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Walkathon marks World Health Day

delhi Updated: Apr 08, 2012 00:33 IST

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A group of 500 people, including the elderly, participated in a walkathon in the Capital to spread awareness about healthy and active ageing on the occasion of World Health Day on Saturday. Health and Family Welfare Secretary P.K. Pradhan and WHO representative to India Nata Menabde flagged off the walkathon at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). The WHO also supported a national level consultation at AIIMS to prepare strategies for ensuring active and healthy ageing.