VISAKHAPATNAM: Everyone should take the initiative for complete ban on tobacco products and also avoid junk food which is dangerous for one’s heart, said Vizag Lok Sabha member K Haribabu. He emphasised the need to take measures for prevention of deadly heart disease.
Haribabu was addressing the Youth World Heart Day celebrations, organised by Visakha Hriday Shan, at AMCOSA (Andhra Medical College Old Students Association) auditorium Sunday. He appreciated the services being rendered by Visakha Hriday Shan in spreading health awareness among public by involving the youth. He also congratulated them on taking the initiative in organising the prestigious Global Youth Meet 2015, in Vzag in November, the first of its kind to happen in Port City.
Haribabu released the poster of World Heart Day 2015 (WHD 2015), developed by the World Heart Federation. MLAs P Vishnu Kumar Raju and Palla Srinivas released the leaflet of WHD 2015. Vishnu Kumar Raju said that women should take the initiative of promoting healthy heart habits at home. Palla Srinivas opined that lack of awareness was the main cause of health hazards in society and called for more awareness among citizens.