Aarogya Nareetva: On occasion of International Day of Action for Women’s Health
Department of Cardiology, Hero DMC Heart Institute organized an event today “Aarogya Nareetva” on the occasion of International Day of Action for Women’s Health.
Ludhiana, June 11, 2022: Department of Cardiology, Hero DMC Heart Institute organized an event today “Aarogya Nareetva” on the occasion of International Day of Action for Women’s Health.
The oration for the event was delivered by Dr Jyotsana Maddury, Head, Department of Cardiology, NIZAM’s Institute of medical Sciences, Hyderabad, President WINCARS. Deputy Commissioner Ms Surabhi Malik and Municipal Commissioner Dr Shena Aggarwal, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and Guest of Honor respectively. Dr Neeru Katyal Gupta, PCS, Land Acquisition Collector, Ludhiana also graced the occasion as special guest.
The meeting was organized by Dept of Cardiology with Dr GS Wander, Vice Principal & Chief Cardiologist, HDHI, Dr Bishav Mohan, Medical Superintendent & Prof., Department of Cardiology and Dr Naved Aslam, Prof., Department of Cardiology as the organizing chairman. Also present on the occasion were Dr Sandeep Puri, Prinicpal, DMCH, Dr Ashwani K Chaudhary and Dr Sandeep Sharma Medical Superintendent, Dr Sandeep Kaushal, Dean Academics and other faculty members of DMCH and HDHI.
On the occasion, a welcome note was presented by Dr GS Wander, Vice Principal & Chief Cardiologist, HDHI. He welcomed Dr Jyotsana Maddury and eulogized her involvement in representing women issues and her contribution in encouraging other women to come forward for this cause.
Lamp Lightening was done by Prem Kumar Gupta, Secretary, DMCH Managing Society along with the esteemed delegates. In his address he lauded the efforts of the Dept of Cardiology and congratulated the women doctors of DMCH for taking this initiative of bringing attention to women health issues and reaching ‘Aarogya Nareetva’.
In her address Dr Jyotsana Maddury said that heart failure in women is increasing alarmingly especially after breakout of COVID-19. 1 out of 3 women suffer from heart disease. Women who are post-menopausal, suffer from hypertension, valvular heart disease, obesity tend to be more vulnerable to heart failure said Dr Jyotsana.
Principal Dr Sandeep Puri introduced Chief Guest Surabhi Malik who was welcomed to address the audience.
Addressing the audience, Surabhi Malik, Deputy Commissioner, Ludhiana said that even educated women tend to delay getting their regular checkups and should mark one day in their calendar for their routine checkup. We need to stress on the education of all the members of the household on the health issues that ail women said Malik.
Dr Shena Aggarwal, Municipal Commissioner Ludhiana, in her address said that women are working both outside and in the house so they need more attention towards their health & wellbeing. Awareness for women's health is not as much as it should be. We need to involve and educate every member of the household about women's health issues.
According to organizing secretaries Dr Shibba Takkar Chabbra, Prof, Department of Cardiology and Dr Mohanjeet Kaur, Medical Director and Senior Medical Consultant, Shree Raghunath Hospital, Ludhiana, this conference will provide a platform to celebrate the gain for women health and also help women health issues.
During the events a newsletter “Aarogya Nareetva” was released by the esteemed gathering and conducted by Dr Mohanjeet Kaur.
A poster making competition was also organized called “Kalaveethi”. Dr Sandeep Kaushal, Dean, Academics, announced the winners who were felicitated with prizes
Dr Shibba Takkar Chhabra expressed heartfelt gratitude to one and all for coming together for the cause of women's health.