Original Source: http://www.allvoices.com, 10th March, 2011
DOHA: Two heavily damaged Land Cruisers parked in the Education City’s ceremonial court with a row of vehicles from the traffic department makes any visitor to mistake it for an accident site, though it’s a part of the ongoing awareness week.
The Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) awareness campaign is organised by the Qatar Foundation to highlighting safety techniques and guidance to lead a healthy life and improve the environment.
To attract the visitors from Qatar Foundation community, school students and the public more, a fun day will be held tomorrow with many activities.
“There will be face painting, henna, pony riding many sports activities and simulation shows to create awareness among the community,” said Aysha Abdul Ghani, an environment specialist at the Qatar Foundation.
The Ceremonial Court in the Education City has two tents divided for different sections as health, safety, security and environment.
The health section is supported by the Hamad Medical Cooperation and the Al Rumeila Hospital. Hamad Hospital is creating awareness among people especially about infection prevention and control, while Al Rumeila is presenting different ways where people with different disabilities can make use of new technology whether in reading or communicating. Qatar Diabetes Association, which is also a member of Qatar Foundation, is offering advice from professional dieticians on weight management and the use of diet in disease.
Also the Drugs Enforcement Department of the Ministry of Interior is giving information about the dangers of using drugs and how to get rid of such habits.
The Ministry of Interior has booths from many other divisions such as the Traffic Department, Civil Defence, Alfaza and Internal Security Force-Lekhwiya to make the visitor aware of general safety rules.
Also the Qatar Foundation for Combating Human Trafficking is taking part in the awareness campaign to crate more knowledge among the students and to spread the message to their families. This week-long event open to the public will end tomorrow.