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Mental Health Day
On the occasion of World Mental Health Day on October 10, Connecting NGO will organise an event aimed at creating awareness about mental health at Dastur Girls School. Eminent speakers like Dr Ulhas Luktuke ( Prajit Self-Help Group),Dr Hamid Dabolkar (Parivartan),-Dr Bhargavi Davar ( Bapu Trust) -Sandy Dais Andrade (Just-being)-Arnavaz Damania (Connecting ngo) will participate in a seminar on care and prevention of depression. Patients suffering from mental illness will also participate in a cultural contest organised by the NGO at Tilak Smarak Mandir.
Best research poster award
Dr Parikshit Gogate, pediatric eye surgeon from Pune won the best research poster awards amongst all international entries at a contest themed paediatric eyecare. The theme of the contest was effective methods to reduce blindness in paediatric cataracts, which included operation procedures, appropriate follow up processes, and observation of the changes brought to the child's life after successful surgery. The contest was held at the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness that was held at Hyderabad, India last week with the participation of over 1600 delegates from 87 countries. The motto of the assembly was 'Eye care is every ones business' and there were 400 poster presentations on various researches done on ways to eliminate avoidable blindness world wide.
The paediatric department of Sancheti Hospital of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation are providing a state of art rehabilitation services to the special needs the people in the city as well as the districts in the surrounding area. "The services are being provided to these special children under the expertise provided by the professional team of Sancheti-Sneh. A two-dimensional gait analysis for children with gait abnormalities will be conducted at the hospital to aid in the assessment of the kinematics and kinetics of gait and help doctors to plan further management," says Dr Sandeep Patwardhan, Sancheti Hospital. Many students affected by cerebral palsy participated in activities organised at Sancheti Hospital Cerebral Palsy event held last week.
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