On March, 28-29, “Olimpiets” Mogilev Sport Complex hosted “Mogilev Region – Health Territory” Festival.
All the participants of the press-conference that preceded the festival, agreed that all concerned institutions should do their best for not just “Olimpiets” ground has become the health territory, but the whole Mogilev region.
“Mogilev Region – Health Territory” Festival was held for the first time in 2008 and won great popularity. Though it was the year 2008 that was proclaimed The Year of Health, certain measures will continue to be held in 2009 – Valery Malashko, deputy chairman of health department of Mogilev regional executive committee, remarked. “We see the effectiveness of such measures – for ex., the decrease of mortality rate by 6 % for January-February of 2009. The region also has the lowest rate of infant mortality (about 3 %), being compatible to the rate of the developed countries, such as Germany. The birthrate in the region has increased by 1.1 %, especially in large cities and towns- Mogilev, Bobruisk. It is necessary to make healthy way of life not just fashionable, but the norm of lifestyle” – Valery Malashko stressed at the press-conference.