Baby Memorial Hospital Observed World Heart Day


Baby Memorial Hospital observed World Heart Day with series of events and activities. The objective of the events was to make people aware about the most common killer in the world, cardiovascular diseases (CVD).

The events were kick started with a walkathon from Mananchira Square to Town Hall. The walkathon was arranged in association with Corporation of Kozhikode and Kerala Heart Care Society. The walkathon was inaugurated by Hon. Mayor of Kozhikode, Sri Thottathil Ravindran. Along with BMH other hospitals, schools and different organizations participated in the walkathon.

Speaking at walkathon Dr. K G Alexander, Chairman and Managing Director BMH quoted saying “Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is world’s number one killer. World Heart Day is a perfect platform for creating awareness about CVD. We have been observing world heart day since our inception in 1987 in Malabar. We will continue our efforts to make people aware about the prevention aspect of CVD in the future too.”

Later on the same day BMH in association with Akashvani Kozhikode organized a live phone in program for general public on heart diseases in 103.6 Real FM. The program was well received with participation from people around Malabar. Prof. Ashokan Nambiar, one of the senior most cardiologist in Kerala and HOD of Cardiology at BMH answered to the queries from the listeners.

"The Awareness seminar which was streamed online through facebook and youtube was the highlight of BMH’s World Heart Day event. "

More than 4000 people viewed the seminar online and asked questions regarding heart diseases.

The team of doctors from BMH Heart Centre spoke on various topics.


"Prevention of Heart Diseases"
Prof Ashokan Nambiar
Senior Consultant and HOD – Cardiology

"Risk of High Blood Pressure"
Prof. Sahasranam KV
Senior Consultant, Cardiology

"Rheumatic Heart Disease"
Prof Johnson Francis
Senior Consultant - Cardiology

"An introduction to Cardiac Thoracic Surgery"
Dr. Harilal V. Nambiar
Chief - Cardio thoracic & Vascular Surgery

"Heart Diseases in Women & Children"
Dr. Jayasree H. Nambiar
Senior Consultant & Interventional Cardiologist

"Insights of Angioplasty"
Dr. Rajesh Muralidharan
Senior Consultant & Interventional Cardiologist

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