The Supreme Committee confirms the concern for the mental health of the workers of the Qatar World Cup projects

The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy is keen on the mental health of all workers (the committee’s official website)

Revealed Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy On its commitment to promoting the mental health of workers on projects world Cup, Which will be held in Qatar in 2022, coinciding with World Mental Health DayWhich falls on October 10 every year and is celebrated by the World Health Organization.

The celebration of World Mental Health Day this year comes amid exceptional challenges posed by the Corona crisis, as it is in harmony with the continuous initiatives of the Supreme Committee in this field, and its highlighting the importance of hosting the World Cup, and the continuous efforts to recover from the repercussions of the current crisis, especially in the field of mental health.

Hassan Al-Thawadi, Secretary-General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, affirmed his support for efforts aimed at promoting mental health at various levels, saying, according to the committee’s website: “Our focus has always been on enhancing the mental health safety of all our employees and workers in our projects.”

He continued, “We have been keen to double these efforts during the Corona crisis, which cast a shadow over everyone in light of the restrictions and isolation it imposed away from family and friends, and the accompanying feelings of fear, sadness and anxiety. And that is precisely what drew our attention to the need to deal with these feelings and make sure to know When and how do we seek help from specialists if needed. “

The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy has intensified its efforts, based on its previous initiatives in this field, by cooperating with specialists from the Ministry of Public Health and the mental health services of the Hamad Medical Corporation, to develop an awareness campaign on mental health during the global pandemic crisis.

Efforts focused on disseminating information through a number of media, to educate employees and workers about the importance of maintaining their mental health, dealing with symptoms of depression and anxiety, and maintaining public health and physical activity, while the Supreme Committee was keen to translate the campaign content into eight of the main languages ​​of the workforce, and transfer it to More than 18,000 workers through the application for smartphones, SMS messages, WhatsApp messages, embassies of foreign communities, and the workers community in general.

Al-Thawadi said, “We are proud of the positive response to the campaign so far, and perhaps the slogan of this year’s World Day (Act for Mental Health: Let’s Invest in it) and its timing corresponds to the difficult times the world is going through that endures many challenges, which confirms the importance of placing mental health among our priorities. In the current stage. “

Al-Thawadi expressed his aspiration for the efforts and sacrifices of the world’s societies to celebrate the efforts and sacrifices in the face of the new Corona virus during the next edition of the World Cup, and said, “When the State of Qatar organizes the World Cup in 2022, we will have the opportunity to celebrate together the beauty of the game and its ability to unite ranks among the various peoples of the world, and we hope by November / November 2022 to host a tournament that is safe for all and to welcome fans from all over the world. “

The Workers’ Welfare Department of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, and before the outbreak of the Corona epidemic in the countries of the world last March, had entered into a partnership with the Ministry of Public Health and Hamad Medical Corporation, to provide comprehensive mental health services to workers in World Cup projects.

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