Date : 19/12/2016 ; Location : Mahanagar Palika Sanchalit Secondary School, Shirvane, Nerul.
we conducted two sessions on TB Awareness for the students --- one for the 9th std. and the second one for the students of 10th std.
A total of 92 students participated. The presentation was made wonderfully well by Dr. Pranali Patil of the Pulmonary dept., D Y Patil University, and supported by Dr. Sarang Patil. The sessions were excellent----the doctor's presentation and the answers given by the students to the questions posed by doctors after the presentation. The children were rewarded by chocolate for correct answers. The Once again the children took the pledge to act as Ambassadors and spread the message of the menace of TB in the society first led by Brigadier Dharamprakash in the first session and in the second session led by Lalitha.
Newly designed Mementoes were presented to the doctors.
TB Awareness Campaign at Nerul (East) Post Office . Date : 19/10/16 ; Attendees : 30 including Postmaster : As a part of our campaign to reach out to the society and make people aware of the menace of TB, an awareness programme was held today (19/10/16) for the people working at the post office. Thirty personnel could attend.
Dr. Viral Nanda of Pulmonary dept., D Y Patil University, made the presentation on TB in layman's language and answered all the queries of the participants. Dr. Azad assisted Dr. Viral Nanda.
Date : 23/09/16 ; Location : Mahanagar Palika Sanchalit Secondary School, Shirvane, Nerul.
Dr. Kannish of Pulmonary dept. , D Y Patil University, made the presentation on TB in layman's language and answered all the queries of the participants. Dr. Raj assisted Dr. Kannish. Eighty senior students participated. Around 60 students participated
All the participants, led by Lalitha, took the pledge to spread the message of the menace of TB in the society. Booklets on TB in Marathi ( in layman's language-available in the b page and website) and chocolates were distributed to all the students. The doctors were felicitated with mementoes by Inner Wheel President.
TB Awareness Campaign for Senior Citizens ; Date : 03/12/2015 ; Location : Senior Citizens Association, Nerul : TB is a giant killer. Every three minutes two people die of TB worldwide. In India more than 1000 people die due to TB everyday . India has the dubious distinction of leading the world in the number of TB deaths, in the number of TB patients and in the number of MDR TB cases.
AS a part of our campaign ,(Shreeram Radhakrishnan Memorial Trust jointly with D Y Patil Hospital ) to reach out to the society and make people aware of the menace of TB, an awareness programme was held today ( 3rd December 2015 )for the senior citizens at Senior Citizens Association, Nerul. More than one hundred senior citizens were present for the awareness programme.
Dr. Vasanth Mane, Doctor in charge of TB , NMMC Navi Mumbai, enlightened the audience about the menace of TB and also made the citizens aware of the steps taken by NMMC in this direction and the facilities offered by NMMC.
Dr. Jayalakshmi, HOD of Pulmonary dept. , D Y Patil University, made the presentation on TB in layman's language and answered all the queries of the participants.
AS has been planned, all the participants took the pledge to spread the message of the menace of TB in the society. Booklets on TB in Marathi, Hindi and English were distributed to all the members.
Tea and Snacks were arranged to all those present.
The entire event went off well and was also well received by the participants. The wide acceptance of the awareness campaign can be gauged by the fact that requests were received to hold similar seminars at different places. Dr. Jayalakshmi, HOD Pulmonary Dept., D Y Patil Medical University; Dr. Vasant Mane, NMMC In-Charge of TB Navi
TB Awareness Campaign; For - The Students of Tilak Public School, Nerul; Date : 15/10/2015
As a part of our campaign to reach out to the society to make the people aware of the menace of TB, a seminar was conducted for the students of Tilak Public School, Nerul. 104 students and five teachers along with the Principal, Mrs. Prabhavathi Ajithkumar attended the session. Rotary Club of New Bombay Seaside was represented by Rtn. Kamaljit Singh Dhillon. Shreeram Radhakrishnan Memorial Trust was represented by Brigadier Dharamprakash, Mrs. Lalitha and Radhakrishnan. Dr. Jayalakshmi, Head of the Pulmonary Medicine Department at D Y Patil University School of Medicine along with Dr. Aparna Iyer ( Asst. Prof.), Dr. Bhoomika and Dr. Aalina from the department were present for the seminar. The presentation and answering of questions posed was done Dr. Jayalakshmi. The presentation was done in a simple language and all the students understood the presentation based on the feedback.
AS has been planned, all the participants enthusiastically took the pledge to spread the message of the menace of TB in the society. Booklet on TB in English was distributed to all the members.
The Booklet have been translated into Hindi and Marathi. The translation into Hindi was done by Mrs. Padma Ravi and the proof reading by Mrs. Usha Yadav of Apeejay School, Nerul. The translation into Marathi was done by Prof. S V Ranade of MGMCET, Navi Mumbai.
The Booklets in Hindi and Marathi were released by The Principal of Tilak Public School, Mrs Prabhavati, Dr. Jayalakshmi, Brigadier Dharamprakash and Mrs. Lalitha.
Hard copies of the booklet are available with the Trustees and can be had on request. Soft copies of the same are also available on the net. We are sure that our campaign will spread awareness in the society about TB. Words of Appreciation will be insufficient to express the dedication of the doctors of D Y Patil University School of Medicine for their wholehearted involvement and commitment in making this awareness campaign a success. The campaign is a continuous one. The photohgraphs of the session were taken by Miss Mallika Grover who has been helping us by taking photographs of all the activities of the Trust. All the photographs have been put up in our facebook page. The PDF files of the Booklets in Hindi and Marathi follow: