Heart care centre
The Indian Red Cross Society has started a heart care centre to offer treatment facilities and diagonistic services at subsidised rates. The centre is located at Rasta Peth and will work with a highly qualified team of doctors under the supervision of cardiologist Dr Umesh Akkalkotkar. Procedures like angiography,angioplasty and bypass surgery will be done at affordable charges. Other important facilities like OPD X-Ray,C T Scan,Sonography,treadmill stress tests for cardiac patients will also be available at the centre.
Conference on Ayurveda
A world conference on Ayurveda will be held in the city from January 5. To be held at the Mahalaxmi Lawns,Karvenagar,the conference will deal with the subjects of preventive cardiology,gastro intestinal diseases,neurological and gynecological ailments. Yoga guru BKS Iyengar,senior ayurvedacharya Dr Balaji Tambe and Dr Jose Ruge (Ayurveda expert,Brazil) will be present for the conference.