Madaa Creative Center - Silwan organized an open health day, in which dozens of children aged 6-12 participated. The day included many awareness and motor activities.
The coordinator of the event, Aseel Awaisat, said: “One of our main goals of the Open Health Day was to educate about diabetes among children and to give children all the guidelines to prevent it. The day also included children making their own healthy dishes, in addition to an ambulance station, which was supervised by paramedics of the Association of Burj Al-Laqlaq, during which the children got to know the tasks of a paramedic and the importance of his role; the children also heard their heart beats, and were screened for diabetes.”
Awaisat added: “During health day we prepared a healthy meal with the children that contained carbohydrates and legumes, they also made vegetable and fruit dishes containing many vitamins.
The day included clown events and motor activities. Finally the children participated in painting and writing on a mural where they sent messages to children with diabetes.”