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14 February 2011

MEC runs 21km to promote healthy life

KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo plans to finish the Comrades Marathon in June after completing a 21km run to promote a healthy lifestyle among the youth.

KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo has set his sights on finishing the Comrades Marathon in June, after completing a 21km run to promote a healthy lifestyle among the youth.

"We, the older generation, have a responsibility to inform and to protect them from HIV and other health risks, particularly the risky behaviours leading to ill-health such as alcohol abuse, unsafe sex and early sexual debut, tobacco use, violence, bad eating habits and lack of exercise.

 
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