Al Garhoud Private Hospital organized and supported the World Heart day campaign that aimed under the Slogan “better heart healthy choices” –the theme of the World Heart Day Federations, World Heart day 2014. The campaign was held for a week’s time, September 29 the World Heart day celebrated.
We intended to raise the level of awareness among patients about heart disease and shed the light on the pattern of life and prevailing food habits in the community and convert it to healthy habits that can help improve the condition of some patients who suffer from heart disease, and may also help prevent many types of heart diseases under the supervision of Dr. Brajesh Mittal – Head & Cardiology Department – and distinguished medical staff.
Al Garhoud Private Hospital also planned an awareness campaign in the Fairmont Hotel, Dubai in the presence of a group of Senior Physicians which were invited from several hospitals, Dr. Brajesh delivered a talk to the healthcare providers to emphasis the theme of the World Heart Day he pointed on that the healthcare providers have a vital role in preventing heart disease in the community by educating the masses. As the heart related diseases are number one killers; the principals of preventing this include healthy eating, regular exercises, weight control, and cessation of smoking besides controlling Blood Procure, Cholesterol & Blood Sugar.
A complimentary Medical checkup was provided by the Hospital for general public to measure blood pressure, blood sugar, body mass index and cholesterol levels in order to identify risk factors and the risk of heart disease, this targeted a large number of attendees arround300 people and given suitable advices.