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IAD took part in the WoundCon 2018
IAD took part in the WoundCon 2018

IAD participated in the WoundCon 2018 Conference, held at Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara (SDM) College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka.

The IAD team of Dr. S.R. Narahari, Chairman & Director, Ms. Aneesha, Dermatology Nurse and Ms. Harinakshi Shetty, Lymphoedema Nurse conducted Compression Therapy Workshop and made presentation on its unique wound care treatment methods.

Lymphoedema Team from Germany Visits IAD

Lymphoedema Team from Germany Visits IAD
Lymphoedema therapists and NGO leader couple from Germany, Rainer H Kraus and Mrs Martha visited IAD to understand the unique protocol developed for the treatment of Filariasis by IAD. They wished to implement it in African countries where the prevalence of Lymphatic filariasis patients is very high. They actively participated, as Guests of Honor, in the Independence Day celebrations, organized by IAD.

IAD took part in the Eighth International Lymphoedema Framework Conference held in Netherlands

IAD took part in the Eighth International Lymphoedema Framework Conference held in Netherlands
IAD participated in the International Lymphoedema Framework Conference, held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from 6 to 9 June, 2018.
Dr. Guruprasad Aggithaya, the Chief Ayurveda Consultant of IAD, took part in the conference and conducted two sessions on integrative medicine and Yoga. He conversed about breast cancer induced lymphedema, Lymphatic Filariasis and lymphoedema, affecting lower limbs due to causes such as cervical cancer. Lymphoedema can develop in upper limb post breast cancer treatment and affect lower limbs due to many causes such as filariasis, accidents, post cancer surgical treatment as in cervical cancer. IAD is the pioneer to adopt Yoga in its integrative treatment protocol, developed for lymphedema that is now practiced worldwide for Lymphoedema treatment. Dr. Guruprasad Aggithaya also delivered a plenary lecture, on 9 June, on Filarial Fever. He also presented details of IAD’s research on managing filarial fever. Prof. Ashok Raman, PESIT University, Bangalore, also represented IAD in the conference.

The Centre for Integrated Medicine and Public Health inaugurated at IAD

The Centre for Integrated Medicine and Public Health inaugurated at IAD
Shri E. Chandrasekharan, the Hon’ble Minister for Revenue & Housing, Govt. of Kerala, inaugurated the Centre for Integrated Medicine and Public Health (CIMPH) at IAD. The Centre was built with financial aid received from Govt. of Kerala.
Mr. N.A. Nellikkunnu, the Honorable MLA, Kasaragod, delivered the presidential address. Dr. Ramananda Banari, MBBS, a veteran doctor from Manjeshwar, Kasaragod, was honoured during this event. A book authored by Shri Chandran Muttath, on Filariasis awareness and its treatment, was also released during the ceremony by Prof. (Dr.) G. Gopakumar, the Vice Chancellor, the Central University of Kerala.

IAD held the Eighth National Colloquium on Evidence Based Integrative Medicine for Lymphatic Filariasis and other Chronic Dermatoses

IAD held the Eighth National Colloquium on Evidence Based Integrative Medicine for Lymphatic Filariasis and other Chronic Dermatoses
IAD held the Eighth National Colloquium in January, 2018. The theme of the colloquium was advancing lymphedema research & integrative medicine through intersectoral collaboration for improved patient care. Collaborators involved in resolving priority research questions which also included the use of analytics and Big Clinical Data Base. Distinguished experts in the field participated in the colloquium to discuss the progress. There was a Brainstorming Session which is expected to give leads for future studies on other research priorities in lymphoedema and integrative medicine.

The colloquium was inaugurated by Prof. Richard Hay, the Anglo –Indian nominated Member of Parliament.

Free medical and Yoga camps were organized for lymphoedema, vitiligo and other chronic dermatoses patients who received integrative medical treatment.

Dr.S.R.Narahari speaking in the interface program in CPCRI

Dr.S.R.Narahari speaking in the interface program in CPCRI
IAD’s Chairman & Director Dr.S.R.Narahari speaking as a special invitee in the interface program ‘Science,Innovations and Entrepreneurship’, held by ICAR-Central Plantation Crops Research Institute,Kasaragod held on 15th September 2017. The program aimed at imparting knowledge about bringing in innovations and entrepreneurship in school children from selected schools of Kasaragod Educational district. Honorable MLA Mr.N.A.Nellikkunnu inaugurated the program. CPCRI director in charge Dr.Ravi Bhat Principal of Government Engineering College, Kannur Dr. K.A.Nawaz and others also participated. The program was supported by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.

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