Healthy Life Clinic to conduct free screeningsessionsin celebration of Women’s Day 2020

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Leading Colombo-based medical centre, Health Life Clinic, is celebrating Women’s Day 2020 with a series of free screening and consulting sessions with several renowned specialists in dermatology, endocrinology, diabetes, nutrition, and family medicine throughout the month of March. This is in addition to 10% of all packages and services for women during this month.

As part of its continued support towards the early diagnosis and effective management of women’s health issues, the clinic’s first session on March 0711 am – 1 pm, will give ladies a chance to test for the risk of osteoporosis as well as converse and discuss reports with specialist endocrinologist Dr. Shivadharshiya Pathmanathan. The second session to be held on March 11 2.30 pm – 4.00 pm, will see Dr. Nayana Perera, consultant dermatologist, helping individuals figure out their skin type, test for any skin conditions and seek advice on the healthy upkeep of one’s skin.

On March 20 for the day-long final session, Healthy Life Clinic is offering ladies a chance to get blood sugar, blood pressure, and BMI checked, and consult with renowned family physicians, Dr. Kayathri Periasamy,Dr. Ruvaiz Haniffa, and Dr. Ruwani Goonewardene.

“It is important that women all over Sri Lanka and the world put themselves and their health at the top of their to-do list. Awareness, regular screening and education definitely has a positive impact on saving lives.Early intervention and diagnosis are crucial in mitigating the effects or even prevent most diseases. Unfortunately, most women have trouble recognising warning signs for particular conditions until it is too late because they are not aware of them or are too busy taking care of and nurturing those around them. This is why we thought of dedicating the month of March to the women in our lives and gifting them with the opportunity to interact with and seek advice from various specialists at no cost,”Healthy Life Clinic Director and Head Consultant Diabetologist, Dr. Kayathri Periasamy explained.

International Women’s Day 2020celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This year women’s day is focusing on the theme: ‘An equal world is an enabled world’. It affords an opportunity to reflect on the progress that has been made in women’s movements, to call for progressive change and to celebrate acts of courage and perserverance by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities to bridge the gender gap.

Healthy Life Clinic is an established medical centre situated in the heart of Colombo. Specialising in diabetic care, the clinic also offers a comprehensive range of personalised solutions for family health, corporate wellness, and eldercare.

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