Manipal Hospital Conducts Cardiology Workshop for CAMP and CAMASEJ D

More than 50 persons from the Cameroon Association of Media Professionals and Cameroon Association of English Speaking Journalists, Douala have attended a workshop online, rolled out by Manipal hospitals, in India.

Dr Ranjan Shetty

Taking place though a webinar on August 16th, Dr Ranjan Shetty, HOD Interventional Cardiology, Manipal Health Enterprises Pvt. Ltd said, “The main aim of this session is to help people understand the importance of cardiovascular diseases and how work-related stress can give rise to cardiovascular issues."

Participants were introduced to ways they can avoid cardio logical issues with lifestyle changes. The session gave an insight on how long-term stress can increase blood cholesterol, blood sugar & blood pressure, which gives rise to heart ailments.

The session was extensive, giving tips on various methods to prevent cardiovascular issues and also on lifestyle changes, necessary to be adopted to avoid reaching an advanced stage.

"Prevention is better than cure and we leveraged this opportunity to explain to them about the importance of maintaining a healthy routine, exercising and healthy diet which can help in improving health for the heart.”

According to Mr Karthik Rajagopal, Chief Operating Officer, Manipal Health Enterprises Pvt. LTD, "the session was interactive and was enjoyed by the audience. The present pandemic taught us the importance of building a global network of healthcare ecosystem, which will help us to bridge the gaps in the healthcare chain".

More workshops have been envisaged to share knowledge and learn more from the global healthcare ecosystem.

Nkemelia Solomon Agborem, National President-CAMP, Maureen Ndih-President CAMASEJ D and Moki Charles, adviser CAMASEJ D said the opportunity to share knowledge on health was to timely.

“We are happy to associate with one of the most respected hospital brands in the world. We will get medical advice and knowledge from the experienced doctors of Manipal Hospitals. This association will not only benefit us but will also help people of Cameroon lead a healthy lifestyle”.

This training online, comes few days to the 16th Annual General Assembly for the Cameroon Association of Media Professionals, to boost the moral of it's members away from their work place.

Manipal Hospitals is known as
pioneer in healthcare, among the top healthcare providers in India serving over 4.5 million patients annually. Its focus is to develop an affordable, high-quality healthcare framework through its multispecialty and tertiary care delivery spectrum and further extend it to out of hospital care.

With the completion of the acquisition of a 100% stake in Columbia Asia Hospitals in India and the addition of Vikram Hospital, the integrated network today has a Pan-India footprint of 27 hospitals across 15 cities with 7,600+ beds, and a talented pool of 4,000 doctors and an employee strength of over 11,000.

Manipal Hospitals provides comprehensive curative and preventive care for a multitude of patients from around the globe. Manipal Hospitals is NABH, AAHRPP accredited and most of the hospitals in its network are NABL, ER, Blood Bank accredited and recognized for Nursing Excellence.

Manipal Hospitals has also been recognised as the most respected and patient recommended hospital in India through various consumer surveys.

By Ndefru Melanie


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