Health and Wellness Month activities

Following the successful completion of the “Love for Bollywood” festival in January 2015, High Commission of India is organizing a series of activities related to “Health and Wellness” theme in the month of February.  The activities would commence with a Cancer awareness walk in Male on February 4, 2015, organized in partnership with Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Hospital (BIACH), Hyderabad, ADK Hospital and Cancer Society of Maldives. The walk will start from the artificial beach. High Commission of India invites everyone to participate in the walk and promote cancer awareness. 

The walk would be followed by a short module on Yoga at the artificial beach on February 4, 2015 to introduce basic yoga exercises for a healthy life style. Similar Yoga workshops are being organized in Himafushi, Villngili (Feb 28), Bandos (Feb 14) during the month as part of the health awareness campaign. 

As part of the “Health and Wellness” month, Cancer screening camps would be held at ADK Hospital from February 4-5 and in G.Dh Thinadhoo on February 6-7, 2015. Indian Oncologists from BIACH would provide free consultations to Maldivians during these camps. High Commission of India requests everyone to register in advance at 7638246 for these camps. 

A blood donation camp is also organized in association with Indian Club Maldives on February 27, 2015. 

These events are part of the India-Maldives Golden Jubilee Year celebrations organized by High Commission of India in Maldives. The High Commission of India thanks the Government of Maldives and Maldivian airlines for assisting in the smooth organization of the “Health and Wellness” month. 

February 2, 2015

High Commission of India Male, Maldives