World Obesity Day
On occasion of World Obesity Day, a workshop on Anthropometric assessment was
organized by Obesity Research Lab, IRSHA on 13 th October 2016. Dr. Sanjay Juvekar & Dr.
Hemangi Lubree from Vadu Rural Health Program (VRHP), an initiative of KEM
Hospital delivered a lecture on basic techniques of anthropometry followed by
demonstration of the anthropometry assessment on volunteers by their team.
National Ayurveda Day
Ministry of AYUSH has declared Dhanateras to be celebrated as National Ayurveda Day.
Prof. M S Baghel (Ex- Chairman, Ayurveda Chair University of Debrecan, Hungary) was the
special invitee for the auspicious day. He threw light over the Ayurveda concepts of
Diabetes, its consequences and its management.
A lecture was delivered by Dr. Jyoti Shirodkar (Ayurvedic Diabetologist, Asso. Prof, Dept of
Dravyaguna, TAMV) based on the theme Prevention and Control of diabetes using