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HDC commemorates World Heart Day and International Day of Older Persons

October 1, 2019 : 3:36 pm

To commemorate this year’s World Heart Day and on the occasion of International Day of Older Persons, a health screening program was conducted for the staff of HDC, today.

Hulhumalé Hospital and Housing Development Corporation joined together to conduct essential health examinations, leading with the senior citizens employed at the corporation. HDC’s management and staff participated in the program, where the hospital staff evaluated the current lifestyle habits of each employee, followed by a certified doctor’s consultancy.

World Heart Day is celebrated on 29th of September each year, as to spread awareness on the various cardiovascular diseases leading to mortality. Embracing healthy diet habits, regular exercise and avoiding tobacco alone can help bring a positive change and achieve a healthy heart.