Medica Hospital, Kolkata extends free health check-up for SCCWC 2019

first_img Phoenix Business Consulting invests in telehealth platform Healpha CSR News Public Health By EH News Bureau on April 29, 2019 Comments (0) Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals releases first “Comprehensive Textbook of COVID-19” KolkataMedica HospitalSave the ChildrenSCCWC 2019The Hope Foundation Add Comment The missing informal workers in India’s vaccine story Share Menopause to become the next game-changer in global femtech solutions industry by 2025 Related Posts Medica Hospital, Kolkata extends free health check-up for SCCWC 2019 MaxiVision Eye Hospitals launches “Mucormycosis Early Detection Centre” WHO tri-regional policy dialogue seeks solutions to challenges facing international mobility of health professionals SCCWC 2019 is first ever Cricket World Cup being organised for street children and India is all set to present Team India North and Team India SouthMedica Superspecialty Hospital, Kolkata has come ahead in support for the first ever Street Child Cricket World Cup (SCCWC 2019) to be held in May ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup. Medica extended its support towards a medical health check-up for the children who are all set to fly to the Mecca of Cricket, Lord’s. The SCCWC 2019 is the first ever Cricket World Cup being organised for street children and India is all set to present Team India North and Team India South.Non-profit organisations namely Save the Children and The Hope Foundation jointly developed Team North India consisting of eight children with equal number of boys and girls from Kolkata. The team will be travelling to the UK on April 28, for participation in the World Cup tournament.Manjula Singh, CSR Head, Medica Group of Hospitals, said: “It is our endeavour as individuals and institutions to come forward and celebrate the potential of every child and make a difference in the lives of children. We are happy to engage with kids with activities around healthcare.”Dr Alok Roy, Chairman, Medica Group of Hospitals, said, “Medica always strives to provide responsible medical care to all sections of people in the society. The team looks fit and raring to go. We wish them best for the first ever Street Child Cricket World Cup.”The one-of-its-kind international tournament, is being organised by Street Child United (SCU), a UK-based organisation, which has a legacy of holding street child tournaments around major sporting festivals like FIFA World Cup in South Africa, Olympics in Brazil, FIFA World Cup Russia and more. The SCCWC is an opportunity to unite street children from nine countries to play at the prestigious Lord’s Cricket Ground, while also put a spotlight on challenges they face. Off the pitch, the young people will make their voices heard and make recommendations to help improve the lives of street children worldwide. Heartfulness group of organisations launches ‘Healthcare by Heartfulness’ COVID care app Read Articlelast_img read more

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Soderberg slays McIlroy to win European Masters in playoff

first_img(Reuters) – Sebastian Soderberg was thrilled to play Sunday’s final round of the European Masters with Rory McIlroy but he did not let the occasion overwhelm him as he won the title following a five-way playoff in the Swiss Alps. The Swede sank his winning birdie putt from about 10 feet at the first extra hole and then watched as McIlroy and Finland’s Kalle Samooja both missed from shorter distances at Crans-sur-Sierre in Crans Montana.Soderberg looked to have frittered away victory earlier when he three-putted from short range at the 17th hole in regulation.But he regrouped to par the last hole to card four-under-par 66 and then clinched his first European Tour triumph at the same hole in the playoff. In his 50th European Tour appearance, Soderberg finished at 14-under 266 along with McIlroy (67), Samooja (67), Italian Lorenzo Gagli (67) and Argentine Andres Romero (70).Earlier, Soderberg had jumped to the front with five consecutive birdies but he felt he was “crumbling” after frittering away his lead at the 17th hole.“I thought it was exciting enough to just come out here and play with Rory,” the 28-year-old said in a greenside interview. “I was shaking the last few holes. I’m very proud of myself to play good when I feel like I’m shaking (though) I was way more calm in the playoff than in the last few holes.”McIlroy, a week after winning the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup on the PGA Tour, could not quite close the deal though he rallied late with five birdies in a six-hole stretch.“Too many mistakes,” he said of a week that included 14 bogeys. “I made enough birdies, but I just didn’t quite have it over the weekend. “This is my seventh event in eight weeks. I think playing so much, sometimes mental errors creep in here and there.”McIlroy sank a curling 18-foot birdie putt at the 17th to tie for the lead, but then carved his five-wood tee shot way right into the pines at the par-four 18th.His ball ended up near a stone plaque which marks the spot from where Seve Ballesteros made a stunning birdie to win the same event in 1993 after firing his recovery shot over a wall. But McIlroy took the safer route and punched out sideways to the fairway, from where he almost holed out from 120 yards, before tapping in for par.The playoff was halted for several minutes after Gagli’s tee shot struck the head of a spectator who required medical assistance.Perhaps distracted, the Italian subsequently hit his second shot into a greenside pond.last_img read more

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