Bhopal : 07 April/ World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7th April, to draw worldwide attention to a subject of major importance to global health each year. The theme for 2021 is "Building a fairer, healthier world". With this purpose, World Health Day was organized at Rabindranath Tagore University (RNTU) today 7th April 2021, by the Centre for Science Communication (CSC) and Faculty of Science through an Online Webinar on the topic:“The mere negligence throttle the sense of real health”. The expert Lecture was delivered by Dr. Narayanan Ganesh, Oncologists & Head, Dept of Research, Jawaharlal Nehru Cancer Hospital & Research Centre, Bhopal
At the outset, Mr. Prabal Roy, Director, Centre for Science Communication (CSC), RNTU welcomed all the Guests and participants who were more than 100 in number. While mentioning the relevance of organizing Health day he explained the main objectives of CSC and the Science popularization activities organized at RNTU. The expert speaker Dr. N Ganesh explained in detail about various methods of maintaining our good health. He talked in lucid language of various diseases viz. Cancer, its warning signals, its sources, harmful effects and the steps to prevent Cancer. In his lecture he also talked about Corona virus, Immunity boosting Diet and how to reduce the risk ofCOVID-19 infection. He said we must know how to live with the disease. At the end Dr. Ganesh answered many questions from the participants and appreciated RNTU for arranging such a useful programme which is very beneficial to the society.
At the end Prabal Roy, Director, Centre for Science Communication (CSC), proposed the vote of thanks. The programme was well anchored and coordinated by Dr. Bhawna Agrawal, Associate Prof, Faculty of Science.