With the aim of creating public awareness around heart diseases, HCMCT Manipal Hospitals will be conducting a webinar on September 29th, 2022, between 4 PM to 5 PM.
This webinar will be conducted as a part of the International Heart Wellness Program that provides a platform to train nurses on advanced cardiac knowledge and build a public forum on how we keep our hearts healthy.
Doctors from HCMCT Manipal Hospitals, Dwarka will also emphasize the medical advancements in the field of cardiac treatment. The doctors will also guide the general public on stress-busting activities, the importance of the right diet, and a healthy lifestyle to promote heart health.
H.E Mr. Anindya Banerjee, High Commission of India, Cameroon and H.E Mr. A. Ajay Kumar High Commission of India, Kampala Uganda of the Webinar, said, "heart disease is the world’s leading cause of death, claiming 17.3 million lives each year, and the numbers are rising.
As the prevalence of this disease is rising, the mortality rate due to CVD is also rising and is now seen even among the younger generation. This webinar will provide an opportunity to prevent the future impact of heart disease by adopting heart-healthy living from childhood and throughout adulthood. "
Highlighting the importance of cases of cardiovascular diseases Team of Heart doctors form India DR. YUGAL KISHORE MISHRA , Dr. RANJAN SHETTY and Dr. BIPIN KUMAR DUBEY said, "Stress, lack of sleep, absence of physical activity, sitting for long periods, workload and poor eating habits are serious problems that puts extra pressure on the heart.
Most people tend to ignore the early signs that are the potential symptoms of a cardiovascular ailment. It is important to understand that cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are progressive conditions that get worse in the future if left unattended.
With the help of this program, we aim to spread more awareness about this fatal disease. As lifestyle plays a direct role in determining the condition of the heart, we aim to educate more and more people on the importance of a healthy lifestyle."
Emphasizing on the importance of training the medical fraternity for cardiac care, Karthik Rajagopal, COO, Manipal Hospitals, said, "We understand the challenges in the healthcare system when it comes to cardiac care.
Therefore, it is very important to train the nurses to handle any situation of emergency. As patients suffering from a heart attack or heart failure require immediate intervention, training our nurses will allow a more robust approach to the stresses and strains they may face in that situation.
The program will cover the most up-to-date trends, best practices, and innovations in the medical field to not only address the challenges when it comes to heart health but also be prepared for any situation of emergency. "
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About Manipal Hospitals
As a pioneer in healthcare, Manipal Hospitals is India’s second-largest multi-specialty healthcare provider treating over 4 million patients annually.
With its recent acquisition of a 100% stake in Columbia Asia Hospitals in India, the integrated organization today has an enhanced pan-India footprint with 28 hospitals across 14 cities with 7,000+ beds with a talented pool of 4,000+ doctors and 10,000+ employees.
Its focus is to develop an affordable, high-quality healthcare framework through its multispecialty and tertiary care delivery spectrum and further extend it to out-of-hospital care.
Manipal Hospitals provides comprehensive curative and preventive care for a multitude of patients from around the globe.