The Department of Pharmacology, Amrita School of Pharmacy, in association with the Department of Endocrinology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), organized “Ne Diabete – Diabetes Awareness Day” on November 20, 2018 (9:30 am to 1:00 pm) at the Auditorium, Amrita School of Pharmacy.
The program was inaugurated by Sri. V. A. Sakeer Hussain, President, Ernakulam Sports Council. This was followed by invited talks by Dr. Prem Narayanan and Dr. Vivek Lakshmanan from the Department of Endocrinology, AIMS, who covered various aspects of diabetes, its complications and the role of the family in its management. Bri. Nivedita, Chief Dietician, AIMS, enlightened the audience on Healthy Diet for Diabetes. Fifth-year Pharm. D. students performed a skit “Prameham Vazhunna Keralam”. As part of this program, poster and cookery competitions were also conducted. Dr. Sajeev Nair, Founder of Thought Process Reengineering talked about “Wellness – The New Trend” and also distributed the prizes to the winners of the competitions. The program concluded with the National Anthem.