Saturday, March 8, 2008

Dr. Srinidhi honoured on Women's Day

Dr. Srinidhi Ravi was honoured at the International Women's Day for the wonderful participation in leprosy work during her internship with Bombay Leprosy Project at the BLP's Office at Marathi Vidnyan Parishad, Sion-Chunabhatti, Mumbai on 8th March 08..

Srinidhi took keen interest in studying basic aspects of leprosy including diagnosis and management of routine patients and those with clinical problems. Srinidhi also volunteered in collecting information and data entry of various research projects in leprosy during her internship.

Srinidhi is currently pursuing her internship with K.J.Somaiya Hospital in Mumbai. Srinidhi with a desire to help the society said, 'I am interested to do social work particularly in rural areas. I am fortunate that my college will be sending me for rural posting for a month's period.' She continued with a positive note, `once i complete my internship, i will be pursuing my postgraduate and also wish to work for the women development and empowerment.'

When asked for a message on the International Women's Day, Srinidhi said that women are entitled the rightful place in society and better health for women will eventually lead to evolving a healthy society.

Dr. Srinidhi has volunteered to a Social Ambassador of Indian Development Foundation and further developmental programmes, particularly women and children.

Dr. A.R.K. Pillai, President and Dr. Narayan B. Iyer, National Co-ordinator of Indian Development Foundation welcomed Dr. Srinidhi's initiative to serve the society.

Dr. R. Ganapati, Emeritus-Director, Dr. V.V. Pai, Director and Dr. Sharad Narvekar, Vice-President of Bombay Leprosy Project congratulated Dr. Srinidhi Ravi for her outstanding work.