MoPH takes part in Gulf Occupational Health and Safety Week celebration.
03 May 2023, 12:00 AM
31 May 2023, 12:00 AM
Qatar Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) participated in the celebration of Gulf Occupational Health and Safety Week from April 26 to 30, 2023.
The Gulf Occupational Health and Safety Week is a gulf week that calls for adherence to regulations and guidelines to protect against hazards such as accidents and occupational risks associated with work or its circumstances.
It also aims to raise workers’ awareness of the importance of adhering to the regulations and guidelines to be protected from risks, such as accidents, work-related diseases and occupational diseases that can occur in work environment with emphasis on the provision of an approach for prevention against accidents in work environment, as well as safety and occupational health management.
Moreover, MoPH keeps implementing the programme of promoting health in work environment for private entities which primarily aims to entrench health life patterns, prioritise workers’ health and enhance work environment in various sectors.
To mark this week, MoPH intensified the awareness pertaining to health and occupational safety through publishing messages via social media platforms which tackled the issue of Burn-out that was incorporated by World Health Organization (WHO) into the International Classification of Diseases (ICD).
The awareness messages were intended to introduce the risks of burn-out syndrome, its symptoms and causes for the sake of raising workers’ awareness.