|World Day of Physical Activity|
Physical Activity: A golden goal for health! April 6th, 2014
The “Agita Mundo Award 2014”
The "Agita Mundo Award" is the global annual recognition award for outstanding activities in physical activity promotion.
Who can apply for the award?
All projects registered for the “World Day for Physical Activity 2013” can apply for the "Agita Mundo Award 2014"
What will happen to the winner?
The winner of the “Agita Mundo Award 214” will be announced at the “World Conference on Physical Activity and Public Health” in Rio de Janeiro on 9 April 2014. Representatives of the winning project will be invited to the conference.
How are applications judged?
Applications are assessed by the Agita Mundo Executive Board and the Agita Mundo Advisory Board based on the following criteria:
What do you have to do to apply?
Visit the site http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1542114/Agita-Mundo-Award-2014 and record their actions.
How long can you apply?
The application deadline is 7 March 2014.
After 15 years of implementation of the Program for Agita São Paulo, State Health Secretariat of São Paulo with the technical and scientific advice of the Center Studies of Physical Fitness Laboratory from São Caetano do Sul - CELAFISCS, the program was adopted as a national strategy promoting health through the practice of regular physical activity. In this light came the Program Agita Brazil, with support from the Ministry of Health, also beyond national borders with the Agita America. In 2005 the partnership was established with the Municipality of São Paulo and the creation of Agita Sampa.
Considered model program to promote health by the World Health Organization - WHO, it was decided during the 54th World Health Assembly in 2002 that the World Health Day would have as its theme the promotion of physical activity. Thus was born the "Agita Mundo", inspired by Agita São Paulo its international impact has been maintained by the WHO as a permanent event. From then, the April 6 became the World Day of Physical Activity.
The celebration event to Agita Mundo in 2010 managed to organize more than 2500 events in several countries. In São Paulo, its more than 400 institutional partners, more than 15,000 people gathered on the walk in the MASP Paulista Avenue to the Legislative Assembly in Ibirapuera.