WHO World Health Day: 7 April 2016
On Thursday, 7th April 2016 the MRU Edendale site staff held a Wellness Day in recognition of WHO World Health Day, which is celebrated on 7th April every year to mark the founding of World Health Organization. The Nurses at the site provided education for staff on “silent killer diseases”, such as Hypertension and Diabetes, and explained the importance of eating well and exercising. Other services provided on the day included screening of blood pressure, for Hypertension, and blood sugar, for Diabetes, as well as screening body weight (calculating BMI). The day ended off with an hour of exercising.