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29th October 2018
The 25th MTNL Perfect Health Mela closed with the HCFI CSR Awards

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

The curtains came down on the Silver Jubileecelebrationsofthe MTNL Perfect Health Mela on Saturday with the valedictory ceremony.

The 5-day celebrations, which began on the 23rd culminated with the HCFI CSR awards followed by a scintillating performance by singer Shibani Kashyap and a fascinating illusion act by Mr Rahul Kharbanda.

The HCFI CSR Awards were presented to 10 corporate organizations in recognition of their contributions towards access to affordable healthcare.Two other awards presented during the valedictory ceremony were the HCFI Awards and the IMA NDB Doctor Awards in appreciation of the contributions of the medical fraternity...read more

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The 25th HCFI MTNL Perfect Health Mela concludes with HCFI CSR Awards and stellar performances
Corporate organizations awarded for exemplary work in affordable healthcare
 
New Delhi October 27, 2018: The Heart Care Foundation of India (HCFI), a leading national non-profit organization committed to making India a healthier and disease-free nation concluded its annual flagship event – the 25th MTNL Perfect Health Mela today. The five-day event was organized jointly with the Health and Family Welfare Dept. NCT Delhi, MTNL, NDMC, and other central and Delhi state government departments. The theme for this year’s event was ‘Affordable Healthcare’. Dr Tusker, the friendly event was the mascot for the Mela. Apart from free health checkups, there were competitions, conclaves, and workshops at the Mela, focusing on preventive health and related aspects of managing one’s health.
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