WORLD DUCHENNE AWARENESS DAY – September 2017
The 7th day of the 9th month representing 79 exons in dystrophin gene – Yes!!!!!!!!!! It is “WORLD DUCHENNE AWARENESS DAY”. An awareness program was held in “Avinashilingam Institute of Home Science and Higher Education for Women”, Coimbatore. Dr. B.R. Lakshmi, Director, MDCRC along with her team members gave a brief talk about Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), its symptoms, diagnosis and other services that are offered by MDCRC. The audience included young and vibrant students of various departments like Special Education, Psychology, R&D Sociology and Physician Assistant. The rejoinder was overwhelming and they were ready to be a supportive hand in creating awareness of this lethal disorder among the public.
World Duchenne Awareness Day (WDAD) is celebrated across the globe to raise awareness about Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a genetic disorder. This day is celebrated every year on the 7th of September where different people come together forming a global community in order to find a cure for this disorder and to help kids and their parents to contribute effectively towards a brighter day. This year of 2017 marks the year of Dreams. There has been a global effort to understand the dreams of these kids and to help them achieve it. To support this beautiful event, for the third year in a row World Duchenne Awareness Day is celebrated under the high patronage of the European parliament. We sincerely thank and are immensely grateful towards the global community which works for these kids, the parent groups, the doctors, the researchers, the United Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy and Action Duchenne (Parent Project UK). Let’s pray for the brighter day and work for it everyday
YOGA DAY 2017 Celebration
Mothers’ Day 2017 Celebration
“God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers”.
Our Mothers are so special, we celebrated Mother’s Day on 21st May 2017 at Arya Vaidhya Pharmacy, Ramanathapuram, Coimbatore.
We at MDCRC celebrated the occasion of Diwali. The team members lit a lamp marking good health, happiness and prosperity. Mrs. Mohana Sundari, Managing Director, Sharp Industries, Coimbatore joined the team for the celebration. She wished all of them a grand success in all the endeavors. Sweets and lamps were distributed after a small prayer for the children, volunteers and the team members. It was indeed a memorable evening!!!!!!!!!
National Dhanwantari Ayurveda Award
Dr. P.R. Krishna Kumar, Managing Director, Arya Vaidya Pharmacy Group of Institutions also our Board of Trustee received the National Dhanwantari Ayurveda Award on 28th October 2016.