Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Services

 
​​Eating Healthy
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Services
Healthier You

Learn how to protect and take care of your skin, about taking care of your teeth, eating a balanced diet, exercising regularly,  and the necessary health precautions such as immunisations you need to take when travelling abroad here and 
here.

 
Aerobics Classes

Because many of us lead sedentary lifestyles, we are putting on weight and becoming overweight or even obese. In order to counter this, the Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Directorate are offering free aerobics sessions to people aged over 18 years with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of over 25. For more information or to apply, click
here.
 

Weight Management Classes

If you are overweight or obese and want to lose weight, you can apply for free group sessions, led by qualified professionals from the Health Promotion Directorate, who will help provide the support and advice you need. More information and details on how to apply can be found
here.
 

Quit Smoking

It’s not easy to quit smoking but there are a number of services in Malta which could help make the process easier and provide you with support. Through a quit line and free phone service, you’ll be given immediate phone support on quitting and will then be referred to the relevant support classes held in health centers. More information and contact details are available
here.
 

Infectious Disease Prevention

Infectious diseases are still common around us. We still see cases of foodborne illness, meningitis, chicken pox, scarlet fever, scabies, etc. If you want more information on these diseases and how to prevent them see
here.