Tabba Heart Institute Commemorates World Heart Day 2020
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World Heart Day is the biggest awareness-raising platform for Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD). CVD is the number one cause of death on the planet. It has many causes: from smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity, to air pollution,
In the time of COVID-19, CVD patients are faced with a double-edged threat. Not only are they more at risk of developing severe forms of the virus, but they may also be afraid to seek ongoing care for their hearts.
Like every year, Tabba Heart Institute commemorates this day with full fervor and zeal by organizing various activities spread over a month with an objective to create awareness about heart disease and its risk factors and educate people about heart healthy life style and diet.
The series of activities started from 25th September with an educational program for general practitioners about importance of heart healthy lifestyle. The hospital website, social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube engaged the users through informative blogs, video messages from senior doctors and administration of the hospital. Active participation on live TV & FM radio shows on prominent channels was also arranged by the hospital to reach out to the mass audience.
The main event for this year Free Cardiac Screening Camp took place on the 27th of September at the hospital premises. The mega camp, which offered free cardiac screening through lab tests and doctor consultation, saw a huge turnout of public from all walks of life. The hospital also offered special discount on various hospital services including Free Calcium Scoring test to propagate the message of healthy life on world heart day.
The similar event is also planned at Tabba Heart Outreach Centre in Hyderabad on 9th of October.
The month long activities will continue till the third week of October, 2020.