Work Done So Far In 2009 – 10

Sahrudaya Health, Medical & Educational Trust Hyderabad

Work Done So Far In 2009 - 10

1.Health Talk and cardiac screening camp to the staff of Bharati Vidya Bhavan, Jublee Hills, Hyderabad on 26th and 27th of Sept. 2009 (ref.1)

Along with conducting screening camps for heart problems, Trust firmly believes in educating people about prevention of heart diseases. The target people for education are teachers, opinion makers and people below 40 years like in the IT industry. As part of it, it prepared a talk” Know your heart” inc luding the proven principles on how to prevent a heart attack. The Chairman of the trust, Dr A.G.K.Gokhale conducted a interactive session on “Know your Heart” with teachers and staff of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Public School, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, A.P.. Participants included Secretary of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan foundation Mr Gopalakishan and Principal of the School Mrs Ramadevi and other teachers. The idea is that prevention should be started early at school age and teachers are the best people to guide students. Nearly 120 staff of the school were tested for high blood pressure, diabetes and high cholesterol and obesity and were councelled by the heart specialists.

2. Health camp at Gouri Asharam, Bahadurpally, Medchel, Rangareddy dist on 17th Jan 2010

Gouri Ashram was established by one of the trustees of the Trust- Mr. Dayanand Gauri. He is an industrialist and philanthropist to the core. Mr.Gauri is the chairman of Diyalibai Gauri Charitable Trust,which established Gouri Ashram at Bahadurpally. It looks after parentless girl children. He has set up a vocational training center for unemployed rural girls in association with the National Academy of Construction and Rajiv Udyogsri. He conducts a multi-specialty health camp every year for the people in villages in and around Bahadurpally. Sahrudaya trust participated in that camp and screened about 110 people for heart problems and advised them accordingly.