This year’s edition of the event: Health Town 2021 was organised in as many as six cities across Poland: in Wrocław, Kalisz, Toruń, Radom, Gdańsk and Rybnik. The nationwide initiative was aimed at spreading the idea of health prophylaxis and self-care.
During the event, the citizens had the opportunity to benefit from free diagnostics and medical consultations.
The current edition expanded the event with numerous experts and a range of available tests. The event featured such specialists as an internal medicine doctor, cardiologist, ophthalmologist, physiotherapist, dietician, dentist, dermatologist, oncologist and many others. Participants had the opportunity to have their sight and hearing tested, as well as HCV antibodies and spirometry tests done.
Partners and medical institutions also offered measurements of body weight, sugar levels or blood pressure. There were also educational zones, where participants could learn more about: breast self-examination, first aid, oral hygiene instruction.
Health Town 2021 was an excellent opportunity to learn more about the negative impact of stress and the importance of rest in our lives. Participants could benefit from relaxation and breathing exercises. The event space also featured COVID-19 vaccination zones with the opportunity to donate blood.
The Veritas Group was the sponsor of the event in five Polish cities, while in Kalisz the initiative was held with the help of the Perfekton company. The event was held under the patronage of the Patient Ombudsman.