IAP Women Cell-Assam Branch Conduct Awareness on Health of Office Workers


GUWAHATI, Aug 05: The first activity of Indian Association of Physiotherapists (IAP) – Women Cell, Assam Branch was conducted on 5th August, 2018 in Tirthanath Sharma Auditorium from 10 am to 2 pm. This was stated by Indian Association of Physiotherapists-Women Cell, Assam-Branch through a press statement on Sunday evening.

According to the press note, the main theme of the event was “Ergonomics for female deskjob workers” which was conducted to create awareness and better quality of health among office workers. In this regard, a lecture series was delivered by Dr. Kuki Bordoloi (PT) and Dr. Barnali Bhattacharya (PT) emphasizing on ergonomics required at work place, health problems arising among workers due to poor ergonomics and their remedies in order to create a healthy way of life.

The occasion was graced by a number of dignitaries. Chief guest Dr. Mansi Mandal (Academic Registrar, Srimanta Sankardev University of Health Sciences), extended her support and encouraged the female physiotherapists to keep working for societal upliftment. Other eminent guests included Dr. Rupjyoti Das (Consultant Neurologist, GNRC Dispur), Dr. Dinesh Goswami (Secretary, Pain and Palliative Care Society Guwahati), Dr. Ujwal Bhattacharya (PT) (Principal cum HOD, CPMS Guwahati), Mr. Jagat Singh Dugar (Senior Moderator Citizen, Dugar Foundation, Guwahati) and Mr. Diganta Das (Senior Journalist). Dr. Puja Chodhury (PT) (HOD, USTM and Advisor of IAP Women Cell) emphasized on the importance of women’s health, the organisation said.

The program was jointly organized by the state and district coordinators of IAP-Women Cell (Assam Branch) which consists of Dr. Kuki Bordoloi (PT), Dr. Pallabi Goswami (PT), Dr. Trishna Saikia Baruah (PT), Dr. Debashruti Choudhury (PT), Dr. Nilofer Rahman (PT), Dr. Barnali Bhattacharya (PT) and Dr. Mridula Das (PT). The programme was participated by many delegates including physiotherapists and students from several colleges such as CPMS, ADTU, RIPS and AWU, the statement added.

The organizer has also conveyed their gratitude to the sponsors – CRC Guwahati, PEWS Group of Institutions, Narayana Hridalaya and India Health Care, for extending their support and making the event a grand success.