City of Brno launches disease prevention campaign for April – Brno Daily

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Brno Prevention Days is a new city-wide public information campaign focusing on cerebrovascular, cardiovascular and oncological diseases. The campaign was launched on namesti Svobody on Friday, and will last until the end of the month. Photo credit: Sefora S. / Brno Daily

Brno, April 3 (BD) – The campaign was organized by the Municipal Department of Health in cooperation with professional institutions such as the Masaryk Institute of Oncology, the National Center for Nursing and Non-Medical Health Sciences, the Faculty of Sports Studies of Masaryk University and the Department of Psychology and Psychosomatics of the Faculty of Medicine, the International Clinical Research Center of St. Anne’s Hospital, the South Moravian Medical Rescue Service, the Center cardiovascular surgery and transplantation and others.

“Through prevention, we can avoid future health complications,” said Brno 1st Deputy Mayor Petr Hladík (KDU-CSL). “With the help of the Brno Days of Prevention campaign, we want to highlight how important it is to take care of your own physical and mental health. This year, we will mainly focus on oncological and cardiovascular diseases. During the month of April, in cooperation with our partners, we have prepared a series of lectures, workshops and activities, during which a certain topic will be presented, with a focus of course on prevention. This program includes a visit to the gastroenterology department of the Masaryk Cancer Institute on Monday, April 4 from 4 p.m. A conference on the prevention and early diagnosis of the most common oncological diseases will take place on Tuesday, April 26.

The opening ceremony of the campaign took place today, Friday April 1, from 3 to 6 p.m. at namesti Svobody. The cooperating institutions will hold booths where experts can provide information on the prevention and early diagnosis of common diseases related to our current lifestyles. At the same time, they will offer visitors an overview of their activities, as part of the campaign.

Those interested will be able to measure their blood pressure. There will also be first aid training and visits from the ambulance. Also on the program, a musical performance by Pavel Helan and an entertainment program for young and old (with an inflatable bouncy castle, a magic show and a climbing wall).

Other events include:

• Interactive workshop on strokes and heart attacks with first aid training on Wednesday April 6 from 10 a.m. (Malinovské nám. 3, place n° 111)

• Health Day at the Faculty of Sports Studies MU on Sunday April 10

• Workshop on basic emergency resuscitation and first aid on Thursday, April 14 from 2 p.m. (NCO NZO in Vinařské 6, Brno)

• Conference on kidney and liver transplantation as a last resort for their failure and prevention on Wednesday, April 20 from 4:00 p.m. (Malinovské nám. 3, place n° 111)

• Seminar on the basic pillars of mental health on Thursday 21 April from 6 pm (ÚPP LF MU na Kamenici 126/3, place 509) As part of the campaign, the activities are free for participants. For some events, it is necessary to reserve a place in advance. You can find a detailed campaign program here.

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