2012 Programme

2012 Programme

Free Medical Camp

Free Medical Camp

Alzheimers Day 2012

Alzheimers Day 2012

World Alzheimer’s Month 2012 Dementia: Living together. Septemeber 21st 2012 is World Alzheimer’s Day. The theme for 2012 was Dementia: Living together.Lot of awareness actvities were held. articles in newspaper, press meeting, and interview in the Local ACN channel was done. Educational pamplet and flex regarding Alzheimer’s disease was displayed all over.

World Stroke Day

World Stroke Day

World stroke day was celebrated in the hospital on 29th October. Basing on the theme: ‘Because I care…’ the general public was distributed pamphlets which highlighted how to recognize the warning signs of stroke. Moreover several counters were placed in the hospital lobby for people to interact and clear their doubts, myths and misconceptions about stroke. Several articles in the newspaper was given for the community in local and English language.

Epilepsy Awareness Paper Cuttings

Epilepsy Awareness Paper Cuttings

Epilepsy Day Rally

Epilepsy Day Rally
National epilepsy day was celebrated on 17th Nov 2012. The theme for this year was epilepsy and empowerment. A project which was sent to International Bureau for Epilepsy under the promising strategy programme has been approved. 5 persons with epilepsy will be taught cell phone repair and then given the basic infrastructure for their livelihood. Advertisements regarding the same were put in the local newspapers. Another theme ‘PREVENT HEAD INJURY PREVENT EPILEPSY’ was propagated on the day. Flexes depicting follow traffic rules, use of seat belts while driving, avoid drink and drive, don’t use cell phone and wear helmet while riding two wheelers were placed in strategic locations. The Epilepsy Association Nellore chapter members, students, well wishers all joined the campaign. Hon. Member of parliament MR. Mekapatti Rajmohan Reddy flagged the rally. Around 130 people on two wheeler with helmet participated in the rally. Hon. MP along with members walked the whole distance. The concept and the event were covered by all local news channel and local news papers. A painting competition was held on the primary school where the same poster were depicted essay competition with the topic my Nellore city – my vision of a accident free city was conducted in 3 junior colleges students participated with enthusiasm.

RTC Camp

RTC Camp
A free epilepsy camp with distribution of medication was held in the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation CAMPUS. The function was attended by DSP Mr. L Chencu Reddy, Executive Director Mr. Surya Chandra Rao, Regional manager Mr. N Kumariah, Medical officer Dr Manorama. They extended a warm welcome and expressed their thanks as most patients are unable to attend Hospital outpatients due to lack of leave. The camp was attended by more than 80 patients

Free Camp was held on 18th November2012

Free Camp was held on 18th November2012
Free camp was held on 18th Nov 2012. 90 patients attended the camp. Medications and counseling was given to all.

Pragathy Charities on 22nd December2012

Pragathy Charities on 22nd December2012
Free epilepsy camp with medications was conducted in Pragathi charities on 22nd Dec 2012.Pragathi charities has around 250 mentally challenged children . 22 children with epilepsy were given free consulation with medications. It was noted that most children were having hypoxic brain damage with congenital hemiplegia. It was felt that more awareness among pregnant women is required and the association plans to conduct awareness programme for the same.