The 19th MTNL Perfect Health Mela is being organised by Heart Care Foundation of India jointly with Department of Health, Delhi Government from 7th to 11th November, 2012 at Constitution Club of India,New Delhi. Various activities will be organised at multiple locations, a week before the event.
Addressing a press conference, Padma Shri & Dr. B.C. Roy National Awardee, Dr. KK Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India, said that focus of the Mela this year will be “Prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases”.
Co-addressing the press conference, Mr A K Srivastav GM (Marketing) MTNL Delhi,Mr Deepak Chanduka, GM, MTNL Corporate Office, Dr N K Yadav MHO MCD South Zone and Sr representatives from DHS, Dept. of Health & FW Govt. of NCT Delhi, NDMC and SAIL said that the Mela will be a unique opportunity for people from all walks of life to get preventive awareness about non-communicable diseases incorporating all pathies and using the medium of exhibition, checkups, competitions, workshops under one roof.
Ms Nalini & Ms Kamalini, eminent Kathak exponents, guests for the press conference, released the theme and logo of the event. A chart containing various activities was also released. The highlight of this year’s Mela will be a series of workshops of all pathies in non-communicable diseases. Ten thousand members of the public will also be trained and certified in compression-only CPR.
Delhi Transport Corporation will also run special buses for the various locations from Mela venue. Over 3000 school children, 1500 nurses and 1000 youth will participate in various events. Over 1000 cardiologists from all pathies, totaling 1000 will participate in various workshops.
Special arrangements are being made and special counters are being made for the residents of Noida,Ghaziabadand Gurgaon.