x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 24 January 2018

Abu Dhabi Police encourage staff to quit smoking

Abu Dhabi Police have launched a campaign aimed at raising awareness among their own staff about the dangers of smoking.

ABU DHABI // Police in the capital have launched an awareness campaign focussed on their own staff, encouraging employees to give up smoking.

The Medical Services Department (MSD) at Abu Dhabi Police is informing staff that smoking threatens their health.

Brigadier Salem Saleh Al Junaibi, director general of the medical services department, said the awareness programme seeks to inform workers about the dangers and diseases that can result from using tobacco products.

He said that out of 150 employees the No Smoking Clinic at MSD had contacted, it had convinced 50 to kick the habit.