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Events in Washington, D.C.

Fiesta DC – Sunday, 21 September 2014, Washington, D.C. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m

Fiesta DC

PAHO will have a community outreach booth at Fiesta DC located at 13th St. NW and Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C. PAHO stand will distribute give away and educational materials including four mini-stations on:

  1. Healthy diet & physical activity – Body Mass Index measurement,
  2. Cardiovascular risk & protective factors - blood pressure screening and diabetes risk assessment.
  3. Hand washing station. and
  4. Children station with games for kids 3 to 12 years old.

At 10 a.m. the parade will start at the corner of 7th Ave NW and Constitution NW and end at 14th Street NW. The festival itself will open at noon along Pennsylvania Avenue. Please join us!


Hike&Bike Festival at Washington DC

PAHO/WHO and the National Park Service join forces! Choose Health. Eat Well. Get Moving! Healthy Parks, Healthy People

When: Saturday, September 13th, 2014
Where: Columbia Island Marina   [get directions]
Link to program of activities and directions 


Wellness Week Food Festival at PAHO's Cafeteria

You will find a wealth of healthy menus served at PAHO's cafeteria during teh Wellness Week. Discover healthy recipes inspired on delicious and inexpensive culinary traditions. Give you and your family a soda-free break. Eat well. Be well.

See Wellness Week Special Menu


Mindfull Movement Workshop

Suzie Carmak

Join over 17,000 people from 89 countries who have learned how to Fight Stress & Sedentarism with Suzie Carmack, PhD, MFA, Med Instructor and Founder of CenteredBeing (watch Dr. Carmack video)

When: Wednesday, September 17, from 12:00 to 1:30pm

Where: PAHO/HQ building, room A


To learn more about the event select this link.



ZumbathonCome show off your dance moves to some fun music, and get your heart pumping and feet moving. 
When: Friday, 19 September, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm.
Where: PAHO/HQ building at the rear outside patio


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