Painting and essay competition

Painting and essay competition
Painting and essay competition was held in 6 schools and college; Sri Kasturi Devi girls high school, Srinivasa junior college, Swamidos School, Z P School, Narayana School, Netaji Pilot School.

Free medical camp was held in ranganayakulapeta.

Free medical camp was held in ranganayakulapeta.
120 patients attended the camp. free sugar screening was done for all. patients were examined and given free medications. 3 patients were not in a position to attend the camp, hence they were seen at their houses. 2 patients had stroke and were on native medicine. They were counselled for life long treatment and were advised physiotherapy

Free Medical camp was held in the outskirt of Nellore

Free Medical camp was held in the outskirt of Nellore
Free Medical camp was held in the outskirt of Nellore/ more than 120 patients were screened for stroke detection and prevention camp. All patients underwent a detailed questionnaire regarding their dietary habits and physical activity. Blood pressure and plasma sugars were evaluated. Height and weight was checked and their BMI was calculated grading them as normal, overweight and obese. With all these risk factors evaluation the public were counseled regarding their stroke risk according to stoke risk card. Later all patients were given a short briefing on stoke regarding its symptoms, etiology and need for risk factors identification and modification. All patients interacted and cleared their doubts at all camps. The stroke risk score and the interaction helped the public to recognize and identify stroke symptoms and risk factors. A total of 128 patinets were screened in the camp

World Stroke day was celebrated for a whole month

World Stroke day was celebrated for a whole month
World Stroke day was celebrated for a whole month. The theme of 1 in 6 (Because we care) was propagated. Focusing on the theme ‘Because we care’ the emphasis was on stroke prevention by the Axon Neuro and Rehab Care, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. Free medical camps were held in the hospital and also at outreach areas. A total of 5 Medical camps covering a total of > 1200 persons above 40 years were screened. All patients underwent a detailed questionnaire regarding their dietary habits and physical activity. Blood pressure and plasma sugars were evaluated. Height and weight was checked and their BMI was calculated grading them as normal, overweight and obese. With all these risk factors evaluation the public were counseled regarding their stroke risk according to stoke risk card. Later all patients were given a short briefing on stoke regarding its symptoms, etiology and need for risk factors identification and modification. All patients interacted and cleared their doubts at all camps. The stroke risk score and the interaction helped the public to recognize and identify stroke symptoms and risk factors.

Free Medical camp was held in NMD charities

Free Medical camp was held in NMD charities
Free Medical camp was held in NMD charities. All patients underwent a detailed questionnaire regarding their dietary habits and physical activity. Blood pressure and plasma sugars were evaluated. Height and weight was checked and their BMI was calculated grading them as normal, overweight and obese. With all these risk factors evaluation the public were counseled regarding their stroke risk according to stoke risk card. Later all patients were given a short briefing on stoke regarding its symptoms, etiology and need for risk factors identification and modification. All patients interacted and cleared their doubts at all camps. The stroke risk score and the interaction helped the public to recognize and identify stroke symptoms and risk factors. A total of 128 patinets were screened in the camp

Stroke risk detection camp 29th Sept 2013

Stroke risk detection camp 29th Sept 2013

Stroke risk card detection program was held in Arya Vysya Senior Citizens Association Nellore camp. Around 100 senior citizens attended the programme. A free blood Pressure, Sugar, Body mass index screened for all citizens and memory screening was done. aLater a talk on stroke with its warning signs, prevention along with interaction of the audience was done.

Stroke awareness program 29th Sept 2013

Stroke awareness program 29th Sept 2013
Stroke awareness program was held in Arya Vysya Senior Citizens Association Nellore camp. Around 100 senior citizens attended the programme. A free blood Pressure, Sugar, Body mass index screened for all citizens and memory screening was done. Later a talk on stroke with its warning signs, prevention along with interaction of the audience was done.

Headache Book Launched by Collector Mr Sreedhar

Headache Book Launched by Collector Mr Sreedhar
Headache is the commonest symptom experienced by mankind. It is a common ailment among teenagers. However most of the headaches can be minimised by proper unedstanding of their problem and life style modification. Keeping this mind a 12 page headache was released by the collector Mr Sreedhar.This comic is in english and telugu which will be distributed to all schools and colleges.

Headache Awareness Programme

Headache Awareness Programme
Headache awareness programme was conducted in the DMHO pffice with more than 150 health care workres attending the programe. The distribution of the books waa doen and there was lot of interaction in the programme.

Mother’s Day Camp

Mother’s Day Camp
The epilepsy association Nellore chapter holds regular epilepsy camps with free distribution of medicines at outreach areas. Free epilepsy camp was held on May 5th at Pragati Charities at Nellore. The charity has around 250 mentally challenged children. In the last camp 22 children had epilepsy (Dec 2012), now there are 28 children. It was noted that most children had hypoxic brain damage with congenital hemiplegia. It was felt that more awareness among pregnant women is required and the association plans to do the same.