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World Heart Day

World Heart Day
Heart Disease
Ambassador Gitenstein and the U.S. Embassy marked World Heart Day September 29 with a walk to Baneasa Park near the new Embassy. He was joined by Under-Secretary of State for Health, Raed Arafat. Other members of the Embassy community also participated to draw attention to the dangers of heart diseases and strokes, which are – according to the World Heart Federation – the world’s leading cause of death, claiming 17 million lives each year (Lucian Crusoveanu / Public Diplomacy Office)

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