Report of World Heart Day- 2018

World Heart Day 2018 was organized by IV year BSc Nursing students, the Department of Community Health Nursing, Manipal College of Nursing (MCON), MAHE in association with Primary Health Center, Malpe on 27th September 2018 at PHC Malpe for the general population and health team members of Primary Health Center, Malpe.

September 28, 2018

Dr. Subramanya Rao, Medical Officer, Hirebettu, was invited as a resource person. He introduced the theme for this year as My Heart, Your Heart, highlighted on worldwide and national level prevalence of cardiac diseases, medical management for the heart problem. He also emphasized information on upcoming Ayushman Bharath health insurance scheme eligibility and benefits.

Mrs. Ansuya had an interactive session with participants which stressed the importance of diet, lifestyle changes for preventing cardiac problems. Mrs. Kusuma, Senior Health Visitor explained the facilities available in PHC and utilize this for saving the life of the people in an emergency

Fourth year BSc Nursing students exhibited a role play on causes, symptoms, and prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Also, students demonstrated yoga and Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for the audience. Total of 50 members participated in the programme. The Programme was coordinated by Mrs. Ansuya, Assistant Professor, Dept of Community Health Nursing, MCON Manipal.