INDIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION GOA STATE BRANCH

Marmugao Branch

IMA MARMUGAO  LOCAL BRANCH REPORT FOR NOVEMBER 2014

  1. AAO GAON CHALEN ABHIYAN

 

  1. Diwali Celebration with kids of Zari Slum on 5/11/2014. IMA Mormugao celebrated Diwali by distributing Sweets, toys, books, stationary to kids of Zari slums.

 

 

 

  1. Free Health Clinic was held at adopted village of Zari on 05/11/14 from 4 pm to 5 pm by Dr. Rajesh Patil and Dr. YogeshNerkar. All patients were examined and free medicine given.

 

 

  1. Women Empowerment Activity at Zari Slum on 5/11/2014. IMA Mormugao encouraged the women group from Zari Slum by participating in Basket Making from Newspapers and fevicol which could be sold for self help in the market through IMA Mormugao. IMA Mormugao donated bundles of newspaper to Smt. Fatima and Smt. Pragati.
  2. Free Health Camp at Zari Slum on 13/11/2014 by Dr. Rajesh Patil. 10 patients were examined and appropriate medicines were given.

 

 

  1. IMA Mormugaoorganised Diabetes Detection Camp at Zari on 14/11/2014. 25 patients fasting blood glucose was tested by Mr. Gaurish. 3 have been detected with abnormally high FBSL and were started on appropriate anti diabetic treatment.

 

  1. Free General Health camp was conducted at Adopted Village Zari on 17/11/2014 by Dr. Rajesh Patil. Around 25 patients were seen and free medicines were distributed.

 

  1. Free Dental Camp  atZari on 19th November 2014. Dr. ShwetaNaik, Dentist from Cortalim examined patients and advised them regarding dental hygiene and referred few cases to Goa Dental College for further management.

 

 

  1. Mid Day Meal Programme at Government Primary School, Zari. In Free Health Clinics conducted by IMA  Mormugao in last 6 months it was noticed that various deficiencies like iron deficiency, vitamin deficiency and protein energy malnutrition cases were rampant in slum children. Doctors of IMA Mormugao and Student Volunteers of NirmaanOrganisation, BITS Pilani, Goa Campus deliberated on starting midday  mealprogramme thrice a week for needy students of the slum kids in the school. It was decided that the meals supplied will be hygienic and nutritious and monitored well by the principal, doctors and volunteers of Nirmaan.

 

 

  1. General Camp was conducted at Zari on 22nd Nov 2014 from 5 pm to 6 pm. Follow up patients and new patients were examined at the camp. Dr. PrashantSuryawanshi, Dr. Rajesh Patil and Dr. YogeshNerkar conducted the camp.

 

 

  1. Skin Camp was conducted by Dr. Del-Ann Alcasoas at Zari on 22nd Nov 2014 from 5 pm to 6 pm. They were seen and given necessary advice.

 

 

 

  1. A Talk on Vector Borne Disease was given by Dr. PrashantSuryawanshi on 22nd November 2014 to the residents of Zari Slum. They were explained about Malaria and dengue and how to prevent the growth of Mosquitoes in their surroundings.

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL HEALTH CAMP

 

 

  1. Community Health Camp at Chaudi,Canacona on 26th  November 2014

Dr. MadhujaSavoikar member of IMA Mormugao along with Dr. MahendraKare took part in a community health camp at ChaudiCanacona on 26thnov 2014. DrMadhuja examined all patients of kidney disorders and Dr. Kare examined patients of diabetes and hyperyension.100 patients took benefit of the camp. This camp was organised by Victor Appolo Hospital Margao Goa.

 

Coordinator:-DrMadhujaSavoikar.

 

  1. SCHOOL HEALTH CAMP

 

  1. School Camp at Velsao on 12th November 2014

IMA Mormugao along with the Management of Our Lady of Assumption Pre Primary School, Velsaoorganised a School Health Camp on 12/11/2014. Dr. Rajesh Patil and Dr. YogeshNerkar examined 80 students. All the health records of the student were maintained in school. Those students who required medical intervention a note was given to the respective parents.

 

 

Coordinator:- Dr. Rajesh Patil

 

  1. Dental Camp at Velsao on 12th November 2014

IMA Mormugao along with the Management of Our Lady of Assumption Pre Primary School, Velsaoorganised a Dental Camp. Dr. ShwetaNaik, Dentist from Cortalim, Goa examined all the students and advised necessary treatment.

 

 

Coordinator:- Dr. Rajesh Patil

 

 

  • ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMME

 

  1. Swach Bharat Abhiyan held at Sada on 4th November 2014

IMA Mormugao Executive Committee Member Dr. HemaMayekarorganised a Swach Bharat Abhiyan at MPT Colony, Sada. Dr. HemaMayekar along with local resident of MPT colony conducted these cleanliness programme on regular basis.

 

Coordinator:- Dr. HemaMayekar

 

 

  1. HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAMME

 

  1. Community Health Education Programme on Alcohol Awareness at Margao on 11th November 2014

Dr. Rajesh Patil, President IMA Mormugao was invited to give a talk on Abuse of Alcohol and its ill Effects to all the workers of Margao Municipality on 11/11/2014 at 4 pm. 75 men and women mostly garbage collectors benefitted from this programme. Chief Officer Mr. Narayan Sawant gave the welcome and the function was attended by councilors from Margao Municipality. This event was covered by Print and Visual Media.

 

Coordinator:-Dr Rajesh Patil

 

 

  1. Community Health Education Programme on Alcohol Awareness at GMC, Bambolim on 29/11/2014.

Dr. Rajesh Patil spoke on ill effects of alcohol and how to stay away from alcohol to the patients and their relatives in ward 111 of Goa Medical College on 29/11/2014 at the AA meeting at 4.30pm. Patients with alcohol related problems at the time of discharge are made to attend the AA meeting and free literature was distributed to them.

 

Coordinator :-Dr Rajesh Patil

 

  1. Community Health Education Programme on Alcohol Awareness at Ponda on 30/11/2014.

IMA Mormugaoorganised a community health education programme on alcohol awereness at SorrashreeKesarbaiKerkar High School, Keri Ponda. Councilor Ms. Apurva welcomed the gathering. A  PPT on alcohol abuse was given by Dr. Rajesh Patil. 60 Keri Villagers benefited from the programme. Mr. NaluJalmi proposed vote of thanks.

 

 

Coordinator:- Dr. Rajesh Patil

 

  1. SCHOOL HEALTH PROGRAMME

 

  1. School Health Talk on Oral Hygiene at Velsao School on 12th November.

IMA Mormugaoorganised a Talk on Oral Hygine on 12th Nov at Velsao School by Dr. SwethaNaik, Consultant Dentist. About 90 students benefited from the talk.

 

 

  1. School Health Programme at Pernem on 15th November 2014

IMA Mormugaoorganised a Talk on Alcohol Abuse for students and parents of Lokshikshan High School, Dhargal, Pernem. Dr. Rajesh Patil gave a talk on Alcohol Abuse to the 50 students and parents.

 

 

Coordinator:- Dr. Rajesh Patil

 

VII. MEDICAL DAY PROGRAMME

 

  1. Diabetes Day held at Cortalim on 12th November 2014

Diabetes Day was celebrated by IMA Mormugao at Cortalim on 12th November 2014. 35 patients underwent free blood sugar testing by Mr. Gaurish. 2 new patients of diabetes were detected. These patients were counseled on diet, exercise and medical management.

 

 

Coordinator:- Dr. ShradhaPatil

 

VIII. PHARMACOVIGILANCE

 

One ADR’s were reported by Dr. YogeshNerkar of IMA Mormugao Branch to Dr. Rataboli, State Coordinator, IMA Goa State Pharmaco-vigilance Cell.

 

  1. WELCOME THE GIRL CHILD

 

Welcome the Girl Child at Quellosim on 6th November 2014

IMA Mormugao along with Nursing Staff of Vaatsalya Hospital, Vasco joined in the celebration of Birth of a Girl child. The proud mother of 2 girl children along with family celebrated the occasion by distributing sweets to the staff.

Coordinator:- Dr. ShradhaPatil

  1. CME

 

IMA Mormugaoorganised a CME on 28th November 2014 at Hotel HQ on topic “Vaccination and Kidney Patients� by Dr. AmolMahaldar, Consultant Nephrologist. Dr. Rajesh Patil, President IMA Mormugao gave welcome address. Dr. GayatriKalyanshetty, Treasurer, IMA Mormugao compared and proposed vote of thanks

 

 

  1. STATE CME held at Vasco on 2nd November 2014

 

IMA Mormugao along with IMA Goa State organised State Level CME on Kidney Disorders on 2nd November 2014 at Hotel HQ, Vasco in association with RG Stone Urology and Laparoscopy Hospital, Porvorim. Inaugural function was attended by Dr. JagadishCacodkar, President IMA Goa State as Chief Guest and Dr. VinayakBuvaji, Honorary Secretary, IMA Goa State as Guest of Honour. Dr. Rajesh Patil, President IMA Mormugao gave welcome address. Dr. VinayakBuvajipraised IMAMormugao Executive Committee for the fabulous work done during the year and requested them to continue. Dr. Jagdish seconded Dr. Buvaji and requested the Guest Speaker to look into the peculiar problem affecting CanconaTaluka of Goa where many people suffer from Chronic Kidney Diseases. Dr. YogeshNerkar, Honorary Secretary, IMA Mormugao proposed vote of thanks. After the inaugural function Dr. Gurpreet Gill, Chief Surgical Specialist, RG Stone Urology and Laparoscopy Hospital gave a talk on Urological Stones and Prostate Disorders with stress on lasers. This was followed by Lunch. Dr. Del-Ann Alcasoas was the Master of Ceremony.

 

 

 

 

IMA MARMUGAO  LOCAL BRANCH REPORT FOR OCTOBER 2014

  1. AAO GAON CHALEN ABHIYAN

Dr. Rajesh Patil and Dr. Yogesh Nerkar held free Health Clinic at adopted village of Zari on 08/10/14.

  1. GENERAL HEALTH CAMP
  2. Community Health Camp at Velsao on 2nd October 2014

IMA Mormugao Organised Community Health Camp on 2nd Oct 2014 at Infant Jesus Academy, Velsao alongwith  Lions Club of Velsao Cansaulim and Majorda and Velsao Sports Club. 180 people benefitted from the camp. IMA Members Dr. Narayan Savoikar, Dr. Savio de Pinto Souza, Dr. Varsha Kamat, Dr. Prashant Suryawanshi and Dr. Yogesh Nerkar. Miss Neha Kamat and Mr. Brendan Peroz member of IMA Student Wing also helped in the camp .The camp was also attended by ENT specialist Dr. Edgar Bosco and dentist Dr. Chandrakant Hiremath. Dr. Sanjivi Kamat, Junior Resident in Surgery along with intern Dr. Salisha Baptista and Steffi Soares. Turakhia Optician provided optometrist support. 10 patients were referred to GMC for Cataract Surgery.

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Coordinator:- Dr. Yogesh Nerkar

  1. Comprehensive Liver Disease Camp at Cortalim on 5th Oct 2014

IMA Mormugao organised a CLDC at St. James and Philip Church Hall on 5th October. Diego Fernandes welcomed the gathering. Dr. Jose Fillipe Alvares gave a PowerPoint presentation on Common Liver Diseases in Goa. Patients were examined by Dr Rajesh Patil, Dr. Jose Alvares and Dr. Yogesh Nerkar. Liver Function Test was done for 56 patients.10 patients were referred for Ultrasonography at Goa Medical College.

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Coordinator:- Dr Rajesh Patil

  1. Obesity Detection Camp at Cortalim on 7th Oct 2014

Obesity camp was held at Cortalim at Dr. Varsha Kamat’s Clinic on 7th Oct 2014. 12 patients underwent height and weight checks. BMR was calculated and advice given regarding exercise , balance diet and regular follow up.

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Coordinator:- Dr. Varsha Kuvlekar (Kamat)

  1. Breast Cancer Detection Camp at Nuvem on 19th Oct 2014

IMA Mormugao celebrated Pink October Month by organizing a Breast Cancer Awareness Talk by Dr. Rajesh Patil followed by Breast cancer Detection Camp by Dr. Rajesh Patil, Dr. Shradha Patil, Dr. Madhuja Sawaikar, Dr. Yogesh Nerkar and Dr. Ann Antao. 60 patients benefited from the talk and the camp. Sister Elisa Rodrigues helped with smooth conduct of the camp.

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Coordinator:- Dr. Rajesh Patil

III. HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAMME

  1. Community Health Education Programme at Bambolim on 17th Oct 2014

A talk on“ Communication Skill and Management of Interpersonal Relations� was organised by IMA Mormugao was organised along with Medical Suprerintendent Dr. Sunada Amonkar for senior nursing staff of Goa Medical College on 17th October, at Conference Hall, GMC.

Senior faculty from GIM Ribander Mr. Adesh Chaturvedi and Mrs Meena Parulekar were the resource persons. This followed by active interaction between the staff and the resource persons.

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Coordinator:- Dr Rajesh Patil

  1.   MEDICAL DAY PROGRAMME
  2. World Elders Day held at Bogmolo on 1st October 2014

IMA Mormugao celebrated World Elder’s Day on 1st Oct 2014 at Old Age Home, Bogmolo, Vasco. At the innaugural function Dr. Patil gave the welcome address and Ms. Karla spoke about the functioning of Old Age Home and problems faced by the inmates.

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Coordinator:- Dr Yogesh Nerkar

  1. Mental Health Day at Bambolim on 8th Oct 2014

Dr. Rajesh Patil, and Dr. Yogesh Nerkar, celebrated Mental Health Day on 8th Oct 2014 by visiting exhibition at Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behaviour, Bambolim which displayed articles made by the inmates and also interacted with Nursing students who performed a street play on Alcoholism and Depression at the IPHB Campus.

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  1. Mental Health Day at Bambolim on 11th Oct 2014

World Mental Health Day was celebrated at the GMC OPD Registration Counter on alcoholism by third year nursing students of Institute of Nursing Education, Bambolim along with their supervisor who stressed upon public ill effects of alcohol. This programme was attended by Dr. Sunanda Amonkar, Medical Superintendent, GMC.

Coordinator:- Dr. Rajesh Patil

  1. Mental Health Day at Bogmolo on 12th Oct 2014

A psychiatric camp was held at Old Age Home, Bogmolo by IMA Mormugao Branch by renowned Psychiatrist Dr. Ravi Aggrawal. Inmates of Old Age suffering from psychiatric illness were examined and appropriate advice and medication given. The programme was coordinated by Dr. Karla, Director of Old Age Home, Bogmolo.

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Coordinator:- Dr. Yogesh Nerkar

  1. World Arthritis Day at Chicalim on 12th Oct 2014

IMA Mormugao celebrated world Arthritis Day in conjuction with SMRC Hospital, Vasco. Arthritis Patients along with their families, Hospital staff, IMA Mormugao Members and general public held a walkathon from SAG Chicalim Ground to SMRC Hospital. This walk demonstrated that patients of arthritis could have a normal disability free life after appropriate surgical and medical management. The walk was followed by a talk Dr. Rajan Bhandankar, Joint Replacement Surgeon.

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  1. World Trauma Day at Bambolim on 17th Oct 2014

IMA Mormugao celebrated World Trauma Day at Conference Hall, Goa Medical College on 17th October at 9 am. Mr. Anand Upadhye, AMV Inspector gave a talk on Traffic Rules for the first batch of 46 Security and Transport In charge Personnel of Goa Medical College. Medical Superintendent Dr. Sunanda Amonkar was the chief guest. Dr. patil welcomed the gathering and Dr. Yogesh proposed vote of thanks

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Coordinator:- Dr. Rajesh Patil

  1. World Osteoporosis Day at Cortalim on 21st Oct 2014

IMA Mormugao conducted Bone Densitometry Camp to celebrated World Osteoporosis Day at Dr. Varsha Kamat’s Clinic on 21st October 2014. 25 patients were examined for osteoporosis. They were advised calcium and Vitamin D Supplements.

 

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Coordinator:- Dr. Varsha Kuvelkar (Kamat)

  1. World Obesity Day at Quellosim on 26th Oct 2014

IMA Mormugao celebrated World Obesity Day on 26th October 2014 by organising a Diabetes Detection Camp at Quellosim Parish Health Centre. 60 people took advantage of the camp. 3 new diabetics were detected at the camp and appropriate treatment was initiated. All 60 people were examined for their Body Mass Index.

 

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Coordinator:- Dr Shradha Patil

  1. PHARMACOVIGILANCE

 

Two ADR’s were reported by Dr. Shradha Patil of IMA Mormugao Branch to Dr. Rataboli, State Coordinator, IMA Goa State Pharmacolvigilance Cell.

 

  1. WELCOME THE GIRL CHILD

Welcome the Girl Child at Quellosim on 26th Oct 2014

IMA Mormugao organised a programme on Theme “Welcome the Girl Child’ at Parish Hall, Quellosim on 26th October at 9 am. Dr. Edwin Gomes, Professor and Head, Department of Medicine, Goa Medical College, Bambolim gave an enlightening talk on the importance of girl child. Dr. Rajesh Patil in his welcome address explained about the ‘Welcome the Girl Child’ initiative. Father George Aguair presided over the function. Dr. Yogesh Nerkar proposed vote of thanks.

 

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Coordinator:- Dr Rajesh Patil

 

  1. CME

IMA Mormugao organised a CME on “Chemotherapy : From Practisioners Perspective� by Dr. Nitin Chaudhari, Medical Oncologist, Wockhardt Hospital. Dr. Rajesh Patil, introduced the speaker, Dr Yogesh Nerkar compared the meeting and Dr. Gayatri Kalyanshetty proposed vote of thanks. The meeting was sponsored by Wockhardt Hospital.

 

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IMA MARMUGAO  LOCAL BRANCH REPORT FOR JULY 2014

I.     AAO GAON CHALEN ABHIYAN

1) Free Health Clinic- Medical Consultations were done on 02/07/2014 at Zari slum. Dr. Yogesh Nerkar, Dr. Harivallabh Pai, Dr. Sunita Pai  attended the patients.
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2) De-Addiction Counselling. Counselling for alcoholics and families of alcoholics was done on 02/07/2014 by AA Members. Nirmaan Volunteers Mr. Rohit Kadam and Miss Sidhi Ozarkar assisted in conducting the camp along with Nirmaan Women Group Members Mrs. Fatima and Mrs. Pragati Bagkar.

3)Talk on Cancer and Cancer Prevention was given by Dr. ShaileshKumar Kamat for around 20 ladies from Zari Slum on 02/07/2014.

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4) Gynecological Camp was held at the Zari Slum on 02/07/2014. Obstetrician and Gynecologist Dr. Shaileshkumar Kamat examined 20 patients. Necessary advice and treatment was given to them.

 

5) Scholarships for deserving school childrens from Government Secondary School from Zari slum was facilitated by IMA Mormugao. Teachers from the school recommended the names of the 4 students one each from Std 5th, 6th,  7th and 8th  (Sangita Masuti,  Rebuke Channadasar, Sachin Biradarand and Kavita Kumhar) .These scholarships was given by a UK based NRI Mr Micheal Vaz.

6) General Health Clinic- Consultation was done by Dr. Rajesh Patil and Dr. Yogesh Nerkar on 16th July 2014. Around 15 patients were examined at the camp.

7) Pediatric Camp- Dr. Alhad Kantak, Dr. Harivallabh Pai and Dr. Damodar Halarnekar attended the special camp and examined around 25 children on 16th July 2014. Free medicines were also provided.

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8) Chest Clinic was conducted on 30/07/2014 at Zari. Dr. Anil Mehndiratta and Dr. Yogesh Nerkar  attended the camp. Rohit Kadam and other Nirmaan volunteers assisted in the camp.

9)NETRADEEP CAMP under Aao Gaon Chalen Abhiyan on 6th July 2014 at Quellossim, Cortalim.

Netradeep Camp initiative of IMA Goa State under Aao Gao Chalen Abhiyan was held at St Anne’s Church Hall on 6th July 2014 by IMA Mormugao supported by Mukta Opticians and Goa Medical College  sponsored by Cipla Caring for Life. Dr Rajesh Patil, President IMA Mormugao Branch, Dr Pradeep Naik, State Coordinator, Dr Shweta Balsingh were present at the camp. Dr. Yogesh P Nerkar, Honorary Secretary IMA Mormugao proposed vote of thanks.
Goa Student Wings Members Mr. Roy Menenzes, Miss Priyanka Mashelkar and Mr. Manjunath Mulgaonkar assisted in the camp. 310 patients registered for the camp.

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II.    GENERAL HEALTH CAMP

Cancer and General Health Camp at Bicholim on 27th July 2014

Dr. Rajesh Patil and Dr. Yogesh Nerkar participated in Cancer and General Health Camp organised by IMA Bicholim on 27/07/2014 at Primary Health Center, Bicholim. Dr. Shekhar Salkar welcomed the gathering and Dr. Medha Salkar proposed vote of thanks. The Camp was inaugurated by MLA Mr. Naresh Sawal.
Comprehensive Liver Disease Camp at Bicholim on 27th July 2014

IMA Bicholim along with Manipal Hospitals, Goa and GOKARMA Oncology Association conducted the State Level Comprehensive Liver Disease Camp on 27/07/2014 at Primary Health Center, Bicholim. The camp consisted of a Health Talk on Liver Disorders in Goa by Dr. Rajesh Patil. Clinical  examination of the patients was done by Dr. Shekar Salker, Dr. Rajesh Patil and other consultants from Manipal Hospitals, Goa. Ultrasonography was done by Dr. Rivonkar and Dr.. Charudatta Sambhaji. The Liver function tests were done by technicians of Dr. Walke Laboratories, Bicholim. Dr. Medha Salkar from IMA Bicholim stressed the need to open AA Group in Bicholim for the benefit of large number of Alcoholic Liver Disorder patients in the community.

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III.    SCHOOL HEALTH CAMPS

A School Health Camp was held at Government Primary High School, Vollant on 10/07/2014. Dr. Shradha Patil and Dr. Varsha Kuvlekar Kamat examined all the students. Deworming of all the students was done at the camp. Headmistress Ms. Bharati Pednekar welcomed the gathering and Mr. Yogesh Kamat proposed vote of thanks.
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Co-Coordinator- Dr. Varsha Kuvelkar (Kamat)
IV.    ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMME

IMA Mormugao organised a trek to Pali Waterfalls in Valpoi on 30/07/2014. The trek was participated by IMA Members, Students Wing Members of IMA, and others. The dry garbage was collected and disposed off properly. A signboard “Be Cool Don’t Litter� was put on the way to the waterfall. Mr. Kushal Hadkonkar an expert trekker educated everyone about the flora and fauna. Mr. Ulhas Arolkar was the tour guide.
Co-ordinator-Dr Rajesh Patil

 

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V.    HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAMME

1) Awareness Programme on Alcohol and Substance Abuse at Mormugao on 17th July 2014

IMA Mormugao organised a Community Health Education Programme on Alcohol and Substance Abuse for the workers of Western India Shipyard Ltd at Mormugao Harbour, Vasco on 17/07/2014. 70 staff and officers attended the programme.

 

Coordinator: Dr. Rajesh Patil

VI.     SCHOOL HEALTH PROGRAMME

School Health Programme on Substance Abuse at Dabolim on 3rd July 2014

IMA Mormugao arranged a School Health Education Programme at Keshav Smruti Higher Secondary School at Alto Dabolim on 03/07/2014 at 10 am. Dr. Rajesh Patil gave a presentation on Substance Abuse.128 students from Catering, Commerce and Arts stream attended the talk. Prof. Sankar Gaonkar welcomed the gathering and Counsellar Ashwini Bandekar proposed the vote of thanks.
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Coordinator: Dr. Rajesh Patil

School Helath Programme on Substance Abuse at New Vaddem on 3rd July 2014

IMA Mormugao organised a School Health Education Programme at New Vaddem Higher Secondary School at Vaddem, Vasco on 03/07/2014. Dr. Rajesh Patil gave a presentation on Substance Abuse. 100 students from Commerce and Arts stream attended the talk. Prof. Mrs Arlekar welcomed the gathering and Counsellar Ashwini Bandekar proposed the vote of thanks.

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Co-ordinator: Dr. Rajesh Patil

School Health Programme on Substance Abuse at Bastora on 12th July 2014

IMA Mormagao arranged a School Health Programme at Holy Cross High School, Bastora along with DFSC and PTA. Fr. Clifford Casteleno spoke about Substance Abuse to all the staff and Students of the school. The talk was followed by interactive session. This programme was attended by 150 students.
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Co-ordinator-Dr Rajesh Patil
VII.     EYE CAMP

Eye Camp at Varca on 31st July 2014

IMA Mormugao in association with Mukta Optician and DFSC organised an Eye Camp at Varca Parish Hall on 31/072014. Fr. Candido, Parish Priest welcomed the gathering and Dr. Rajesh Patil proposed vote of thanks. 220 patients attended the camp and 180 patients were given spectacles.

 

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Coordinator- Dr Rajesh Patil

VIII.    DISASTER MANAGEMENT CELL

IMA Mormugao arranged a Disaster Management Programme on 07/07/2014 at Rugnashraya, Kalapur for Matruchaya Medical Attendents. Dr. Kalpana Chodankar  explained about First Aid, Basic Life Support and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation. Mr. Raghunandan Samant welcomed the gathering, Dr. Rajesh Patil gave welcome address and Dr. Yogesh Nerkar proposed vote of thanks. 40 medical attendants from Matruchaya attended the DMC programme.

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Co-ordinator-Dr Yogesh Nerkar
IX.    SUICIDE PREVENTION PROGRAMME
IMA Mormugao along with Sociology Department of MES College, Zuarinagar organised a half a day seminar on suicide prevention. This seminar was held on 24/07/2014 at Swami Vivekanand Hall at MES College. 80 students from the Higher Secondary School participated. Dr. Ravindra Agarwal, Dr. Rajesh Patil and Mr. Joseph were the resource persons. Ms. Mellita Quadros welcomed the gathering and Dr. R B Patil proposed vote of thanks.

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Co-ordinator-Dr Ravindra Aggarwal.
X.     NATIONAL  DAY

Doctor’s Day on 1st July 2014

Doctors of IMA Mormugao celebrated Doctor’s day on 01/07/2014 by undergoing their own health checkups. Free Health Camp was organised by SMRC Hospital, Vasco . Other doctors underwent blood tests at different laboratories in Vasco city.
Coordinator: Dr. Ashutosh Desai
XI.      CME

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A CME was conducted by IMA Marmugao on “ Journey through the GIT via the Endoscope� on 11th July at Hotel HQ Vasco. Gastroenterologist Dr. Sanjay Altekar delivered a presentation on this topic.
Dr Rajesh Patil gave a  presentation on Laproscopic Removal of Implant.

 

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IMA MARMUGAO  LOCAL BRANCH REPORT FOR MAY 2014

A CME was conducted by IMA Marmugao   by Dr Shekar Salkar on BREAST CANCER, he was introduced by Dr Damodar Halarnekar.

Another topic  by Dr Jose Noronha on PAP SMEAR was discussed in details in routine practice, he was introduced by Dr Ashutosh Desai.

Meeting was Sponsored by Abbott Healthcare

 

 

 

II.        COMMUNITY HEALTH PROGRAMME (CAMPS)

 

  1. Breast Cancer Screening Camp at Chinchinim on 7th May 2014

 

A Breast Cancer Screening Camp was held at Chinchinim Village on 07/05/2014 by IMA Mormugao in collaboration with Praise Self Help Group. There were 41 participants. Ms. Eliza Rodrigues and Dr. SamidhaFadte examined the patients. The participants had an active interaction on the topic of Breast Cancer. Dr. Rajesh Patil gave power point presentation on Breast Cancer. Fr. Clifford Castellino (DFSC) proposed vote of thanks.

 

Coordinator Dr. Rajesh Patil

 

  1. Eye Check Up Camp at Sanguem on 28th May 2014

 

Free Eye Check Up and Spectacle Camp was organized at Our lady of Miracles Church, Sanguem on 28/05/2014 by IMA Mormugao in Association with Diosecan Family Service Centre supported by Mukta Opticians and Goa SudharopComunityDevelopment Inc USA. 238 patients registered for the camp and 202 were promised free spectacles by 24th June 2014 and 15 were referred for surgery to GMC.

 

Coordinator: Dr. YogeshNerkar

 

 

 

III.       HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAMME

 

1) Awareness Programme on Alcohol Abuse at GMC, Bambolim on 5th May 2014

 

IMA Mormugao in association with Department of Forensic Medicine. Goa Medical College, Bambolim participated in a Awareness Programme on Alcohol Abuse for the students of 4th semester on 05/05/2014 in the Auditorium of Department of Forensic Medicine. A talk on “Alcohol, Alcoholism and Alcoholic Anonymous was given by Dr. Rajesh Patil. The students were counseled by personal sharing by Mr. George an AA member. Dr. MadhuGodhkirekar welcomed the gathering and proposed vote of thanks.

 

Coordinator Dr. Rajesh Patil

 

2) Awareness Programme on Waste Disposal at Cortalim on 24th May 2014

 

Dr. Rajesh Patil and Dr. Varsha Kuvelkar Kamat from IMA Mormugao alongwith prominent citizens of Cortalim were invited for a meeting with Members of Village Panchayat, Cortalim to discuss issue of Waste Disposal. The meeting was held at Village Panchayat Hall on 24th May 2014.

It was decided to constitute committee to resolve Waste Disposal Issue in Village of Cortalim. It was also decided to create awareness of segregation of waste at house level and cleaning of nallahs,gutters and also to involve school children by creating awareness at school level.

 

IV.       MEDICAL DAY PROGRAMME

 

  1. World No Tobacco Day at Feira Alta on 23rd May 2014

 

Dr. Rajesh Patil and Dr.YogeshNerkar attended a discussion Friday Balcao at Feira Alta Organized by Goa Desc. Resource Centre on 23rd May 2014 from 4 pm to 6pm. The topic  chosen was Taxation, theme on occasion of “World No Tobacco Day� on 31st May 2014. Mr. Roland Martins the convener gave opening remarks which was followed by fruitful and informative discussion. Around 10 people attended.

Mr. Martin thanked everyone for coming and deliberating on the issue.

 

 

 

 

VI.       AAO GAON CHALEN ABHIYAN

 

  1. Netra Deep Camp at Velsao on 1st May 2014

 

Netradeep Camp initiative of IMA Goa State under Aao Gao Chalen Abhiyan was held at Velsao Panchayat Hall on 1st May 2014 by IMA Mormugao supported by Mukta Opticians and Goa Medical College and sponsored by Cipla Caring for Life. Dr Rajesh Patil, President IMA Mormugao Branch welcomed all, Dr Pradeep Naik, State Coordinator detailed  about the Netradeep Camp in brief. Dr Yogesh P Nerkar, Honorary Secretary IMA Mormugao proposed vote of thanks. Student volunteers of 4th Semester of Goa Medical College Miss Akanksha Sharma, Miss Kshitija Valvaikar, Miss Payal Saha, Miss Anshu Singh, Miss Sanjika Sharma, Miss Ashless Kumari and Miss Shivangi Trivedi  also Student wing Members Saurabh Korgaonkar, Shalaka Prabhu Bhembre, Suyash Sadekar and Samidha Naik assisted for the camp.

204 patients registered for the camp. 156 were given corrective glasses. 10 patients were referred to GMC for cataract surgery, 1 for squint surgery and 1 for Lacrimal Sac surgery.

 

  1. General Health Check Up Camp at Zari on 7th May 2014

 

Free Health check up was done on 07/05/2014 at Zari for local people by Dr. Rajesh Patil, Dr.DamodarHalarnekar, Dr.YogeshNerker, Dr.LalitBanswal and Dr.AshwellCorriea attended the patients. Also counseling for alcoholics and families of alcoholics were initiated by distributing literature by Mr. Joseph Trustee AA-Goa region.

 

 

  1. Hypertension Detection Camp at Zari on 21st May 2014

Hypertension detection Camp was held on 21/05/2014 at Zari, Adopted Village. Dr. Rajesh Patil, Dr.YogeshNerkar, Dr.DamodarHalrnekar, Dr.SunitaPai and Dr. Uma Kamat attended the camp. They were advised  necessary lifestyle modifications.

 

 

VII       OTHERS

 

Dr. Yogesh P Nerkar, Honorary Secretary, IMA Mormugao attended the North Goa CME on Hepatocellular Carcinoma held on 9th May 2014 at Hotel Fidalgo, Panjim. IMA News for Jan-Mar  2014 was released at the CME function.

 

Dr. Yogesh Nerkar and Dr. Abhijit Naik participated in Inter Branch IMA Goa State Tennis Ball Cricket Tournament held on 18th May 2014 at SAG Ground, Sanguem. Winners were IMA Ponda & Runners up were IMA CQS.

Dr Yogesh attended The Goa Health Expo and Seminar on 30th May 2014 at The Mariotts,Panjim.

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CME by DrJagadishCacodcar, Associate Professor, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine as well as President, IMA Goa State on “Vector Borne Diseases� which was recognised by WHO as regional activity was held on 11th April 2014 at Hotel HQ Vasco.Goa

II.    COMMUNITY HEALTH PROGRAMME (CAMPS)

1)      Breast Cancer Detection Camp at Sinquerim at Taj Holiday Village on 16th April 2014

A Breast Cancer Detection Camp was held  at Sinquerim for the staff of Taj Holiday Village on 16/04/2014 by IMA Mormugao in collaboration with Taj Group and Society of St Vincent de Paul, Sinquerim.There were 50 participants,Ms Eliza Rodrigues and Dr Marina Fernandes examined the patients.The participants had an active interaction with Dr Rajesh Patil on the topic of Breast Cancer.

Coordinator Dr Rajesh Patil

 

 

 

 

2) World Liver Day and Camp at Cortalim on 19th April 2014

IMA Mormugao celebrated World Liver Day at Cortalim on 19/04/2014. 20  patients were screened for Liver Diseases in a camp with free blood tests. All the patients were examined and necessary medical advice was given by Dr Shradha Patil.

Coordinator Dr Shradha Patil

 

3)      Diabetes Detection Camp at Cortalim on 26th April 2014.

A Diabetic Detection Camp was conducted in the clinic of Dr. Shradha Patil at Cortalim on 26/04/2014. Total of 35 patients were screened for FBSL.  12 patients were known diabetics,however 6 new cases were detected..These patients were given  consultation and proper dietary advice with lot of emphasis on physical activity.

Coordinator Dr Shradha Patil.

 

4) Breast Cancer Awareness and Detection Camp at Arlem on 27th April 2014

IMA Mormugao along with Diocesan Family Service Centre, Goa organised a Free Breast Cancer Awareness and Detection Camp at Arlem,Margao,Goa on 27/04/2014. Dr Rajesh Patil gave a talk on Breast Cancer.The talk was followed by examination of the participants by Ex Assist Matron GMC Ms Eliza Rodrigies, Dr Geetika Gulati and Dr Samidha Fadte. 80 patients were examined, 2 suspected cases were refered to Goa Medical College for further investigations and treatmentCoordinator Dr Rajesh Patil

 

IV.       HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAMME

 1) Community Programme at Quellosim on 28th April 2014

IMA Mormugao participated in a Community Programme at Quellosim-Cortalim Village on 28/04/2014. A lecture on Substance Abuse was given by Dr Rajesh Patil to 75 adolescent boys and girls from the village. This Programme was done in association with the Quellosim Parish.

Coordinator Dr Rajesh Patil

 

 

2) Community Programme at Colva on 30th April 2014

Alcoholics Anonymous Goa invited Dr Rajesh Patil and DrYogeshNerkar President and Honorary Secretary IMA Mormugao for a talk on Bridging the Gap between Alcoholics and Medical Fraternity by DrAshishDeshpande renowned Psychiatrist from Mumbai. DrPatil spoke about his experience with Alcoholics Anonymous.

Coordinator Dr Rajesh Patil

 

V.        NATIONAL  DAY PROGRAMME

1.      World Health Day at Proctor & Gamble Factory At Kundaim Industrial Estate on 7th April 2014

An Awareness Programme was held by IMA Mormugao Branch on “Vibrant Living� for the staff of Proctor and Gamble Factory. Dr Rajesh Patil gave a talk on healthy eating,  exercise, avoidance of substance abuse and precautions to prevent Vector Borne Diseases..The meeting was attended by 70 personnel.

Coordinator Dr Rajesh Patil.

 

 

2) World Liver Day and Camp at Cortalim on 19th April 2014

IMA Mormugao celebrated World Liver Day at Cortalim on 19/04/2014. 20 Deserving patients were screened for Liver Diseases in a camp with free blood tests. All the patients were examined and necessary medical advice was given by Dr Shradha Patil.

Coordinator Dr Shradha Patil

 

 

VI.       SCHOOL HEALTH PROGRAMME

1.       School Health Programme on Personal Hygiene at Sada, Vasco on 22nd April 2014

A School Awareness Programme on “Personal Hygeine� was held at Deepvihar Higher Secondary School, Sada on 22nd April 2014 for the students of V and VI Standard by IMA Mormugao . 60 students attended the talk given by Dr Uma Kamat which included powerpoint slides and videos on Proper Brushing Teeth and Washing Hands. Later Dr Yogesh P Nerkar, Honorary Secretary explained need of personal hygiene  stressing on need of washing hands before food and other things.

Coordinator Dr Uma Kamat

 

 

VII.     AAO GAON CHALEN ABHIYAN

1) Adoption of Village, ZARI under Aao Gaon Chalen Abhiyan on 23rd April 2014

IMA Mormugao  in association with NGO, Nirmaan Organisation adopted  Zari slum as village for Aao Gaon Chalen Abhiyan in a function held in open area of Shri Yallingeshwar Devasthan Math. A survey was conducted by the health operations and cleanliness awareness by Nirmaan Organisation (Students of BITS Pilani, Zuarinagar).The slum has around 230 families with 52% migrant population, about 80% people had medical problems.The main problems were unavailibility of toilets, lack of waste disposal systems, water borne diseases during monsoons, erratic water supply and drainage problems.

a)         The IMA Mormugao intends to conduct free health check up camps every 15 days with doctors from the association, starting from 7th  May 2014.

b)         Free weekly deaddiction awareness campaign and counselling will be conducted in the slum area from 7th May 2014. Alcoholics Anonymous has offered to work in the slum for the benefit of the families in slum affected by alcoholism by starting weekly programmes.

c)         IMA Mormugao has pledged  support to the students of BITS Pilani, Goa Campus who are working tirelessly towards education of slum children by providing free tuitions in maths, sciences and english after school hours.IMA Mormugao also intends to supply study materials and constitute a scholarship for the bright student from the slum locality.

d)         IMA Mormugao intends to empower the women in the slum area by co-ordinating with NGOs to teach the ladies in self employement in the form of wax candle making, stiching clothes etc.

 

 

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CME:

IMA Marmugao held a CME by DrParesh Desai, Consultant Radiologist on Interventional Radiology- Scope and by DrPrashantSuryawanshi – MOTC South Goa on DOTS & MDR-TB on Friday 21st Mar 2014 at The HQ Hotel, Vasco, Goa. It was attended by 60 members.

 

COMMUNITY HEALTH  ACTIVITIES:

  1. Diabetes Detection and Skin Disease Camp at Majorda Church 16th March 2014.

A Diabetes Detection and Skin Disease Camp was held at Majorda Church by IMA-Mormugao at 8.30am on 16/03/2014. Dr Anna Monterio screened the patients for diabetes,70 patients attended for Diabetes Camp and Dr Del-Ann Alcasoas examined the patient for skin conditions, 33 Patients attended for skin camp.128 patients attended the camp.

  1. Breast Cancer Camp at Arambol Parish on 20th March 2014

A Breast Cancer Awareness and Detection Camp was held at Arambol Church on 20/03/2014.140 patients attended the talk on Breast Cancer.All the patients were latter screened for breast diseases.

  1. Comprehensive Liver Disease Camp in Vasco on 23rd March 2014

1stCompehensive Liver Disease Camp was helad at St Andrew’s Church Hall, Vasco on 23rd March 2014 as part of series of similar camps to be held in different branches of IMA Goa State.

The camp was organised by IMA Mormugao Branch. The innaugural function was attended by Dr Gladstone D’costa as Chief Guest and DrJagdishCacodcar, President, IMA Goa State and DrVinayakBuvaji, Honorary Secretary, IMA Goa State as Guest of Honour. Others on the dais were Fr Costa and Dr Rajesh Patil, State Coordinator, Liver Disease Camp & President, IMA Mormugao Branch.Dr Jose Alvares gave a lecture to general public on Common Liver Diseases.It was followed by Clinical Examination by DrAnandKamat, DrYatindraVaidya, DrAkshayNaik helped by intern Miss SamidaFadte and Medical Students Miss Pooja Desai, Miss KshitijaValvaikar, MrBrenonPeroz and MrPuneetYadav.

 

 

HEALTH EDUCATION ACTIVITIES

  1. Community Programme on Alcohol Awareness at Calangute Goa on 1st March 2014

An Awareness Programme was organised by PCC (Parish Council Committee) Calangute along with DFSC and IMA Mormagao at Parish Hall Calangute on 1st March 2014. The programme was attended by 66 people. The talk was given by Dr Rajesh Patil  on Role of Family and PCC in Management of Substance Abusers

  1. Community Programme on Alcohol Awareness at Panjim Goa 7th March 2014

A Community  Programme was held at AV Hall at Don Bosco High School on 7th march by IMA Mormugao and Alcoholics Anonymous on Alcohol Abuse. Dr Rajesh Patil President IMA Mormugao Branch gave a talk on “Alcoholism- A Disease and Alcoholics Anonymous – A Way Outâ€�.

3) School Programme on Alcohol Abuse at Macazana 12th March 2014

An Alcohol Awareness Programme was held at St Francis Xavier School,Macazana on 12th March for the students of VIII and IX Standard by IMA Mormugao .50 students participated in the lecture. The interactive talk on Alcohol Abuse was given by Dr Rajesh Patil.

 

  1. World Kidney Day on 13th March 2014

 DrYogesh P Nerkar, Honorary Secretary, IMA Mormugao Branch participated in Rally and Talk organised by SMRC Hospital in Associtation with Goa Renal Support Association on 13th Mar 2014 on occasion of World Kidney Day. Talk was given by DrSheetalLengade, Consultant Nephrologist.  DrAnandKamat and Dr Rajesh Javherani  members IMA Mormugao were present.

 

  1. International Women’s Day on 15th March 2014

On the ocassion of International Women’s Day on 8th March an awareness talk was organised by Association of Inner Wheel Clubs in India in collaboration with IMA Mormugao Branch at Lapaz Hotel, Vasco on 15th March 2014 at 530 pm. DrShaileshKamat, Vice President of IMA Mormugao and renowned Obstetrician and Gynecologist spoke on “Me-No-Pause at Menopause�.

 

  1. Breast Cancer Awareness Talk and Camp at Majorda on 16th March 2014

A Breast Cancer Awereness Talk and Detection Camp was held at Majorda by IMA Mormugao and St Vincent De Paul Society of Majorda at the Premises of St Anthony High School Majorda at 11am on 16/03/2014. 25 Ladies attended the Talk on “Breast Cancers in Goa� given by Dr Rajesh Patil.

7)School Programme on Alcoholism  at Raia on 25th March 2014

IMA Mormugao and PTA of Our Lady Of Snow High School, Raia organised a Talk on Substance Abuse by Dr Rajesh Patil, President IMA Mormagao. The talk was attended by members of PTA,Students and Teachers of the School.

NATIONAL DAYS:

  1. World TB Day on 24th March 2014

IMA Mormugao celebrated World TB Day in association with Directorate of Health Services,Govt of Goa.DrPrashantSuryawanshi, member IMA Mormugao and MOTC gave a talk on Tuberculosis to around 30 people which included General Public and Aangawadi Worker at Urban Health Centre, Mormugao Municipal Building, Vasco Da Gama. This was followed by a rally in city around the Municipality.

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CME:

 

IMA Marmugao held a CME on 28th February 2014 on Head Injuries (New Horizon) and CAD & PCI at HQ Hall Vasco by Dr Rahul Prasad Consultant Neuro & Spine surgeon and Dr. SabyasachiMukhopadhyay, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist. It was attended by 51 members.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMUNITY HEALTH  ACTIVITIES:

i)Community Programme on Alcohol Awareness at Harvalem Village.

IMA-Mormagao and BSc Nursing students of the Institute of Nursing Education,Bambolim conducted an awareness programme in the form of a street play on the topic “Ill effects of Alcohol� at Government Primary School, Harvalem on February 5th 2014.Dr Rajesh Patil was  resource person for the event and He delivered the talk on role of youth in spreading  the awareness of alcohol abuse in the society.30 nursing students and large number of villagers  attended the programme.

ii)World Cancer Day celebration at Vidya Vihar School, Cortalim.

IMA Mormagao celebrated World Cancer Day at Vidya Vihar School by organising a talk for the students on cancer awareness and its preventive aspects.IMA also organised a Poster competition on Cancer.Prizes for the best poster were given.

 

 

iii)Awareness programme on Alcoholism for students of BBA of Rosary College of Commerce and Arts,Navelim Goa on 13th Feb 2014 was conducted by Rosary College,Alcoholics Anonymous and IMA-Mormagao.

Over sixty students and the teaching  faculty attended the programme conducted by IMA-Mormagao and Alcoholics Anonymous.Dr Rajesh Patil IMA-Mormagao interacted with the students and discussed the role  of student community in fighting the menace of alcohol and drug abuse.

 

iv) Awareness Programme on Alcohol abuse at Kamaleshwar Higher Secondary School, Korgao, Pernem,Goa.

An awareness talk on Ill effects of Alcoholism and its management was conducted by Dr Rajesh Patil President IMA Mormagao at Kamaleshwar Higher secondary School, Korgao, Pednem Goa on 20th February 2014.120 students actively participated in the programme. Head Master Mr Sudhan Barve gave the welcome address and stressed on the need of youth participation tackling the problem of alcoholism. Mr Dashrath Gavade,Chairman of Kamleshwar Shikshan Prasarak Saunstha Korgao graced the occasion. Mr Ulhas Arolkar,PTA chairman co-ordinated the programme and Mr Ankush Bugde gave the vote of thanks.

 

v)Breast Cancer Awareness Talk and Health Camp at St Monica Monastary Old Goa.

On 23 Febraury IMA Mormagao along with Disocean Family service center Goa organised Talk on Breast Cancer and its early recognition by Dr Rajesh Patil IMA-Mormagao  president  at the Santa Monica Monastry Old Goa.The talk was followed by clinical examination of 133 participants by Dr Arya Shirodkar,Dr Marina Vaz,,Dr Marina Fernandes,and Ex Asst Matron GMC Ms Elisa Rodrigues.Fr Cliford Casteleno  co-ordinated the entire programme.Sr Superior Regit  gave the vote of thanks.

 

 

vi)Training Programme at ESI Hospital, Margao

On 8th Feb 2014, Dr Prashant Suryawanshi gave a lecture on MDR TB to around 20 doctors at ESI Hospital, Marga

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