The Cardiological society of Bengal was started on the 11th April, 1946 with Dr. B.C. Roy, the legendary physician as its first President. Cardiological Society of India has twenty five branches of its own spread all over the country.
The Cardiological Society of India is an active member of the International Society & federation of Cardiology and Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology and also SAARC society of Cardiology and jointly working with European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and American College of Cardiology (ACC).
The present membership strength of the Society including overseas members has reached more than four thousand. Every year the World Heart Day is observed at CSI HQ and all other branches of CSI on 29th September
“Ten Commandments for Creating Heart-Healthy Homes”, the book is available in English and 10 other Indian languages and would be circulated among school children across the country.
CSI general secretary Dr Mrinal Kanti Das said: “Prevention is the best way to fight cardiovascular diseases and so we have chosen school children as the target audience.
“The book also seeks to address the issue of obesity and hypertension to which our younger population is increasingly falling prey to,” said Dr Das.
“The book can play a big part in preventing cardiovascular diseases and we will talk with the other departments concerned to ensure if the contents can be displayed at all medical facilities whether government or private so that awareness can be widely spread,” said Dr Bachani.