FOR BETTER PUBLIC HEALTH

National programme for primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases

23. 12. 2015
National programme for primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases (NPPPSŽB) is a systematic and universally available programme for primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases at a national level, which has been successfully implemented since 2002. In includes all men aged 35 to 65 years and women aged 45 to 70 years. The aim of the programme is to detect individuals who are at risk for developing cardiovascular diseases, individuals with unhealthy lifestyles and risk factors for these diseases as well as the action, which includes counselling and changing a lifestyle, which are the most effective approaches for the prevention and management of chronic diseases.