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Published On:28 January 2021
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Madinah acknowledged among world’s healthiest cities by WHO

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Jeddah: The World Health Organization (WHO) has acknowledged the holy city of Madinah in Saudi Arabia as among the world’s healthiest cities. The accreditation was given to Madinah after a WHO team visited the holy city and said that it met all the global standards required for being a healthy city, Arab News reported.

Madinah has become the first city with a population of above 2 million to be recognized by WHO under its healthy cities program. The WHO accreditation was made possible with the active assistance from 22 government, community, charity and volunteer agencies.


Taibah University collaborated in a strategic partnership with the city’s integrated program to create an electronic platform for recording government requirements for the WHO’s review.

The WHO also selected Taibah University for providing training to other national city agencies as well who want to take part in the healthy cities program.

A healthy city as defined by WHO is the one that constantly creates and improves those social and physical environments and expands those community resources that enables people for mutually supporting each other to perform all functions of live and develop to their maximum potential.

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