Bangalore Health Festival from June 14

Bangalore Health Festival from June 14

(From left) Dr Shanthala of Bangalore Health Festival; program festival director Deepak Thimaya; president, Manipal Hospital H Sudarshan Ballal; and Nagendra Swamy of Bangalore Health Festival address a press meet ahead of the event.

The second edition of the Bangalore Health Festival will be held from June 14 to 17 at Tripura Vasini, Palace Grounds.

The Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology will conduct free screening for cancer at the venue, while the Purna Sudha Cancer Foundation will conduct mammography, free of cost, at its mobile bus.

The event will include interactive sessions for senior citizens, physiotherapists, medical students, and nursing and medical professionals. There will be pre-event activities from June 11 to 14, which will include a painting competition for children, essay-writing competition, quiz, and talent show, among others. The festival will also host sessions on beauty and healthy food cooking. 

The four-day fest aims to celebrate good health by bringing together stakeholders in the health sector and providing a platform to interact with the public. Healthcare startups will showcase the latest in healthcare technology  and  innovation.