Global Move for Health Day
Global Move for Health Day is held on May 10. This event in the first decade of the month May is annual. Help us
The Move for Health day forms part of the development of global and national strategies on diet, physical activity and health. Move for Health Day, on May 10, is an international event created in 2002 by the World Health Organization to promote physical activity.
The main objectives are to: facilitate the development of sustained national and local physical activity initiatives, policies and programmes; 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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World Nordic Walking Day on May 18 (is a day of unified commemoration of the Nordic Walking Family around the world. It is for everyone, of all ages and abilities);
Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day on May 19 (Turkey, Northern Cyprus);
Game Festival in France on May 25 (designed to promote cooperative and non-violent games);