Union Health Ministry organises “Cycle for Health” rally at Lady Hardinge Medical College
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The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare organised a Cyclothon with the theme 'Cycle for Health' at Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC) on 14 February.
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Faculty, staff and students participated in the rally with great enthusiasm and in large numbers.
The main objective of organising this rally is to promote physical and mental health and to provide information about environment friendly transport to the citizens.
Mega cycling events in the form of cyclothons or cycle rallies are being organised in all the 1.56 lakh Ayushman Bharat-Health and Wellness Centers (AB-HWCs).
These activities are being carried out as part of the year-long "Healthy Mind, Healthy Home" campaign launched in November last year, which aims to promote awareness about healthy living.
Accordingly, a health fair will also be organised on the 14th of every month in all AB-HWCs across the country, where activities like yoga, tele-counselling, Nikshay Poshan Abhiyaan, non-communicable diseases screening and drug distribution, sickle cell disease screening will be organised. Activities will be organised.
Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya, also known as "Green MP" for his enthusiasm for cycling, has urged people to use cycles to promote health and fitness.
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