Virtual meeting held
Khawla Al-Haj, Head of the Friends for Diabetes Association, Aisha Al-Sei, Director of the Student Care and Protection Department, Emirates Schools Establishment, Shaima Al Hosani Head of the Nursing Department at Sharjah Education Council, and representatives of a number of Sharjah’s government institutions, participating schools and the campaign sponsors, launched the campaign at a virtual press conference.
“The Super Hero Campaign is one of our most important programmes and projects, which focuses on raising awareness of our students about diabetes and stimulating them to adopt healthy lifestyles and physical activity. It also plays an important role in securing a safe and supportive environment for children with diabetes to help them manage and control their disease effectively,” said Al-Haj.
She added: “This year’s edition is packed with a lot of innovative initiatives, including virtual workshops on diabetes and interesting contests and activities on social medial platforms.”
The campaign also includes the electronic distribution of the Super Hero Bag to participating schools. Virtual workshops will also be held for school nurses to enhance their professional competence, besides seminars for students on diabetes. In addition, the association will be also organising three educational contests that aim to convey the message of the campaign to students and school managements.
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