GDC Hiranagar organises webinar on ‘Fight against Deadliest Diseases’

 

KATHUA : Government Girdhari Lal Dogra Memorial Degree College Hiranagar, under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and IQAC, organized a webinar on “Fight Against Deadliest Diseases – Aarogya ka Abhishek” in the college premises today.

The webinar was orgainzed in collaboration with the NGO, Global Helping Hands, Jammu.

The Chief Guest of the event was Advocate, Supreme Court of India Nirdosh Bhola Vishen, while Tehsildar, Relief Organisation Jammu Kapil Kant Khajuria was the guest of Honour.

MS DNB Surgery Col. Dr. Anurag Naik, Lecturer Department of Psychiatry, GMC Jammu, Dr. Rajinder Kumar, Medical Oncologist, ASCOMS Jammu, Dr. Satyanker Gupta, Professor and Head Community Medicine, GMC Jammu, Dr. Rajiv Kumar Gupta, and MBBS student, Lady Hardinge College, New Delhi Oorvi Gupta were the guest speakers.

The webinar started with enchanting of Shiv Tandav Mantras by a young boy Naqsh Dhar, Silver Oak International School, Bangalore.

Sangeeta from Army Public School warmly welcomed all the guests and participants. She applauded the efforts of Principal G.L.D.M Degree College Hiranagar Dr. Pragya Khanna for organizing the events which provide opportunity to stakeholders to talk about their work and raise awareness in the society.

Col. Dr. Anurag Naik talked about Trauma, the hidden epidemic, which is the biggest challenge for mankind and is fourth largest cause of death for people of 10-40 years age group. He emphasized on need of specialized trauma team and space in hospitals.

Dr Rajinder Kumar deliberated on suicide prevention and how people in general can help to curb this problem by just hearing someone out. He discussed the magnitude of problem in India and how India’s contribution to global suicide has steadily increased in recent years.

Dr. Satyanker Gupta highlighted the latest information related to cancer. He talked about carcinogens and how a healthy life style contributes towards the prevention of cancer. He presented the recent clinical information on scientific research, techniques of immunotherapy and targeted therapy.

Adv. Nirdosh Bhola Vishen in his words stated that law standardizes the efficiency of health system. He offered good suggestions for better health system. Oorvi Gupta comprehensively elaborated on tuberculosis, its causes and prevention.

Dr. Pragya Khanna, Principal of the college presented the formal vote of thanks. She thanked all the participants for being a part of this webinar. She announced that these webinars are free and open to the public and the main motive towards the organization of these is to make students and people in general aware about the causes and prevention of these deadly diseases and to provide them an opportunity to interact with the renowned medicos and get valuable insights on their health issues, if any.

The webinar was attended by over 100 participants that included faculty, students and stakeholders the members from general community.

The proceedings of the event were handled by Rekha Koul and Shraddha remained the meeting host for the event.

 

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