Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy holds cultural seminars on healthy habits during Ramadan

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The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy held educational seminars entitled “Healthy Habits during the Holy Month of Ramadan”. The morning seminar was dedicated in collaboration with the Etihad Aviation Group Medical Center and Burjeel Hospital, a medical partner. The symposium was held at the headquarters of Etihad Airways in Abu Dhabi and a virtual lecture was held in collaboration with the Center for Public Health in Abu Dhabi, the main partner and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, the bank’s main partner through Microsoft Teams. This is a continuation of the Academy’s mission to provide integrated programs on the habits, patterns and methods that society should follow to improve its health and safety.

During the seminars and seminars presented by the Academy in cooperation with partners, the specialists emphasized that the blessed month of Ramadan is one of the seasons that is a good and valuable opportunity to change many wrong eating habits, as well as the concept of fasting. in science. sense is the best way to get rid of many health problems, including problems related to the digestive process. Noting that bad habits while fasting can negatively affect health, increase weight and slow down the rate of fat burning in the body, and here lies the importance of following what the seminar intended by adopting the right daily individual habits that help the fasting person feel energetic. and healthy, and reduce the possibility of stress fatigue during fasting.

Dr. Ghada Al-Hadrami, general practitioner at Etihad Airways Medical Center and a member of the airline’s Health and Safety Committee, said: “Eating and sleeping habits change during the month of Ramadan and fasting is one of the best health practices. for the safety of the body and this change can affect the human body and mind, so we were eager to hold this symposium with the Fatima Bint Mubarak Academy and the Burjeel Hospital to discuss the most important health habits. Through our experience in aviation medicine, healthy lifestyles are a necessity due to the nature of our employees ’work which requires them to travel and work during leisure hours, which is somewhat similar to fasting. our role is to educate everyone about the need to adhere to a balanced health system.

Prof. Dr. Abdul Rahman Omar, Consultant General Surgeon and Executive Director of Burjeel Abu Dhabi Hospital, expressed his appreciation for the efforts of the Sheikha Ladies Sports Academy Fatima Bint Mubarak, “We are pleased to be part of the implementation of the Academy’s mission towards promotion of general community health Burjeel Hospital supports this lofty vision and we reaffirm our readiness to support raising community health awareness during the holy month of Ramadan.

Her Excellency Dr. Omniyat Al Hajri, Executive Director of the Community Health Sector at the Public Health Center in Abu Dhabi, said: “The holy month of Ramadan offers us an ideal opportunity to focus on our health. In this context, the seminars held by The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy and its partners are in line with the ambitions of the Abu Dhabi Center for Public Health to raise awareness and encourage community members to adopt healthy eating habits, long and after Ramadan as we direct our investment towards the community and our strategy focuses on improving the health and well-being of citizens and residents in the Emirates of Abu Dhabi.

Mrs. Maryam Talib Al-Tamimi, Head of the Channel and Digital Transformation Department and Chair of the Steering Committee of the Sustainability Council, expressed her gratitude and appreciation for holding such seminars in cooperation with government institutions, saying: “First we express Our sincere thanks and gratitude to Her Excellency Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Mother of the Emirates, President of the General Union of Women and President We are also pleased to cooperate with the Fatima Bint Mubarak Women’s Sports Academy in the cultural workshops organized under the title “Healthy habits during the blessed month of Ramadan” in the context of the bank’s readiness to complete the efforts of the Academy and to increase the efforts made in introducing healthy and positive habits in the general awareness of the community, especially during the month of sacred. a great opportunity to adopt healthy lifestyles in the community and get rid of the wrong patterns. ”

Mrs. Maryam Al-Mansoori, representative of the Fatima Bint Mubarak Women’s Sports Academy, expressed her sincere thanks and appreciation to all the partners and sponsors who organized these deliberate health awareness seminars and to all participants, and stressed that the guidelines His Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, President of the General Union of Women, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, Supreme Chair of the Foundation for Family Development “Mother of the Emirates”, and following Sheikha Fatima bint Hazaa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy and President of the Abu Dhabi Ladies Club and the Al Ain Ladies Club, she came to promote healthy lifestyles in the community, which are a cornerstone in the adoption of these models to increase the quality of life of society and thus increase full awareness of tr addressing various variables making health a priority in elections and daily practices The Academy also organized a virtual symposium through social networking sites in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Center for Public Health. the main partner of the Academy, and introduced by Dr. Aisha Al Dhaheri, President of the Department of Health Promotion at the Public Health Center in Abu Dhabi on April 18, targeting various segments of society to Tell more about healthy habits during the holy month of Ramadan by posting the Academy at Instagram.

During the symposium were discussed the habits that make our fasting in the holy month healthy, the ways to avoid fatigue and exhaustion during the fasting period and the possibility of fasting for those with chronic diseases. We also discussed the importance of exercise during the fasting period and its importance in the long run. “And how necessary and when should we do periodic check-ups, especially after infection with the Covid-19 virus, in addition to how to deal with stress at work and its negative effects.”

It is worth noting that the Academy is in the process of organizing many women’s events and tournaments in collaboration with partners to encourage women to practice sports in the community and to raise awareness of the importance of these practices in public health as a healthy lifestyle and lifestyle.


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