Qatar Petroleum: Occupational Health & Wellness Forum 2019
Dr. Ravinder Mamtani, Vice Dean for Student Affairs-Admissions, Population Health, and Lifestyle Medicine, Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research, and Professor of Medicine at WCM-Q participated at the Qatar Petroleum - Occupational Health & Wellness Forum 2019 on November 23, 2019, where he spoke on Lifestyle Medicine and Its Promise in the Workplace. By supporting lifestyle medicine, businesses and organizations are able to improve the health and safety culture within the workplace and help reduce the incidence of chronic conditions. This way the industry can further its goals of promoting the health and productivity of workers.
6th International Conference by Doha Chapter of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Dr. Ravinder Mamtani, Vice Dean for Student Affairs-Admissions, Population Health, and Lifestyle Medicine, Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research, and Professor of Medicine at WCM-Q addressed an audience of nearly 300, comprising dignitaries and their guests, chapter members, senior finance professionals, sponsors' representatives and students at the 6th International Conference of the Doha Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India on November 15, 2019. Dr. Mamtani spoke on Lifestyle Medicine: An Inspirational Trend for Optimum Health.
IPH hosted a six-day, two-part immersion course that explored ways to enhance self-care, personal health and wellness. IPH invited The Wellness Enhancement Learning Course (TheWEL), a health and wellness organization based in Glasgow, Scotland, to Doha to help participants manage stress, nurture their own happiness and wellbeing, practice self-compassion, and promote good physical health. Designed and delivered by Dr. David Reilly, an internationally recognized physician, academic and teacher, the course helps participants to understand and overcome the personal challenges they face in their day-to-day lives, helping them to cope more effectively and then flourish. The course takes a holistic view of wellness and also aims to empower people to make healthy lifestyle choices in terms of food, exercise and sleep, manage their social relationships, and find peace of mind through meditation and mindfulness practices.
Physical Activity Promotion at Teach for Qatar Summer Camp
IPH conducted four sessions on nutrition and physical activity in July 2015 at the Teach for Qatar Camp hosted at Awsaj Academy. Dr. Hekmat Alrouh delivered the sessions in Arabic. Dr. Amit Abraham, Ms. Sura A-Samraye and Ms. Raji Anand also participated in the activity. Over 100 boys aged 11 to 15 years from various independent schools in Qatar attended. The nutrition session covered learning how to read and examine nutrition labels on packaged foods using simple and easy to remember concepts. The physical activity session focused on the relationship between exercise and heart health, as well as general tips for exercising in a safe and appropriate manner. IPH received wonderful feedback from the organizers and camp facilitators. Students enjoyed the activities with a lot of engagement from both students and their facilitators.
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