Sunday, 9 August 2015 – AMU has hosted the AMU-ASTRO Wellness Camp 2015 Launching Ceremonyfor AMU-Astro Wellness Camp 2015 Programme which is set to reach the public nationwide, in Selangor, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan and Johor from 9 to 22 August 2015. The objective of the Programme is to promote a healthy lifestyle among Malaysians. The Programme is a joint initiative between AMU and AstroUruthunai, the charity arm of Astro’s Indian Customer Business. The State Health Director of Selangor Health Department, Dr. Balachandran Satiamurti has officiated the Launching Ceremony.
The Wellness Camp 2015 is an ongoing effort by AMU and Astro that includes various health care screenings, including dental hygiene, eye screening, hearing assessment, random blood sugar assessment, blood pressure checkup, body fat assessment, medical consultation, breast examination, bone density test and physiotherapy, which will be provided for free at the event. Visitors can also participate in a health exhibition that covers topics such as dengue awareness, breast cancer awareness and nutrition, as well as CPR and first aid workshop. A blood donation drive will also be held during the camp. In the meantime, AMU will donate wheelchairs to deserving Malaysians.