The Move for Health day forms part of the development of global and national strategies on diet, physical activity and health.
The main objectives are to:
- facilitate the development of sustained national and local physical activity initiatives, policies and programmes
- increase population-wide participation in physical activity
- increase participation in physcial activity through sport organisations, events and other socio-cultural forums
- promote healthy behaviour and lifestyles and address health related issues through sports and physical activity such as no tobacco use, healthy diet, reduction of violence, stress and social isolation.
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