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How GenX are leveraging Health Supplements to Stay Fit

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Article contributed by – Girish Joshi, Managing Director, HealthXP

There is a rising notion in the India that a concerted effort related to fitness and health is of paramount importance. While historically Indians have a reputation of ranking among one of the least concerned citizens when it comes to health and fitness, the recent years have witnessed a dramatic shift in this behaviour.

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Apollo Super-Speciality Health Abhiyan (ASHA) extends high-end healthcare to underprivileged

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By Vivek K. Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai today celebrated completion of two years of healing and caring. Since the hospital opened its doors to the people of Maharashtra, giving them access to the best of modern healthcare, thousands of patients have been treated at the 500 bedded multi-specialty tertiary care hospital. Mr. Karthik Reddy, Director, Apollo Hospitals, was present on the occasion and launched Apollo Super-Speciality Health Abhiyan (ASHA) program. This initiative has been supported by Honourable Revenue Minister, Government of Maharashtra, Chandrakant Patil, helping economically challenged patients access advanced healthcare for their ailments. Also, multiple initiatives will be undertaken to adopt villages around Kolhapur, providing healthcare services for the underprivileged.

The Apollo Super-Speciality Health Abhiyan (ASHA), program is an initiative undertaken by Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai, to extend high-end complex healthcare services to the underprivileged. The services can be availed by economically weaker citizens for some major diseases, as per the guidelines of Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, Maharashtra

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Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital organized multiple Walkathon to raise awareness around Mental Health”

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

World Mental Health day is celebrated on 10th October. Understanding the importance of bringing attention to mental illness and its major affect on people’s life worldwide, Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital Pune, Maharashtra’s first Joint Commission International (JCI), USA and NABH accredited Hospital is organizing awareness Walkathon on different days marking World Mental Health awareness month. Their first Walkathon was organized on 3rd October from Dange Chowk to Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital and the second one on 10th October from Chapekar Chowk to Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital. The hospital is planning two more marathons in October from different location to the hospital. A Skit Play for public follows each Walkathon at the hospital atrium.

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MedGenome expands its presence in Mumbai by taking over Centre For Genetic Health Care

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L-R Dr Hema, Founder CGHC, Dr Ram, COO, MedGenome and Dr Priya Program Director, NIPT, MedGenome

MedGenome, India’s premier genomics-based research and Diagnostics Company, today announced that as part of its growth plans, it has taken over the management and operations of the Centre For Genetic Health Care (CGHC) in Mumbai. It will henceforth be called MedGenome- Centre For Genetic Health Care (CGHC).

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2-days IVH HCAP health & wellness session conducted at National Fertilizers Limited’s Nangal Unit

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HCAP programme started by IVH at Nangal

India Virtual Hospital’s Health Care Assistance Program (HCAP) got tremendous response at National Fertilizers Limited’s Nangal Unit and Township where a 2-day health & wellness sessions were conducted for NFL employees and family members. This was the 4th Health Talks, which was organised at NFL units within a span of 2 months under IVH’s healthcare assistance program.

The first series of counselling sessions and talks focussed on ‘Empowering Individuals to adopt a healthy lifestyle for physical and mental health’ and ‘Depression — How to overcome & deal with it’ along with practical sessions on Office Yoga & Ergonomics. The two-day health & wellness session as part of IVH HCAP Program began with health risk profiling of employees, followed by interactive sessions by expert doctors, nutritionists and yoga teacher. Read more

Health n Us, Nutrition Institute and Nutrition experts come together to build a Responsible Nutrition Platform

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Nutrition industry Experts and premier institutions on nutrition came together to discuss the critical and urgent need to increase awareness, education and effective self-regulation among all nutrition stakeholders. Health n’ Us – A venture of Nutressent under close association of the experts launched Responsible Nutrition Platform that would enable the critical purpose of taking responsible nutrition to Consumers through trained supply chain stake holders- Responsible Connects. Chairman Mr. V.P. Roy launched Health n’ Us by welcoming the supply chain responsible connects and the distinguished guests. He emphasized on the importance of Responsible People Connects in bringing forward the ideology of Responsible Nutrition through High Science Products. Key speakers at the launch of Responsible Nutrition platform were  Dr. B Dinesh Kumar, Deputy Sr. Director, National Institute of Nutrition – India’s premier nutrition research institute, working under the aegis of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR);  Naaznin Hussein, President, Indian Dietetics Association (West); Amit Srivastava, Advisor to India’s first plug and play nutraceutical park; Nitin Sinha, Managing Director, Health n’ Us ; Pankaj Negi, President India, AstaReal Japan – a Fuji Chemicals company, Manoj Windlass, Director, Windlass Healthcare – a USFDA approved nutraceutical facility and collaborator with Health n Us, Mr. Kiran Punjabi-  Probiotics Lead (India)- DuPont, Dr. Aditi Govitrikar- Counselor mental wellness nutrition. The event was attended by industry professionals as well as supply chain stake holders at NSCI (Worli) Mumbai

 

Amit Srivastava, a global responsible nutrition evangelist and expert, said “Very few speak about the effects of overdose of nutrition products. Nutraceuticals are extremely beneficial; however excess of essential elements for nutrition can be dangerous, often causing irreversible health conditions. Only those who study nutrition closely understand that the chemist distribution chain for nutrition products fuels indiscriminate use. The only way to bring make marketing nutrition responsible is by creating education and awareness to every stakeholder in the distribution chain”. He observed that Responsible Nutrition Platform in association with industry and academia should yield result in India and he will be happy to replicate it in other countries if he finds success with this platform in India. Read more

Pooja Chopra and Farhan Akhtar invited by BMC to lead #EkChammachKam public health campaign.

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Pooja Chopra

The MCGM, Public Health Department, jointly with Amar Gandhi Foundation is launching a campaign ‘EkChammachKam’ to create awareness about non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

The BMC has invited actor- director Farhan Akhtar along with Actress- Miss World Beauty, Pooja Chopra to be the faces of this first-of-its-kind initiative, as they lead the charge on this very high impact public health campaign. Read more

Narayana Health – SRCC Children’s Hospital launches a dedicated blood bank for pediatric needs

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By Vivek K. Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

(L-R) – Dr Purna Kurkure, Medical Director, (Narayana Health- SRCC Children’s Hospital) , Dr. Zarin Bharucha, Chairperson( Blood Bank Federation of Bombay Blood Bank) and also representative of WHO, Mr. S. Ramadorai, Trustee (SRCC) & Past Vice Chairman, Tata Consultancy Services, Ms. Anita Garware, Trustee, SRCC & Dr. Kalpana Velaskar, Sr. Consultant blood & transfusion medicine, (Narayana Health - SRCC Children’s Hospital) inaugurated the Pediatric blood bank at Narayana Health - SRCC Children’s Hospital today.

Narayana Health - SRCC Children’s Hospital one of the largest multi-speciality pediatric healthcare hospital in Mumbai, today launched a Blood Bank at the hospital. The blood bank will have storage capacity of 400 liters of blood and it can be scaled upto 900 liters going forward. The state-of-the-art blood bank is spread over 2000 sq ft of space, largest in any pediatric hospitals in the city. The blood bank will also have a unique technology which can eradicate any complexities in blood through ‘Gamma Rays Irradiation’ technique, which will help to prevent any complexities during transfusion of blood in children. Read more

Narayana Health SRCC Children’s Hospital to organising Blood Donation Week to celebrate World Blood Donor Day: From 11th to 15th June 2018

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By Vivek K. Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

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NHSRCC Childrens Hospital

Narayana Health – SRCC Children’s Hospital on the eve of World Blood donor Day is organising a Blood Donation Camp between 11th June – 15th June 2018. The camp is conducted to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products, and to thank blood donors for their voluntary, life-saving gifts of blood. Dr. Zarin Bharucha, Chairperson, Federation of Bombay Blood Banks and also WHO consultant and international expert on Transfusion Medicine will be inaugurating the camp on 11th June 2018 at 11am. Dr. Purna Kurkure (Medical Director), Mr. Arunesh Punetha (Zonal Director) and Mr. Rupesh Chaubey (Facility Director), Narayana Health – SRCC Children’s Hospital will be present on the occasion at NH-SRCC Children’s Hospital, Haji Ali Park, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai. Read more

VISHAL DADLANI JOINS 6-PACK BAND 2.0 ROCKS DIL TOH PAAGAL HAI FOR MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS

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Y-Films, the youth films wing of Yash Raj Films, launched the 2nd single of India’s 1stIsspeshal Band, the Brooke Bond Red Label 6-Pack Band 2.0 titled, ‘Dil Toh Paagal Hai [Isspeshal Mix]. The ignorant often refer to people with special needs as ‘paagal’ or ‘mad’. The song flips that on its head by telling people that if not discriminating between people or listening to your heart is at times considered crazy, then we all need to celebrate that madness. Because the heart, after all, is crazy. The band is an exciting new music collective of 6 differently abled teens with special needs but incredible music skills and passion. Conceived & Produced by Ashish Patil, the Project is Curated by Shameer Tandon. The new version is a collaboration with ace singer-composer-song writer-rockstar Vishal Dadlani. Read more