World Heart Day is annually celebrated on 29th September to create an awareness of the need for maintaining heart health.

  • This is an initiation by the World Heart Federation (WHF) since 2000 WHF is organizing campaigns all over the world, informing people about heart diseases and its prevention.
  • In this current scenario of COVID-19, CVD patients are faced with a double-edged threat. Not only are they more in danger of developing severe sorts of the virus, but they’ll even be afraid to ongoing look after their hearts.

World Heart Day 2020 importance (Facts and Figures):

  • Cardiovascular disease represents diseases of the heart, blood vessels, and vascular brain diseases. In common terms, it refers to heart attacks and stroke.
  • Worldwide cardiovascular disease (CVD) has become the number one cause of death, more than 17.5 million lives deaths occur due to heart attacks and strokes.
  • The death rate due to the heart attack is 7.3 million and due to stroke is .2 million
  • Recognizing these world leaders have taken measures to reduce this at least 25% before 2025
  • World heart day provides a platform to focus all the efforts of different organizations in fighting this disease

Know Your Heart:

  • A baby’s heart starts beating after 3 weeks of conceiving.
  • It beats more than 115,000 per day, pumping 200 gallons of blood.
  • A person’s heart size is equivalent to his fist size and weighs less than 1 pound.
  • High blood sugar, Blood pressure, and cholesterol are the common cause of heart failures.
  • Manage your heart health with simple changes in your daily life like healthy diet, exercises, stress relieving activities and avoid smoking.
  • Occasionally check your blood sugar, blood pressure and BMI scale by a doctor or a medical professional.

World Heart Day 2020 theme is “Use Heart To beat CVD… ”:

  • This year world heart day theme is about using…Your Head….Your influence…Your Compassion.
  • Your Head: To understand what it takes to measure a heart-healthy life and to act thereon knowledge, changing your behaviour for a far better quality of life now and within the future.
  • Your influence: Set yourself as an example for your loved ones.
    As a healthcare professional to assist your patients to make positive changes for his or her heart health.
    As an employer to take a position within the heart health of your employees.
    As a government to implement policies and initiatives which will cause better societal heart health, like sugar taxes, smoking bans and reducing pollution.
  • Your Compassion: To look beyond the self and act in ways in which that support the foremost vulnerable in society; those with underlying heart-related conditions which will put them at greater risk in this pandemic situation of COVID-19.
  • A major percentage of Heart attacks are triggered at home. Consult a professional to know about the initial symptoms and measures that can help avoid further harm so you can help anyone one in emergency situations.

World Heart day activities:

  • On the world heart day, WHF organizes Heart Hero award event to honor everyone who has contributed to maintaining heart health from research profession, organizations to common individuals.
  • Globally many organization plan world heart day activities like health checkups, educative seminars, workshops, informative social media posts etc.

World Heart Day in India:

  • Cardiological Society of India has organized educative awareness camp in Silchar, Assam.
  • Indian Association of Clinical Cardiologists is conducting health screening camp in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.

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IBPS PO Recruitment 2018 Preliminary Examination Admit Card

  • The candidates who have successfully submitted the IBPS PO 2018 Application form can download the IBPS PO admit card.
  • Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) released the admission card/ Hall ticket for the Preliminary examination 2018 for the Probationary Officer Recruitment on 27th September
  • The IBPS admit card 2018 download till 14th October 2018.
  • IBPS written exam is conducted in two stages that are Prelims and Mains examination, the selected candidates are called for interview procedure.
  • Only IBPS prelim clearing candidates are eligible to attend the IBPS main examination which is scheduled on 18th

Steps for IBPS Admit card 2018 Download:

  • The IBPS Admit card download can be done at the IBPS official website
  • Click on ‘Click Here to download online Preliminary call letter for Probationary officer/ Management Trainee VIII- (CRP PO/ MT – VII)
  • Enter your registration/ Roll number (Generated in IBPS PO application Process) enter your password that is your date of birth
  • Your IBPS PO Admit card will be displayed on the screen with a schedule of the prelims examination and the Exam center
  • Download IBPS PO admit card and take a print out of the admit card which should be carried to the exam venue to attend the IBPS PO preliminary examination.

Click Here: Official Website Link

IBPS prelims exam pattern:

Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100

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 World Tourism Day is celebrated for the spirit of travelling, exploring other culture and diversities and the contribution of Tourism in the socio-economic development of a country

  • From 1980, World Tourism Day is celebrated on 27th September every year to commemorate the day when UN World tourism organization (UNWTO) act was adopted in 1970.
  • This year the world tourism day 2020 is celebrated on 27th September 2020, Sunday.
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