Occupational Health Day 2013

Occupational Health Day- 2013

Occupational Health Day Program & Inauguration of AOHK Website

Occupational Health Day program of AOHK was held on 20th July 2013, AT HOTEL Chancery, Bangalore.

Dr. M. Thyagaraju, Hon. Secretary, AOHK welcomed the gathering which was followed by lighting of the lamp by the dignitaries.

This was also a special day for the Association as AOHK website with web ID, www.aohk.in was inaugurated on this day by AOHK ex President and an eminent Psychiatrist, Dr. G.S.Palaksha who also spoke on this occasion about the importance of the website in the IT era.

The theme lecture, BOHS – the Way Forward, was given by Dr. S. Pingle, Chairman, Scientific Committee on OH at ICOH and Medical Advisor to IBM. He spoke on the importance of Basic Occupational Health Services in the public and private sector industries. He also said it is important to conduct awareness programs by organizing seminars, CME etc.

The meeting was presided over by Dr. Sashikala Chandrasekar, President of AOHK. She said AOHK is committed to bringing about the awareness about Occupational Health and that the newly created website will serve as a medium to increase awareness about OH.

Dr. Rajpal Singh, Cardiologist from Fortis hospital, Bannerighatta Rd, spoke on Cardiac Devices & their impact on OH.

Meeting ended with Vote of Thanks by Dr. H. Deepa, Treasurer, AOHK.

The program was arranged in association with M/ S Medtronics India Ltd.