The Health Times, an initiative of CK Birla Hospitals is a mini-encyclopedia of common and not so common ailments. It has information – in layman’s language – on symptoms, treatment modalities and tips on preventive care. Envisioned as a series, the current issue covers subjects including flu, heart care, diabetes, some cancers, fitness and well-being. Do not miss to preserve these pages, they would form an authentic compendium of medical care.
The BMB team took the opportunity to interact with the cardiac surgery patients on the occasion of Children’s Day. The team conducted a drawing competition for the children. The judges of the competition were Dr. Manoj Daga, Dr. Shubhendu Mondal and Dr. Tushar Chowdhury. The children actively participated and explored their imagination of creating the world with the colors and sketches provided. The paintings were really appreciated by the judges.
CK Birla Hospitals BMB observed World Diabetes Day with a free Random Blood Sugar, BMI & Blood Pressure check-up. Held in the BMB lobby, this activity in which over 50 people participated, helped create awareness about Diabetes.
“Diabetes can cause damage to the blood vessels which can lead to the development of diseases like coronary heart disease, stroke and vascular dementia. Risk of heart attacks and strokes are up to three times higher in people with diabetes. Hence, it is important to maintain blood pressure through medication and keep your body fit with regular physical activities combined with some weight loss training.” says Dr. AnjanSiotia (Diabetes and Heart) Consultant Intervention Cardiologist, CK Birla Hospitals BMB.
Kolkata, May 22, 2014:
CK Birla Group of Hospitals (BM Birla Heart Research Centre and Calcutta Medical Research Institute), one of India’s leading healthcare groups, on Thursday celebrated ‘International Nurses day’, and announced the launch of their specialized service called Homecare Nursing Service.
The hospital organised a cultural program in the presence of Pushpa Ghosh, Deputy Assistant Director of Health Services – Nursing, Department of Health & Family Welfare; Government of West Bengal, Mahasweta Bose, Former Principal of West Bengal College of Nursing and Brigadier Louis Dahal, Principal Matron – Command Hospital Eastern Command, Kolkata.
Speaking on the occasion SP Singh, Group CEO, CK Birla Healthcare said “Homecare Nursing Service is great news for our patients and this will add to an improved patient management.Today we have gathered here to celebrate the hard work that our nurses provide and contribute towards the well being of the society.” Singh said: “Our Nursing care is one of the best in the country and their contribution over the years has been acknowledged by all. Our focus has always been on patient centricity, ethical practices and clinical excellence. On this nursing day, I am feeling happy to launch this new service and I wish all our nurses the very best and thank them for their continued support and good work.”
International Nurses’ Day is celebrated around the world on May 12 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale and is an opportunity for them to celebrate nursing and the contribution they make to improve the lives of individuals.