Nims University celebrated World Health Day
Nims University celebrated World Health Day on 7th April at Rajeshwari Auditorium. Dr. Ravindra Manohar (Prof. & Head of Community Medicine) was Chief Guest of this programme. Every year World Health Day is celebrated on 7th April, because on this day “World Health Organization” was established said Dr. Manohar. First World Health day was celebrated in 1950. Each year theme is on current health problem. This year the theme is “Stay Super! Halt the Rise Beat Diabetes” The number of people living with diabetes has nearly quadrupled since 1980 to 422 million adults with most living in developing countries The main goal of the World Health Day 2016 campaign is to increase awareness about the rise in diabetes, and its staggering burden and consequences, in particular in low- and middle-income countries; and to trigger a set of specific, effective and affordable actions to tackle diabetes. These will include steps to prevent diabetes and diagnose, treat and care for people with diabetes. On this occasion the University also organized a seminar in BSF office, 69 Battalion Jaipur. In this seminar Dr. Sumit Ahluwalia (Asst. Prof. Community Medicine Department) delivered a lecture on “Prevention management and treatment of vector borne diseases (Malaria, dengue, chickengunea, Japanese encephalitis) and also interacted with patients and gave them treatment advice. More than 150 people along with army men and their families participated in this seminar.