Health and hygiene have grown as major concerns in modern day living. So has drug intersection. The ease with which people consume over-the-counter medicines without prescription is a risk which has good as well as bad effects.
Online PR News – 17-April-2014 – Mathura, IN – Health and hygiene have grown as major concerns in modern day living. So has drug intersection. The ease with which people consume over-the-counter medicines without prescription is a risk which has good as well as bad effects. It is to address these issues that the students of the Institute of Pharmaceutical Research, GLA University, Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), took the initiative through a series of free medical camps across the state.
One such camp organised in Vrindavan’sParameshwari Devi DhanukaSaraswatiVidyaMandir and Inter College, became a huge success as over 250 students got tested their blood groups and over 200 students, teachers and staff got information about their blood pressure and Body Mass Index (BMI). The camp lead by GLA University’s Assistant Professor Jitender Kumar and BhupeshSemwal, was focused on elucidating the importance of hygiene and spreading awareness about diseases spread due to insanitary environmental conditions.
The pharmacist experts also focused on the ill effects of medicines, timely consumption of prescribed medicines and the role played by pharmacist in society and their duties.
The students, teachers and staff of the organization got blood pressure, blood group, hemoglobin weight, height and BMI checked. The pharmacist experts shared information on preventive measures for protection from diseases caused due to imbalance of a few factors in blood.
Professor Jitender Kumar and BhupeshSemwal explained the phenomenon of drug intersection and how medicines establish a balance with our internal system and have bad and good effects on our health. They also stressed on the importance of informing medical practitioners if a particular medicine has not worked and sharing the prescription with them so that they can prescribe the correct dose of the medicine.
During the camp Assistant Professor RituTandon and Sonia Sharma stressed on importance of a healthy brain and abdominal development, and how nutritious food is key to achieve the same. They also shared symptoms of various diseases, their preventive measures as well as hazards of taking medicines without doctor’s prescription, importance of taking medicine on time and method of consumption.
GLA University has organized several such free medical camps and programmesin the recent past to make a small contribution from its end towards development of a healthy society. The University is not only known for giving professionals and engineers to serve this society but is also playing a pivotal role in spreading awareness on healthy, hygienic and developed place of living for one and all.
The camp saw huge involvement from students as many of them volunteered to make the effort successful. Students involved in the success of the Vrindavan medical camp include Richa, Anjali, Rohit, Anil, Satyam, Ankit, Raj, and RohitVerma.