REPORT FOR NOVEMBER 2014
The following activities were carried out in addition to the regular health camps at Matruchaya, Sneh Mandir, and adopted villages under the Aao Gaon Chalen.
15th November 2014: Dr. Shashi Parkar gave an awareness talk on Cervical Cancer to women across all age groups 30 to 70 years.
16th November 2014: IMA Ponda in association with Vaishya Seva Sangh, Durgabhat, Ponda organised a Health Screening Camp for women with a special focus on Cervical Cancer Detection along with Dr. Shashi Parkar. Around 185 women were examined and 60 slides of PAP smear collected which have been sent to Hospicio Hospital Pathology Lab for reporting. These patients were examined for Hypertension, diabetes; bone densitometry was done to diagnose osteoporosis, breast examination done by Senior Surgeon, PAP smear collected by Gynaecologist. Following members participated in this camp- Dr. Purnima Usgaonker, Dr. Shashi Parkar, Dr. R.T.Parkar, Dr. Dattaram Desai, Dr. Vandana Patankar, Dr. Nutan Dev, Dr. Darshana Naik, Dr. Sufala Malnekar, Dr. Purva Sahakari, Dr. Santosh Naik, Dr. Jayant Kamat.
The cases detected to be positive for cervical cancer, will be provided with the necessary treatment at their follow up.
23rd November 2014: IMA Ponda in association with IMA Ponda Charitable trust and â€œKalagharâ€� organised a fundraising charity show â€œLagnachi Bediâ€� at Ravindra Bhavan at 7.30 pm. State President Dr. Jagdish Kakodkar was the chief guest of this function. The funds raised through this will be used for the IMA Ponda Hospice project.
29th November 2014: The monthly meeting along with the Annual General Body Meeting of IMA Ponda was held at 8.30 pm at IMA Hall, Kurtarkar Arcade, Ponda Goa. This meeting was attended by 29 members.The annual report of activities carried out during this year were presented by Secretary Dr. Darshana Naik
This meeting was followed by a CME on â€œEmergencies in Cardiologyâ€� by Dr. Sabyasachi Mukhopadhyay, Interventional Cardiologist, NUSI Wockhardt Hospital.
REPORT FOR OCTOBER 2014
IMA Ponda conducted the following activities:
1st October 2014: On the occasion of World Elders Day, IMA Ponda felicitated two honourable members of the society as follows:
- Dr Purnanand Usgaocar, Senior IMA Member
- Shambhu Palkar, Freedom Fighter from Savoi Verem Keri
5th October 2014: IMA Ponda in association with the IMA Ponda Charitable trust conducted a program to release a book on â€˜First Aid Guideâ€™ by Dr. Vallabh Dhaimodker and the release of passes of â€œLagnachi Bediâ€�, charity show to be held on the 23rd November 2014 in aid of the IMA Hospice Project. Hon. State President Dr. Jagdish Kakodkar was the chief guest of this function. Other dignatories on the dias included Shri. Gaurish Dhond, Chairman of Indian Red Cross Society,Goa, Shri. Manguirish Pai Raikar, Chairman Of Green Triangle Society, Shri. Sadashiv Paranjape, Chief Inspector of Factories and Boilers. This function was attended by eminent people from the society and journalist from Press and Media.
18th October 2014: Monthly meeting was held followed by a CME on Hypertension Update 2014 by Dr. Amol Mahaldar, Consultant Nephrologist.
19th October 2014: IMA Ponda in association with Vijayadurga Saunsthan and CIPLA respiratory division organised a multispeciality GERIATRIC camp at Savoi Verem, Keri. This camp was attended by Dr. Lalana Bakhle, Dr .Shashi Parkar, Dr. Darshana Naik, Dr. Ajay Pednekar, Dr. Rajdatta Timble and Dr. Rajendra Dev. Around 106 patients were beneficiaries of this camp. They were assessed for cardiac, respiratory, orthopaedic problems. They were administered ECG, Spirometry, Bone densitometry, random blood sugar level with glucometer. All patients were given the necessary medications free of cost.
12th to 21st October 2014: Hon. President IMA Ponda Dr Dattaram Desai, went to Kashmir to render his service to the flood stricken victims. He examined around 1500 people both from urban and rural areas. This was made possible in association with Seva Bharati Saunsthan.
REPORT FOR MAY 2014
A-1) 7th, 14th, 21st, & 28th:Â Â Â Regular Health camps at MatruchayaÂ Dhangarwadi Kavlem..Dr.Sudha Vaidya and Dr.PurnimaÂ attended the camps and Dr.Purnima also did regular check up of the inmatesÂ and Dr.Santosh Usgaonker looked after the health of the inmates of Matruchaya at his clinic as and when required hospitalising them..
B- Mobile clinic of Snehamandir :
- 21/5/14 —At Borimâ€¦.Participating doctors: Dr.M.P.Borkar and Dr.Smita Usgaonker
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Attended by 56 patients
- 28/5/14–At Borim..Â Participating doctors: Dr.M.P.Borkar and Dr.Purnima Usgaonker
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Attended by 48 patients.
All Goa Inter IMA Cricket Tournament was held at the SAG Ground at Curchorem on the 18th of May 2014. It gives us great pleasure to inform that IMA Ponda were the winners of this tournament. Treasurer IMA PondaÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Dr. Rajdatta Timble was declared Best fielder and Man Of the Match while Dr. Basavraj Pattanshetty was adjudged as the Best Bowler.
As the State level CME was scheduled on the 30th and 31st May 2014, we at Ponda IMA did not conduct monthly CME.
REPORT FOR APRIL 2014
The 4th monthly meeting of IMA Ponda was held on the 26th of April 2014 at 8.30 pm at IMA Hall, Kurtarkar Arcade, Ponda. This meeting was attended by 36 members. This was followed by monthly CME at 9.00 pm on â€œImportance of blood culture in blood stream infectionsâ€� by Dr. Shilpa Thukral (PhD in Immunology) from New Delhi.
The 2nd Executive Committee Meeting was held on the 24th of April 2014 at IMA Hall, Ponda. This meeting was attended by 10 members. Various issues were discussed especially with regards to holding blood donation camp and celebration of Doctorâ€™s Day.
REPORT FOR MARCH 2014
Report of IMA Ponda CME for the month of March 2014
22nd March 2014:
The 3rd monthly meeting was held on the 22nd of March 2014 at 8.30 pm at IMA Hall, Kurtarkar Arcade, Ponda Goa. This was followed by monthly CME at 9.00 pm on â€œStoke-Clinical Presentation and Managementâ€� by Dr. Teresa Fereira (DM Neurology), Consultant Neurologist at Goa Medical College, Bambolim-Goa.
Report of the Community ActivitiesÂ under AAO GAON CHALEN
By: Dr.Purnima N.S.Usgaonker State Coordinator Aao Gaon Chalen IMA Goa State.
A-i]Â 4th;Â Â 12th;Â 19th;Â Â Â 26thÂ MarchÂ 14: Regular Health camps at Matruchaya for Dhangarwadi Kavlem…
Â ii] 3/3/14:Â In Association with Peaceful SocietyÂ :Regular monthly Health camp in the adopted village Dhaknem.
1/3/14: Talk by Dr.Purnima Usgaonker on â€œWomanhood Healthâ€� in observance of International Womenâ€™sÂ Day by Ponda Club to theÂ Self Help groups of the area of Ponda . Around 150 women attended the talk .
5/3/14:Â Health check up of employees of TCS company Mapusa byDr.Purnima .General Health check up of Around 30 employees wasÂ done .Her Books on Nutrition in Adolescence ,Family Health in English and KonkaniÂ were presented to the company by her.
8/3/14:Â International Womenâ€™s Day SpecialÂ Health camp organised by United Beweries Betoda atÂ BetodaÂ Gram Panchayat Hall. Dr.Purnima Usgaonker, Dr.Padmini Prabhudessai , Dr.Jayashree Madkaikar and Dr.Sudha Vaidhya participated in the camp . Around 120 patients attended the camp.
23/3/14:Â Second follow up Pediatric, ENT and Dental check up Â of the students of pre-primary section of Dr.K.B.Hedgewar Vidyalay of Pondafor the academic year 2013-14Â was done. Dr.Santosh Usgaonker, Dr.Rajdatta Timble ,Dr.Purnima Usgaonker did the Pediatric check up, Dr.Laxmikant Naik did the ENT check up, Dr.Jaya Shenoy Pedodentist from Ponda did the dental check up. After the total check up Dr.Purnima did the counselling of the all the parents along with the children.
30/3/14:Â Follow up orientation camp Â Â for Deaf and Dumb organised byÂ Sharada Granth Prasarak Saunstha Ponda, at their premises at Pai House Ponda. Dr.Anisha Sinha fromÂ Cochlea Organization Poona and a speech therapist did the examination andÂ BeraÂ testing. The 7 cases identified earlier and some moreÂ for the School in Ponda attended the camp.Â Dr.Purnima Usgaonker , Dr.Nutan Dev attended the camp .The IMA members participated in the proceedings forÂ the project which would require their active support.
30/3/14:Â All Goa Eighth and Second for Ponda Netradeep Camp was held at Panchayat Betoda Ponda .Dr.Manasi Prabhu Dessai from Goa Medical College and Dr.Shweta Khandeparkar from Ponda Branch were the ophthalmologists. Dr.Rajdatta Timble ,Treasurer IMA Ponda and the members of Student wingÂ assisted in the camp. Mukta opticians as usual played their important role. IMAÂ Ponda along with the Kelbai Club of Betoda were associated in organising the event. As Dr.Pradeep NaikÂ had prepared the time table of the camps and accordingly Dr.Purnima had informed the Betoda PanchayatÂ well in advance soon after the start of the camps,The PanchayatÂ had already made aware the locals and made other preparations much before the Election Code of Conduct was applied ,which helped the smooth running of the camp inspite of it being held with special permission of EC after the Code of conduct application.
30/3/14:General Health Check up camp organised by Dr.Ashok Amshekar for the Day Care Center for ElderlyÂ in the adopted village at Valpoi . Around 60-70 inmates were examined. Dr.Shashi Parker, Dr.Ashok Amshekar,Â Dr.Baban Kakodkar, Dr. Sandeep Naik participated in the camp.
Â 30/3/14:Â Sterility Screening Camp at Matruchaya Centre by Dr.KedarPadte from Panaji .Dr.MohandasKamat from Ponda IMA participated in assistance work. Around 30 couples attended the camp.
IMA PONDAÂ LOCAL BRANCH REPORT FEBRUARY 2014
Aao Gaon Chalen Abhiyaan:
By: Dr.Purnima N.S.Usgaonker State Coordinator Aao Gaon Chalen IMA Goa State.
1. 4th;Â Â 12th;Â 19th;Â Â Â 26thÂ FEBÂ 14:
Regular Health camps at Matruchaya..
In Association with Peaceful Society
Regular monthly Health camp in the adopted village Dhaknem MadkaiÂ in association with Peaceful Society 35 patients attended. Medicines supplied by Peaceful Society.
In AssociationÂ withÂ Â SnehamandirÂ Bandora ……. MobileÂ HealthÂ Clinic:-
7/1/14 :Â At Caranzalem Madkai 36 patients attended the camp.
18/2/14: At Caranzalem Madkai .57 patients attended the camp.
25/2/14:Â ,CurtiÂ Ponda Goa. 66 patients attended.
MembersÂ Â Dr. Mohanlal BorkarÂ andÂ Dr. Purnima UsgaonkarÂ participatedÂ in the campsÂ regularly.
22nd Feb 2014:
The 2nd monthly meeting of IMA Ponda and CME was held on the 22nd Feb 2014 at 8.30 pm at IMA Hall, Kurtarkar Arcade, Ponda. This meeting was attended by 36 members. At the outset, President Dr. Dattaram Desai welcomed the audience and the guest speakers. had an interesting lecture on â€œMission of Love-Palliative Careâ€� by our Guest Speaker Dr. Prashant Kakode, ENT Surgeon(UK). He spoke on the association between mind, body and medicine. Following this Dr. Jose Filipe Alvares presented a CME on â€œManagement of Alcohol Liver Disease.â€� This was followed by a fellowship dinner sponsored by Hepatic Care Division of Abott Pharmaceuticals.
COMMUNITY HEALTH ACTIVITY:
CampÂ for Deaf and Dumb organised by Sharada Granth Prasarak Sanstha Ponda at their premises at Pai House Ponda.Dr.Vachasundar renowned ENT Surgeon from Poona and the Doctor running the Cochlea Organization,with school for the deaf and dumb from the age0 to 6yrs did the thorough ENT check up with audiometry and other tests with the help of his team. In all 20 patients from all over Goa attended the camp of which 7 were chosen for starting the school in Ponda with the help of speech therapists from Poona. Dr.Purnima Usgaonker , Dr.Nutan Dev attended the camp and the meeting thereafter with the visiting doctors which was also attended by Dr.Santosh Usgaonker,and Dr.Rajendra Dev .The IMA members participated in the discussions andÂ gave their valuable suggestions in the project which would require their active support.
DhavaliSarvajanikÂ Charitable Trust in association with IMA Ponda Charitable TrustÂ in collaboration withÂ Vidhya DiagnosticsÂ Pvt. Ltd &Â Dr. Dhaimodkerâ€™s Occupational Health & Research Centre
OrganisedÂ Diabetes , Hypertension , Anaemia& Blood Group Detection Camp atÂ Â Satyanarayan Temple Hall , DhavaliÂ in its own premisesÂ Â on Sunday , 16thÂ Â FebruaryÂ Â to provide benefit to the citizens in and around PondaÂ .
Vidhya Diagnostics Pvt. Ltd & Dr. Dhaimodkerâ€™s Occupational Health & Research Centre offere investigations such as Hemogram, Blood Group and Rh Factor and Blood Glucose to all theÂ beneficiaries attending the CampÂ Â and facilitiesÂ ofÂ ECGÂ &Â Auditmetry ( Ear Tests) for patients above 60 yrs and 70 yrs respectivelyÂ . BesidesÂ Xâ€™ray Chest ,Â Spirometry and Echo were performed inÂ indicated patients .
The Camp was inaugurated by Dr. Navnath Bhatikar , Medical advisor and Director SesaÂ Technical School .Â Shri Sanjay Ghate , Secretary , Dhavali Sarvajanik Charitable Trust welcomed and briefed regarding the activitiesÂ of the Trust. Dr. Dhaimodker in his address explained details of its functioning in Preventive and Promotive Health .
Dr. Bhatikar inaugurated the camp by lighting the traditional lamp. Shri Devendra Dhavlikar , Chairman , Dhavali Sarvajanik Charitable Trust ; Dr. Dattaram Desai , President , IMA Ponda ; Dr. Santosh Usgaonker , Chairman, IMA Ponda Charitable Trust ; Shri Narayan Navti , Vice President ,Dhavali Sarvajanik Charitable Trust ; Dr.Purnima Usgaonker ,Â State Coordinator , Aao Gaon Chalen Abhiyan , IMA Goa State ; Shri Laxmikant DhaimodkerÂ & Dr. Vallabh Dhaimodker present on the occasion
Medical examination wasÂ conductedÂ byÂ members of IMAÂ Ponda and other branches
Dr. Lalana BakhaleÂ and Dr. Ramnath NevrekarÂ Consultant Physician,Â Dr. Navnath Bhatikar , Dr. Udaykumar Kerkar , Dr. Mohanlal Borkar , Dr. Purnima Usgaonker , Dr. Dattaram Desai , Dr. Anusuya Pai Kane , Dr. Ajay Pednekar , Dr. Smita Usgaocar , Dr. Vinod Parab , Dr. Basavraj Pattanshetti examined the patients .
Dr. Samidha Khandeparker along with the team ofÂ technical staff from Vidhya DiagnosticsÂ Pvt.Ltd. and Medilab conducted Blood testsÂ Â i.e. Hemogram , Blood Glucose and Blood Group .
Dr. Amey KamatÂ and Dr. Rajdatta Timble along withÂ Pharmacists Avdhut Dhaimodker and Ms.Â DesaiÂ provided their services at Pharmacy .
Dr. Santosh Usgaonker and Dr. Rajendra Dev provided administrative support .
CounselingÂ onÂ diet and nutrition was given by Ms. Vandana Kakodkar and Ms. Aparna Mane .
Dr. Vinayak Buvaji , Secretary IMA Goa State and Dr. Pradnya Kakodkar , President , IMA CQS Branch who attended , expressed their happiness over the meticulousÂ organization of the Camp .
Shri Durgaram Upadhaye , Ms. Shubhangi Anant Raman , Shri Sadanand Korde , Madhukar Vernekar , Shri Kumbhar ,Shri Ganu D. Naik , Shri Manerikar , staffÂ ofÂ Blue Cross laboratories LtdÂ Â and young energetic team ofÂ volunteers from Dhavali namely , Rushabh Prabhudesai , Pranav Navti , Pavankumar Kaushik , Gautam Patil, Tushar Patil ,Mihir Talwalkar , Pushkar Navti , Sarthak Dhavlikar ,Vedandi Dhavalikar ,Urvi Umarye and Vedika Behare assisted in the Camp .
Nearly 170Â patients were benefited from the Camp. Organisers wish to conduct follow upÂ and advise them to take all the precautions to control their health ailments . IMA Ponda shall help them in taking appropriate treatment and even guide them to various medical centres including Sub District Hospital Ponda and Goa Medical College Bambolim .
Organizers receivedÂ support from the following organizations :
Cadila Health Care Ltd, KundaimPlant , Goa Pharmaceutical Manufacturersâ€™ Association , Blue Cross
Lab.Ltd, Franco Indian Pharmaceuticals Ltd , Mankind Discovery , Wallace Pharmaceuticals Ltd ,
Toyo Laboratories td ,S.K.Agencies, Ranbaxy Lab. Ltd., Ashwini Pharmaceuticals Ltd , Vishwakamal
Travels , Shree LaxmiPharma , PressÂ andÂ T.V. media , Management of ShriSatyanarayan temple,
Members of IMAÂ and local residents .
HEALTH EDUCATION ACTIVITY:
Talk by Dr.Purnima Usgaonker on Breast Cancer to women from Raj village organised by Innerwheel club of Ponda. Around 60 women attended .
WORLD LEPROSY DAY
World leprosy day was celebrated on 1st Feb 2014 at Govind Pai Raiturkar College of Commerce at Farmagudi Ponda Goa. Dr. Dattaram Dessai, Dr. Smita Usgaocar, and Dr. Shashi Parkar attended the function. An informative lecture was given by Dr. Shashi Parkar. Dr. Dattaram Dessai narrated his expiriences of his visit along with his teamÂ at Anandvan Gadchiroli Ashram where rehabilitation of leprosy patientsÂ is done.