‘International Days’ are celebrated to mark important aspects of human life and history. The Association of People with Disability (APD) decided to observe ‘World Spinal Cord Injury Day’ on 5th September by conducting a series of activities with the intention of increasing awareness amongst the general public. APD Team conducted an awareness program for MSW students of Davanagere University . Dr. Sumalatha – PMR consultant of Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Medical Science was telecast on All India Radio where she spoke about Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) awareness and APD’s approach to rehabilitate People with Spinal Cord Injuries. Mr. Reuban Daniel, Head of SCI program at APD conducted an Awareness talk on SCI at Christ University. The APD Team organised a Rally and Street Play in Vijayapura to raise awareness among the public on SCI. On 17th of September, APD conducted SCI day program at IMA Bhavana in Davanagere. We would like to thank the following for their participation and support in making this possible - DC Ramesh.D, Dr. Thripulamba, DS Dr. Nilambika, IMA President Dr. Narendra, Member Dr. Shivakumar, SBI Manager Mr. Jayaram, ASS NGO Member Mr. Dushant, Dist Swami Vivekanand Federation members, and APD Davanagere Branch Manager Mr. Suresh.
Monday, September 5, 2016