Manama: Dec. 31 — (BNA): The Bahrain Centre for Excellence has launched the Life Quality Improvement Programme in cooperation with the Ministry of Health (MOH).
The programme comprises two models: 1- the model conducted in a health centre under the supervision of the MOH to serve as a practical example and 2- the model conducted in a primary school to adopt higher values and concepts from an early age in order to form community culture and enhance the quality of life.
The quality of life includes health, psychological, environmental, social aspects, etc. The definition includes various aspects of life. The project’s team comprises representatives from MOH directorates and departments, Ministry of Education’s Life Quality-friendly Schools Project led by the Director of Health Augmentation Directorate Dr. Amal A. Al-Jowder.
The team work was begun last May under the supervision of the MOH’s Strategic Team members: MOHs’ Undersecretary Dr. Ayesha Mubarak Bu Unq and Dr. Mohammed Jassim Bu Hijji the well-known Bahraini expert. The team conducted assessment study for various recognized and well-published gauging instruments used by academic institutions and organizations.
The team conducted centralized discussion groups so as to find out about personal concepts and beliefs regarding the quality of life in general and their life in particular.
The survey form has been designed to classify factors that affect the quality of life according to several demographic indicators: gender, level of education, marital status, duration of career, etc.
Form copies had been distributed to workers who have filled and turned them in and are now in the process of computer feeding, analysis and processing of the data. (IY)
BNA 0827 GMT 2013/12/31