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Today Date : Thursday, June 20, 2024

Dr.Selvaraj, Vascular Surgery, CMC Vellore, flagged off Vellore Walkathon

Dr.Selvaraj, Vascular Surgery, CMC Vellore, flagged off Vellore Walkathon

Vascular Society of Indiacelebrated theNational Vascular Day across the nation.On this occasion, a Walkathonwas organisedwas from Ranipeth Campus to CMC Vellore, to spread awareness by a message of 'Walk a Mile to Live with a Smile' with a theme - Amputation FREE India. The Walkathon was organised with an aim to bring the national focus on promoting healthcare, awareness, and timely interventions to prevent conditions that could lead to lower limb amputations (diabetes, smoking, hypertension and high cholesterol).

Dr Dheepak Selvaraj, Senior Vascular Surgeon and Chief Organizer, Madurai - Vascular Society of India said,“We are very encouraged to see the amazing response of our campaign inVellore. Our Mission is to Promote Healthier Communities through comprehensive Vascular Health Care Delivery System resulting in Amputation FREE India.”Other noted Vascular surgeon present on this occasion to lend their support to the initiative was Dr PrabhuPremkumar.This is an effort to create nationwide awareness, so that these amputations can be prevented by lifestyle changes, and if at all the need arises, treatment can be done early, thus preserving their quality of life.