Bicholim: Indian Medical Association, Bicholim in association with Lions Club of Bicholim and Inner Wheel Bicholim on Thursday conducted an awareness program on Women’s Health.
In all 50 ladies participated in the program in presence of local MLA and Speaker of Legislative Assembly Rajesh Patnekar. Two women’s health related initiative including “From Womb to Tomb” by Dr mrs Kashish Patnekar and Covid vaccination for pregnant women by Dr Shekhar Salkar were taken up. Salkar is also a past president of IMA Goa and Lions Club of Bicholim.
IMA Bicholim President Dr Medha Salkar was also present and welcomed the gathering and appealed to all ladies present to spread awareness on vaccination ans don’t fall prey to misconceptions spread via social media by some miscreants. Also present Mrs Aruna Wadkar, in-charge of Self Help Group.
Speaking on the occasion, Patnekar said that the role of women in society was crucial. He also lauded the efforts made by women during the pandemic.
Patnekar appealed pregnant women to come forward and get themselves vaccinated.
All queries on women’s health and vaccinations were answered by the speakers.