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Dermatology, Venereal & Leprosy


We observed world Leprosy Day on 31 jan 2017. As  chief guests medical Dean, Medical superintendent, deputy medical superintendent,  nursing college principal participated. Dr. P. K. Kaviarasan delivered welcome address and introduced current scenario of Leprosy and treatment strategy, dr pvs prasad explained the complications of untreated Leprosy and encouraged volunteers to educate the public. Vote of thanks delivered by dr kannambal. As a part of this awareness campaign we distributed pamphlets and all about Leprosy charts and role orthotics, rehabilitation training, preventive steps, contact tracing, to bringing down the grade 2 deformities. Our post graduates rani meiyammai college of nursing students explained through exhibition and Leprosy case counseling was given. The Leprosy awareness week was also observed  as a part of the programme. The Leprosy oath was taken by all.The exhibition and counselling was displayed for one week.