World Heart Day, started in 2000, and is an international campaign to inform people about heart disease.World Heart Day takes place on 29 September every year and is a chance for people across the globe to take part in the world’s biggest intervention against cardiovascular disease.
In Cordoba Argentina the “Hospital de Niños Santísima Trinidad”, have created an incredible Heart Week ( September 28th – October 2nd ), where they will hold activities that promote preventions of cardiovascular diseases and promotion of healthy habits. The week is addressed at health professionals and to the general public. The activities include Cardiopulmonary Reanimation (CPR) workshops, and conferences about cardiac diseases, healthy nutrition, Hypertension, how to measure blood pressure, and a presentation of Provincial Program of Neonatals´and pediatrics ´Congenital Heart Disease. These activities have been made possible thanks to the Ministry of Health Health and its Prevention and Promotion Section; the dedicated Cardiovascular team of “Hospital de Niños Santisima Trinidad”, “Hospital de Niños´Foundation” and “Corazoncito Foundation” .
Furthermore, and with the intention of getting more people involved with heart health,
we have been helping to divulgate the activities and workshops that will be done during the “Heart Week”. If you are in Argentina, and specifically Cordoba please go along and spread the word. Here is the schedule of activities