NDTV and Fortis Healthcare Join Hands for the Health4U Campaign

PUBLISHED ON: September 14, 2014 | Duration: 20 min, 44 sec

   
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NDTV in partnership with Fortis launched the 'NDTV-Fortis Health4U' initiative to urge people to take control of their health. Non-communicable diseases due to lifestyle patterns have almost doubled in the last decade compared to communicable diseases. Cardiovascular diseases amongst Indians have greatly increased and this campaign aims to promote healthy living as a way of life, raise awareness about taking health precautions to avoid adverse health issues by acting on time. The campaign will also educate people about the importance of precautionary measures and train them in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), to be prepared to handle cardiac emergencies which can occur at any time. Launched by Deepika Padukone, the event began with a panel discussion moderated by Vikram Chandra, Group CEO, NDTV and included eminent panellists such as Padmashri Dr. Ashok Seth, Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute (Delhi), Dr. Vivek Jawali, Chairman, Cardiovascular Sciences & Medical Advisory Council, Fortis Hospitals (Bengaluru), Dr. Prannoy Roy, Founder & Executive Co-Chairperson, NDTV, Mr. Malvinder Mohan Singh, Executive Chairman, Fortis Healthcare and Mr. Shivinder Mohan Singh, Executive Vice-Chairman, Fortis Healthcare.
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