Hospital uses snakes and ladders game to create health awareness

A hospital from Pimpri, has perfectly captured the changing lifestyle through our favourite game. Yes, snakes and ladders. Disease-free life is a ladder to a healthy life, while lack of exercise and junk food consumption, will invite diseases. So to educate people regarding this, snakes have been used. Now, this poster has become a topic of discussion on the social media

Hospital uses snake and ladders game to create health awareness

As a kid, we all have played snakes and ladders, which till date, remains our favourite game. But a hospital from Pimpri-Chinchwad, has used this game in a unique way, to create awareness regarding the diseases amongst people. Do you still refuse to believe it? Read This…

Hospital uses snake and ladders game to create health awareness

When you happen to visit Aadhar hospital in Dehu Road, at Pimpri-Chinchwad, you will spot a poster, which will amuse you.  The poster is of a snakes and ladders game. But once you read it, you will understand the message behind it.

In the game snakes and ladders, if your counter lands at the bottom of a ladder, you can move up to the top of the ladder and if your counter lands on the head of a snake, you must slide down to the bottom of the snake. So through the medium of this game, doctors are creating awareness about health.

Ladder towards the healthy life:

  • Including fruits and green leafy vegetables in diet- Helps control your cholesterol
  • Eating less salt- Helps to stay away from high blood pressure
  • Regular exercise- Reduces the risk of illness
  • No smoking- Leads to a good heart health

Your life can be at risk: 

  • Smoking- Can cause cancer
  • Obesity- Can lead to heart ailments
  • Irregular lifestyle- Weight gain
  • Junk Foods and cold drinks- You are likely to get diabetes
  • Intake of bakery and fried foods- Will increase cholesterol

Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Kirtikumar Patil, Director, Aadhar hospital said, “A month ago, we had put this poster in the hospital, to create awareness about lifestyle and illness. People understand easily through posters.  Whether a child or an adult, everyone reads it. Through this, our only aim is to create awareness.”

Dr Ganesh Raut said, “People are asking us about this poster and they have liked it very much. Through the poster, we want to give message to the patients. Make some lifestyle modifications; otherwise you will encounter health issues.”

Dr Patil informed, “During childhood, everyone has played snakes and ladders. The idea behind creating this poster is to educate people about the diseases and  people have no difficulty in understanding the various illnesses, which are mentioned in the poster.”