Heart disease is the cause of nearly twenty five percent of deaths in Asian Indians 25 to 70 years of age.
Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 20, 2012
India Network Foundation, a non-profit US based sponsor of health insurance in the USA, announced an agreement with Thambiran Heart & Vascular Institute wherein members of India Network Foundation and their family members can receive discounted rates for preventive heart care services and comprehensive vascular health screening programs at Thambiran Heart & Vascular Institute, Chennai, India.
“Cardiovascular disease is one of the major causes of death worldwide with more than 2.5 million people expected to die due to cardiovascular disease in India. Heart disease is the cause of nearly twenty five percent of deaths in Asian Indians 25 to 70 years of age,” said Dr. R. Ravikumar, Medical Director of Thambiran Heart & Vascular Institute (P) Ltd, Chennai, India.
India Network Foundation has been at the forefront of addressing health issues of the aging Asian Indian population in the United States and elderly parents visiting from India. Life expectancy in India is improving over the years, reaching 65 years for men and 68 years for women. The life expectancy of visiting parents is much higher than the average life expectancy of India, now reaching more than 70 years of age.
In addition to offering medical insurance for travel to the US for seniors age 70 and older, the agreement with Thambiran Heart & Vascular Institute extends foundation membership benefits for preventative care. Professor KV Rao, India Network Foundation founder added, “India Network Foundation is pleased to offer screening and health care services specifically for parents with pre existing conditions that are planning to visit the US.”
About Thambiran Heart & Vascular Institute (P) Ltd, Chennai, India
Thambiran Heart & Vascular Institute is a Heart Care Clinic in Chennai with outpatient services focused on preventive health care and comprehensive heart disease management. The hospital has been set up with a vision and mission towards “Healthy Heart & Lengthy Life”. The Medical Director of the institute is Dr. R. Ravikumar, MBBS, DMRD, DMRE, Ph.D, Diplomate in Cardiac C.T (CBCCT, USA), Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging Fellowship (University of Toronto, Canada). Dr. Ravikumar was recently certified as a Heart Attack Prevention Specialist by Society for Heart Attack Prevention & Eradication (SHAPE), Texas, USA. He presently is a Medical Consultant at Apollo Hospitals, Madras Medical Mission, Global Hospitals etc at Chennai.
For more information visit http://www.preventheartattack.in (Shashidharan -011-91-928212978).
About India Network Foundation
India Network Foundation, established as a US non-profit organization, has been helping the Asian Indian community in North America with programs and grants to academics from India for more than two decades. India Network Foundation sponsors visitor health insurance to students, temporary workers (H1 visa holders) and their families. All insurance products sponsored by the foundation are administered by India Network Health Insurance and underwritten by The Insurance Company of the State of Pennsylvania, a member of Chartis Insurance, American International Group (AIG).
For more information visit http://www.indianetwork.org.