Sources from the Department of Public Health report that this program started in 2014 has meant a change of life for many people in the town;
Almost half a thousand users have been able to enjoy its advantages.
"The good work done in the Activa program was recognized in 2018 when it was granted the Recognition of Good National Practices, and this past 2019 was closed with a recognition of its work at European level," said the sources cited.
"First of all, we would like to congratulate, from the Department of Public Health, Juan Antonio Marín, one of those responsible and technician of the Active program in Cieza, for his excellent work and the treatment offered to all the people who have gone through this program and that continue to happen, of course, to all the women and men who have changed their habits thanks to this program, and to our health centers committed to the change towards healthier habits. "
"This good management carried out in collaboration with the Murcia Health Service and the City of Cieza is what has allowed hundreds of people throughout these years have started in sports and a healthy lifestyle," has remarked Francisco Saorín, councilor of Public Health.
Activa is a free six-month program in which people interested in physical activity and sports start.
The objective is to fight against inactivity and sedentary lifestyle that cause diseases and problems of all kinds in the short, medium and long term.
Anyone interested in carrying out this program can request it at their primary care center, this will be the one to start the procedures.
"It is a commitment of this City Council to maintain the Active program with the quality levels that have so far characterized it. We must make all our resources available to people to encourage physical exercise and, without a doubt, the Active program is an excellent starting point. "
The mayor has finished.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cieza