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Minas program deploys combat obesity among adolescents

Goal is to develop initiatives to improve the health and quality of life of adolescents 15 to 19 years

 
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The State Department of Health of Minas Gerais (SES) and the State Secretariat for Sports and Youth (SEEJ) launch, on Thursday (20), the program Generation Health. The purpose of the program is to develop actions aimed at improving the health and quality of life of adolescents aged 15 to 19 years were overweight.

The main focus of the program is the habit change, promoting increased physical activity in physical education professionals in academies accredited by the State Government, with monitoring by the teams of the Family Health Program (ESF) and the Center for Support Family Health (NASF).

Moreover, the interpersonal relationship between the youth will be stimulated and potentiated the actions of the Family Health Teams (FHT) in the city, to help stimulate change in habits, promoting improved quality of life through a lifestyle healthier.

As reported by the secretariat, will invest about $ 10 million to implement the program and the youth participants will receive nutritional guidance and physical activity aimed at reducing the consequences that this may cause overweight.

According to the Ministry of Health diseases like diabetes, hypertension, cancer and cardiovascular diseases are a serious public health problem. Also according to MS, chronic diseases are the leading cause of mortality worldwide, accounting for 60% of all deaths in recent decades and have become the leading causes of premature death and disability.

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