World Health Day is celebrated to mark the anniversary of the establishment of the World Health Organization.
Each year a new theme is chosen to help raise awareness of the world’s major health issues.
This year’s theme is focused on addressing the global problem of high blood pressure.
Sohar University invited different institution to participate in this event. Al Rafaa Centre offered a free checkup for blood pressure and sugar.
Horizon Gym for fitness provided body mass index measurement as well as health and nutrition tips for the students and staff.
The Directory of Health participated in the event too. They presented different awareness campaigns on cancer, smoking and road safety.
Children from schools in the area visited the event. They attended a lecture on dental health.