CARE Hospitals organises Walkathon on World Stroke Day in Bhubaneswar, Paradeep
Brisk walking for just 20 minutes a day can help fight many chronic diseases.
Bhubaneswar: On the occasion of World Stroke Day, CARE Hospitals organised a long series of ‘Health Walks’ in order to raise awareness on Brain Health in Paradeep.
Prof (Dr) Ashok Mohapatra (Former Director – AIIMS BBSR and Former Chief – Neuroscience Center – AIIMS New Delhi), Dr. SS Jena (Sr. Consultant – Neurology), Dr. Susant Das (Sr. Consultant – Neurosurgery) and Kislay Anand (HCOO – CARE BBSR) flagged off the walkathon from Bhubaneswar.
Dharmesh Choudhary GM HR, Bhaskar Hajarika GM HR and other members of IOCL Paradeep Refinery, Dr. Deepak Parida (Sr. Consultant –Neurosurgery), Dr. Mitalee Kar (Consultant – Neurology), Dr. Lokanath Dash (GM – BD) from CARE Hospitals flagged off from Paradeep.
Kislay Anand, Hospital Chief Operating Officer CARE Hospitals, Bhubaneswar said, “This is a big initiative, and we at CARE Hospitals have come forward to walk together for good health. I am happy to see that our hospital is contributing to spread awareness among the people and their loved ones to stay healthy and keep fighting against many lifestyle diseases.”
“Taking steps and increasing physical activities can be an important step towards healthier life,” he added.
Guests from various locations further added that this is yet another patient-centric step taken by CARE Hospitals for this purpose.
Dr. Lokanath Dash said, “CARE Hospitals has always been at the forefront to provide first-hand knowledge and care to the people of Odisha through various super-specialty clinics, health camps, health talks and BLS training at various locations.”
CARE Hospitals Group is a multi-specialty healthcare provider operating 17 healthcare facilities serving eight cities across six states in India. It is an advanced stroke center, fully geared to handle both ischemic (blood clot) and haemorrhagic strokes (brain haemorrhage/bleeding).