11th I.J. Dewan Memorial Educational Workshop
11th I.J. Dewan Memorial Educational Workshop entitled “Organs Talk- Time to take Prevention” is going to be held on 26th and 27th July, 2018 at Zakir Hall and Bhargava Auditorium, PGIMER, Chandigarh. It is a primary preventive program aimed to provide awareness among our younger generation about ill effects of alcoholism, smoking, junk food, driving without helmet, excessive use of mobile, misuse of antibiotics etc. The theme of the program is to “catch them young” and “seeing is believing”. We aim to motivate young students and general public to adopt healthy lifestyle through the display of diseased and normal organs like normal brain and brain with haematoma, skull showing pterion point, healthy lungs, smoker’s lungs and cancer lungs, fatty heart, normal aorta and aorta with atherosclerosis, normal liver and cirrhotic liver, posters on osteoporosis and Knee joint, balanced diet and also on antibiotic and mobile misuse. In the morning sessions (8:30am -12:30pm), students from various schools of tricity in the allotted batches will be attending this awareness programme. Informative booklets will be distributed to the students. The workshop will be open for general public in the evening sessions after 2:00 pm.