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Health awareness camp held with focus on how to tackle lifestyle diseases

Mumbai: Over a thousand Mumbaikars on Saturday participated in a health awareness camp organised by a city hospital following the rise in the number of lifestyle diseases and lack of awareness about it among them.

The awareness camp was organised following a recent study by the national capital’s prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences that found over 40 percent of adults living in cities suffering from several lifestyle diseases arthritis, atherosclerosis, asthma and Type 2 diseases.

According to the health ministry, India is home to nearly 62 million diabetics – second only to China.

During the event, doctors from the Wockhardt Hospitals, the organisers, conducted several test and informed about the side effects of junk foods on which most of the city people rely.

Zahabiya Khorakiwala, Managing Director, Wockhardt Hospitals also expressed her concern about the health camp in her speech.

Due to change in life style, people do not realise what they are doing to their body. However, we have been conducting such health camps to keep a track on the rise in a number of life style diseases among people,

In a bid to Make the campaign successful, the hospital has joined hands with Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty Kundra on promoting healthy habits.

Health refers to a state of complete mental, physical, and social well-being, and not just in the absence of infirmity or diseases. Wockhardt Hospitals being a healthcare service provider is very active in supporting other health initiatives and spread the awareness to people to engage more in outdoor activities, eat healthy, live healthy, be fit,” said Khorakiwala. (IANS)

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