WORLD HEART DAY
Venue: Jyoti Niwas, (Missionaries of Charity), Navlakha
On 1st October 2019, Choithram College of Nursing observed World Heart Day. This year’s theme is “Your heart My heart”. A small awareness program and health check-up were organized for the residents of Jyoti Niwas (Missionaries of charity) Navlakha. Approximately 90-100 elderly got benefited from this program. The program was conducted under the guidance of Prof. Sheetal Saxena (Officiating Principal), Prof. Shweta Pattnaik (HOD Medical-Surgical Dept.), Mr. Nischal Pathak & Mrs. Rosana James (Asst. Lecturer) along with 1st-year M.Sc Nursing students of Medical-surgical dept. and B. Sc Nursing 2nd-year students to spread awareness among the elderly. The program was started with an introductory message about the day, continued with a demonstration of exercises for the elderly beneficial for their health. Height, weight, BMI, Hb, and blood sugar was checked and thereafter health check-up was done by Dr. Mayank Jain, Consultant Cardiologist, Choithram Hospital & Research Centre. Medicine & fruit distribution was done for the residents. Overall the program concluded well with the message to take care of our hearts with healthy & happy living.