India Shares a major part of the global burden of lifestyle diseases. Earlier, non-modifiable factors like age, gender, family history were mainly responsible for heart disease. But over the past few decades, heart disease seems to have surpassed all the boundaries and now controllable risk factors like diet, physical inactivity and stress largely determine the risk of heart disease. Here are some facts highlighting the dramatic rise in heart disease cases in India.
In India, out of the estimated population of more than 1.27 billion dispersed across various geographical regions, about 45 million people suffer from coronary artery disease. ‘According to current estimates, India will soon have the highest number of cases of cardiovascular disease in the world,’ says World Health Organization. It is estimated to account for 35.9% deaths by the year 2030.
10000 Heart Checkup & Health Awareness camps in districts of Telangana, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh States Part of To touch million hearts by 2022.
To touch million hearts by 2022 through custom-designed inclusive health camps for the needy across the country with 2 hrs Heart Disease Awareness movie.
To run awareness programs for increasing knowledge of preventive and primary health care.
To bridge the gap between medical expertise and the attention required hearts.
To extend financial support to the poor in meeting lifesaving medical expenses.