National Epilepsy Day is on 17th November. To mark the day a MARATHON ‘ RUN FOR EPILEPSY- RUN FOR THE CHANGE ” was organized. Around 650 students from various colleges participated in the marathon. Sri. N.Srikant, IAS. District Collector & District Magistrate Nellore flagged the marathon. He encouraged the awareness activities being done for Epilepsy. Winners were given prizes.
29th October . WORLD STROKE DAY was organised at Simhapuri Hospital. A bike rally was flagged by DMHO Dr Koteswari. 50 bike riders with the FAST Board on the bikes went around whole of nellore and returned back..
An Awareness programme on Stroke And Epilepsy was held at Rotary Club Gudur. Around 60 members attended the programme. The Stroke campaign theme on ‘I am Woman; Stroke affects me ‘ was emphasized. There was a good interaction.
A memory walk was held. More than 500 members participated in the walk. The walk was flagged by honorable Mayor Shree Haji Shaik Abdul Aziz. Initially a pamphlet with 10 salient points to identify dementia was released which was distributed among the public. Honorable Mayor congratulated and wished success in future.
Free epilepsy camp was held. Patients were distributed free medicines. All patients held placards related to dementia and marked the World Alzheimer’s day.21st September 2014.The next camp is scheduled for October 19th.