Her Excellency Dr. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari, Minister of Community Wellbeing, and senior leaders from Qatar’s health care sector, these days took element in the Globe Wellbeing Organization’s Wander the Chat: Well being For All Challenge in Geneva.
H.E Dr Al Kuwari was invited as a visitor of honor and joined Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO’s Director-Typical, and 1000’s of associates of the neighborhood Geneva neighborhood at WHO’s third Stroll the Converse party, held in advance of the 75th Globe Well being Assembly having put from 22 to 28 Might in Geneva.
Forward of the start off of the stroll, Dr Tedros introduced H.E Dr. Al Kuwari with a special ‘Director-General’s Wellness Champions 2022’ award in recognition of her excellent advocacy in international wellbeing marketing and security.
The Walk the Talk event presented participants the opportunity to stroll, operate or use a wheelchair over a 3- or 4.2-kilometer route. In addition to people using part in particular person in Geneva, several 1000’s of persons from throughout the earth participated remotely by means of the Walk the Discuss mobile application. The Stroll the Talk initiative aims to persuade people today to be physically energetic and mentally properly to assist their health.
Speaking at the occasion, H.E Dr. Al Kuwari mentioned: “I would like to thank Dr. Tedros for generously inviting myself and my colleagues from Qatar to be portion of this amazing function. I am deeply grateful to be honored with the Director-General’s Overall health Champions award, which is testomony to the unbelievable work of tens of 1000’s of focused health care specialists in Qatar many thanks to the unrestricted help of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Amir of Qatar, for the overall health sector at many stages.”
“I am very pleased of our close collaboration with the WHO, in particular by our ‘Healthy FIFA Globe Cup Qatar 2022 – Creating a Legacy for Sport and Health’ partnership together our pals at FIFA and Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Shipping & Legacy. Today’s celebration is one particular of the quite a few pursuits we are operating jointly on below our partnership’s health advertising pillar as we carry on our determination to encourage bodily and psychological health and fitness to individuals close to the environment,” additional H.E Dr. Al Kuwari.
Dr Tedros, in presenting the award, highlighted WHO’s partnership with the Qatar Ministry of General public health and fitness on the Healthier FIFA Globe Cup 2022, and explained how it is generating a big difference in aiding mega sporting gatherings be each balanced and secure.
“It was my honor to present a 2022 Wellness Champion award to Dr Al Kuwari for her management and action in marketing the overall health and protection of individuals in the Point out of Qatar,” reported Dr Tedros. “WHO tremendously appreciates the possibility to collaborate with Qatar on functions like Stroll the Converse and other major sporting actions, like the FIFA Entire world Cup remaining held afterwards this calendar year in Doha. This kind of initiatives display the fantastic prospective of sport to aid men and women get pleasure from greater concentrations of physical and psychological well being.”
In Oct this yr, the Ministry of Community Overall health and WHO will collaborate to host Stroll the Communicate Doha, building on the achievement of the Geneva functions to provide this initiative to Qatar for the initially time. Particulars of the October celebration will be declared shortly.