Dr. K M Cherian’s Frontier Lifeline Hospital celebrated World Heart Day by organising awareness programmes and debates on cardiac care in children and women. US Consul General of Chennai, Jennifer Mclntyre, and Maureen Hudson from Children’s First Foundation, Melbourne, Australia, took part in the programme which was organised at Velammal School, Mogappair.
Launching the Frontier Lifeline and Mediville brochure, Ms. Maureen Hudson stressed on the need for greater focus on the well-being of women and children in India. She said that institutions such as Frontier Lifeline and Frontier Mediville should work together with governments across the globe to foster a better and healthier world. Ms. Jennifer Mclntyre distributed prizes to the staff and employees of Frontier Lifeline for their outstanding contributions towards healthcare during the year. Chairman and CEO of Frontier Lifeline K.M. Cherian said, “The World Heart Day is an important day for the healthcare fraternity to spread awareness on various cardiac diseases. This is also a day when doctors can celebrate the advancements in cardiac care and treatment. This year, we are focusing on creating awareness on heart diseases that affect women and children.”
“During the last few years, we have seen an increase in the number of youngsters and women who suffer from various heart diseases. Early detection of heart diseases can go a long way in providing effective treatment, and preventing complications. Hence, there is an immediate need for cardiac care specialists to educate the public on heart diseases,” said Sanjay Cherian, Vice-President, Frontier Lifeline Hospital.