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  World Heart Day 2009
[ Past Event - this page is for archival information purposes only.]

 "Wellness in the Workplace"
18 October 2009 Taman Tasik Permaisuri Cheras

Details of Event

Date : Sunday, 18 October 2009
Time : 7.00 am - 10.30 am
Venue : Tasik Permaisuri Park, Kuala Lumpur


  1. Ministry of Health Malaysia
  2. National Heart Association of Malaysia
  3. Kuala Lumpur City Hall
  4. Nestle Nesvita Omega Plus


Activities include :

  1. Poster Exhibition
  2. Walk-A-Mile Final Event
  3. Health Talks
  4. Healthy heart breakfast from Nestle
  5. Aerobic Exercises
  6. Line Dancing Performance
  7. Martial Arts Performance
  8. Jump Rope Demonstration
  9. Free Health Screening for Blood Pressure, Blood sugar, Cholesterol, Weight
  10. Anti Smoking Campaign
  11. Lucky Draws
  12. The event was officiated by Former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad and the Walk-A-Mile was flagged off by his wife Tun Dr. Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali. Approximately 1,200 people participated in the Walk-A-Mile led by Tun Dr. Mahathir. Each participant was given a free T-Shirt featuring the World Heart Federation logo and Heart-shaped balloon.

Other pre event activities held were : 

  1. Walk-A-Mile in difference states of Malaysia
  2. Health screening at community halls.
  3. Health talks at workplaces.


  1. Local Newspaper
  2. Health & Beauty Magazine - Special issue focusing on World Heart Day and the theme on Wellness in the Workplace
  3. Health Magazine (Special issue focusing on World Heart Day and theme)