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Health Camp for World Health Day organised at Cotton College

G Plus News | April 09, 2018 11:32 hrs

A "Health Camp cum Oration Programme" was held at Cotton University, Guwahati on April 7, 2018 with a day long programme. The programme was organized by Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (MBBT) to observe World Health Day (WHD). 

"Universal Health Coverage (UHC): Everyone, Everywhere" is the theme for WHD for 2018. UHC refers to the providing of essential healthcare services to everyone.

Professor Bhabesh Chandra Goswami, Vice Chancellor, Cotton University graced the occasion with a thought provoking speech on the subject. The programme was initiated by Dr. Purabi Deka Bose, Head of the Department, MBBT, CU.

In the morning session, a health camp was held in the form of free blood test for students, teaching and non-teaching staff. Blood tests conducted for Liver Function Test (LFT), Vitamin D and Estrogen hormone levels in female participants.

Assessment of Body Mass Index (BMI) was also done. The health camp was conducted by Molecular Diagnostic Lab, MBBT,CU in association with Molecular Virology and Cancer Biology Lab of Gauhati University.

The health camp was followed by an oration programme in the afternoon. The resource persons- Dr. Bidyawati Das (Gynaecologist, Former JDHS, MMCH), Dr. Jayanta Das (Senior Psychiatrist, Guwahati) and Dr. Madhab Rajbongshi (Additional Superintendent,MMCH) had dealt at length on topics like women's health, menstrual hygiene, drug and alcohol abuse, mental health etc.

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