Nanavati Max Hospital celebrates World Liver Day with walkathon

On the backdrop of World Liver Day, Nanavati Max Super Speciality Hospital organized a ‘Walk-a-thon,’ to celebrate the remarkable success stories of Liver donors and recipients. The event demonstrated the vitality and normalcy achievable post-liver transplant for both donors and recipients, drawing over 120 healthy donors, recipients and senior members of the community.

Rajkumar Hirani, a celebrated Indian Filmmaker and National Film Awardee and Mr Abhijat Joshi, Indian screenwriter, film director, producer and editor graced the event as chief guests.

The eminent duo inaugurated the advanced Fibroscan Department of Nanavati Max Hospital alongside Dr Chetan Kalal, Program Director – Hepatology & Transplant Medicine, Dr Anurag Shrimal, Director, Transplant Surgery, Dr Anil Singh, Director – Liver Transplant, Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Dr Vibhor Borkar, Director – Paediatric Hepatology & Gastroenterology & Dr Deepak Patkar, Director – Medical Services.

The participants warmed up with a lively Zumba session led by the hospital’s expert physiotherapy team, followed by the official flag off of the Walk-a-thon by the duo; Rajkumar Hirani and Abhijat Joshi.

Radio personality RJ Sudarshan, from RadioCity 91.1, kept the crowd energized with engaging commentary and health tips throughout the event. Actress Aditi Gautam, known for her roles in ‘Neninthe’ (Telugu) and ‘Sanju,’ (Hindi) graced the donor felicitation ceremony and honored the courageous group of organ donors alongside the doctors of Nanavati Max Institute of Liver, Pancreas and Intestine Transplantation.

Dr Kalal said, “early detection and proactive liver screening are key steps to prevent serious health concerns and ensure long-term wellbeing. We encourage everyone to understand the importance of timely diagnosis and how it can significantly improve the effectiveness of treatment. Let’s prioritize our liver health today for a healthier tomorrow.”

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