Fortis Hospitals, Bannerghatta Road has recently completed its 50 Sunday conversations; providing health education to over 3000 people in a span of two years.
This initiative by Fortis was aimed at bridging the doctor and community relationship by educating the public over various topics on health. Various topics on Cardiology, Bone & Joint, Neurology, Pediatrics, Women Care, Emergency Care, Urology and many other clinical specialties were covered during these sessions.
The 50th Sunday conversation on “Cardiac Diseases, Joint Pain & Urology – Risks & Management”witnessed participation of over 100 people. Eminent doctors including Dr. Venkatesh S – Consultant, Interventional Cardiologist, Dr, Narayan Hulse – Add. Director, Dept. Of Bone & Joint Surgery and Dr. Mohan Keshavamurthy – Director, Urology, Andrology & Transplant Surgery shared their insights and inputs with the participants.
“It’s indeed an exciting moment for as we complete the 50th Sunday Conversation at Fortis Hospitals, Bannerghatta Road. Giving back to the community is what we always believe in and this initiative was a humble effort from our end towards the same. The Sunday Conversations has turned out to be a trusted forum among the public and we are glad to have played a small yet significant role in imparting knowledge on healthcare to our people,” said Mr. Vijayarathna, Zonal Director, Fortis Hospitals, Bannerghatta Road.
“The topics covered in the Sunday conversation are very relevant and informative. This has given me insights on various problems which we often tend to see in our family, neighbours or colleagues. Also these sessions have been helpful in clearing myths and increasing awareness,” said 76 year old Mr. Kulkarni Swasahaya, a regular attendee of Sunday Conversation and ex-employee of Karnataka Administration Service (KAS).