To celebrate the World Heart Day 2016, on the 29th of September 2016 a day long program had been arranged by Apollo Hospitals Dhaka. The program consisted of an awareness dissemination corner where the height, weight, blood pressure and pulse of interested visitors were measured and diet consultation was given to them based on the findings, free of charge. The program was inaugurated by famous film actress Babita. The world Heart day is celebrated throughout the world with the aim to create global awareness about ways to maintain a healthy heart.
An awareness session was also conducted in HURDCO International School, in which a detailed presentation about having a healthy heart was given to 100 students of the school in the school auditorium by Dr. Tahera Nazrin, Consultant – Paediatric Cardiology, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka and Sabina Yeasmin, Senior Dietician, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka. Dr. Jinnat Ali, Principal, HURDCO International School also shared valuable information pertaining to healthy living. The session was interactive and very informative for the audience. The students also showed their enthusiasm towards creating awareness about having a healthy heart. In order to mark this important day, the students also formed a human heart shape in the premises of the school, as a memento.