On Saturday, folks all all over the world are “Strolling the Discuss” to achieve the targets: one billion extra folks benefitting from common well being protection, a billion extra from well being emergency safety, and one other billion having fun with higher well being and wellbeing.
‘Strolling in solidarity’
To have fun the significance of well being and wellbeing, WHO and the Qatar Public Well being Ministry, in partnership with worldwide soccer authority FIFA, and the Supreme Committee for Supply and Legacy, are inviting folks across the planet to hitch in particular person and remotely, the Stroll the Discuss: Well being for All Problem.
Persevering with the legacy of selling bodily exercise and well being for all, the sequence will, for the primary time, be held in Doha, earlier than it hosts the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 on Monday.
The occasion will function a key second to assemble safely, have fun the significance of wholesome life, and show the steps wanted to make sure the supply and legacy of wholesome and secure mega sporting occasions.
Open to folks of all ages, backgrounds, and skills, WHO maintained: “There is no such thing as a higher solution to put together for the Qatar World Cup 2022 than strolling in solidarity for #Sport4Health!”.
Rise to the problem
Whereas these collaborating in-person can selected between operating or strolling a 3 or five-kilometre route – starting on the Pyramid/Qatar Nationwide Flag Al Bidda Park – others can be a part of nearly by monitoring their performances by way of a devoted App, downloadable on Google Play and the Apple Retailer.
“Take your (absolutely charged!) cell phone and switch in your App”, WHO urged, reminding that individuals can problem two others who’ve already accomplished the duty on their very own.
By providing folks of various talents and ages all over the place, the prospect for happier, more healthy, and extra productive lives, WHO maintained that “sports activities and well being go hand in hand”.
As such, the WHO Sports activities and Well being Programme was established to assist folks worldwide lead wholesome lives by selling participation in sports activities and dealing with the sports activities group to advance well being for all.
The general goal of the Programme is to speed up progress on the third Sustainable Improvement Purpose (SDG), which is to make sure wholesome lives and promote wellbeing by implementing WHO’s thirteenth Basic Programme of Work for attaining common well being protection.
Making the objective
By the Wholesome 2022 World Cup mission, WHO and Qatar have teamed up with FIFA to make sure that the world’s greatest single sporting occasion, which runs from 21 November to 18 December, will likely be wholesome and secure.
The mission goals to make sure this by setting the occasion as an impactful, sustainable and lasting mannequin that promotes the combination of well being, safety and wellbeing for future mega sport occasions.