Turquoise laboratories conduct public awareness campaigns for World Heart Day 2020

Lahore – Heart disease (CVD) is one of the leading causes of death in Pakistan. On the occasion of World Heart Day, Ferozons Laboratories Limited, a leading pharma and medical device company, organizes online awareness programs, fully complying with the SOP, and leading healthcare institutions such as Pakistan’s leading health institutions (PCS) Together it runs across the country. , Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases (KIHD) and National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD).

To promote heart health within the organization, the Ferozon Cardiology Division, took an awareness visit to the company headquarters in Lahore.

The walk, organized in collaboration with Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases (KIHD) and Pakistan Cardiac Society Karachi Chapter, was led by Prof. Abdul Rashid, Prof. Khaleda Somro, Proc. Mansoor Ahmed and Associate Proc. Rifat Sultana did. In total, 14 medical institutes across the country participated in these activities, where regional experts described how to live a healthy life with special attention to a person’s heart.

Dr. from KIHD Sumera Naseem stressed the importance of eating from all food groups but in moderate amounts. He said that we should reduce salt intake by less than one teaspoon per day. Dr. from NICVD. Sanam Khwaja said that only a 30-45 minute walk in your lifestyle helps control blood pressure, reduce the risk of developing heart disease, and possibly reduce the likelihood of prostate, breast and uterine cancer. Does.

Before World Heart Day, an online webinar for public awareness was organized in collaboration with Pakistan Cardiac Society (Karachi Chapter) and Go Red for Women Society.

CVD is the number one cause of death globally. Most cardiovascular diseases can be prevented by addressing behavioral risk factors such as tobacco use, unhealthy diets, and obesity, and physical inactivity using population-wide strategies.

In addition to producing drugs for the treatment of cardiometabolic diseases, including hypertension, diabetes, angina, and heart failure, Turquoise is the world’s leading medical device manufacturer, Boston Scientific, to provide the latest equipment to treat coronary artery disease and arrhythmias. Has partnered with the corporation. Being a patient-focused company, Firoz worked with leading cardiologists and institutes in the country to spread awareness for the prevention of heart disease.

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