New Delhi: Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare organised a walkathon event in New Delhi on the occasion of World Health Day.
Union Health Minister, Mansukh Mandaviya along with Bharti Pravin Pawar, Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare, led the walkathon.
The event was organised under the theme of ‘Health for All’. The aim of the walkathon was to create awareness about healthy habits not only to keep away Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) but also for positive effects on mental wellbeing.
The event started from Vijay Chowk via Kartavya Path and passed through India Gate to reach Nirman Bhawan. Over 350 enthusiastic participants, walking for better health, participated with great fervour.
They took a pledge to adopt healthy and active living to prevent and control lifestyle-related health problems/ diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, mental illness and cancer.