GREATER AMMAN MUNICIPALITY AND HELPAGE INTERNATIONAL CELEBRATE WORLD HEALTH DAY

2018/04/12

Amman, Jordan (April 12, 2018) - Under the patronage of H.E. Eng. Ibrahim Khrei, Deputy Director of Amman City for Community Development, HelpAge International andGreater Amman Municipality, an event was organized in celebration of World Health Day in Al Hussein Youth City-Walking Forest with the participation of nearly 200 elderly people.

The event is held as a chance/opportunity to shed the light on the importance of providingcomprehensive healthcare coverage and ensuring all people can get quality health services, where and when they need them, without suffering financial hardship.

A number of medical services were provided during the event such as free screening of diabetes, blood pressure and dental examination, in collaboration with the Jordanian Ministry of Health, The Jordanian Society for The Care of Diabetes (JSCD), Noor Al Hussein Foundation(NHF), In addition to the participation of excellence dental students in the Jordan University of Science and Technology.

At the end of the event, free health kits were distributed to the participants with support from Nuqul Group, Colgate and Sebamed.

 

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