WDC OF IDA Attingal branch organised Anti Tobacco awareness programme among tribal people of Pottammavu settlement colony, Arippa Thiruvanthapuram. The meeting was chaired by SmtSashikala(Ward Member Peringamala Panchayath), and welcome speech by Dr.Meera Murali (WDC Chairperson). Presidential address was done by Dr.Afzal S (President, IDA Attingal branch).
Anti-tobacco awareness talk was given by Dr.Rakesh, Sr.Assistant Surgeon Mancodu PHC and Dr.Mukesh Chief Medical Officer Alpha Medicare Hospital.
Dental checkup camp was done by Dr.Rakhi Rakesh, Dr.Asok Gopan, Dr. Meera Murali, Dr.Shameema Nizam. Toothpastes, Gum Paints, Medicines, Kids brushes and Pastes were distributed. Total of 150 people attended for the camp.
World No Tobacco Day was observed on May 31st 2018 by IDA Attingal branch. Awareness notice was distributed among the general public at KSRTC Bus Stand, Attingal. An awareness class was given to students at Govt ITI college, Attingal by Dr Arun S. Notices were also distributed to the students of Govt Polytechnic College, Attingal and Govt College, Attingal. Dr Dhanush S, Dr Krishnamohan, Dr Arun S, Dr Roshith Nath and Dr Vasudevan Vinay participated in the program.
World Oral Health Day was observed on the 21st of March 2019 at Government College, Attingal. Welcome speech was given by Dr Thara G S, Principal, Govt College. Inaugural speech by Dr Afzal, President IDA Attingal. An awarness talk on Oral Health was given by Dr Abhilash G S, President Kerala State. A check up camp was conducted for the students who attended the program. Dr Priyalekshmi, Dr Roshith, Dr Arun S, Dr Dhanush, Dr Anujha, Dr Meera Murali and Dr Vasudevan Vinay had attended the function.
Women's day was observed by IDA women's wing at Ananthatheeram, a centre for the differently abled, at Chatanoor on March 8th 2019. As a part of the program, IDA Attingal CDH wing had adopted the oral health care of the centre with our near by associated clinics. A check up camp was conducted for the inmates and an awarness class was given for the care takers.
World Cancer Day was observed by IDA Attingal CDH Wing in association with IDA Attingal WDC Wing at MMHS Mattapally Memorial High School, Nilamel on 7th February 2019. Dr Meera Murali, Chairperson WDC ODA Attingal, presided the function. Kerala State President Dr Abhilash G S, inaugurated the function. MMHS Principal, Mrs Sherly C O, gave the welcome speech. Dr Shameema Nizam, Secretary WDC IDA Attingal gave the key note address. A cancer awareness talk was given by Dr Ameena M, Asst Prof, Oral and Maxillo fascial pathology Dept, Azeezia Dental College. A quiz program was conducted by Dr Vasudevan Vinay, CDH Convenor. A skit on cancer awareness was performed by the students of the school.
First CDH was held at Panavilla Sree Durga Bhagavathi Temple, Cherrukaram on 21st January 2019. As a part of the temples annual festivities a dental check up camp was conducted by IDA Attingal. Over 60 patients were examined and given oral hygiene instructions and treatment advice. Dr Arun S, Dr Jishana and Dr Vinay Vasudevan attended the camp.