On the occasion of World Health Day, Union Health Ministry organizes Walkathon event in New Delhi
Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya and Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar lead the walkathon
Initiative to create awareness about healthy habits not only to keep away non-communicable diseases (NCDs) but also have positive effects on mental wellbeing
India has been at the forefront of helping every stakeholder and with this spirit, India is working for health of its citizens and the world: Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya
Be it a walkathon, yoga or other exercises, our youth is enthusiastically inculcating these physical activities in their lives: Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar
On the occasion of World Health Day, the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare organized a walkathon event in New Delhi. Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya along with Dr. Bharti Pravin Pawar, Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare, led the walkathon. The event was organised under the theme of ‘Health for All’. The aim of the walkathon was to create awareness about healthy habits not only to keep away Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) but also for positive effects on mental wellbeing. The event started from Vijay Chowk via Kartavya Path and passed through India Gate to reach Nirman Bhawan. Over 350 enthusiastic participants, walking for better health, participated with great fervour. They took a pledge to adopt healthy and active living to prevent and control lifestyle-related health problems/ diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, mental illness and cancer.
In a tweet, Union Health Minister, Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya reiterated the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision of a Healthier India.