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Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy

Awareness Lecture on “World Haemophilia Day”

Sunday, April 24, 2022 |Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College Auditorium, Pune. |Social Event


The World Haemophilia Day was celebrated on 24th April 2022, organized by Hemophilia Society in association with Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy at “Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College Auditorium” from 10:30 am to 02:00 pm. The event was coordinated by Dr. Rucha Choudhari. Faculties and MPT students of Pediatric and Orthopaedic specialty enthusiastically participated in the program. The objective of the event was to increase awareness about the role of Physiotherapy in Hemophilia. The program commenced with felicitation of the guests which was followed by awareness lectures given by the speakers from the Hemophilia Society and by Dr. Rucha Choudhari about the role of Physiotherapy in Hemophilia. She emphasized how Physiotherapy improves the quality of life of hemophilia patients and doing regular exercises is of utmost importance to remain active; which was proceeded by a briefing on the clinical facilities provided at Dr. D.Y. Patil college of Physiotherapy by Dr. Shilpa Khandare. After the lectures an exercise session was conducted for the patients, MPT students demonstrated a few exercises in sitting as well as in standing and patients performed the exercises.

The program ended with a staff of the Hemophilia society and Dr. Rucha Choudhari thanking Dr. Tushar J. Palekar, Principal, Management of Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Management of Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College for providing auditorium and the patients for actively participating in the program.

No. of Beneficiaries: 66

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