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Ajman: GMC Hospital Hosts Annual Healthy Baby Contest, Exhibition

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Ajman, May 1: A healthy lifestyle is important to prevent many diseases. The best time to inculcate good eating habit is during childhood.

The GMC Annual Healthy Baby Contest & Exhibition 2012 was recently held by GMC Hospital, Ajman at the Gulf Medical University. It is held to raise community awareness of the importance of teaching children good health and nutrition habits at an early age. Establishing proper habits starting in early childhood can lead to a healthy lifestyle. The contest also promoted health consciousness among mothers regarding different factors affecting health of children and how they could detect diseases in children at an early stage.

The selection of the ‘Healthy Baby’ was done according to the physical and mental growth, complete immunization, general appearance of the child and parent’s knowledge about childcare. The judges for the Healthy Baby Contest were renowned pediatricians, apart from the experts at GMC Hospital. More than 150 babies, toddlers and infants participated in the Healthy Baby Contest.

Chief Guest of the evening B. Ahmed Hajee Mohiudeen, Chairman, B.A. Group, India inaugurated the grand event. Sheikh Dr Majid Bin Saeed Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Ruler’s Court, Ajman, AlHaji Idi Farouk MFR, Former Director General, National Orientation Agency, Nigeria and his team were conspicuous among the eminent dignitaries who attended the GMC Annual Healthy Baby Contest & Exhibition 2012. The visiting dignitaries were received and accompanied for a tour of the contest and exhibition by Thumbay Moideen, Founder President and Board of Governors of Thumbay Group, UAE.

The contest was open to all categories based on age :

1st category (3 months to 1 year)
2nd category (1 year to 2 years)
3rd category (2 years to 3 years)

The contest apart from the awards for the winners of all the three categories of Healthy Baby also had prizes for babies with best curly hair, sparkling eyes, sunshine smile, chubby cheeks.

In the 3 months- 1 year category Ms.Kimaya Dutta bagged the first prize followed by Ummer Salman and Ms. Elisha Elina as second and third prize winners.

Mohd Osman Syed won the Sunshine Smile award, Blessed Nnaji for Best Curly Hair, Azah Khwaja for Chubby Cheeks and Shryeanz Dutta for the Best Sparkling Eyes respectively.

In the 1 – 2 years category Ameer Abdul Rahaman bagged the first prize followed by Noural Charif and Yahya Tariq as second and third prize winners.

Aaron Vilayil Luke won the Best Sunshine Smile award, Fathima Zahra Mehak won the best Curly Hair award, while Maryam Faryan and Hamad Ameer Masood Beig won the prizes for Chubby Cheeks and Sparkling Eyes respectively.

And in the 2 year- 3years category Mina OK won the first prize while Mina Mohd and Drishya Vinod Nair won the second and third prizes respectively.

Marcos Alfonso was awarded the prize for the Sunshine Smile, Vivaan Shankar for Curly hair, Jacques Jozes Fransisco for Chubby Cheeks and Shanamee Frayoz Randeria for the Sparkling Eyes.

B Ahmed Hajee Mohiudeen alongwith AlHaji Idi Farouk MFR gave away the prizes to all the winners of the competition.

Face painting, clown balloon folding, dual image show, games and entertainment, gifts and samples, laughter show, juggler, stilt walker, carnival, quiz are some of the exciting events that were conducted during the Healthy Baby Contest.

The sponsors of the gala event were GMC Hospital, GMC Pharmacy, Thumbay Builders, Body & Soul Health Club & Spa, ZO & MO Opticals, The Terrace Restaurant, KEF Company, Sapil, Mother Baby and Child, Sara Trident, Mustela, Feroglobin, Al Rawabi, Americana Cakes, Baby Grow, Krispy Kreme, UAE Exchange, Lals Group, Marmum, Kodak (United Color Films),Blends& Brews Coffee Shop, Dreamland Aqua Park.

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  • Mohammad M B, Uppinangady, Dubai

    Thu, May 3 2012

    Delighted to know the event organised by GMC. I missed the opportunity to see the little kids rocking on the stage! All the best to GMC.

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