An active member of the Turkish Heart Foundation for 10 years and an international hospitality and wellness professional with over 23 years of experience, Global Wellness Day Founder Belgin Aksoy has been appointed as the new President of the Executive Board of Turkish Heart Foundation.
The Turkish Heart Foundation, established in 1975, is a member of the European Heart Association and is an official member of the World Heart Federation. Working for 44 years with pride and dedication, the foundation continues its efforts to raise awareness on cardiovascular diseases with the slogan “Have a good heart.”
The newly appointed Executive President, Aksoy stated; “Due to the difficult living conditions in Turkey and around the world, one of the most important problems affecting the quality of life and increases in death within communities are cardiovascular diseases. Since the establishment of the Turkish Heart Foundation in 1975, we proudly work towards educating and touching the hearts of many communities through various organizations and awareness activities.”
The foundation continues its efforts to raise awareness on cardiovascular diseases with the slogan “Have a good heart.”
Apart from her duties within the Turkish Heart Foundation, Aksoy founded Global Wellness Day in 2012, bringing her vision to the world, believing that wellness is not a luxury but the inherit right of every individual. An entirely not-for-profit day, a social project dedicated to living well, Global Wellness Day is celebrated on the second Saturday of June every year only with complementary activities across the globe with the slogan “One day can change your whole life”.
The mission and vision of the Turkish Heart Foundation, which coincides with Global Wellness Day’s 7-Step Manifest, focuses not only on physical health but also on emotional wellness with “goodness” and “good-heartedness,” an important and meaningful treatment method for mental health.
Bringing her creative perspective on wellness to her position as Executive President of the Turkish Heart Foundation, Aksoy also leads social wellness projects and speaks at international spa and wellness organizations.