Tag: ‘Health Walk’ initiative to be launched


‘Health Walk’ initiative to be launched Tamil Nadu Health department will launch the eight kilometre long ‘Health Walk’ initiative in a stretch in Chennai and 37 districts from November 4. The walking track will have its start and end point at Dr. Muthulakshmi Park in Adyar. The initiative was inspired by an eight km walking track Health Minister Ma. Subramanian had come across during an official visit to Tokyo, Japan. The objective of the initiative was to highlight the importance of walking daily among the public Walking for eight kilometres everyday equals 10,000 steps which is advisable for good health. On every first Sunday of the month, health officers will organise medical camps in these health walk stretches to check for blood sugar and blood pressure levels. Note Post COVID-19, the incidence of heart attacks has increased in people between the ages of 40 and 50. This scheme helps the public in managing such incidence of heart attacks.