Pooja Chopra and Farhan Akhtar invited

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07 Jul, 18 11:50
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Mumbai: The MCGM, Public Health Department, jointly with Amar Gandhi Foundation is launching a campaign 'EkChammachKam' to create awareness about non-communicable diseases (NCDs).The BMC has invited actor- director FarhanAkhtar along with Actress- Miss, Pooja Chopra to be the faces of this first-of-its-kind initiative, as they lead the charge on this very high impact public health campaign.Ajoy Mehta, Municipal Commissioner said “The #EkChammachKam campaign aims at making people aware about the grave nature of non-communicable diseases and the importance of dietary changes and exercise in one’s daily life.” Additional Municipal Commissioner, I AKundan, said “Non-communicable disease is a major killer and needs to be addressed”. , FarhanAkhtar, who is personally known to be devoted to physical fitness says," Nearly 61% of deaths in India are now attributed to non-communicable diseases. Out of these, cardiovascular diseases (coronary heart disease, stroke, and hypertension) contribute to 45%, followed by chronic respiratory disease (22%), cancer (12 %) and diabetes (3%).
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