Chennai, February 4, 2020: VS Hospitals, which works with the motto of ‘Care, Cure, Compassion’, conducted a Walkathon today to commemorate World Cancer Day-2020. VS Walkathon was an initiative to raise awareness on cancer. Flagged off by Mr. Ampa Palaniappan, Managing Director, Ampa Skywalk, it saw participation of people from various walks of life, representing different age groups and professions.
The Walkathon started from VS Hospitals, Advanced Cancer Care, East Spurtank Road, Chetpet at, passed through Casa Major Road, Tamil Salai and PT School, Egmore and concluded at VS Hospitals, East Spurtank Road. The event served its purpose, as it actively created awareness on cancer among people of the city. This is as part of many on-going initiatives by VS Hospitals towards building a healthy society.
Prof Dr. S. Subramanian Chairman and Managing Director, VS Group of Hospitals, Dr. S. Sundar, Senior Consultant Joint Replacement & Tumour Surgeon and Medical Director, VS Group of Hospitals and Mr. Muthu Subramanian, Executive Director, VS Group of Hospitals participated in this awareness walkathon.
On Sunday (February 2, 2020), VS Hospitals, in association with Naturals, conducted a hair donation drive. Since hair loss is the most distressing and feared side effect of chemotherapy performed for cancer patients, the initiative was aimed at collecting hair from volunteers.