AKU will organize public awareness activities on World Heart Day

Karachi: Aga Khan University Hospital AKU is organising public health awareness activities for adults and children to commemorate World Heart Day.

The activities will include a poster competition on the international theme “The road to healthy heart” for children aged 1015 years and a Healthy Heart Mela. The stalls will also offer free blood sugar and cholesterol testing, BMI measurement, risk and micro fit assessment, blood pressure and heart check and consultation.

There will also be fun activities, like, games, lucky draws and healthy food stalls. Speakers will be available for comments/interviews. Consultant cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, nurses and physiotherapists will also attend the awareness activities.

The activities will start from 27th Poster prize distribution ceremony for children to 28th September Healthy Heart Mela for families held at AKU.

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