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Lose 3 Kilograms in 3 Months, and Receive 10 Wellness Points!

Healthy Weight Loss Point Collection Activity Begins! Lose a Healthy 3 Kilograms in 3 Months and Collect 10 Wellness Card Points! Welcoming all Citizens to Participate, and Register at Any of the 12 District Health Centers in Taipei!

Obesity is not a friend of your health! Managing your own health starts with controlling your own weight! The Department of Health, Taipei City Hospital will be commencing the Healthy Weight Loss Point Collection Program today to promote healthy weight loss, this program will end on 31st of December 2010. Anyone that is a registered citizen of Taipei or new immigrant spouses of citizens with Body Mass Index (BMI) of over or equal to 24, can register for participation by taking their ID cards with them to the 12 District Health Centers of Taipei City. The registration and pre-weight-loss weighing period is from now till 30th of September. After 3 months from the date of registration, and within the period of 8th November till 31st December 2010, return to the original Health Center for post-weight-loss weighing, those who has lost 3 kilograms or higher shall receive 10 wellness points for their wellness cards, we welcome all citizens to participate.

August last year, the Department of Health, Taipei City Government also organized a Healthy Weight Loss Activity starting, and a total of 314 people registered and participated, 72 of these (23%) succeeded in achieving the required 3 kilograms in 3 months! This year, the Department of Health, Taipei City Government hopes that it can encourage more citizens to maintain a healthy body mass and raise their healthy quality of life, with the help of wellness point giveaways for wellness cards.

Wellness Card points can be used to redeem several items, including using 2 wellness points to waive registration fee when going to the doctors, redeem discount coupons for Taipei Zoo and Taipei Astronomical Museum with 8 points, and redeem low, medium, and high level health examinations with 12, 18, and 24 points respectively. Through the participation of citizens in various health promotion activities organized by the Department of Health, Taipei City Government, personal health care and management are achieved, and citizens are rewarded with more health services as well as rewards.

Source: Department of Health,Taipei City Government