Jul 16, 2011
Happy Bicycle Prevent Cancer Early
In a series of cancer worldwide commemoration day, the Ministry of Health held a 'fun bike'. This activity is part of the socialization of cancer prevention at an early age.
Hundreds of people participated in the show entitled 'Come On Move, Play and Eat Nutritious Foods Prevent Cancer'. They cycled around the area of Mega Kuningan, Sunday, March 15, 2009.
Route, Jalan HR Rasuna Said (front office of the Ministry of Health), Jalan Prof. Dr. Satrio, Mega Kuningan (Ambassador front), Jalan Denpasar, back to Jalan HR Rasuna Said.
World cancer day is commemorated every February 4. Cancer is one of the leading causes of death worldwide.
World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 84 million people died from cancer in 2005 and 2015 timeframe. While the Health Research Association in 2007 stated that the prevalence of tumor disease in Indonesia is 4.3.
Health Minister Siti Fadilah Supari said, it needs joint efforts to prevent cancer risk factors. One of the campaign of physical activity and balanced diet and healthy for society at large, especially for children as the future generation.
"We need to continue campaigning to keep the balance between energy (calorie) is obtained by the energy released," he said some time ago.
He invites people to change sedentary habits (just sitting around with no physical activity). Activities of watching television, or bvermain computers, the internet and play station must be balanced with enough physical activity or sports. Sedentary habits can lead to obesity which then triggers a person prone to illness.