Heart Health Awareness Day, 10th June 2016

Heart Health Awareness Day, 10th June 2016

heart health posterProfessionals from the Gibraltar Health Authority and Gibraltar Sports and Leisure Authority celebrated heart health awareness day on Friday 10th June at casemates square; it ran in conjunction with ‘heart health week’ backed by the British Heart Foundation. The professionals included dietitians, diabetic nurses, a smoke cessation nurse practitioner, a cardiac rehabilitation officer, physiotherapists, 2 GSLA representatives and the health promotion team. Emphasis was on the fact that 80% of heart disease is preventable by making healthy lifestyle choices.

Dr Cortes completing Heart Disease Risk Card The Minister for Health also attended to show his support. Several quizzes and risk score assessments were available.