×
E-PAPER ▾

E-paper

HEALTH & FITNESS

Awareness campaign launched against air pollution

| | Gurgaon
Awareness campaign launched against air pollution
With Asthma becoming one of the most common respiratory diseases in the world, a campaign to raise awareness about increasing air pollution was launched here on Monday.
 
During the two-week-long 'Save Your Lungs Campaign', various mediums like street plays, interaction sessions with various types of professionals will be held in the city to inform people about the best means to curb the damage caused by polluted air to their lungs. 
 
The campaign was launched by Puran Kumar, joint commissioner of police, Gurgaon. The awareness campaign is being held under the partnership of Clean Air India Movement (CLAIM) in association with Aviss Health.
 
According to the medical experts, Gurgaon has one of the most polluted air quality in the National Capital Region (NCR).
 
For the next two weeks the campaign will also see over 20 volunteers roaming around the city to inform people about various stages of damages caused by air pollution.
 
"People need to understand that air pollution is taking toll on their respiratory health, making them prone to asthma and other respiratory diseases. In fact, pollution not just aggravates problem for the asthmatics," said Himanshu Garg, senior pulmonologist from Aviss Health.
 
 
 

TOP STORIES

Sunday Edition

View All

38-yr-old held for duping people coming to ATM

17 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A 38-year-old man has been arrested by the Farsh Bazaar police for allegedly duping people coming to ATM and fraudulently withdrawing their money. Twelve ATM cards have been recovered from his possession...

Read More

STATE EDITIONS

View All

Inbrief

23 Sep 2017 | PNS | New Delhi

Migraine week at Orchid Orchid Medical Centre observed Migraine Week last week during which senior Neurologist Dr Ujjwal Roy gave free treatment to 54 migraine affected patients and said that if someone has long time headache or he has undergone changes in it, must consult a doctor as it could be secondary headache. He said that treatment from Botox injection could lead to 90 per cent release from migraine...

Read More

Page generated in 0.3895 seconds.