Aster Volunteers, the global CSR wing of Aster DM healthcare started its month-long ‘Heart to Heart Campaign’ by organizing a marathon on World Health Day. For every 10,000 steps a person walks in a day, Aster DM Foundation will donate Rs.100 to conduct heart surgeries for underprivileged children. Themed ‘Run a Mile, Bring a Smile, Run for a Cause Marathon’ held as part of the initiative highlights the importance of regular exercise to maintain a healthy heart and thereby create an opportunity to save the lives of underprivileged children who require heart surgery.
People who wish to participate in the campaign, which runs until October 16, can register their names online at heart2heart.astervolunteers.com.
The marathon held in Queen’s Walkway was flagged off by Sri. Lokanath Behera IPS, Ex-DGP of Kerala Police and KMRL Managing Director. Dr. Anil Kumar R, Senior Consultant -Interventional Cardiology spoke about the importance of heart health and a healthy lifestyle during the event and Farhan Yasin, Regional Director of Aster Hospital, Kerala & Oman Cluster commented on the impact of the Heart to Heart Campaign.
Zumba and warm-up sessions along with Fitness challenges were also conducted. More than 300 participants joined the run and received free t-shirts and certificates.
more recommended stories
World Ayurveda Congress Adds Host of New Features to Meet Global Demands
PANAJI:The four-day 9th World Ayurveda Congress.
‘Koode 2023’ – Thanal Joins Hands with Aster MIMS
KOZHIKODE:Koode-2023, the second phase of the.
Aster Medcity to Bring Relief to Cancer Patients
KOCHI:Aster Medcity, Kochi and Cochin Cancer.
PM to Address Valedictory of World Ayurveda Congress at Panaji on Dec 11
PANAJI:Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address.
Aster Medcity Conducts Wheelathon on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities
KOCHI:On marking the International day of.
Sai Sanjeevani Hospital Sets Guinness World Record
BENGALURU:Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Child Heart.
Roche Pharma India Launches Patient Support App
KOCHI:Roche Pharma India today launched a.
Early HIV Detection for Better Care: Bridging the Gap with Advanced 4th Gen Rapid Tests
KOCHI:In India, of the approximately 2.35.
Laser Angioplasty Introduced in Kerala During CHIP-2022 Summit
KOCHI:Laser Angioplasty and its technique were.
Hairline International Launches SVF Treatment
BENGALURU:Hairline International Hair & Skin Clinic,.