Ludhiana, October 26, 2019: The UNESCO Chair in Bioethics Haifa conducted an International Competition for students as part of the World Bioethics Day 2019.
The students of Christian Medical College Ludhiana, made the city and country proud by winning prizes at the prestigious event.
The UNESCO chair in Bioethics (Haifa) has, over 240 chairs in 77 countries. The chair was established in CMC Ludhiana on the 1st of February this year. Every year, the World Bioethics Day is celebrated to increase the awareness about the various facets of Bioethics. It is held in the month of October and is on a particular theme.
This year the theme was “Respect for Cultural Diversity”. The Students from Christian Medical College, Christian Dental College, College of Nursing, College of Physiotherpy and Institute of Allied Health Sciences participated in the local competiton. The winners of the various categories were eligible for the international competition and they have done Ludhiana proud.
The first prize in the short film category was won by the film directed by Elbe Thomas with the script by Quratulain Tarique and the actors were , Hridya Jacob, Karan Cheeran, Benjamin David and Abhay S.K.
In the Scientific poster category, the team of Aneza Mathew and Arush Micheal won second prize. In the Photography category Jasmine George was joint third with Nepal unit.
Ms Angel Roy was the winner in the Institutional competition for the Artistic poster.
Dr William Bhatti, Director CMCL, said that ethics is the core of our institution for more than 125 years. He appreciated the efforts of students who took part in the International competition.
Dr Jeyaraj D Pandian, Principal and Chair of Bioethics Unit said that the participation of students at the International competition is good and the winning at International competition is a matter of pride for all of us at Ludhiana. The message of Respect for cultural diversity and inclusiveness is relevant all the world over.
The Bioethics unit’s steering committee along with Secretary of the Unit, Dr Anjali Jain and the Head of Unit- Dr Clarence J. Samuel were extremely proud of the achievement of the students. The Unit would be organizing a programme to celebrate World Bioethics Day on the 30th of October.