Mega Indian and South Asian Health Expo set to rock with nine speakers, 24 exhibitors and 15 supporting organizations

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Organized by New England’s two finest institutions — the Indian Medical Association of New England and INDIA New England news — and supported by over 15 community and professional organizations, including the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin and the Association of Pakistani Physicians of New England, as well as 24 exhibitors, the first mega Indian and South Asian Health Expo is fast approaching on April 27 at the Marriott Hotel in Newton, Mass.

The Health Expo, which is free for the attendees, will bring the area’s major hospitals and health-care providers together with the Indian and South Asian community in New England to educate them about common diseases and their prevention. Supported by 15 community and professional organizations, the Health Expo is the first major collaborations with community groups on such a large scale.

Sheth
“I am very proud that we have done our very best to educate the community on important health issues by bringing nine very distinguished speakers. We are also doing free health screenings, bone marrow drive, podiatry screenings and dental screenings to name a few,” said IMANE President Dr. Manju Sheth. “We are overwhelmed by the support from the community organizations and are looking forward to a great event.”

Here is the schedule of events:
Exhibition: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Speaking schedule:
10:00-10:30 a.m.: “Indian Diet: Friend or Foe?” — Sangeeta Pradhan, RD, CDE

10:30-11:15 a.m.: “Heart Disease: Prevention and Management: an Indian Perspective” — Dr. Salil Midha.

11:15-11:45 a.m.: “Yoga Therapy for Your Health” — Jay Gupta.

11:45 AM-12:30 p.m.: “Success Unprecedented: Unleash the Power of the Mind to Realize Your Full Potential” — Dr. Sanjiv Chopra.

12:30-1:15 p.m.: “Osteoporosis: the Silent Disease” — Dr. Onaly Kapasi.

1:15-2:00 p.m.: “Key Issues in Women’s Health and Wellbeing” — Dr. Pankaj Shah

2:00-2:45 p.m.: “Diabetes in Indians: What We Need to Know to Protect Us and Our Children” —Dr. Om Ganda.

2:45-3:15 p.m.: “Primary Prevention with Ayurveda” — Pratibha Shah.

3:15-4:00 p.m.: “Anti-Aging Therapy: Rejuvenation for the Face: Something Old and Something New” — Dr. Sonal Pandya.

Gupta
“I am very delighted about the upcoming Health Expo, which is a joint collaboration between IMANE and India New England news,” said Dr. Apurv Gupta, chairman of the board of trustees of IMANE. “It’s a first-of-a-kind event in this area, representing a bold undertaking by the two organizations”

The Health Expo is sponsored by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and supported by the following organizations: American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin, Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence, Association of Pakistani Physicians of New England, Ekal Vidyalay, Gujrati Association of New England, the India Association of Greater Boston, the India Association of New Hampshire, the India Society of Worcester, the Indian American Forum for Political Education, Indian Americans of Lexington, Learnquest Academy, New England Hindi Manch, NetSap Boston, Saheli Boston, the United India Association and Vision Aid.

Exhibitors include: A+ Home Medical Supply Co., Ameriprise Financial Services Inc./Jai M. Dev, Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence, Dwarikamai Health & Wellness Center, Elder, Service Plan Of The North Shore, EyeNetra, Gourmet India, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Holistic Health & Beauty Care, Indian Circle for Caring USA Inc., Indian Medical Association of New England, INDIA New England News, Lahey Center for Cosmetic & Laser Surgery, Lebro Center for Well Being, the Department of Public Health, New York Life/Ritu Agarwal, One World Cuisine, Rang Manch Events, Savsani, The School of Royal Yoga Inc., The Etiquette Academy of New England, United India Association-Bone Marrow Drive and YogaCaps Inc.

Founded in 1978, the Indian Medical Association of New England is an organization for medical professionals of Indian origin in the New England area. Based in Waltham, Mass., IMANE organizes and supports numerous professional and social activities for the benefit of its members and the communities they serve.

Exhibitors include: A+ Home Medical Supply Co., Ameriprise Financial Services Inc./Jai M. Dev, Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence, Dwarikamai Health & Wellness Center, Elder, Service Plan Of The North Shore, EyeNetra, Gourmet India, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Holistic Health & Beauty Care, Indian Circle for Caring USA Inc., Indian Medical Association of New England, INDIA New England News, Lahey Center for Cosmetic & Laser Surgery, Lebro Center for Well Being, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, New York Life/Ritu Agarwal, New England Healthcare Billing, One World Cuisine, Rang Manch Events, Savsani, The School of Royal Yoga Inc., The Etiquette Academy of New England, United India Association-Bone Marrow Drive and YogaCaps Inc.

Founded in 1978, the Indian Medical Association of New England is an organization for medical professionals of Indian origin in the New England area. Based in Waltham, Mass., IMANE organizes and supports numerous professional and social activities for the benefit of its members and the communities they serve.

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