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A truly global event taking place every year on 4 February,
World Cancer Day unites the world’s population in the fight
against cancer. Taking place under the theme "I Am and I
Will", Whoever you are, you have the power to reduce the
impact of cancer for yourself, the people you love and for
the world. It’s time to make a personal commitment
The theme: 2019 - 2021
2019 marks the launch of the 3-year "I Am and I Will"
campaign. "I Am and I Will" is an empowering call-to-action
urging for personal commitment and represents the power of
individual action taken now to impact the future
Raising public awareness through education and encouragement
of healthy lifestyle choices in an effort to reduce cancer
Citizens, Residents and students
It’s an innovative initiative adopted by the Emir of Qatar
Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Who issued the Emiri
decision No. 80 for 2011 On the sixth of December 2011, the
decision states that on Tuesday of the second week in the
month of February each year will be the National Day of
Sport. The government actually requires that both public and
private institutions organize sports events for their
employees. Thus, it will not be hard to find events to
attend if you wish to be physically active.
Strengthening the importance of sports as an effective
element in supporting the internal institutions to achieve
its objectives through the creation of a healthy society.
Create awareness about the importance of sports and its
- Motivate ministries and government departments and public
& private organizations to organize sports activities in
this day for their employees
- PHCC employees, citizens, residents, and children from all
“Signs 4 Healthy Smiles”
- Shining and decay free teeth
- Healthy gums
- Good breath
- Proper alignment of teeth
A smile reveals the condition of the person’s mouth. The theme for this year recognizes the need to inform people about different signs that manifest in a healthy mouth and enhance a healthy smile.
-To increase awareness about the importance of oral health. Provide dental screening and Oral hygiene instructions to the community.
-Education about the importance of diet and regular dental check up for maintaining good oral health.
-Distribution of oral health education leaflets. community outreach activity with different societies in the community.
-Increase the awareness through the lectures and presentations: by dentists and dental hygienists at schools, and health center dentist school visits.
All PHCC employees & Citizens, Residents, students and parents.
World Glaucoma Week is celebrated on March, the aim of the project is to help eliminate blindness caused by this disease by raising awareness and alerting on the need of having regular eye check-ups in which the optic nerve is examined.
The main problem with open-angle glaucoma is that it is a chronic disease that shows no symptoms in early stages.
Therefore, the only way to detect it is to have regular eye check-ups starting at the age of 40 to 45.
This is especially true for people who have direct relatives who suffer from the disease or for people with high myopia.
A high proportion of people suffers from presbyopia from age 40: in patients with hyperopia it occurs sooner, and in patients with nearsightedness, it occurs later in life.
Presbyopia is characterized by a failure of focusing near objects. This means the ability of focusing objects located at a 25-30 cm distance, which is the usual reading distance, is lost.
World Anti-Obesity Day is observed on 4th of March every year.
The main objectives are to promote solutions to obesity crisis, to raise awareness, to improve policies on obesity treatment and its prevention. Obesity is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health".
Obesity causes significant health, economic and social burdens every year.
PHCC employees, citizens, residents, and children from all ages.
PHCC Corporate Forum is an honorary ceremony in which distinguished people meet to appreciate their efforts, which they presented with great skill and distinction, and honoring the people who have served PHCC for 25 years in order to value their efforts with all the love of this benevolent country. The Forum is headed by Dr. Mariam Abdul Malek, Managing Director of PHCC.
To highlight outstanding employees and value their efforts in health care.
Celebrating those who have served for 25 years and appreciating their efforts.
Encouraging excellence employees to continue their excellence and seriousness in work.
Meeting all honored employees under the roof of excellence.
Urge PHCC employees to work effectively to honor them in the future.
The idea of a family day in Qatar has emerged on the sidelines of the World Family Conference, organized by the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in 2004, on the tenth anniversary of the International Year of the Family, where Her Highness Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser, President of the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, has urged at the conclusion of the Conference the need to celebrate the Family Day. The Council proposed April 15 of each year to celebrate.
Community participation in raising the level of health and preventing diseases in the Qatari.
All age groups in the Qatari family.
Garangao is one of the most important traditions of Ramadan in the Gulf countries, this event is important for children, around which this holiday revolves. Garangao basket is composed of mixture of nuts and peanuts, coconut, dried figs with candies.
To raise awareness among children through the distribution of healthy food.
Autism and other forms of disability are part of the human experience that contributes to human diversity. As such, the United Nations has emphasized the need to mainstream disability in the Organization’s development agenda. Mainstreaming disability requires an integral approach in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies and programmes in all political, economic and societal spheres, so that inequality is not perpetuated.
To provide a service that is client-centered, evidence-based and integrated ensuring early detection, appropriate referral to specialized care and support to individuals with ASD and their families by a trained workforce within an enabling and sensory-friendly environment based on best practice and international recommendations.
Citizens and Residents, students and parents.
The World Day for Safety and Health at Work is an annual international campaign to promote safe, healthy and decent work. It is held on 28 April and has been observed by the International Labor Organization (ILO) since 2003.
A national occupational safety and health culture is one in which the right to a safe and healthy working environment is respected at all levels, where governments, employers and workers actively participate in securing a safe and healthy working environment through a system of defined rights.
The goal of the World Day for Occupational Safety and Health this year is to focus on the system’s approach to the prevention of accidents in workplace and on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration through using an effective tool in permanent promoting of improvement in health and safety.
PHCC staff, citizens, residents and children from all ages.
The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on the 7th of April, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization, as well as other related organisations. In 1948, the WHO held the First World Health Assembly.
Raise further awareness.
Health behavior awareness.
Improved methods of diseases detection.
Prepare appropriate environments that help to reduce the incidence of heart attacks and strokes.
Citizens and residents of all ages.
Immunization saves millions of lives and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions. Yet, there are more than 19 million unvaccinated or under-vaccinated children in the world, putting them at serious risk of these potentially fatal diseases. Of these children, 1 out of 10 never receive any vaccinations, and most likely have never been seen by the health system.
World Immunization Week – celebrated in the last week of April – aims to highlight the collective action needed to ensure that every person is protected from vaccine-preventable diseases. encourages people at every level – from donors to the public – to go further in their efforts to increase immunization coverage for the greater good.
To do so, governments must invest in immunization efforts, advocates must make vaccines a priority, and people must get themselves and their families vaccinated.
Highlight the importance of immunization.
Underscore the value of vaccines and the importance of investing in immunization efforts.
Highlight the ways in which everyone – from donors to individuals – can and must drive vaccine progress.
Eid Al Fitr has a great delight for everyone, and returning back to normal life is always commenced with a performance of Eid prayers and visiting family to exchange congratulations.
Raise awareness among diabetics about the importance of avoiding as much as possible the excessive consumption of sweets and soft drinks, and educating children who suffer from obesity about the harms of eating plenty of sweets.
All segments of society.
Labor Day is an annual public holiday that celebrates the eight-hour working day, a victory for workers in the mid-late 19th century.
The argument for the eight-hour day was based on the need for each labor to have eight recreation and rest.
Awareness of the importance of workers' health.
Focused on equipping the all our communities with the right knowledge to encourage a healthy lifestyle that will reduce disease amongst all of our communities.
Workers and employees in different working environments.
Every year, on the 19th of May, the world celebrates the World Family Doctor Day.
The World Health Organization has chosen this date in 2010, after world’s countries and through the organization have decided to dedicate a global celebration to the family doctors due to the importance of their specialization and its growing role in community service within the health care system.
The world day of family doctor is reflects the attention given by WHO to this specialization, emphasizing its importance and the significance of its outcomes, as the family doctor plays an important role in changing health and nutritional behavior and providing guidance to abstain from erroneous practices and customs.
The establishment of an International Day of Family Medicine reflects the importance of this specialty, as health care institutes the preventive services that protect humans from diseases as well as providing treatment programs for the care of pregnant women and children.
Family medicine has set the standards of international quality by which the civilization and the health of the community are measured.
PHCC Family Medicine Doctors.
Every year, WHO asks for support to ensure its global annual campaign “SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands” has an on-going impact. POPS participants provide a lot of energy and innovation to spread the word on the campaign and the WHO 'My 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene', as per WHO recommendations. The range of activities undertaken every May, 5th in support of WHO’s campaign is to be commended as one part of POPS for hand hygiene activities. The terrific support and drive committed throughout the year is also to be commended.
Good hand hygiene is essential to prevent avoidable healthcare associated infections and the WHO audit tool can help identify ways to improve performance.
Citizens, residents and children of all ages.
The World Health Organization identified the 17th of May of each year as the International Day for blood pressure in order to shed light on its severity and to raise awareness about it, since prevention is considered to be the best strategy to avoid many of the health risks associated with it, the most important of which are: stroke, heart and kidney diseases.
Raising public awareness of the importance of early detection and treatment of high blood pressure.
Develop guidelines for the prevention of high blood pressure.
PHCC staff, citizens, residents.
Every year, on May, 31st, WHO and partners mark celebrate World No Tobacco Day, highlighting the health risks and other risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption.
The focus of World No Tobacco Day 2020 is "Tobacco and lung health".
Contribute in reducing smoking addiction and clarify the damages resulting from it.
Highlighting the most important health risks associated with smoking.
Development of effective policies to reduce its consumption.
Celebrated the World Day of nursing in the world each year in 12 of May a reminder of the contributions that the nursing community a chance to learn about the work of nurses and their places of work, a day celebrated at the level of the centers, hospitals, and health departments to raise the level of pride in the profession and the function of nursing and strengthen their dedication and hard work in the service and patient safety.
Develop the internal communication with PHCC staff.
The recognition of the efforts of nurses at PHCC.
World Blood Donor Day is celebrated every year in many countries around the world on June, 14th.
The date was selected in memory of Karl Landsteiner, the biologist who discovered the first human blood groups (ABO).
This celebration first started in 2004 aiming to raise the public awareness about the need for safe blood donation (including its products) voluntarily and unpaid by the healthy person.
Blood donors are the key role player at this day as they donate life-saving gifts of blood to the needed person.
To fulfill the 100% voluntary and unpaid blood donation need worldwide.
To motivate blood donors for safe blood donation for saving the life of mothers and babies (country’s future).
To reduce the death rates (mortality rate) caused by insufficient blood supply. Approximately 800 women are dying off due to malnourish pregnancy, childbirth-related complications, severe bleeding during or after delivery, etc.
To motivate voluntary blood donors through educational programmers and campaigns in order to strengthen the blood transfusion services.
Young people, and people who are exposed to various accidents.
Patients with major surgical operations, and leukemia patients.
Patients with hereditary blood diseases such as anemia, sickle cell anemia and thalassemia.
WED takes place every year on June, 5th. It is the UN’s flagship day for promoting worldwide awareness and action for the environment. It is celebrated by millions of people in more than 100 countries.
The theme for this year is biodiversity and host country is Colombia with support of Germany. It should be noted that 2020 is a critical year for nations’ commitments to preserving and restoring biodiversity.
To host different activities across the PHCC HCs, to raise an awareness about world and Qatar Environmental concerns.
PHCC HCs staff.
Breastfeeding is organized and promoted worldwide by the WABA (World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action), WHO (World Health Organization) and UNICEF (United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund) to get the goal of elite breastfeeding by mother for their baby of first six months in order to get the incredible health benefits, to fulfill the all vital nutrients, to encourage mother for the healthy growth and development of their child, to guard them from the lethal health problems and diseases including neonatal jaundice, pneumonia, cholera and many more.
Anchor breastfeeding as the foundation of life.
Engage with individuals and organizations for greater impact.
Galvanize action to advance breastfeeding as a part of good nutrition.
Mothers who have recently given birth.
Health decisions makers.
Back to school campaign after the summer vacation, the event includes (Awareness Corner, Awareness lectures, and social media cards.
The main goal is to prepare students for school atmosphere and to greet the new academic year with motivation to study and make more effort to achieve the best.
Students in all stages.
Since 2017, PHCC has been aligning the Patient Safety Campaign with the Ministry of public health, to raise awareness and spread the concepts of patient safety among all healthcare providers as well as the public across the state of Qatar.
To embed new concepts of patient safety in PHCC.
To raise awareness among general public and patients on their role in ensuring safer care.
To highlight the success stories of PHCC in enhancing and delivering safer care.
All PHCC staff and community.
World Heart Day is celebrated annually all over the world on 29th of September. A particular theme is decided for each year’s celebration in order to focus on the main subject and make it effective.
Theme is prepared by keeping in mind the key issues of heart health. According to the World Heart Federation, at least 80% of the premature deaths (because of cardiovascular diseases) can be protected by controlling four main risk factors such as unhealthy diet, tobacco use, lack of physical activity and use of alcohol.
The heart related problems and deaths can be solved by the active involvement of the common public through the campaign of world heath day.
To reduce the number of deaths caused by cardiovascular diseases worldwide.
To spread awareness among common public to save them and motivate them to live with healthy heart.
To improve global heart health by encouraging people to make lifestyle changes and acquire more knowledge about ways to maintain a healthy heart.
Citizens, residents, youth and children.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, also known as “Pink October.”
It presents us with a chance to reflection, prevention and support.
Awareness campaigns aimed at introducing the “brand awareness" of breast cancer among the Women general public and through early cancer screening in the health centers program, also how to detect and treat this disease and the need for a permanent and reliable treatment.
To increasing the number of women who undergo mammograms.
Women over 40.
October is Global Ergonomics Month which is a month-long initiative held annually to raise awareness of ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) hazards in workplaces.
The aim is to raise awareness of ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) hazards in workplaces.
The International Day of non-violence is an occasion to "disseminate the message of non-violence, through education and public awareness". It reaffirms "the universal relevance of the principle of non-violence" and the desire "to secure a culture of peace, tolerance, understanding and non-violence".
To spread awareness and promote zero-tolerance to violence in PHCC.
PHCC staff, visitors and guests.
International Day for Older Persons is designated to celebrate senior citizens across the world and to focus on our responsibilities towards their lives through the demonstration of promotional material in schools, institutions, offices and public notice boards. People are encouraged to carry out their responsibilities towards the lives of older people to make their life better and happy by analyzing all the problems affecting their life.
• To enroll their significant involvement in the society and to benefit from their knowledge and capabilities.
• A Plan of Action was adopted by the World Assembly on ageing to encourage society to appreciate its members of all ages.
• The day is celebrated worldwide to examine.
• Elderly of both sexes.
• Government and institutions who provide elderly care.
• Individuals and families who look.
World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health.
The Day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, and what more needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people worldwide.
The world Mental Health day aims at raising the level of awareness about the mental health problems. this day encourages the open discussion of mental illness and the investments being made in order to combat these diseases which results from Social conditions and the work problems.
Citizens, residents, children, students and parents.
The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) celebrated the Qatari Human Rights Day which coincides with the date of the establishment of the Committee on November 11, 2002”.
The decision to establish the Committee achieved a qualitative leap in the promotion and protection of human rights in Qatar, the establishment of the Committee was a catalyst for further protection and promotion of this important aspect.
The Committee celebrates the Qatari Day to remind of all the achievements of the State in this regard and to encourage society and institutions to do more to promote the human rights culture, which has become a real measure of the extent of civilization of countries and societies.
Citizens and residents.
The World Diabetes Day is an awareness campaign of diabetes held on November 14 of each year. The innovation of this day was in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization in response to the alarming rise in the rate of diabetes around the world.
Every year the International Diabetes Federation is choosing a new theme for its campaign to address issues facing the global community of Diabetes. This day marks the birthday of Frederick Banting who cooperated with Charles Best to bring the idea that led to the discovery of insulin for the first time in 1922.
Raise awareness of the impact that diabetes has on the family and support network of those affected.
Promote the role of the family in the management, care, prevention and education of diabetes.
Citizens, residents, children and schools.
United Nations has allocated an international day to celebrate the people with special needs since 1992, which takes place on December, 3rd of each year, in order to support the rights of individuals with disabilities and increase the understanding of their issues, and support their rights in integration into social, cultural and political life.
The need to take the necessary measures and procedures to facilitate dealing with people with special needs to achieve the comprehensive development framework for disability and erase discrimination in dealing with mental or physical disabilities.
Qatar National Day is an occasion to commemorate the unification and independence of Qatar, on the 18th of December, an Amiri decree was issued on June 21, 2007 to designate this day as an official holiday for the country.
This day is the day when the people of Qatar commemorates the founding of their country in 1878. Some Qatari nationals consider this occasion marks the first diameter battle for independence.
After 15 years since this incident, Qatar fought the battle of Al Wajba (just 10 kilometers from Doha) in March 1893, where Shaikh Jassem bin Mohammad bin Thani has defeated the Ottomans and imposed treaty that later became the basis of Qatar as an independent country.
Citizens, residents, schools and people of all ages
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