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Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre

Workshop on "Stress in Healthcare Professionals"

Thursday, October 10, 2019 |Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Auditorium. |Workshop

“WorldMental Health Day” is observed on 10th October every year, with the overallobjective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world andmobilizing efforts in support of mental health. 

It isa day for global mental health education, awareness, and advocacy againstsocial stigma. It was started as an annual activity of the World Federation forMental Health (WFMH) by the then Deputy Secretary-General Richard Hunter.

TheDay provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental healthissues to talk about their work, and what more needs to be done to make mentalhealth care a reality for people worldwide.

Onthis occasion, the Department of Psychiatry has successfully organized one dayWorkshop on “Stress in Healthcare Professionals” on 10th October 2019 in theCollege. Various international and national faculties viz. Dr. ArindamChakraborty, USA, Dr. Kalpana Shrivastav, Scientist G (Clinical Psychologist),Department of Psychiatry, AFMC, Pune, and Dr. (Col) Arun Yadhav, CHSC deliveredlectures on stress and its management. The faculty members from the Departmentof Psychiatry viz. Dr. (Brig.) D. Saldanha, Professor, and Head, Dr. SuprakashChaudhury, Professor, Dr. Archana Javadekar, Professor, Dr. Bhushan Chaudhari,Associate Professor, Dr. Spandana, Assistant Professor and Dr. Swaleha, Sr.Resident also delivered lectures. 

Theoccasion was graced by Hon’ble Dr. Yashraj P. Patil, Treasurer, Dr. D. Y. PatilVidyapeeth Society, Pune, Dr. N. J. Pawar, Vice-Chancellor, Dr. D. Y. PatilVidyapeeth, Pune, and Dr. J. S. Bhawalkar, Dean of the College, Heads ofDepartments, faculty members, and students. The programme was attended by 204delegates and was accredited by 2 MMC points.