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Win 500 dirhams for losing every kilogram of your weight with the "Weight Loss Challenge" competition
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Ras Al Khaimah Hospital reported that the UAE ranks fifth on the global obesity index, with 40.1% of adults suffering from obesity, 40% of those aged from 11 to 16 years old, and 20% of children under 11 years old.

Ras Al Khaimah Hospital reported that the UAE ranks fifth on the global obesity index, with 40.1% of adults suffering from obesity, 40% of those aged from 11 to 16 years old, and 20% for children under 11 years, and the hospital announced in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Community Protection Today, during a press conference held at Ras Al Khaimah Hospital, the launch of the "Ras Al Khaimah Weight Loss Challenge" competition, in a step to enhance health and fitness levels in the country, in line with its vision and national agenda aimed at reducing the phenomenon of obesity.

The Executive Director of Ras Al Khaimah Hospital, Dr. Reda Siddiqi, said that more than 3,000 people from all over the country are expected to participate in the challenge, which will last for ten weeks, from December 17 to March 4, 2022, coinciding with the World Obesity Day.

He pointed out that the challenge is divided into three categories, namely, physical, virtual and institutional, for all citizens and residents of the country, where the participants will have the opportunity to win financial prizes, amounting to 500 dirhams for each kilogram lost in the physical challenge category, and the winner may receive thousands of dirhams for losing weight, The Challenge also offers many other prizes under the Virtual Challenge category, while institutional teams compete for the “Annual Weight Loss Cup” during these 10 weeks, giving participants a chance to get fitter, stronger and fitter.

He added that the participants' weights can be registered under the category of physical challenge between December 17 and 19 in the hospital, and he added that a team of doctors, nurses and assistants will attend the event in order to measure weight and record the rest of the participants' vital indicators and register them in the challenge, and residents of the country who wish to participate in the competition can transfer Some reasons without being able to attend the physical challenge category, register to participate through the virtual challenge category, where their weight is recorded in their local clinic and then they upload the approved registration form on the official website of the competition, while those who wish to work together and those who need the necessary incentive to lose weight can Participate with us in the competition for the category of institutional challenge for teams.

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