Friday April 20, 2012 Star Online
Health Carnival tomorrow
Malaysians can now look forward to a healthier
weekend by joining the 1Malaysia Health Carnival
tomorrow at Dewan Wawasan, SK Onn Jaafar in
Kelana Jaya MCA chairman Ong Chong Swen and her
team, who are organising the event in
partnership with Selangor Young Malaysians
Movement, Kelana Jaya Community Clinic, Subang
Jaya Senior Citizens Club and Women’s
Development Organi-sation have promised an array
of activities for the public.
The carnival offers a series of free health
checks such as urine and blood pressure checks
as well as body mass index and fat analysis. The
checks are available during the one-day carnival
from 8.30am to 2pm.
residents are emphasising more on the importance
of staying healthy and this health carnival will
be the best venue for them to find out about
their health,” she said at a press conference on
health carnival is a one-stop centre for the
health-conscious public and I expect 400 people
of all age groups will turn up for the event,”
Free pap smear screenings for early detection of
cervical infection, inflammation or cancer will
be provided at the carnival.
Klang Hospital will set up a blood donation
counter at the carnival.
There will also be a small scale anti-dengue
health exhibition to create public awareness on
ways to prevent the presence of mosquito
breeding grounds in their homes.
For details, call 016-3833 085 (Chan) or 03-8023
Food stalls are also
available during the carnival.