THE City Council of Javea and the Red Cross has joined together to promote healthy habits to residents in the municipality. The VI Trobada per a la Salut program will be run by the Red Cross in collaboration with the departments of health, youth and Marina Salud. It is open to students and the general public, with a focus on health and the importance of preventative action.
The Trobada will be held from Wednesday October 21 to Friday October 23 in the Riurau d’Arnauda, and will count on the participation of over 500 students from the town aged between 11 and 16 years. Workshops and stands have been devised to provide information on subjects such as road safety, healthy eating, and prevention of addictive behaviour, equality, sex education, and other important and relevant health aspects.
The program will also be run in the afternoon from 4.30pm which is aimed at the general public and will include interesting stands providing information about healthy eating, first aid and medicine along with workshops offered by the Red Cross. There will also be tips on how to prevent illnesses such as diabetes, how to deal with cardiac arrest and relaxation workshops including Tai Chi.
The Councillor for Health in Javea, Pilar Zamora, believes that these days will be very interesting for all residents of Javea and is encouraging the community to participate and seize the opportunity to talk to the health professionals who will be present regarding improving and leading healthier lives. The mayor of youth, Ximo Segarra has congratulated the Red Cross on the initiative and stressed the importance of healthy living and habits among young people.