Global Health City conducts free health camp jointly with Lions International at Vellore
Filed Under: Health & Science, Lifestyle | Posted: 11/05/2012 at 3:02AM
Comments | Region: India
Increasing numbers of deaths in the rural and urban cities have also been attributed to the increase in heart diseases. South India alone has witnessed about 25% of deaths in the recent past due to smoking, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. To spread awareness on the prevention of heart diseases Global Health city, a multi-superspeciality, Tertiary care hospital with top class cardiac care facilities organized free cardiac camp along with Lions Club International at Government .Hr.Sec.School, Vellore between 9.00 am and 4.00 pm on Sunday, 4th November, 2012.
Dr. Nanda Kumar, Senior Consultant-Interventional cardiology from the hospital participated in the camp and conducted general check-up. The cardiac camp witnessed Over 200 people taking their first step to being heart healthy by undergoing free cardiac screenings, including ECG and Echocardiogram along with free consultation to understand the high-risks of heart-attack and other heart diseases, basic hygiene and preventative health care and managing other risk factors such as cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Emperumal, head-medical camps Lions Club, Vellore “On behalf of everyone from our district, I express my heartfelt gratitude to Global Health City for this initiative and organizing the free cardiac camp .This initiative is commendable and much appreciated. My special thanks to Dr. K. Ravindranath, Chairman & Managing Director, Global Hospitals Group who is behind this noble initiative, which has benefited the poor people in a significant way”.
Dr. Nanda Kumar, Senior Consultant-Interventional cardiology, Global health city added” We have always aimed to be a responsible healthcare citizen nurturing human values and concern for the society. We are pleased to note that the medical camp evoked a phenomenal response with our specialized team of doctors providing free medical treatment and care to the people who attended today”.
GLOBAL HEALTH CITY
Global Health City, Chennai is a 500 bed super specialty tertiary care facility. It renders 360 degree advanced tertiary healthcare services with multi-super speciality and multi-organ transplant services. With the finest combination of expertise, experience, state-of-the art technology and well coordinated team work, every step is aimed at ensuring excellence in patient care.
The Global Hospitals Group is one of the fast growing chains of multi super specialty tertiary care Hospitals in India offering healthcare services of international standards. With over 2000 beds, the Group currently has nine state-of the art and world class hospitals at Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore and Mumbai offering advanced patient care. With the most comprehensive multi-organ transplant services in the country, the Group has carved out a niche for itself by excelling in areas ranging from simple procedures to complex surgeries and multi-organ transplantation services for liver, pancreas, kidney heart and lungs. It has evolved to become a one-stop healthcare destination for people from across the world. Recognized for internationally reputed doctors and cutting-edge medical technologies, the Group’s Hospitals have achieved several milestones by performing rare, pioneering surgeries and transplantations.