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On Friday morning, September 16 , the Quisicuaba Social and Cultural Project became de venue of the Health Educational and Recreational Festival (FRES, for its acronym in Spanish) under the slogan “Let´s quicken our step forward for health”. This festival was held to celebrate the closing of the Wellbeing Week together with the community. This event is promoted by the World Health Organization and the Pan-American Health Organization every year on September in all countries of the world. This activity was honored by the participation of the Unit of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and its provincial and municipal departments, supported by the Quisicuaba Project and in coordination with the INDER Health Promotion and Physical Education Department and its unit in Centro Habana municipality, the Sport Medicine Institute and the National Association of the Blind (ANCI). Several recreational and educational techniques were performed in accordance with proposals made by WHO and PAHO, such as active life, stress, healthy food, disabilities and other issues associated with daily life as smoking, prevention of accidents, recreation and health, HIV/AIDS prevention and control, domestic violence, prevention of drug consumption and toxic substances, doping, psycho-physical exercises during pregnancy and advises on zika and dengue diseases. The key positive aspects of this event included a good inter-sectorial coordination, great educational interest and good organization.

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