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Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Nursing

WORLD leprosy day Observation

Friday, January 25, 2019 |Dr. D.Y. PATIL HOSPITAL PIMPRI, PUNE-18 |International Commemorative Day

The First Year B.Sc Nursing students of Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Nursing observed ‘’WORLD LEPROSY DAY’’ under the guidance of  Mrs. Rupali Salvi, Principal Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Nursing, Mrs. D. Priya and Mrs. Jasmin Shijo Class  Co-ordinators , Mrs. Heera Bhalerao, Mrs. Nisha Kurup, Ms. Ashwini Gayake and Mrs. Sarah Chopade clinical instructors. The programme was organized in Dr. D.Y. Patil Hospital OPD. The theme of World leprosy day was “ENDING DISCRIMINATION, STIGMA AND PREJUDICE. The inauguration was done by Mrs. Rupali Salvi, Principal Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Nursing and  Ms. Tripta Suri, Nursing Director of Dr. D.Y. Patil Hospital and Research Centre.
          The poster exhibition was attractive and informative, which spread a message about Leprosy its meaning, causes, sign and symptoms, types, diagnostic methods, prevention, home remedies, and medical management.                     
 About 800 beneficiaries including patients, relatives, medical and paramedical staffs attended the programme in the OPD. The exhibition was set up for the whole day. The programme was a great success and people found it informative and effective in creating awareness regarding leprosy.