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Monday, 13 August 2018

WORLD HEART DAY

WORLD HEART DAY
WORLD HEART DAY

World Heart Day, the day intends to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke. The day also promotes various preventative measures to reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases..

WHEN IS WORLD HEART DAY?
29th September


WORLD HEART DAY HISTORY
The World Heart Federation has reported that heart disease and strokes are the world’s foremost cause of death, killing 17.1 million people every year. The main factors that leads to heart disease are
1.     Overeating
2.     Lack of exercise
3.     Unhealthy diets
4.     High blood pressure
5.     Cholesterol
6.     Glucose levels
The day aims to improve health globally by encouraging people to make healthy lifestyle changes. World Heart Day was first started in 1999 and is held on the last Sunday of September each year.

WHAT DO PEOPLE DO ON WORLD HEART DAY?
1.     Coordinate walks and runs
2.     Conduct health checks
3.     Arrange public talks, shows
4.     Arrange Exhibitions
see also Important Days in September month 

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