Health Mela in Delhi Starts From October 15
Medanta will be a Hospital for the Masses for 5 Days
New Delhi, October 14: Medanta hospital’s team of doctors including ace Dr. Naresh Trehan, will be at beck and call for masses for 5 days starting from October 15. It has partnered with Perfect Health Mela being organized from tomorrow by Heart Care Foundation of India at Talkatora Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.
So get your questions ready to shoot to the dream team constituted by all specialties of the super specialty hospital including that of heart. You will get accurate and valuable answers for free. Patients and health conscious people of Delhi and NCR have rare opportunity to get their doubts cleared regarding heart or any other disease by best of doctors. Multispecialty hospital, Medanta – the Medicity, will be providing this rare opportunity of live telemedicine facilities through video conferencing at the Mela. The theme of this year’s Mela is “Swachch Bharat, Swasth Bharat (Clean India, Healthy India”.
This Health Mela will be confluence of tradition and modernity, the main aim being create mass awareness about all aspects of health, using a consumer driven model as the medium. In its 21st edition, the Perfect Health Mela is being co-organized with the MCD, MTNL, SAIL and NDMC.
The Mela will catering to people from all age groups and walks of life, incorporating activities across categories such as health check up camps, entertainment programs, lifestyle exhibitions, workshops and competitions. A Health and Heart Pavilion will be set up in association with SAIL to provide free medical check-ups and disease diagnosis tests to consumers. The Sameer Malik Heart Care Foundation Fund, an initiative by the Heart Care Foundation of India, will also provide heart surgeries at subsidized rates for the poor and needy. A special cleanliness drive will also be held to raise awareness about the importance of cleanliness and hygiene in disease prevention.
Dr. K.K. Aggarwal, president, Heart Care Foundation of India, said ‘It has been Heart Care Foundation of India’s 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 are moving one step forward and concentrating on actual disease diagnosis and treatment along with prevention. A special feature of this year’s event, will the availability of a live telemedicine facility through which people visiting the Mela can seek consultation from doctors at Medanta – the Medicity. I am extremely happy to have partners like SAIL, MTNL and Medanta – the Medicity, MCD and NDMC on board to help us make best use of the advancements in technology to make healthcare more accessible for all’. An estimated 2-3 lakh people are expected to visit the Mela every day.
Speaking about this, Chairman and Director of Medanta – the Medicity, Dr. Naresh Trehan said, “As our country moves on the path of development, in the medical field we primarily face two challenges. One is to seamlessly integrate medical advancements in our system to provide the highest quality of care and the other is to make medicine more accessible and affordable for all. We will not only just be providing live telemedicine facilities at the venue but have also associated with one of the NGO’s key projects the Sameer Malik Heart Care Foundation Fund to provide subsidized surgery for heart patients who can’t afford treatment.’
Mr. Gunjan Sinha – General Manager Corporate MTNL, Dr. PK Sharma – Medical Health Officer NDMC and Dr. S.K. Gupta Director Medical and Health Services SAILin a joint statement said, “A healthy nation is a progressive nation. We are extremely happy to be associated with the 21st Perfect Health Mela and hope that through our joint efforts we can help make our country a healthy one’.