Press Release

Meitra Hospital to organise free heart screening camp for residents in Calicut

October 6th, 2019

Meitra Hospital will conduct free cardiology screening camp on Sunday, 6 October from 10.30 am until 1.00 pm. This is in line with its mission to create awareness around the ‘World Heart Day’ to ensure heart health equity for all. Through this initiative Meitra Hospital is focussing on creating mindfulness among individuals, families, communities about various cardiovascular diseases and care.

The screening camps will be led by the Centre for Heart & Vascular Care Department in Meitra Community Centre, Calicut.

In addition to free heart screening, visitors to Meitra Hospital can get tested for blood pressure, cholesterol levels, BMI as well as various cardiac issues, which is one of the leading healthcare concerns. Specialists and paramedical staff will be be deputed at the camp to provide free consultation for patients with existing medical conditions.

Dr. Asishkumar Mandalay, Chairman, Cardiology, Meitra Hospital, said: “We want to promote the importance of heart health, we are hosting a special cardiology screening camp at Meitra Hospital. We continuously aim to support the community by offering them access to medical professionals and complimentary check-ups through such activities. Through this camp, we aim to address the increasing burden of cardiovascular ailments that can only be controlled by taking preventive measures.”

As part of the awareness drive, free brochures promoting the importance of healthy lifestyle will be distributed to all the visitors. The Cardiology department at Meitra Hospital provides emergency cardiac consultations, round the clock. The department is fully prepared to receive emergency cardiac cases 24×7. The hospital has two advanced robotic Hybrid Cardiac Catheterization labs with Dyna CT facility, which is rarely available in South India.

The department is well-equipped with centrally monitored beds, ventilators, defibrillators and excellent medical supervision by highly qualified cardiologists and nursing staff.

Date: Sunday, 6 October 2019
Time: 10.30 am until 1.00 pm
Venue: Meitra Hospital Community Centre, Calicut

For more information, call: 920 770 2078, 920 770 2028 or mail at info@meitra.com

About Meitra Hospital:
Meitra Hospital, Calicut, offers unparalleled clinical care, backed by expertise in almost all medical disciplines in South India. This newly established hospital provides patients with Primary, Secondary, Tertiary Healthcare as well as a network of facilities that is conducive for good health. Translating breakthroughs in Science and Technology into patient care, the Meitra team comprises of skilled, innovative, and passionate doctors with centres of excellence in Cardiology (heart & vascular care), Orthopaedics (bone & joint care) & Neurosciences. The 220 bedded hospital currently includes 52 individual ICU suites which is first of its kind in our country, along with 7 operation theatres with front line sophisticated equipment and monitoring systems. The expansion includes a 4,32,000 square-foot area catering to 500 beds eventually spread over 6.5 acres. The elements of today’s best designs have been incorporated to improve patient care. Multi cuisine restaurants, pharmacy, entertainment and business centres and other retail opportunities to make Meitra more than just a hospital.

For more information:

Vidya Karigirivasan
KEF Holdings
Tel.: +9714 437 3000
vidya.karigirivasan@kefholdings.com

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ASDA’A BCW
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