11-MAR-2018: Nephrology Division, Dept of Paediatrics observe World Kidney Day
Aligarh, March 11: The Nephrology Division of Department of Paediatrics, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) observed the World Kidney Day?2018 and to mark the ocassion a marathon, poster-making competition, quiz-competition, school- health-programme and a health-camp for screening children with kidney diseases were organised.
AMU Pro Vice Chancellor, Prof Tabassum Shahab attended the programme as the chief-guest, while Prof S C Sharma (Dean, Faculty of Medicine) was the guest-of-honour.
Prof Kamran Afzal (Incharge, Nephrology Division, Department of Paediatrics) said that Chronic Kidney disease (CKD) is the eighth leading cause of death in women. He added that with the World Kidney Day observations, masses can be made aware of kidney diseases.
?Organization of various activities on the occasion will also have a great impact on creative and intellectual abilities of students,? said Prof Kamran adding that the success of the programme is largely because of the efforts of the resident doctors of the Department of Department of Paediatrics.
Prof Farzana K Beig (Chairperson, Department of Pediatrics) was also present on the occasion.
Manoj Kumar, M Masood and M Arsalan won the first, second and third prizes respectively in the boys marathon; while Sadiya Iliyas (MBBS student), Nisha and Lubna (Diploma Nursing students) won the first, second and third prizes respectively in girls category. A total of 140 students participated in the marathon.
Hiba Fatima, Mariyam Khan, Moniza Imtiaz, Mushahid Khan and Yazra Iqbal shared the first prize in poster making competition. Prachi Yadav, Ayesha, Adeeba Naseem, Ayushi, Maliha won the second prize. Sabiha, Shalini, Urvashi and Alisha shared the third prize.
Shashank Verma, Fateullah and Saima Ejaz won the first, second and third prizes respectively in quiz competition.
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Related PicturesProf Tabassum Shahab, PVC giving away prizes at a programme held on World Kidney Day