Directorate Health Services Kashmir on Thursday launched Save Hearts Initiative at RFPTC Building, Barzulla Srinagar.
The spokesman said the event was inaugurated & chaired by Director Health Services, Kashmir Dr Saleem ur Rehman wherein in doctors from peripheral health institutes, SKIMS & SMHS Hospital took part.
The Director stressed for the importance of this initiative and also stated that 21st December of every year will be observed by the department as “Save Hearts Day” so to sensitise the public about the various cardiac ailments and ways to prevent the same.
Observing Save Hearts Day and promoting Save Hearts Initiative aims at kickstarting training, guidance, professional support to all doctors serving in the remotest areas of the valley on a routine basis.It aims at creating a dynamic and integrated professional network amongst the medicos of the region.
After the success of such integrated network to decrease mortality in the west, this novel mechanic was discussed in detail during the event.