We have some happy news to share. Dr KR Gangadharan, popularly known as Ganga or KRG, of Heritage Hospitals Hyderabad has NOW become the President of International Federation of Ageing. Even as VP of Asis Pacific Region of IFA earlier, Dr KRG did a lot of good for Indian seniors. He is credited with starting first geriatric hospital in Hyderabad. He is trainer as a very large number of courses have been conducted for geriatric Nurses, Bedside attendants, etc. In the coming years we may witness International seminars being hosted in Hyderabad. He is close to MOSJE and has earned the respect of all SEnior Citizen Agencies in India. He is also Adviser to AISCCON. He was a member of revision committee on NPOP. He is a member of National Council on Older Persons, GOI. I can keep writing about him all day! Suffice it say that he is connected with senior citizens much earlier than any us came into the picture!
Let us congratulate him on his much deserved recognition in Global scenario.
Read a news item from the Hindu below
Founder of Heritage Medical Centre, a geriatric facility in Hyderabad, Dr. K.R. Gangadharan, was made the Global president for International Federation on Ageing (IFA) at Prague on Sunday, a press release said. The doctor will hold the prestigious post for a period of three years.
As the IFA president, he will be leading various initiatives for the elderly involving about 25 board members from different countries.
The IFA is a non-governmental organisation with a large membership base of NGOs, corporate sector, academia, government, and individuals.