Thursday, June 16, 2022 – at 11.58
ABU DHABI, 16 June / WAM / Abu Dhabi Center for Public Health will host the ninth edition of the International Society for Physical Activity and Health Conference in Abu Dhabi from 23 to 26 October under the slogan: “Every step counts. ”
The conference is considered to be one of the world’s leading events in this field, aimed at researchers, practitioners and experts interested in promoting physical activity for all age groups and throughout life.
The ninth edition of the conference will bring together a group of academics, practitioners, thought leaders, decision makers, policy makers, stakeholders and others to discuss ways to collaborate on adopting physical activity methods within the framework of a shared vision towards a healthy and safe society and while providing the opportunity to engage in physical activity as a lifestyle for all members of society.
His Excellency Matar Saeed Al Nuaimi, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Center for Public Health, said: “We look forward to welcoming experts from the country as well as regional and international to Abu Dhabi and launching valuable dialogues that will have a positive impact on public health and improve physical activity.
He added: “Our vision is focused under the guidance of our wise leadership towards a community that benefits from health and safety, and we aim to organize the conference to shed light on the importance of physical activity in our daily lives, as “Physical activity is considered a complement to our other prevention programs, which target all sections of society. We also seek to exchange knowledge, collaboration and research with specialists.” From the UAE and other countries in the world. “He said that work is currently underway to accept the submitted scientific summaries, which include several axes such as supporting communities, systems, environments and individuals who promote physical activity until June 19, which must be reviewed and evaluated before the Conference Experts were invited to submit their scientific summaries of the studies Epidemiology and development of methods and models for policies or practices via the electronic link: https://congress2022.ispah.org/abstracts/.
For his part, Professor Jasper Schebergen, President of the International Association for Physical Activity and Health, said that Abu Dhabi’s host of the International Association of Physical Activity and Health Conference represents an opportunity to enable the UAE’s capital to highlight its significant contribution to improving the level. physical activity at many levels, including the capital, the country and the region as a whole.
He added, in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Center for Public Health, we will be eager to organize a conference that enriches the scientific experience by using different methods of innovation and creativity, which is expected to leave a positive and sustainable impact on society.
The conference program consists of workshops, seminars, keynote speeches, sub-discussion sessions and scientific posters that will help to focus on topics of interest to the region in relation to physical activity as individuals, such as cultural and social concepts, awareness of possible factors available, such as equal opportunities for physical activity between men and women, and overcoming obstacles in relation to the differences. Cultures for health and well-being in society.
Wam / Hoda Ragab / Dina Omar