Chandigarh 26th September:- As many as 70 students undergoing various paramedical courses attended a day long ‘scientific conference’ at Tech Mahindra SMART Academy for Healthcare Mohali on Thursday. The conference was an initiative of Tech Mahindra Foundation, the CSR wing of Tech Mahindra Ltd.
The students from the courses including cardiac care, technician course and operation theatre technician course took part in the conference.
Dr. Virendar Sarwal, Director and Head of Department of CTVS, at Ojas Super Speciality Hospital, Panchkula was the keynote speaker at the conference.
The conference comprised on detailed discussions on the role of temporary and permanent pacemakers and the topics related to the health of the heart including cardiac disorders due to lifestyle, diet, how to reduce heart diseases by exercise and impact of hypertension on the heart.
Speaking on the occasion, Ritu Nag, Director, of the Academy said that as budding paramedics our students need to be exposed to a variety of technical sessions that enhance the already existing skills that we develop in them. The importance of this session is paramount considering that a significant number of Indians are suffering from heart ailments of all kinds, and awareness is the key to prevention.