Posted on December 01, 2015

The Department of Health Sciences (DHS) at Qatar University College of Arts and Sciences (QU-CAS) organized the HealthyLiving Campaign on November 29 in collaboration with QU Sports Science Department.

The campaign which was operated by assistant professor at the Public Health Program Dr Fahad Hanna, sponsored by Edventure Partners, and supervised by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, aimed to enhance the awareness of healthy lifestyle among QU community. Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) participated in the event through various health promotion activities. The event witnessed ample attendance and large number of activities planned jointly through professional institutes and guest speakers. The event’s closure involved a brief speech given by Head of Corporate Social Responsibilities at Qatar 2022 Ms Sheila Dohmann.

DHS Head and associate professor of Virology Dr Asma Al Thani said: “We are, at the Department of Health Sciences, keen to organize such educational campaigns to enhance the awareness among our student community at Qatar University. This campaign was taken to a greater extent through comprehending our efforts and introducing different awareness activities.” The campaign meant to educate the students on how to take care of their health through multiple activities such as healthy eating habits, exercise, monitoring the fat contents in the body, avoiding habits that lead to chronic diseases.

Dr Fahad Hanna said: “The HealthyLiving campaign is a project assigned to my Public Health students and sponsored by Edventure Partners. The students have done a tremendous amount of work to lead this event to a great success and deliver its meaningful purpose. We are proud of being active members of the Public Health program at the Department of Health Sciences. At this point, and after successful implementation of our ideas and great achievement of our goals, we are thrilled to be announced the winner team by the Supreme Committee.” 

The Department of Health Sciences at the College of Arts and Sciences at Qatar University will continue its educational campaigns to enhance the awareness in Qatar.