'Run for heart' on Sept 26

Speaking to presspersons here on Monday, KMC Hospital Chief Operating Officer Dr Mahesh Inder said that awareness run/walk will begin from KMC, Bejai and culminate at KMC Hospital Ambedkar Circle at 7.30 am passing through Lalbagh, M G Road, PVS Circle and Bunts Hostel circle.

District-in-Charge Minister Krishna Palemar, MP Nalin Kumar Kateel, MLAs Yogish Bhat, Mallika Prasad, Police Commissioner Seemanth Kumar Singh, SP Dr A S Rao will be the chief guests.

The run/walk will be led by Mangalore born first International Veteran Athletic Champion Mary Hilda D’Souza.

The theme for this year’s world heart day is ‘I work with heart.’
He said plethora of events like run/walk, month-long heart screening camp at discounted rate, drawing competition will be organised as part of the World Heart Day celebration.  
In fact, those who had undergone treatment for heart related ailments will also take part in the heart day run.

Best placard, best slogan, best institution participation, best corporate participations, young and eldest participator will be given awards.
Senior Interventional Cardiologist Dr Padmanabha Pai said that for patients requiring further treatments like angiogram, angioplasty and coronary artery bypass graft surgery will be performed at discounted rate.

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