Chennai, September 25th, 2022: The Medway Heart Institute organised the World Heart Day 2022 Walkathon event on the morning of 25 September 2022, Sunday. The occasion was flagged off by well-known Tamil film actor Mr. Vikram Prabhu at 7 am, from the Olcott Memorial Higher Secondary School in Besant Nagar, Chennai.
The event witnessed extensive participation not only from the employees of the Medway Group of Hospitals but also the walker’s associations, fitness enthusiasts, and the general public, with lively energy being evident amongst the crowd, which included people of all ages.
Medway Hospitals – an advanced multispeciality facility was founded in Chennai in 2012 and in merely a decade, has established the Medway Heart Institute – a niche hospital dedicated to enhancing healthcare for individuals with heart disorders. Since its inauguration in October 2021, the Medway Heart Institute in Kodambakkam, Chennai has accomplished exemplary feats in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac disorders, what with being equipped with state-of-the-art technology and a skilled team of cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons. Within a short span of just one year, Medway Heart Institute has risen to spectacular heights in being a best-in-class super specialty hospital for complete cardiac care in the heart of Chennai, located in the arterial neighborhood of Kodambakkam.
Medway Heart Institute and Medway Hospitals recognize their role in not only delivering prompt treatment and empathetic care to patients but also in spreading awareness on preventive measures to avert cardiovascular disease and augment the overall well-being of society.
With regards to this, a walkathon was conducted on Sunday to commemorate World Heart Day 2022, which falls on September 29. As numerous research studies have documented that walking at least 5000 steps a day reduces the risk of heart ailments, prevents complications of heart attack, stroke and improves longevity, the World Heart Day Walkathon by the Medway Group of Hospitals was a proactive initiative to encourage people of all age groups to adopt a healthy active lifestyle and engage in physical activity on a daily basis.