Semsa celebrates World Health Day with actions to combat the Aedes aegypti

The mobilization takes place in the square Heliodoro Balbi (Old Square Police) from 8am to 12pm.
07/04/2016 09h53 - Updated 7/04/2016 09h53
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The World Health Day will be celebrated on Thursday, 7, with a large mobilization in the square Heliodoro Balbi (Old Square Police), in Manaus Center, from 8am to 12pm, with actions against Aedes aegypti and encouraging healthy lifestyles. The action will include leafleting and health education activities focusing on promoting healthy eating, physical activity, prevention of smoking, dengue, zika virus and chikungunya fever.

The World Health Organization (WHO) defined the fight against diabetes as a theme to be addressed in the World Health Day in the year 2016, disease recognized as a major chronic conditions and a public health problem of global scale. No Brasil, the Ministry of Health considered necessary to highlight, Also on this date, combating diseases transmitted by Aedes aegypti.

The proposed Health Day program this year is to unite facing the Aedes encouraging the adoption of healthy life habits, as encouraging physical activity and healthy eating, as well as the fight against smoking.

The World Health Day will also be remembered with educational activities developed in all Basic Health Units (BHU) the municipal, integrating essential care in health and environment to control and fight Aedes Aegypti, guided in health promotion, in building healthy environments and training habits and sustainable attitudes, seeking to improve the quality of life of communities and the protection of human health.

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