Bhubaneswar,01/09/19: Bhubaneswar based registered voluntary Charitable trust “AARADHYA” organization distributed 2,000 packets of Sanitary Napkins free of cost among rural adolescent girls and women at Renghalo village in Nimapada block in Puri District on Sunday i.e. on 1st September, 2019 to promote menstrual hygiene among women of rural areas.
Around 500 girls and women from Renghalo and Badamachhapur participated in the programme and received sanitary napkins. The programme was organized at Renghalo High School premises.
Managing Trustee of Aaradhya Charitable Trust, Sagarika Satapathy, Trustee Suman Mahanta and Susmita Pradhan, General Secretary of Rural Welfare Institue of Nimapara Prabhakar Nanda, Chairperson Rebati Mahapatra and other members of the Trust including Manorama Swain and Kishor Gouda were present on the occasion.
AARADHYA CHARITABLE TRUST have plan to distribute 10,000 sanitary napkins free of cost to girls and women in rural areas and slums in the coming days.
Aaradhya Charitable Trust works on education, health and skill development. The Trust is running a free coaching centre at Jharigam and a free computer centre at Belagan in Nabarangpur district. Besides, it provides relief to the victims of natural disasters at time of need.
Bhubaneswar,30/08/19: As part of the national Eye donation Fortnight which is being held from the 25th of August till 8th September, Drushti Daan held a Corneal Blind Detection Program at Padanpur in Jatni Block of Khurda district today. The program was flagged off today by Dr. K.C.Padhy, President of Drushti Daan at the Panchayat Office of Padanpur.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Padhy said that it was the first of its type program in the country where a comprehensive survey of all households will be undertaken for detecting corneal blindness. He said that Drushti Daan id collecting corneas in its eye donation program, but all of these cannot be used in the State in spite of large corneal blind persons. Many of the collected tissues are sent outside the state to other parts of the country. Dr. Sujata Das, Medical Director of the Eye Bank stressed the role of early and timely detection of corneal blindness. She said that transplantation facilities are readily available, and majority cases of corneal blindness could be cured.
The Chief District medical officer Dr. B.K.Mahapatra lauded the role of Drushti Daan for eye donation and implored the gathering to sign pledge forms. He said that corneal blindness could be eradicated if proper detection is made. He implored the Asha workers to make house to house surveys for detection of the corneal blind. The Sarpanch of Padanpur, Sukanta Parida, assured all support of the project and ensured that a fool proof survey would be conducted within the next few weeks.
A training program for the Asha workers was held and kits distributed to them. The Padanpur program will be a pilot project in the state and its findings will become a model for a state wide survey in later days.The meeting was attended by many locals and members of Drushti Daan.
Till date, Drushti Daan has collected more than 10,500 corneal tissues in the State and after taking care of local requirements, corneas are being sent to surgeons in other parts of the country so as to ensure that all those needing corneal tissues will benefit.
Kalahandi,23/08/19: A pregnant woman at Nehela village in Thuamul Rampur block under Kaniguma panchayat in the district was carried on a stretcher for 12 kilometres after ambulance failed to reach the village due to the non-motorable road.
As per reports, one Saibani Goud of the village complained of labour pain forcing her family members to seek immediate medical attention. Though her husband, Hoichun Goud, called an ambulance, the emergency vehicle driver expressed his inability to reach the pick-up point due to lack of proper road.
With no other option left, the family members of the woman along with the local ASHA worker and some villagers carried her in a stretcher and walked for about 12 kilometres to reach the ambulance.
The woman was then rushed to Thuamul Rampur hospital where her condition is stated to be stable.
Berhampur dated 17th Aug 2019: Obesity is increasing in prevalence day by day. Recent studies have reported that globally, more than 190 crore adults are overweight and 65 crore are obese. In India, more than 14 crore individuals are affected by obesity. According to ICMR-INDIAB study 2015, prevalence rate of obesity is 11.8% to 31.3%. Worrisomely, now children are getting affected in increasing proportion making them more prone for lifestyle disorders including Diabetes, Hypertension etc at an early age. In order to tackle this ever increasing disorder, World Obesity Federation based at London organizes SCOPE school annually. This year the school shall be held at Mexico on 26th September 2019. Doctors across the globe attend the school to update their knowledge on causes, complications, newer modes of diagnosis including genetics and upcoming treatment modalities like newer drugs and surgical skills.
This year, Berhampur based young endocrinologist Dr Sunil Kumar Kota from Diabetes & Endocare Clinic has been bestowed with this prestigious SCOPE Scholarship to attend the SCOPE school at Mexico. The scholarship has been granted on the basis of Dr Sunil Kota’s 10 publications on various aspects of Obesity and its complications like Diabetes, Hypertension, Hearty & Kidney disorders and Thyroid disorders in various international and national journals. He has additionally authored 2 chapters on Obesity. His research work on a modified bariatric surgery for treatment of Obesity, Diabetes & Hypertension has too been acclaimed earlier, at several fora including American Association of Clinical Endocrinology (AACE), Endocrine Society of India (ESI), and Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI) in the form of awards for Oration, best paper and international travel grant.
The scholarship includes monetary assistance towards his international travel, registration for the event and accommodation. Across the globe around 50 doctors would be gracing the event out of which 25 doctors have been the recipient of SCOPE school scholarship. Dr Sunil Kota is the only Indian Doctor to be accorded with this prestigious scholarship. He shall be presenting his research work in front of global audience. People from various quarters of society have congratulated Dr Kota for his achievement.
Kolkata, 11th Aug 2019: The 8th joint annual conference of Endocrine Society of Bengal and west Bengal chapter of Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI) was held at Kolkata from 9th to 11th Augusta. The scientific content revolved around updates on various diseases pertinent to Endocrinology like Diabetes, Thyroid, Hypertension and other hormone related disorders. The main points of presentation and discussion were about recent scientific literature on clinical features and newer modalities of diagnosis and treatment of these disorders. Around 100 expert guest speakers from across India were invited to deliberate on the said topics.
Dr Sunil Kumar Kota, young endocrinologist from Diabetes & Endocare Clinic, Berhampur was one among the 3 Endocrinologists from Odisha and the lone Endocrinologist from South Odisha to be invited to this prestigious scientific event. He was speaking on one uncommon endocrine disorder called “Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome”, where multiple hormonal disorders occur at one go in a patient. These disorders occur due to disorder in functioning of immune system ie body’s defence mechanism. They mainly include Type 1 Diabetes, Thyroid disorders, Steroid, Bone problems in addition to some infections and involvement of other organs like skin, gastrointestinal tract, kidney, lungs, liver, blood formation etc. One has to be highly judgemental in diagnosing all the disorders in combination. Else some of additional problems might get unnoticed and in the absence of timely and proper treatment, may lead to catastrophic complications. Dr Sunil Kota explained to the audience via a 25 minutes didactic lecture about the prevalence, symptoms and newer modalities in diagnosis by means of auto antibodies and genetic sequencing followed by upcoming treatment avenues like immunosuppressant’s. It was followed by an interactive question and answer session.
Around 2500 doctors from all over India, predominantly from west Bengal and adjoining states of Eastern and North East India attended the academic gala event. Dr Sunil Kota’s presentation was highly appreciated both by the organizers and the audience alike.
Report ; Bhagabat Padhi, Odishabarta
Gajapati,07/08/19:As a rare instance Gajapati District Administration took initiatives to send 7 children suffering from heart problems to Ahmadabad as referral cases. Those kids are from various Anganwadi Centres and Schools.RBSK of Gajapati also sent their guardians each one of those patients where Sai Prasad Das Manager of RBSK and Psychologist Manoranjan Nayak too accompanied towards Bhubaneswar. There they boarded by direct flight to Ahmadabad with all expenditure s borne by State Administration. Shalini Pandit,Director of NHM has grave herculean task for remedial measures of heart patients of Odisha for all such referral cases.
On this solemn occasion Collector Anupam Saha,IAS,CDMO Dr. Gunurani Patnaik,DPM SR Gauda & DMS Dr.RCPatnaik accomplished their compliments for fast recovery of those kids.Various laudable initiatives taken by Young Administrator of Gajapati,Anupam Saha particularly taken up challenging task for upliftment of Issues surrounding Gajapati attachments area.
Jajpur,(Kaliapani),05/08/19:World breast feeding week is an annual celebration which is being held every year from 1st August to 8th August all over the globe to encourage breastfeeding and to improve the health of babies in the world. In this view Bansidhar & Ila Panda Foundation (BIPF) a CSR wing of IMFA observed World Breast Feeding week on 5th Aug 2019 through a awareness programme with the help of anganwadi and ASHA workers at Gopabandhu Club, Kaliapani, Jajpur. In this event CDPO Mrs. Sanjukta Kanungo representated as chief guest in presence of Mrs Bhagabati Mahanta (Ex Chairman & Advisor SRCKMS), Mr Narayan Chandra Dhir (Gen Sec.SRCKMS), Mr. Ashish Jena (Social Worker). From IMFA management, Lalatendu Mahapatra ( General Manager Mines) & Mr Babit Nanda (General Manager Supply Chain).More than 150 nos of women participated which includes pregnant ladies, newly married couple & mothers . The objectives of the celebrations was to focus on empowering parents for enabling breastfeeding, although breastfeeding is the mother’s domain but when fathers/partners support Breastfeeding and have responsive relationships with their infants, there is an improvement in breastfeeding practices and parental relationships. Additionally, fathers also become more attached to their infants, and their infants develop more quickly. The programme facilitated by BIPF team and PR team Mr Deepak mohanty (Program Officer BIPF), Mrs Hemalata Mahanta, Mr Purna Chandra Mahanta,Mr Milan Ranjan Kar(Sr officer public relation), Mr Sandeep Mishra (Officer public relation).
Bari, (Jajpur) ,10/07/19:The state Government and Naveen Pattnaik always assured the voters they are providing a good service towards the better treatment in Health sectors.
Biju Krushak Yojana, Rasthriya Swasthya Bima Yojana, and Biju Swasthya Bima Yojana are known for the milestone projects that the Government invested more than crore regarding the public communication but the result count as zero.
Now a days the People faces the problem regarding their health issues and maximum expenditure paid for diseases.
But in Bari , here 29 panchayts people depends upon Bari Ramachandrapur CHC. Beside Bari there are five PHC in Kalamatia, Krushnanagar, Ratnagiri,Ratlang,Balia under this Chc provides facilities without no doctors as to the Report.
Pharmacities, fourth grade employee, Health workers found to give medicines to the poor patients. Many staffs also sell the Government free medicines to the poor patients without disturbing. Staffs violets to work properly . As to the report many staffs attain the job only two or three days in a week.
For CHC Bari no permanent doctors available for an emergency medical assistance. Many patients return due to non availability of the doctors even gone by 108 and other ambulances. Patients in this medical say doctors doing the duities only two days in a week and sit in private hospitals .Here the Medical incharge also comes the medical only three days and a disburshing authority comes only one days .
No doctor found for Gynaecologist, paediatrician, orthopaedic department. Why poor patients have to unfaith on this medical and go other medical for a better treatment. Only eye department doctor giving his full effort and provides the poor patient free medicine, specs. Dental doctors violets the duities with saying no equipment available here. In Krushnanagar PHC the quacks here serve the treatment and give the patient medicines. Ratnagiri, Balia are the same situation.
So the department should try to provide good doctors for Bari as soon as possible.