YRC

The Indian Red Cross Society is a voluntary humanitarian organization, established by an act of the Indian Legislature in 1920, having on its rolls the states, the union territories, the districts and the sub-district branches. Its activities are being directed forward to the “Prevention of Diseases, Improvement of Health and Mitigation of Suffering”. The Indian Red Cross Society realized the importance of the youth way back in 1925 and established Junior Red Cross (JRC) in schools and Youth Red Cross (YRC) in colleges.

Objectives

  • Selfless services to the sick and suffering.
  • Promotion of national and international friendship.
  • Disaster relief to the victims.

WORLD CANCER AWARENESS DAY

The day was first announced in September 2014 by the union health minister Dr. Harsh vardhan. It is observed on November 7th every year to coincide with the birth anniversary of Marie Curie, known her contribution in the fight against cancer. Campaign theme: “I am and I will/Together, all our actions matter.”

2021- The ultimate year of the ‘I am and I will’ campaign- shows us that our actions have an impact on everyone around us, within our neighborhoods, communities, and cities. And that more than ever, our actions are also being felt across borders and oceans. This year is a reminder of the enduring power of cooperation and collective action. When we choose to come together, we can achieve what we all wish for: a healthier, brighter world without cancer. Together, all of our actions matter.

In our college, world Cancer awareness day is conducted by Medical Surgical Nursing Department faculties. II-GNM & B.Sc and III-B.Sc Nursing students are actively participated in this celebration. The program was organized by YRC members.


WORLD PNEUMONIA DAY

This year, World Pneumonia Day on 12 the November 2021, is held during cop 26- the UN Climate change Conference. This is a critical moment to bring together the health, air quality and climate community to tackle the biggest infectious killer on the planet. The need for clean air action is clear. Reducing air pollution will deliver significant benefits to health and the environment.

This World Pneumonia Day, Every Breath Counts is calling on governments with heavy burdens of pneumonia and air pollution to commit to reducing air pollution-related pneumonia deaths by 50 per cent by 2021. The theme for world Pneumonia Day 2021- “Stop Pneumonia – Every Breath Count.”

In our college, world health day is conducted by Medical Surgical Nursing Department faculties. II-GNM & B.Sc and III-B.Sc Nursing students are actively participated in this celebration. The program was organized by YRC members.

WORLD TSUNAMI DAY

World Tsunami awareness day was observed every year across the global on 5th November. In December 2015, the United Nations selected 5th November as the world Tsunami awareness day to call on international bodies, civil society and counties to raise awareness about the nature disaster. The theme of world Tsunami awareness day 2021 is “Enhancing International Cooperation for Developing Counties to Raise Tsunami Awareness”

In our college, world Tsumani day is conducted by Medical Surgical Nursing Department faculties. II-GNM & B.Sc and III-B.Sc Nursing students are actively participated in this celebration. The program was organized by YRC members.

WORLD HEART DAY

World Heart Day is celebrated on September 29 every year. The day is celebrated to spread awareness about the cardiovascular disease which causes nearly half of all the non communicable disease in the world. In May 2012, world leader committed them to reduce the death caused by non communicable disease by 25% by 2025. According to the world health organization (WHO), cardio vascular disease take the lives of 17.9million people every year which is 31% of all the global deaths.

This year, the theme for World Heart Day is “Use Heart to connect”; it aims to highlight the power of digital health to improve awareness, prevention and management of CBD globally.

In our college, world health day is celebrated by Medical Surgical Nursing Department faculties. II- GNM and III-B.SC Nursing are actively participated in this celebration. The program was concluded by student’s feedback. The program was organized by YRC members.

LEPROSY TRAINING & SURVEY PROGRAM

In India, a national programme of Leprosy, entitled the National Leprosy Control Programme (NLCP) was started by the Government of India (GOL), in 1955. Wherein dapsone domiciliary treatment was given through vertical units and survey, education and treatment activities were implemented to control Leprosy. Leprosy is an infectious disease caused by a bacillus, Mycobacterium leprae, which multiplies slowly. On average, the disease incubation period is 5 years but symptoms may occur within 1 year. It can also take as long as 20 years or even more to occur. Leprosy mainly affects the skin, the peripheral nerves, mucosa of the upper respiratory tract, and the eyes.

In our college, Leprosy survey programme training and survey awareness was organized by Dr. Jayanthini, Deputy Director of Leprosy, Namakkal, Mr. Lakshmi Narayanan, Health Educator, Mr.K. Boovaneshwaran, Non-Medical Supervisor, Mr.N. Manokaran NMS and M. Sivashamnugam NMS were also explained about how to identify the Leprosy causes while doing home visit. I-ANM students were actively participated and in the program and gained more knowledge about Leprosy.

Leprosy survey training program conducted from 25.10.2021 to 29.10.2021 at Manickampalayam and Tiruchengode. They have identified 3 causes and advices them to go to follow up care.

WORLD FOOD DAY

Every year, World Food Day is to appreciate the amazing food we eat, but also to tackle world hunger. This day is celebrated on October 16 which marks the creation of FAO in 1945. World Food Day was established in November 1979, suggested by former Hungarian Minister of Agriculture and Food Dr Pal Romany. It is celebrated by more than 150 countries around the world.

The theme for world food day 2021 is “Safe food now for a healthy tomorrow”. The idea is to celebrate the food heroes or individuals who have made significant contribution to build a sustainable world where no one has to stay hungry. This year the emphasis of world food day is to build a hungry free world. In our college, the students were motivated not to waste food as wasted food means wastage of money and efforts which is never good for anyone. It is important to eat a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables that are loaded with significant nutritional value and health benefits.

The teachers encouraged them to adopt healthy eating habits as eating well is fundamental to good health and well-being. Healthy eating helps us to maintain a healthy weight and reduce the risk of many diseases. The program was organized by YRC members.

WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DAY

World Environmental Health Day is observed globally on 26th September every year. This day is celebrated to shed the light on important work of environmental health around the world. The theme for the 2021 “Prioritizing environmental health for healthier communities in global recovery”.

In 2011 the International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) declared to promote the awareness of different issues surrounding the environmental health. Environmental health is considered as the health issues outside the human body and the environmental factors that can pose a threat to human health in form of disease and sickness.

There are many environmental issues like pollution, Green house effect, climate change, urbanization etc.., which is deteriorating the quality of the environment, air, water, food, etc. This is essential for human survival in day to day life

The Guest lecture was given by Mr. N. Ganesan, Demonstrator of Health Inspector and Mr. A. Ranjith Kumar, Assistant Professor/Health Inspector in Vivekanandha Institude of Health Science and Research, Elayampalayam, Tiruchengode. The Principal Dr. N. Sheelavathi and Vice Principal Dr. M. Geetha were presided the function. The students of I ANM and I GNM were actively participated in the guest lecture. The event was concluded by memento given to the guest by Dr. M. Geetha, Vice Principal, VCN.

ALZHEMER’S DAY

In India, 21st September is celebrated as world Alzhemer’s Day. This report focuses on the crucial and timely subject of diagnosis. Diagnosis is still a major challenge globally, with those who seek a diagnosis often experiencing long wait times, if they are able to receive a diagnosis at all. Societal stigma, self stigma and clinician related stigma also exacerbate what is already a difficult journey.

With this report we explore this diagnosis journey through the lens of those living with dementia and carers, clinicians, researchers and academic and Alzhemer and dementia association, as well as what can and must be improved. The Guest lecture was given Dr. T.Sandhya MBBS., MD., (Psy) Senior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Swamy Vivekanandha Medical College Hospital and Research Institute, Elayampalayam, Tiruchengode. The Principal Dr. N. Sheelavathi RNRM., PhD., and Vice Principal Dr. M. Geetha. RNRM., PhD., were presided the function. The students of III B. Sc Nursing and II GNM were actively participated in this programme.

The quiz program regarding Alzhemers Day was conducted by Mrs. V. Nirosha, Head of the Department(Psychiatry) and the event was concluded by prize distribution given by Dr. M. Geetha, Vice Principal, VCN.

FIRST AID DAY

World First Day is observed on 14th of September. So, this year the day is being celebrated today. The special day marked to encourage people in First Aid Training, which helps in preventing injuries and saving lives in critical situation. First Aid can save people lives in everyday situation. It provides an opportunity for citizens to understand and they can quickly skills that could say someone’s life.

The theme for World First Aid Day 2021 is “First Aid and Road Safety”.

First Aid is emergency care given immediately to a needed person. The purpose of first aid is to minimize injury and prevent further disability. The First Aid Day programme was celebrated by our Students at Mallasamutharam PHC at Namakkal District. The students of III- B.Sc (N) and staff were actively participated in various first aid activities and first aid camp. The programme was organized by YRC AND SNA members and conducted by Mrs. A. Suganya, Nursing Tutor, Department Medical Surgical Nursing.

SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY

The day represents a global commitment to focus attention on suicide prevention. One in every hundred deaths across the world is the result of suicide. The day provides an opportunity to spread awareness of suicide and to promote action proven means. It will reduce the number of suicide globally.

World Suicide prevention Day is organized by the international association for suicide prevention on 10th September. The main objective of the day is to raise awareness across the globe that suicide can be prevented. The theme of world suicide prevention Day 10.09.2021 is “Creating Hope through action”.

The world suicide prevention day was celebrated on 11th September and it was organized by Principal Dr. N. Sheelavathi RNRM., PhD., and Vice Principal Dr. M. Geetha. RNRM., PhD., The students of III B. Sc Nursing and II GNM were actively participated and gained awareness regarding suicide prevention. The event was concluded by valuable feedback given by the students.