Within the framework of World Heart Day, the 24-hour Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) initiative for a healthy heart will be launched. The events, which will take place in Plaza Centenario, will be divided into two days: Thursday, September 28, from 12 to 8 p.m., and Friday the 29th, from 7 a.m. to 12 o’clock in the evening. health clinics, counseling and healthy walking.
This is an initiative of the municipality, together with the Argentine Federation of Cardiology and the Villa María Cardiology Society, offered within the framework of the World Heart Day, which will be celebrated on September 29, and the 156th anniversary of the city.
Precisely, the proposal follows the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO), and its central purpose is to train the correct technique of CPR, with on-site training with dummies designed for the task; promote healthy habits and inform about the importance of preventing certain actions that lead to cardiovascular diseases, because these types of conditions are the main cause of death in the world.
Specifically, the proposal of the Ministry of Health consists of performing CPR with training dummies for as many consecutive hours as possible. This is why those interested in participating in the course must register in advance through the link: https://wk.ar/9aO, as spaces are limited.
Each team has 12 people per hour, with an intervention of five minutes each, so that each and everyone is trained well and under the supervision of professionals of the Municipal Emergency Services 107.
In addition, the team from the Ministry of Health, together with the local Cardiology Association, will inform the attendees about the magnitude of cardiovascular diseases, the importance of their early detection, as well as regular and correct blood pressure measurements. blood. .
At the same time, stands are available to address different topics. Among them, there are talks and advice on smoking cessation, diabetes, vaccination, nutrition and occupational therapy. These complementary activities do not require prior registration.