Heart Failure is becoming a severe health issue in India. As per estimates, there are 8-10 million Heart Failure patients in the country. What is worrisome is that 23% of Heart Failure patients in India die within a year of diagnosis.1
The issue is that there is very low awareness around Heart Failure in India. Additionally, most people don’t know the difference between heart failures and heart attacks. Separately, Heart Failure patients often mistake the disease with signs of ageing and often, don’t end up consulting doctors at the right time.
To combat this issue and to build awareness and propose solutions, The Times of India has launched Beat Heart Failure in partnership with Novartis.
The initiative aims to inform and educate our readers about this growing disease and to engage with relevant stakeholders on suggesting solutions to offer accessible care and treatments.
Let us come together and pledge to