Exciting events to pave way for the 21st MTNL Perfect Health Mela, a one of its kind initiative by the Heart Care Foundation of India
To include a live webcast by Spiritual Guru Deepak Chopra on the future of well being, free heart surgery camp by the Sameer Malik Heart Care Foundation Fund and a Dandiya training workshop
New Delhi, September 18th, 2014: Heart Care Foundation of India, a leading national non-profit organization committed to making India a healthier and disease free nation announced the upcoming activities of the 21st MTNL Perfect Health Mela scheduled to be held from 15th -19th October 2014 at the Talkatora Indoor Stadium in New Delhi. As a curtain raiser to the event, the NGO is organizing several exciting activities in the city such as a lecture by renowned motivational speaker and Internationally acclaimed author Dr. Deepak Chopra on World Heart Day, a heart health check up camp by the Sameer Malik Heart Care Foundation Fund and a Dandiya dance workshop to celebrate the upcoming festive season.
Started in 1993, the Perfect Health Mela is an annual mass health awareness module, which attracts over 2-3 lakh visitors every year. Catering to people from all age groups and walks of life, the Mela incorporates activities across categories such health check up camps, entertainment programs, lifestyle exhibitions, workshops and competitions. This year’s Mela is being organized in association the NDMC, MCD and MTNL and its theme is “No one should die of any disease just because they cannot afford treatment”.
Addressing the Press Conference Padma Shri, National Science and Communication and Dr. BC Roy National Awardee and the President of the Heart Care Foundation of India, Dr. KK Aggarwal said “ It has been our constant endeavor to continuously develop engaging and consumer driven modules to educate the masses about the importance of preventive healthcare and the Perfect Health Mela has been one of the most successful examples. This year we have tried to take it one step ahead by combining awareness with actual treatment. Through our new project the Sameer Malik Heart Care Foundation Fund we will now also be able to provide free treatment to any patient coming to the Mela who is suffering from heart disease and cannot otherwise afford treatment”.
“I am extremely happy to have none other than Deepak Chopra join us for a lecture next week on the Future of Well-being on the occasion of World Heart Day, the inauguration of the Sameer Malik Heart Care Foundation Fund and the onset of the activities for the 21st MTNL Perfect Health Mela. Each and every person across the Globe will be able to be a part of the lecture through a live webcast on our website http://heartcarefoundationfund.heartcarefoundation.org/livewebcast “, he added.
Understanding the importance of fitness a person’s life, Heart Care Foundation of India is also organizing a Dandiya training workshop as a build up activity to the Mela. As a part of this, over 300 people will not only receive preparatory dance lessons for the upcoming Navratri season but will also be trained in the important and lifesaving technique of Hands Only CPR 10, a method to save lives after sudden cardiac arrest.
The MTNL Perfect Health Mela now in it’s 21st edition will for the first time ever feature a Dil ka Mahakumbh, a one of a kind conclave of leading hospitals which will offer various health treatments under one roof. In addition to this, MTNL will also offer a video consultation facility through which patients will be able to interact with and seek medical advice from leading doctors belonging to one of India’s leading multi-specialty hospital. Other features of the Mela will include a special conference on spirituality featuring a debate by leading spiritual gurus belonging to different religions and an all pathies conference by leading doctors.
Also present at the conference were Mr. Gunjan Sinha – General Manager Corporate MTNL, Dr. PK Sharma – Medical Health Officer NDMC, Mr. NK Yadav – Medical Health Officer MCD and Mr. Rakesh Kumar – Regional Manager PIR LIC.
For more information about the event please visit: www.perfecthealthmela.com. Entry to the Mela is free for all.
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