Gun smoke: smoking cessation workshops will repay the IDF from nicotine

Health and fitness month: Medical Corps raise and eight gear
Smoking cessation workshops in basic rule. “an integral part of the activity of medical corps”, in

תאריך: 25/10/2012, 12:27    
מחבר: דנה פטרוב, אתר צה”ל

Ending harmful habit? Within the health and fitness month, open already next month eight smoking cessation workshops designed to be permanent. The workshops, a develop by medical corps, will take place at the expense of the hours of operation of the permanent members, and are tabulated in various IDF bases nationwide including tzrifin, basic and central command. The Medical Corps personnel transfer workshops which dedicated trained smoking cessation.

“The statistics about the rate of smokers among the permanent members are not flattering”
Says אומ”ץ רמ”ד (military registered nurse), major Rachel Alex. “The importance of preventive medicine and in encouraging a healthy lifestyle rises with the age, and in the next month we increase the activity in order to raise health awareness among the soldiers and townspeople, inter alia by subscribe to smoking cessation and promoting good nutrition,” she explained. Medical Corps explain that dealing with preventive medicine and early detection
Of diseases is an integral part of the activity of the medical corps.

IDF officers were exposed to information about the workshops lifestyles “of medical corps in the IDF officers Championship which took place yesterday (Wednesday). Collected data about complex smokers by filling out a questionnaire, and offered them to subscribe to the smoking cessation. In addition, the complex offers a variety of medical tests and professional advice on health issues: the officers who took part in the Championship could be tests to monitor blood pressure, waist circumference measurement and body fat, and get information and consulting nutritionist personal ergonomics. The compound also were given the opportunity to get vaccinated against the flu.

Translated from Hebrew

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