The Ministry of Public Health has launched an electronic coloring booklet containing drawings with awareness messages addressed to children through heroic characters resembling medical staff during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Titled ‘Heroes of the White Army’, the booklet contains awareness tips for children to deal with Covid-19 in a simplified way, in both Arabic and English, from heroes in the medical sector during Qatar’s efforts to tackle the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Alyaa Hassan al-Kuwari, director of Public Relations and Communication at the MoPH, said: “The launch of the e-booklet is part of the Ministry of Public Health’s efforts, to promote awareness about the Covid-19 pandemic among children in Qatari society. This comes as the precautionary and preventive measures associated with the virus continue, and represents a symbolic recognition of the efforts of medical staff in combating the Covid-19 pandemic.”

Al-Kuwari added that the design of the characters in the booklet and the advice given therein target children aged 4-10 years. An electronic link has been created on the MoPH’s website and posted on various social media platforms, in addition to the hashtag #whitearmyqatar. You may access it here.

Hassan al-Hail, executive director of Media and Public Relations at HMC, said: “The launch coincides with the implementation of the second phase of the gradual lifting of Covid-19 restrictions, with the aim of contributing to raising awareness among children in Qatar about the coronavirus, how to protect themselves from infection and to identify the inspiring roles played by medical staff to fight the virus.”

Source : Gulf Times

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