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QRCS's Ramadan Iftar Tent in Al-Khor to Receive 15,000 Visitors in Ramadan
Qatar Red Crescent Society's (QRCS) branch in Al-Khor has recently conducted a slew of development activities in the best interest of the local community in the Al-Shamal northern part of the country, with health education lectures, first-aid courses, and various Ramadan projects. Health Education, First-Aid Courses for Al-Shamal People Qatar Red Crescent Society's (QRCS) branch in Al-Khor has recently conducted a slew of development activities in the best interest of the local community in the Al-Shamal northern part of the country, with health education lectures, first-aid courses, and various Ramadan projects. Since the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, QRCS's Ramadan Iftar tent in Al-Khor has been receiving the people of Al-Khor and neighboring districts. Every day, food meals, religious sermons, and health/social advising are offered to 500 people on average, totaling 15,000 throughout the month. Also, the branch's medics make evening visits to mosques, where they held health education and blood sugar/pressure tests for free. Cash aid and food provisions will be distributed to low-income families. Under the 'I Am a Paramedic' training program, QRCS's branch offered two-day courses for 48 teachers, administrative staff, supervisors, and bus drivers of Al-Khor Model School for Boys, as well as 20 students of Zubarah School for Boys, and 15 volunteers of the branch. The trainees received theoretical and practical training in first aid skills, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and how to deal with cases of suffocation, bleeding, fracture, burn, nosebleed, and eye injuries. The courses concluded with quizzes and Q/A sessions. In relation to informative lectures, the branch delivered a lecture on diabetes for 55 students of Al-Khor Preparatory School for Girls, another lecture on obesity for 15 teachers and administrative staff of Umm Salal Ali for Boys, and a third one for the staff and volunteers of Qatar Guest Center. As part of the QRCS School Program, a lecture was delivered for the students of Abdullah bin Ali Al-Misnad Independent Secondary School for Boys, to raise their awareness about good nutrition and healthy foods like grains, fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, dairy milk, and eggs. The teaching faculty were advised to urge the students throughout the year to observe good dietary habits, especially breakfast.