Adopt schools and counsel students on preventive healthcare, Vice President tells private hospitals

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon private hospitals, medical colleges, nursing institutions and people in medical fraternity to adopt schools in their respective neighbourhoods and counsel the students on preventive healthcare

Adopt schools and counsel students on preventive healthcare, Vice President tells private hospitalsThe Vice President wants doctors, actors and media to adopt professional social responsibility. He stated this while inaugurating MGM Healthcare, a 400-bedded Super Specialty Hospital in Chennai Referring to the growing incidence of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), including cancer, heart disorders and diabetes, Naidu pointed out that modern lifestyle changes were aggravating NCDS. Naidu wanted the […]

‘Be compassionate towards the downtrodden sections and treat them with empathy,’ Vice President to doctors  

It should be remembered that doctors are treated like God by patients and the latter should always be treated with empathy and humanism. It is quite important to always uphold highest standards of ethics morals, said Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu while addressing the convocation ceremony

‘Be compassionate towards the downtrodden sections and treat them with empathy,’ Vice President to doctors  The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has asked young doctors and people entering into medical profession to be compassionate towards the downtrodden sections and treat them with empathy and understanding. Asked them to view the profession as a mission to serve the people and not as a commercial vocation. Addressing the 9th Convocation […]

‘Yoga serves as a force for unity in the world,’ states VP M. Venkaiah Naidu

Speaking at the book launch of ‘Universal Brotherhood Through Yoga,’ the Vice President of India expressed his sentiments on the importance and value of yoga ion our everyday lives

‘Yoga serves as a force for unity in the world,’ states VP M. Venkaiah Naidu“Yoga is India’s greatest legacy and most glorious gift to the world. Yoga brings unity between mind and body; shun sedentary lifestyles and exercise regularly,” said M. Venkaiah Naidu at the event for a book release on yoga. He informed that yoga is one of its most glorious gift to the world. Naidu further said […]

Young doctors must first work in rural areas: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has told authorities to make it mandatory to young doctors to work in rural areas at least for two to three years before they get their first promotion

Young doctors must first work in rural areas: Vice President Venkaiah NaiduNaidu was addressing the 11th International Dental Students & 5th Dental Surgeons Conference, jointly organised by Dental Students Welfare Association and Dental Surgeons Conference. Dental students and dental surgeons from different parts of India and abroad have participated in this conference. The Vice President said that the most common oral diseases are dental cavities, periodontal […]

Step up campaign for organ donation, urges Vice President

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu called for stepping up the campaign for organ donation in a big way to meet the huge demand due to rising number of end organ failures of kidney, liver, heart, lung and pancreas. He also pressed for making organ transplantation an affordable procedure

Step up campaign for organ donation, urges Vice PresidentAddressing the 29th annual conference of the Indian Society of Organ Transplantation in Hyderabad today, Naidu pointed out that although there was a huge requirement for donated organs in the country, only a miniscule number were getting them. “Of the 85,000 liver failure patients on waitlist annually, less than 3% get the organ. Similarly, while two […]

Malnutrition in India persists at unacceptable levels, admits Vice President

M. Venkaiah Naidu said that a considerable section of the population in our country suffers from malnutrition consisting of undernutrition, hidden hunger caused by micronutrient deficiencies and obesity

Malnutrition in India persists at unacceptable levels, admits Vice PresidentThe Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that government, civil society, scientists and researchers must share knowledge and expertise with farmers to make agriculture sustainable and nutrition-rich. Addressing the National Consultation on Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition organised by MS Swaminathan Research Foundation, in Chennai on July 29, he called on institutions like […]

Eye donation, the most noble act after death: Vice President

The Vice President said that main cause of blindness include cataract (62.6%) refractive error (19.70%) corneal blindness (0.90%) and glaucoma (5.80%), among others and added that blindness from glaucoma can be prevented if diagnosed and treated early

Eye donation, the most noble act after death: Vice PresidentM. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the eye donation is the noblest act after death and such voluntary effort can alleviate blindness and restore vision in those with corneal blindness. He was addressing the OSKON 2018 (Ocular Surface and Keratoprosthesis Conference), organised by Shankara Netralaya, in Chennai on July 29. The Vice President called for […]

‘The time has come to introduce yoga as part of school curriculum’: Venkaiah Naidu

Addressing the gathering while participating in the International Day of Yoga 2018 celebrations, in Mumbai today, he said that the ancient science of Yoga is India’s invaluable gift to the modern world

‘The time has come to introduce yoga as part of school curriculum’: Venkaiah NaiduThe Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that yoga is a holistic approach towards health and well-being with physical, emotional and spiritual dimensions to it. The Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis and other dignitaries were present on the occasion. Quoting Sage Patanjali who compiled the first yoga philosophy, the Vice President […]

Vice President addresses annual convocation of Lady Hardinge Medical College

M Venkaiah Naidu today addressed the Annual Convocation of Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC), Delhi in his address he stressed upon the need of medical ethics and values

Vice President addresses annual convocation of Lady Hardinge Medical CollegeAddressing the participants, the Vice President stated training of young professionals in the sciences and art of medicine is one of the most sacred duties one can ever perform. “You are not only imparting knowledge and helping students imbibe skills but you are also facilitating the internalisation of a set of values. Patience, understanding, empathy, […]

‘Cleanliness the best way to promote hygiene and disease prevention,’ says Vice President

M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that cleanliness ensures hygiene and disease prevention and it also creates a sense of social well-being and good mental health. He was addressing a social gathering after releasing two books - ‘A Treatise on Cleanliness’ and ‘Waste Management, an Introduction’, authored by Rajat Bhargava

‘Cleanliness the best way to promote hygiene and disease prevention,’ says Vice President  The Vice President said that it is apt that the author has chosen these subjects at an appropriate time when India is journeying through a phase of growth and development. He further said that cleanliness is next only to godliness. Cleanliness and waste management are not only linked to hygiene but management of resources […]