Evercare Hospital Dhaka, the country’s first JCI-accredited hospital, recently organized a patient forum to celebrate World Heart Day 2023. The theme of this year’s Heart Day was ‘Use Heart, Know Heart’. In the press conference, the speakers discussed this year’s theme and exchanged opinions and experiences. The hospital authorities organized this event to increase awareness about heart health and cardiovascular diseases.
Dr. A.Q.M. Reza, Coordinator & Senior Consultant, Clinical and Interventional Cardiology Department; Prof. (Dr.) Md. Shahabuddin Talukder, Senior Consultant, Clinical and Interventional Cardiology; Dr. Shams Munwar, Senior Consultant, Clinical and Interventional Cardiology; Dr. Atiqur Rahman, Senior Consultant, Clinical and Interventional Cardiology; Dr. Tamzeed Ahmed, Senior Consultant, Clinical and Interventional Cardiology; Professor Dr. M. Atahar Ali, Senior Consultant, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Unit; and Dr. Nighat Islam, Consultant, Noninvasive Cardiology joined the discussion session on the event.
Dr. Arif Mahmud, Director of Medical Services of Evercare Hospitals, Bangladesh and Mr. Vinay Kaul, Chief Marketing Officer of Evercare Hospitals, Bangladesh along with others were present at the event.
The patient forum was attended by various patients and their relatives and the doctors answered the queries of the patients regarding various problems and diseases of heart. Also, during the discussion, the cardiologists advised everyone to take more care of their hearts. They urged to build a healthy society by abandoning unhealthy daily lifestyles and advised to consult a doctor quickly without neglecting any heart-related problem and to trust Evercare Hospital Dhaka instead of going abroad for better treatment.
The cardiologists present at the event emphasized on the prevention of the heart diseases. They said heart diseases can be prevented by adopting certain lifestyle habits such as controlling weight, exercising or walking daily, keeping diabetes under control, quitting smoking, developing healthy eating habits, controlling stress, ensuring quality sleep etc. They also emphasized on taking regular health screenings.
Evercare Hospital Dhaka provides world-class comprehensive cardiac care in the country through Clinical & Interventional Cardiology; Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery; Clinical & Interventional Pediatric Cardiology; and Heart Failure & Arrhythmia Unit.