October 1, 2023, Bangalore – In commemoration of World Heart Day, Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore in association with team Cycle World today organized Cyclothon. The event was flagged off by renowned Badminton Player, Yasmeen Shaikh, who holds a gold medal for Karnataka and a silver for India. The cyclothon was initiated from Aster CMI Hospital, Hebbal, it went through, Nagavara, Kalyan Nagar and ended at Aster CMI Hospital. Over 100 cycling enthusiasts rode a distance of 18.4 km.
Inaugurating the event, Ms. Yasmeen Shaikh, an International Badminton Player, said, "Due to our sedentary and hectic lifestyle, our health has taken a back seat. This cyclothon is a reminder for us to get active and take care of our hearts. I take this opportunity and encourage Bangaloreans to adopt heart-healthy practices!"
On the occasion, Mr. SGS Lakshmanan, COO, of Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore announced ‘To express our gratitude and acknowledge doctors’ dedication and commitment towards society, this World Heart Day, we are honored to conduct “Free Heart Screening Camp for Doctors.’ They are the backbone of the healthcare system. In the sprint to take care of patients and service to society, doctors tend to neglect self-care, through this initiative, we would like to honor our doctors for their selfless service, added Mr. Lakshmanan"
"Preventing heart disease starts with awareness and lifestyle choices. Regular physical activity, such as cycling, can significantly lower the risk of heart disease. On World Heart Day, let us all take a moment to reflect on our heart health and commit to making positive changes in our lives,” said Dr. Nagamalesh U M, Lead Consultant - Interventional Cardiology, Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore.
Aster CMI Hospital stays committed to providing unparalleled medical services to its patients which is strengthened by quality care, high-end innovative technology, treatment, and qualified medical practitioners.
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Aster DM Healthcare Limited is one of the largest private healthcare service providers operating in GCC and in India. With an inherent emphasis on clinical excellence, we are one of the few entities in the world with a strong presence across primary, secondary, tertiary, and quaternary healthcare through our 30 hospitals, 121 clinics, 459* pharmacies, 19 labs and 140 patient experience centers in seven countries, including India. We have over 28,400 plus dedicated staff including 3,622 doctors and 8,095 nurses across the geographies that we are present in, delivering a simple yet strong promise to our different stakeholders: “We’ll treat you well.” We reach out to all economic segments in the GCC states through our differentiated healthcare services across the “Aster”, “Medcare” and “Access” brands.
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