Ministry of Health with support from WHO trains focal persons from twenty districts for Open Air Gym
WHO provided 700 Units of various types of equipment for open Air Gym to Ministry of Health as part of Non Communicable Diseases programme and promoting healthy life style in the country.
- 138 units installed in 10 Places in Thimphu Thromde
- 52 units in Phuentsholing Thromde
- 41 units in Gelephu Thromde
- 41 units in Samdrup Jongkhar Thromde
- 420 units supplied to 20 dzongkhags
- 18 units to Dratshang
Ministry of Health with support from World Health Organization has trained focal persons from 20 district to monitor and maintain the open air gym through hands on training. The training was held from 26 February to 02 March 2018 in Thimphu.
During a site visit, the team witnessed Angay (a grandma), aged 73, happily using the open air gym . The grandma confessed that she is a regular user of the open air gym to keep herself healthy and strong for her age.