National Deworming Day - 2023
On the occassion of National Deworming Day, Dept. Of PG studies in Kaumarabhritya and NSS Unit of JSS Ayurveda Medical College, Mysuru, conducted school health checkup camp for 8th Std students of JSS High School, Siddhartha Nagar, Mysuru on 10/02/2023, Friday. Awareness talk, campus visit and herbal garden visit was also arranged for the students. Dr. Santhosh. R, Assisatnt Professor, Dept of PG studies in Dravyaguna explained about medicinal plants mainly used as home remedies and highlighted the ones which can be used for worm infestation.
A total of 81 students benefitted from the camp. Dr. Srihari, HoD Kaumarabhritya, Dr Shashibindu, NSS Cordinator, Dr. Jyothy K B Professor, Dr Visal S Kumar, Assistant Professor, Dr. Preethi H. M, Assistant Professor (Dept of PG studies in Kaumarabhritya),Dr Sandhyarani (Dept of PG studies in Shalakyatantra), PG scholars and Interns of Kaumarabhritya dept. actively participated in the programme.
The students identified with the clinical features of worm infestations were given free medicinces. College bus facility was arranged for the transportation of children. Mr. Devalinga Swami M, Principal JSS HS, Sidharth Nagar, and teachers of the school accompanied the children.