Health & Hygiene Lecture Series
Women's Studies Centre, Punjabi University, Patiala organized a Lecture Series on Women Health Issues on February 12-13, 2014. The participants were University teachers and adolescent girls of University School. The first lecture on 12th February was arranged in the seminar room of the centre. The lecture was delivered by Dr. Manpreet Kaur, Assistant Professor, Department of Gynae, Govt. Medical College, Patiala and was presided over by the Dr. Tejinder Kaur, Director, Centre for Diaspora studies. In her presidential address, she highlighted the qualities of good doctor while caring a cancer patient. Dr. Meenakshi Sharma, Director, Women's Studies Centre formally welcomed the guests and introduced the theme of the lecture. She dwelled on the need of awareness among women about their health issues. She encouraged the women to be more cautious about their own health and well being. Dr. Manpreet Kaur Kalra, talked about awareness of cancer in women. She explained that as there is rising incidents of malignancies in women, stress should be laid on screening modalities; cancer of breast and cancer of cervix , so that early detection, prevention, treatment can be provided to the patients, survivors and care giver.
The second lecture was arranged in seminar room of University School, delivered by Dr. Manpreet Kaur and was presided over by Dr. Dhanwant Kaur, Professor Incharge, Publication Bureau, Punjabi University, Patiala. She stressed on the need to educating students on positive aspects of internet and other social media. The resource person Dr. Manpreet Kaur addressed the various adolescents problems as adolescence is developmental phase in the life of a human being, where physical, mental, psychological and emotional developments are taking place at a fast pace. She also answered the queries of girl students over their common teenage problems. Mrs. Nirmal Goyal, Principal of University School was also present at the occasion. A Vote of Thanks was presented by Dr. Amandeep Kaur. On February 13, 2014, lecture's theme was “Heart and Its Care”.