Vaccination Drives

Vaccination Drives

Aiming to raise awareness and gain attention of society towards the issues and problems pertaining to elderly people.

1. Walk-a-thon and Workshop for Senior Citizens (WWSC 2014) organised in association of Geriatric Department, AIIMS from AIIMS to Sirifort Auditorium, Delhi. Flagged off from AIIMS by Dr. M.C Mishra, Director AIIMS and Shri. Dharam Pal Singh Gujjar, a 116 years old gentleman was the torch bearer. About 1100 Senior Citizens, mostly from old age homes of Delhi & NCR, covered the distance between AIIMS and Sirifort auditorium.

At Sirifort auditorium, Health Camp was conducted to look for bone health, sugar, heart disease, etc and for the first time ever to be happened in health camp 500 elderly people were vaccinated against pneumonia free of cost under supervision of AIIMS doctors and nurse.

Health education talk by various faculty from AIIMS and also experts in various fields on ‘Community ophthalmology’, ‘Natural way of living’, ‘Nutrition for Elderly’,’ Cancer in the Elderly’, ‘COPD in Elderly’, ‘Legal aspect and government initiative in elderly care’, etc were held. Dr. A.B.Dey, Head of the Department of Geriatric Medicine thanked the participants while highlighting the concept of active aging. Distinguished guest also addressed people, which includes-

  • S.K Shrivastava, Secretary to the Government of India, Ministry of Coal
  • Gokul Chandra Pati, Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Défense Production
  • Yasmin, Zaveri Roy, Karl, Higher Officials from Swedish Embassy in India
  • Mathew Cherion, CEO Help Age India
  • Swami Santatmanananda Ji, Secretary, Ram Krishna Mission, Delhi

2. Cancer is NOT unbeatable- 2nd Annual Walk-a-thon (wwsc 2015) was organised for Cancer Survivors from AIIMS to Sirifort auditorium. More than 400 Senior Citizens, out of which 100 were Cancer Survivors participated in the event. To boost the morale of participants Dr. M.C.Mishra, Director AIIMS himself walked along cancer patients.

Walk-a-thon was followed by Vaccination against Pneumonia to 400 Senior Citizens by Doctors from AIIMS and a workshop on theme “Elderly Health Education for School Children”.

Honourable Minister of Human Resource Development Shri. Upinder Kushwaha lauded the efforts of Healthy Aging India and unveiled its Magazine. Shri. M.C.Mishra, Director AIIMS, Ms. Dhariti Panda, Joint Secretary Ministry of Health, Shri. Sandeep Grag, District Judge, Shri. Sunil Garg, Additional Secretary Government of Haryana, Shri. Mathew Charien, CEO Help Age India were among the few dignitaries, who joined the event.

3. “Cancer and Pneumonia are preventable- Lets invest in it” event held on 25th April, 2018.

Around 500 enthusiastic elderly individual’s from various Old age homes and people from remote areas of Delhi NCR were given vaccination against pneumonia and cancer screening was also conducted. IT was a one-a-kind event which was successfully managed to reach significant number of elderly people outside hospital set up.

IGLC Elderly Educators were felicitated and School Children hailing from socio-economic disadvantageous background from Purva Madhyamik Vidyalaya, Sector 12 were awarded for their outstanding academic performance by Honorable Home Minister Shri. Rajnath Singh Ji. Many reputed dignitaries from Government and Non-Government sectors as Dr. Randeep Guleria, Director AIIMS, Shri. Rambahdur Rai, Director IGNCA, Shri. Dipankar Shri.Gyan, Director, Gandhi Smriti & Darshan Samiti, Ministry of Culture, Dr. G.K Rath, NEC AIIMS, etc joined hands with Healthy Aging India.

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Healthy Aging India, a not for profit organization, registered under the Indian Societies Act, 1860. It is initiated by its Founder President, Dr. Prasun Chatterjee, Associate Professor from Department of Geriatric Medicine, All India of Medical Science, (AIIMS) New Delhi along with esteemed personalities from multiple walks of life with a vision to ensure quality of life to our ageing populace with the mission to spread ... Read More

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