Can PM Modi’s Fit India campaign help tackle rise in lifestyle disorders?3 min read . Updated: 30 Aug 2019, 01:10 AM IST
- Public health experts were in agreement with PM Modi’s view that physical activity will help prevent diseases
- WHO blames unhealthy diet and lack of physical activity for increasing instances of high blood pressure, increase in blood glucose, elevated blood lipids and obesity
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the “Fit India Movement", highlighting the need to stay healthy amid rising instances of lifestyle disorders and non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The campaign was announced at an event organized to celebrate the National Sports Day.
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