Gyan Jyoti – Creating Awareness and promoting Good Health among Women

Women experience several health complications by physical and socio-economic factors. Proper nutrition, hormonal imbalance, lifestyle changes & menopausal transition are often neglected by women in today’s hectic lifestyle. Thus, emphasis on women’s health is the need of the hour.

The Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI) is creating awareness via Gyan Jyoti to promote health. FOGSI is a professional organization representing practitioners of obstetrics and gynaecology in India. The President of FOGSI, Dr. Hrishikesh Pai has initiated the BADLAV clinic that will be inaugurated on 18th December.

This clinic will offer free treatment to all women on the 18th of every month at a PAN India level. The Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology with more than 38,000 members will be joining hands through this noble initiative. Moreover, with a motto of enhancing the well-being of Women & society, Gyan Jyoti aims to bring a change-Badlaav by sharing knowledge for healthy living, it will educate the women about topics that are new and will encourage them to participate in bringing change,” Mr. Pai said.

He further informed that with this program, Gyan Jyoti is going to highlight various important aspects of women’s health like the prevention of cervical cancer, the impact of non-communicable diseases, safe abortion practices, contraceptive uses, and the most important topic menstrual hygiene & Preserve the Uterus.

Uterus is a vital organ in a woman’s body because of its capability for bringing a new life to the world. Its presence also keeps the hormones healthy even 10 years post menopause. Those hormones are required for keeping cardiovascular health, bone health, as well as psychosomatic health in place. We are also going to discuss various aspects of organ and blood donation with included social activities like Tree plantation, Walkathon & Zumbathon will also be a part of this campaign,” added Dr. Jayasree Sundar, Director OBGY, Madhukar Rainbow Children’s Hospital.

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