Sports for Health 2023

Sports for Health is an annual event jointly organized by the National Sport Council (NSC) under the Ministry of Youth and Sport and the Non-Communicable Diseases Unit (NCD) of the Ministry of Health.

This year will mark the 6th edition of the event which will be held in Basse, Upper River Region.

The annual events aims to inculcate the idea of physical exercise for well-being. It is believed that the event will help in curbing the prevalence of the non-communication diseases especially among the working class.

This year’s program will last for three days from 11th to 13th August 2023. Screening on diabetics, high blood pressure and other medical tests will be conducted while participants take part in events such as tug of war, volleyball and football and athletics.