2021 – World Healthy Life week

2021 World Healthy Life week is organised by healthy heart charity the Cardiovascular Research Trust and partners around the world to raise awareness of the cardiovascular and broader benefits of a healthy life for everyone around the world. These are serious issues not just for wealthier countries but also for less developed countries around the world.

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Our speakers and discussants will consider important ways in which a healthier life can help to prevent and reduce the severity of serious disorders of the heart, brain and circulation as well as other important medical conditions.

These sessions are intended for senior and junior health professionals as well as interested members of the public from anywhere in the world. Previous registrants – and panel contributors – for Healthy Life webinars from the healthy heart charity have come from Europe, the Americas, the Middle-East, South Asia and South East Asia and Oceania.

Session Moderators
Bernard Cheung – Trustee, Cardiovascular Research Trust
Michael Hulse – Emeritus Professor, University of Warwick
Tanya Potiyenko – Trustee, Cardiovascular Research Trust
Kieran Seale – External Advisory Panel, Cardiovascular Research Trust
Donald Singer – Chair, Cardiovascular Research Trust

Monday 1st November 4pm UK time

New insights into stroke


Launch of Storm Brain – a book of medical essays and poems on stroke and the brain.
1. Medical contributors

Tuesday 2nd November: 4pm UK time

Active transport for better health


The health benefits of active travel
Adrian Davis, Professor of Transport and Health, Edinburgh Napier University

How to promote active travel
Dr Tom Cohen, Senior Lecturer, Active Travel Academy, University of Westminster

Q & A with panel and audience

Wednesday 3rd November 8.30pm UK time

Poems to Live for: Launch of Storm Brain – a book of medical essays and poems on stroke and the brain.

2. Readings by the poets

Thursday 4th November: 4pm UK time

Exercise for better health

Exercise: a miracle cure in need of a new approach
Mrs Scarlett McNally Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, Eastbourne

Returning to exercise
Ali Crewe-Smith, Chartered Physiotherapist, Impact Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinics, Warwickshire, UK

Q & A with panel and audience

Saturday 6th November: Partner in 2021 World Healthy Life events

Annual Meeting, University of Hong Kong Institute of Cardiovascular Science and Medicine

Related events

Wednesday 17th November 8.30pm UK time

Poems to Live for:
Launch of Storm Brain – a book of medical essays and poems on stroke and the brain.
3. Readings by the poets

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