Melas are one or
two day outdoor events that bring together music, multi-cultural
food, fashion, shopping, Bollywood and much more.
We attend Melas across the UK to raise awareness of heart
disease and promote healthy living strategies as well
as giving out a huge range of free resources that
we specifically produce for the South Asian
This year we will be attending the following
- 25th and 26th August: Manchester
There are lots of activities happening at our stand this
year including: a food game with iPod prizes; games,
activities and face painting for kids and a huge range of free
South Asians and heart disease
- South Asians living in the UK are more likely to have a
heart attack before the age of 75 compared to the
rest of the UK population.
- The number of people living with type-2
diabetes within the South Asian community is
much higher than in the rest of the UK
- Take a look at our South Asian
publications in six languages (Gujarati, Hindi,
Bengali, Urdu, Punjabi and English) which can help you
manage your heart health.