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Fortis Malar organizes Free Cardiac Camp for Police Officials

Date : April 11, 2015

Fortis Malar Hospital today conducted a free cardiac screening camp for Police officials, who work in Adyar District. The Camp was inaugurated by Mr. D. Kannan, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Adyar. Mr. Ashok Thiakarajan, Unit Head – Sales & Marketing, Fortis Malar Hospital and Dr. Paturajan, Intensivist, Fortis Malar Hospital were also present for the occasion.

The Cardiac screening camp was conducted at Besant Nagar Community Hall. The camp saw a footfall of around 150, people who were screened random blood sugar test, blood Pressure checkup, ECG and echocardiogram as well as consultation with Cardiologist and dietician.

Inaugurating the camp, Mr. D. Kannan, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Adyar said, “It gives us immense pleasure to be associated with Fortis Malar Hospital and I thank the management and staffs of Fortis Malar for providing this wonderful opportunity”.

Dr. Paturajan, Fortis Malar Hospital, said, “Long hours of work, irregular eating habits and stress are the causes of developing high blood pressure and diabetes and risk to have a heart attack. This camp helped in detecting cases of high cholesterol levels, blocks, high blood sugar levels and blood pressure.”

Each year, all the Fortis network hospitals organize several camps on different health concerns based on the need of a community. Through these camps, the facilities use the opportunity to create awareness on different topics which help people take required measures to protect themselves from preventable diseases.

About Fortis Healthcare Limited:

Fortis Healthcare Limited is a leading integrated healthcare delivery service provider in India. The healthcare verticals of the company primarily comprise hospitals, diagnostics and day care specialty facilities. Currently, the company operates its healthcare delivery services in India, Singapore, Dubai, Mauritius and Sri Lanka with 55 healthcare facilities (including projects under development), approximately 10,000 potential beds and 270 diagnostic centres. In a global study of the 30 most technologically advanced hospitals in the world, its flagship, the Fortis Memorial Research Institute’ (FMRI), was ranked No.2, by ‘, and placed ahead of many other outstanding medical institutions in the world.

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Fortis Healthcare Ltd
P S Ramya Gourri/ Nandhini S
+91 89398 31218/ 8939831212

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