The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) launched a community initiative on the occasion of World Health Day, where a free medical check-up campaign was conducted for dozens of workers in Dubai in cooperation with Dar Al-Bir Society and Medeor Hospital.
FAHR team distributed souvenirs and bags of healthcare products to the workers, while Medeor representatives conducted free medical examinations for dozens of workers, including blood glucose, blood pressure and body mass index, and also distributed educational and health awareness leaflets.
Hanan Mohammed bin Naseef, Deputy Director of Government Communications, FAHR, stressed the Authority's keenness to celebrate the event, as part of its social responsibility and the ongoing efforts to implement its community and humanitarian plan during the Year of Zayed.
She said: “The Authority is committed to support all segments of UAE society, including workers, and always seeks to consolidate the values of humanity and solidarity among different groups of community, as well as aid those in need.
“The Authority has developed an integrated plan for the implementation of 30 community initiatives and events during the Year of Zayed. These include providing free training for employees in ministries and federal entities under "Ma’aref" initiative for the Federal Government’s preferred training partners. Year of Zayed will also witness offering special discounts for Federal Government employees under Imtyazat Program, activating volunteering campaign in coordination with government and private institutions “.
She said that the Authority intends to educate the Federal Government employees on the achievements of Sheikh Zayed and his values and legacies, by sending periodic emails through the Federal Government’s HR Management Information System (BAYANATI), adding that Quranic campaigns will be conducted on Sheikh Zayed for some groups during the "Month of Reading", as well as field visits by the Authority staff to certain sites in UAE that carry the legacy of Sheikh Zayed.
“The Authority will also launch on Zayed Day for Humanitarian Action, which falls on the 19th of Ramadan, a charitable initiative in which the Federal Government employees will choose a poor country to establish a "Masjid" project in the name of Sheikh Zayed, in cooperation with a charity operating in the State. Umrah Zayed for Workers and Iftar Sayem initiatives will be launched during the month of Ramadan,“ she noted.