The 25th MTNL Perfect Health Mela, the annual flagship event of Heart Care Foundation of India (HCFI) opens tomorrow at the Talkatora Indoor Stadium, New Delhi. The theme for theMela this year is“Affordable Healthcare”.
The Mela will be inaugurated by Shri Satyendra Jain, Health Minister, Delhi Govt.
A National Campaign on Hands-only CPR 10 in collaboration with Ministry of Youth Affairs, Govt. of India will also be launched on the inaugural day.
Students from schools and colleges are participating in large numbers in the Mela. There will be the usual lifestyle exhibitions, free health check-ups, lectures, workshops and competitions ‘Harmony and EcoFest’ (inter-school competitions), National Youth Fest (inter-college competitions) and Anmol (for specially-abled children).
The highlight of the Mela this year is the “Evening Conclave” – panel discussions with celebrity guests. These conclaves will be held every day followed by cultural evening. Among the various topics to be discussed at the conclaves include AMR, indoor pollution, harm reduction, safe water and air, CSR, infertility.
The valedictory ceremony will be held on Saturday, 27thOctober.
The Mela timings are 8 am to 10 pm. Entry to theMelais free for all.
I welcome you all to the silver jubilee celebrations of thePerfect Health Mela. There is something in it for everybody.
Come enjoy the Mela …
Dr KK Aggarwal
Padma Shri Awardee
President Elect Confederation of Medical Associations in Asia and Oceania (CMAAO)
Group Editor-in-Chief IJCP Publications
President Heart Care Foundation of India
Immediate Past National President IMA