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Healthy at Home 2.0: Uganda Olympic Committee unveils second edition of virtual fitness campaign

David GOMBE

The Uganda Olympic Committee has joined the International Olympic Committee and the World Health organisation (WHO) to implement and promote the #HealthyAtHome 2.0 virtual campaign.

This is the second edition of the fitness campaign and was officially launched at the Uganda Olympic Committee headquarters in Lugogo, Kampala on Tuesday.

Aisha Nassanga, Simon Peter Komakech and Barbra Asiimwe

Simon Peter Komakech, the chairperson of Sports for Social Development commission Uganda Olympic Committee revealed that keeping fit is important for everyone’s healthy

“Our intention is to make Ugandans physically fit instead of seating and eating get out and do something. Exercises are good for the body, keeps you young and fresh. So we want to see Ugandans healthy, this started during the Covid period since many people were home.”

On how the campaign will be held

“We hold it virtually and we shall have for our members physically and every individual who has access to the card can also do the exercises.”

The public has been encouraged to take part in the campaign and over 24,000 homes country wide are expected to get the work out card.

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