Patiala Heart Institute launches public awareness campaign

Patiala Heart Institute launches public awareness campaign

Patiala Heart Institute launches public awareness campaign

World Heart Day
Patiala Heart Institute launches public awareness campaign
Patiala, September 29: A public awareness campaign was launched by the team of Patiala Heart Institute at Omaxe Mall, Patiala on the occasion of World Heart Day to encourage hundreds of people on risk deduction related to any cardiac emergency/first aid during a heart emergency.
During the occasion, a team of Patiala Heart Institute also highlighted the importance of a healthy diet for a healthy heart. Awareness was provided on preventing the increasing risks of heart diseases in younger age groups.
The team of Patiala Heart Institute was able to gather hundreds of people in Omaxe Mall and demonstrated to them the procedure of basic life support on Manikin which was highly appreciated by the audience and hands on training was provided to the public.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Gurpreet Singh Sidhu, Consultant Cardiologist, Patiala Heart Institute said that according to a saying ' prevention is better than cure ', so let us on this World Heart Day implement this saying and pay attention to our heart health. Let’s take a pledge this world heart day to focus on all tiers of your loved ones, to have a happy and healthy present and future, he opined.
Dilshad Singh Sidhu, COO of Patiala Heart Institute, said that today's public awareness campaign was a part of Patiala Heart Institute’s awareness campaign to educate people on the need to keep heart healthy and fit. Heart disease and stroke are the world's leading cause of death claiming 18.6 million lives each year. So it is very important to spread awareness among people so that they could be able to keep these fatal diseases at bay, he maintained.