in the emergence of non-communicable diseases as the dominant feature of poor health in the community,” said Dr. Amina El Saleh, Hospital Director at the Al Ain Campus.

“In recognition of this and in alignment with the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD) disease prevention programs, we have introduced outreach activities aimed at drawing attention to the lifestyle diseases and other preventable health problems.”

A variety of health topics including diabetes, cardiovascular diseases or heart health, eating disorder, nutrition and cervical and colorectal cancer have already been covered and there are a many more lined up within the course of the asthma, harmful effects of tobacco and men’s health, to name a few.

Al Noor Hospital – Al Ain Campus is committed to engage in programs that are specifically designed to provide the community with the knowledge and support they need to adopt a healthy lifestyle and to make better choices. The program will run until the end of 2014.