The Royal Health Awareness Society and the King Abdullah II Fund for Development sign MoU to spread health awareness

15/08/2016


The Royal Health Awareness Society and the King Abdullah II Fund for Development sign MoU  to  spread health awareness

 

Coinciding with the World Youth Day, the Royal Health Awareness Society and the King Abdullah II Fund for Development signed a memorandum of understanding on the deployment of health awareness among young people in Jordan, under which the two sides will implement a range of activities and projects related to health awareness provided by RHAS in cooperation with KAFD`s Program (All Jordan Youth Commission).

This agreement aims at spreading health awareness among Jordanian youth through a series of sessions at the centers of AJYC present in all governorates of the Kingdom, and will tackle an array of health subjects such as obesity, diabetes, mental health, family planning, changes in adolescence,  reproductive health , safe motherhood, as well as raise awareness about prevention of drugs abuse, and smoking addiction..

Under this MOU, RHAS will train a group of AJYC young volunteers in to raise awareness of their peers in these health topics

From his side, King Abdullah II Fund for Development Director Mr. Saeb Al-Hasan who will in turn this MoU said that, strengthens the Fund's role in raising youth awareness and building their capacity in issues that  imoact their lives through AJYC programs.

Al - Hasan added that the Fund in collaboration with the Royal Health Awareness Society facilitate and support RHAS through offering AJYC premises to hold training programs and related activities  aimed at health awareness.

Al - Hasan pointed out that KAFD will also declare all the AJYC centers and activities smoke –free.

Director General of RHAS Mrs. Hanin Odeh, commented: "The signing of this memorandum is a great opportunity for us to reach out to youth across Jordan with health messages and enable them to change their behaviours, particularly on the issue of smoking that is highly prevalent amongst youth in Jordan.

Odeh added that RHAS will provide all related materials, publications,   videos and tools to assist in the delivery of health.



Royal Health Awareness Society

Address: Medical City Circle-Yousef Imaish St. P.O.Box 699 Amman , 11821 Jordan
Tel: 962 6 554 1899

Fax: 962 6 554 1898
E-mail: info@rhas.org.jo

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