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Tanzania to hold Marathon for Health Summit next week in Dar

Heart Marathon Race compatible with Periodic Health, aimed at supporting the government's efforts to reduce non-communicable diseases, are expected to be held  this week on April 26.2017 in Dar es Salaam.

Tanzania to hold Marathon for Health Summit next week in Dar

Heart Marathon Race compatible with Periodic Health, aimed at supporting the government's efforts to reduce non-communicable diseases, are expected to be held  this week on April 26.2017 in Dar es Salaam.

21 April 2017 Friday 00:00
Tanzania to hold Marathon for Health Summit next week in Dar

President of the Tanzania Institute of Health Summit which has organized the event, Chilwa Omary said the event may have  over 2,000 participants, including the elderly and children.

He said  participants will take part in  different distances, of 21.1 kilometers for experienced ones and 10 kilometres  for  less experienced and 5 kilometres for,children under 12 years.

Participants will be tested their health conditions including measuring weight, blood pressure, the quantity of sugar in the blood, the amount of body fat and screening of tumors in the breast," he said.

The Minister of Information, Culture, Arts and Sports, Dr. Harrison Mwakyembe  is expected to be the guest of honor at the event carrying the motto of 'Dial one step ahead of chronic diseases',

Azania Post

Updated: 21.04.2017 11:02
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