World Health Day 2010
Isha for a Healthier Tamil Nadu
06 April, 2010
Isha Foundation observed World Health Day 2010 by organizing a whole series of events from 6–11 April in major districts of Tamil Nadu. The multi-pronged approach to create health awareness among the public included street plays, choreographed by Isha volunteers.
College students, Isha volunteers, and member of the public participated in a health awareness rally that was flagged off by Deputy Director of Health Services, Dr. Senthilkumar.
Display banners and hoardings across Coimbatore, Salem, Erode, Madurai, and a few other cities carried World Health Day messages. Slide shows were created to spread the word through the internet.
With the support of specialists from local hospitals, a multispecialty health camp was held. To create commitment, oath takings and signature campaigns were conducted at ARR's various medical health camps, mobile health clinics and Isha Medical Hospitals where people could take oaths to follow simple but effective measures to improve their health habits.