Let us congratulate Geriatrician Dr V S Natarajan who has been awarded Padma Shri.
We are all happy that our dear Dr V S Natarajan has been awarded Padma Sri
Dr.V.S.Natarajan, is the Chairman of the Senior Citizens Bureau since 2001.
The Senior Citizens Bureau is a free guidance and information center for members of Society of all age groups which is run by Senior Citizens. The Bureau was founded under the original name of Citizens Advice Bureau in the year 1996 by the Probus Clubs at Chennai under the able leadership of General Aban Naidu, PVSM, AVSM, a world war veteran and social activist. Bureau renamed as a Senior Citizens Bureau was regisgtered under Societies Registration Act in the year 2002 and is headed by its Chairman Dr.V.S. Natarajan , M.D., FRCP, D.Sc(Hon), a renowned Geriatric Physician.
Bureau provides free information and guidance through six departments such as Civic Affairs, Health Care, Law and order, Personal Administration, Finance and Education. Each of these is headed by a Secretary who is assisted by a panel of counselors possessing professional expertise and experience in the relevant field. So far 1200 letters had been received and satisfactorily dealt with.
HEALTH CARE PROGRAMESK Venkatachari
Bureau has been conducting special medical camps for elders periodically. Over 25 Health Care Programmes covering the following areas of health have been held.
(i) Asthma and Hypertension (ii) Dental Health (iii) Hearing disability (iv) Geriatric Master Health Checkup (v) Bone Mass detection (vi) Rural Eye Camp (vii) Prostate detection (viii) Elder Care (ix) Well Woman (x) Geriatric Counseling (xi) Psycho Therapy (xiii) Insomnia (xiv) Obesity (xv) Hypertension (xvi) Healthy Bones & Healthy Arteries (xvii) Dementia (xviii) Skin & Falls camp.
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Flat No 4, satya Apts, New 31, Old 17, Madhava Perumal Koil Street Mylapore Chenna-4, 044 24981099
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Dr V S Natarajan gets Padma Sri Award--congrats
Dr VS Natarajan, a pioneer to promote geriatrics in India is known to many us in sss-global.
It a matter of pride for all of us that he is given this award. This message if from Sri KV Chary.