Marathi actor,Mrunal Kulkarni,inaugurated the Department of Pediatric Rehabilitation,Neuro Rehabilitation and Geriatric Rehabilitation at Sancheti Hospital recently. Dr Ali Irani,president of the Indian Association of Physiotherapists,was present on the occasion. The department of paediatric rehabiliation has been set up in association with Sneh – Research,Education and Rehabilitation centre – an institution working towards the betterment of the special needs of the population. It has now been backed by Sancheti Hospital. According to Dr Parag Sancheti and Manisha Sanghavi,the main objective of this endeavour is to provide state-of-the-art rehabilitation services to the special needs population,not only of Pune,but of districts in and around Pune. The services provided to these special children are physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy under the expertise provided by the professional team.
New clinic opened
Gupte Hospital opened its clinic in Wanowrie recently. The clinic was inaugurated by Mayor Vaishali Bankar. Directors,Dr Sanjay Gupte and Dr Asmita Gupte,were also present. The clinic is part of Gupte Hospital’s endevour to have a chain of clinics so that medical consultation is available to all parts and suburbs of Pune. On this occasion,Dr Gupte announced that a free check-up camp has been organised for women at the clinic till April 7. Telescopic surgeries are also being conducted at Meera Hospital at lower costs for needy women.
Immunisation saves more than three million lives every year. With appropriate efforts,immunisation could prevent four to five million child deaths a year by the year 2015. Through the I for Immunisation campaign,Sanofi Pasteur aims to sensitise citizens not only on the importance of immunisation but also involve them as Agents for Change. Dr Joselito Sta Ana,executive director,Sanofi Pasteur India,said,An estimated 39 percent of Indian children still remain unprotected against deadly diseases. Through I for Immunisation’,we invite citizens to share their ideas on how to spread immunisation awareness among everyone,especially mothers across different sections of society.
Workshop to be held
The Indian Medical Association will conduct a workshop on Pre-Conception and Pre Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PC-PNDT) Act on April 8,the newly elected President of the city unit of IMA Dr Bharati Dhorepatil said here. The IMA in association with the Garima manch will conduct a workshop . Dr Vaijayanti Patwardhan,Dr Sanjay Gupte,Dr Vaishali Jadhav and others will participate.