Qatar

The physiotherapy team of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Department in Heart Hospital, Qatar hosted two activities for World Physiotherapy Day this year. This included an awareness booth for the public and a symposium for Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) staff.  In the booth, a health challenge measuring the hand grip strength was conducted for more than 300 participants and education flyers regarding “Physiotherapy and Mental Health” were distributed. The highlights of the symposium were presentations about “Relationship between Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Depression and “Movement for Health”. This was followed by a short exercise session for the delegates.