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Seminar on healthy lifestyle to be held for district officials in Penza for first time

11:47 | 10.10.2017 | Medicine

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Penza, 10 October 2017. PenzaNews. The seminar "Foundations for healthy lifestyle formation. Prevention of chronic non-infectious diseases" aimed at heads of city district administrations and municipalities of the Penza region is planned to be conducted on Tuesday, October 17.

Seminar on healthy lifestyle to be held for district officials in Penza for first time

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As it was explained by the chief medical officer of the Penza regional centre of preventive medicine Tatyana Batrakova, it was going to be the first event out of a series of seminars for representatives of municipal authorities in the region designed for improving their level of knowledge in this area.

"Teaching a healthy way of life is a complicated systematic process," she noted.

In addition to the main programme, it is also provided that the authorities may undergo an express medical check-up to identify risk factors for chronic non-infectious diseases. Specialists of the regional centre of preventive medicine will measure the level of blood pressure and carbon monoxide in exhaled air, as well as will calculate the body mass index.

As it was reported by the press service of the regional Ministry of Health, the seminar would be held in the M. Y. Lermontov library at 10.00.

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