Healthy Mukim Programme goes to Temburong

|    Fizah HAB    |

THE Ministry of Health (MoH), in collaboration with the Mukim Bangar Consultative Council, organised the ‘Healthy Mukim Programme’ for Mukim Bangar, Temburong, in line with World Physical Activity Day 2019, at the Bumiputera Main Complex, Pekan Bangar yesterday.

The programme aimed to promote public awareness on health-related issues such as non-communicable diseases (NCDs), and the importance of living a healthy lifestyle through ‘sustainability’ and ‘behaviour change’ through healthy diet and physical exercises.

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohammad Isham bin Haji Jaafar was the guest of honour.

The event kicked-off with a speech by Village Head of Kampong Menengah Major (Rtd) Awang @ Ampuan Hussain bin Ampuan Mattahir.

The ceremony continued with the launching of the programme and the presentation of appointment certificates to health ambassadors of Mukim Bangar by the guest of honour.

Activities included an aerobic session, a 3km walkathon and a 12km cycleton, an exhibition and a health products bazaar.

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohammad Isham bin Haji Jaafar presents an appointment certificate to a health ambassador. – PHOTOS: FIZAH HAB
The Minister of Health in a group photo with participants of the Healthy Mukim Programme