disease is increasing every year. But this number can be decreased if people are aware about the causes of heart disease and stroke and know the effective measure to stay healthy.
Online PR News – 29-September-2012 – Mumbai, Maharashtra – disease is increasing every year. But this number can be decreased if people are aware about the causes of heart disease and stroke and know the effective measure to stay healthy.
World Heart Day is an international campaign organised by World Heart Federation to spread awareness about heart disease and stroke. It is celebrated every year worldwide on last Sunday of September. World heart Federation is non-governmental organization based in Geneva, Switzerland. It focuses on prevention and control of heart disease.
More than 17 million people die of cardiovascular disease. The World Heart Federation aims to decrease this number by organizing campaigns and create awareness to prevent the heart disease. Through campaigns, it promotes the exchange of information and ideas among those involved in cardiovascular care.
World Heart Day focuses to work on the risk factors to reduce the heart disease. The main risk factors of heart disease include
Apart from creating awareness about causes and risk factors of heart disease, some national activities are promoted in the campaigns such as walks and runs, public talks and screenings, concerts or sporting events. These activities are organized worldwide by the members and partners of the World Heart Federation.
The theme of World Heart Day in 2012 is “One World, One Home, One Heart”.
Medecure supports the celebration of World Heart Day, creating awareness about the risk factors of heart disease.