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.
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Free health checkups at the 25th MTNL Perfect Health Mela 2018 The mela will focus on preventive health and access to affordable healthcare this year
New Delhi, 21st October: Statistics from the WHO indicate that about 61% of mortality in India can be attributed to non-communicable diseases such as problems, cancer, and diabetes. What exacerbates this is the fact that many are not aware of the risk factors or the importance of timely diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Many of these diseases are silent killers and strike unexpectedly.
In light of this, the 25th MTNL Perfect Health Mela 2018 will have free health checkup camps. People with risk factors and others as well can avail a checkup to understand whether they have any underlying health condition. They will also gain knowledge on how to ensure that they stay away from diseases and lead a healthy life. The mela is a unique amalgamation of knowledge and entertainment.
Speaking about the initiative, Padma Shri Awardee, Dr K K Aggarwal, President, HCFI, said, "The Heart Care Foundation of India (HCFI) has always been committed to the motto of affordable healthcare for all irrespective of their economic status - which is also the theme for the Perfect Health Mela this year.