Food Safety at the Heart of World Health Day
The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April. This day is held to mark the foundation of World Health Organization and is seen as an opportunity to draw worldwide attention to major global health issues each year.
Worldwide different international, regional and local events are organized related to a particular theme. The 2015 World Health Day aimed to promote the improvement of food safety- food containing harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites or chemical substances.
During this day, ADRA Albania in collaboration with Institute of Public Health of Fushe Kruja organized an awareness event in order to inform citizens that food safety is key challenge in all country.
Thus it is very important to act during all the stages of the food chain in order to protect human health. During this activity, ADRA team had organized also a screening process in order to evaluate the risk factors of CVD of Fushe Kruja citizens.