World health day is observed every year on the 7th of April for making people aware of their health activities to do their work without any health issues. This year the theme was “OUR PLANET; OUR HEALTH” – “Health Promotion for Well-Being, Equity & Sustainable Development”.
At AVMC, the Dept. of Community Medicine and Scientifique society had arranged various activities to celebrate this day. Good health makes people live a healthy peaceful life and work effectively and efficiently. Three different programmes, a community health awareness, a student activity, and a symposium were arranged on the day.
The community medicine students of AVMC arranged an awareness session and met people of the adopted village and gave health issues advice and the techniques to overcome the health problems and hygiene. The students gathered the needful to the satellite centre.
Students’ activity on “Reflections on Various Health Systems in the World” was held between 2.00 to 4.00 in the afternoon where an ample no of students participated.
A symposium on the topic “Dimension of Health and well being” also was conducted in the afternoon. This program was addressed by the president of the committee, Member secretary read the report. World health day Video of WHO was telecasted. A quiz was conducted for the audience based on World Health Day. This program was chaired by Dr. Vishnu Bhhat Director, Medical Research. Dr. Jagar N. Hanumanth HOD Cardiology narrated about the Physical well-being, Mental Well Being by Dr. A. John Dinesh, HOD, Psychiatry and Social Wellbeing by Dr. Aruna Prof. sociology Pondicherry University. Dr. Prasad Thirumal Assoc. Prof. Community Medicine gave his vote of thanks to the dignitaries and audience.