DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENTSTUDIES (MBA)
Date: 26th May 2022
Time: 11.30 am
May, is asthma awareness month, a time to educate friends, family, and patients about asthma and promote awareness about how serious it is.The department of MBA, KGI had organized an awareness program on the same.
To create awareness and educate the College students, Faculty Members, regarding preventive intervention techniques that would help in reducing the transmission of the disease.
The welcome speech was given by Mr. Chandru, the host for the day. Thereafter, Dr. Sarita Iyer addressed the gathering and made them aware on Asthma issues and importance of having a healthy life. Around 200 students and Faculty Members attended the Session.
Asthma is a major non-communicable disease (NCD), affecting both children and adults, and is the most common chronic disease among children.Inflammation and narrowing of the small airways in the lungs cause asthma symptoms, which can be any combination of cough, wheeze, shortness of breath and chest tightness. The program also included providing in depth knowledge on the deadly disease, how is it caused, various symptoms and preventive measures of the same, by presenting various AV’s. Various awareness campaigns launched by some famous brands as-well were presented.
As the global threat of Asthma continues to emerge, it is critical to improve the awareness and preparedness to fight against the same.In order to achieve complete control over Asthma, it would also be worthwhile to invest in various ASTHMA prevention efforts, including health education and innovative strategies to raise the community's awareness and to improve its preventative practices. The awareness session was indeed very informative and educative.