Thrissur: Incidence of cardiac disease was`very high` in kerala compared to other states, NotedCardiologist of the Amala Institute of Medical Sciences andCardiac Centre, Dr George Mathew Neerakkal on Saturday said. Elaborating the details of the world heart day on sept 25celebrations at a press conference here today, Neerakkal saidthat out of 32 million persons who died the world over due tovarious diseases, 17.1 million deaths occurred followingcardiac problems and out of it, 2.27 million death occurred inIndia.
He said that the theme of this year`s world heart dayobservance is `Healthy working place and the responsobility ofmaintaning health of your heart is in yourselves`. As part of the celebations a free medical camp would beheld at the Amala Institue of Medical Science near here. PTI
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