The Health and Safety Committee of Department of Information Technology and College Clinic conducted “Healthy Glimpses “a health awareness program on 19th and 20th March 2018 at Salalah College of Technology under the guidance of Dr. Amal AlShahri Assistant Dean Student Affairs and Mr. Viji Paul Head of Department of Information Technology. This event got an overwhelming response from both the staff and students.
On the 19th March, 2018, A Blood donation Camp was arranged by Blood Bank of Sultan Qaboos Hospital. Many students and staff (both Males and Females) participated and donated blood for the needy patients.
On the 20th March, 2018, Program was having two sessions. First session was arranged between 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM for Medical Camps and Second Session was arranged between 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM for Health related Seminars.
In first session, following Medical Camps were arranged by the Specialists and Staff from various hospitals.
- Free Eye Checkup by Eye Specialist Dr. Siva Arbini from Life Line Hospital.
- Free General Medical Checkup for Hypertension, Diabetes and BMI by General Practitioner Dr Padma Kumari NR from Badral Sama Hospital.
- Dermatologist Consultation by Dermatologist Dr. Paul Raphel from Badral Sama Hospital.
- Urologist Consultation by Dr. Anus Ismail from AlRaazi Hospital
Male and Female students participated and took benefit of Medical Camp and also both academic and administration participated in Medical Camp and took advice on health related issues from specialists.
In the second session, we had three Health related seminars.
First one was a demonstration on "Cardiac Arrest and CPR" by Nursing Staff Mr. Anees Hafidh and his team from Sultan Qaboos Hospital It was a practical session and was very useful as it enlightened the audience on what must be done during Cardiac Arrest Emergency and how to perform CPR. Both Staff and students took part in this demonstration.
The second seminar was on "Life style related diseases" Specialist of Internal Medicine Dr. Pankaj Jain from Badar Al Sama hospital. This lecture gave insight on the various reasons for hypertension, heart Attack, brain strokes and diabetes. He also discussed remedies and precautions for life style related diseases.
The third seminar was a Lecture on "Office Syndrome" by Physiotherapist Ms. Neema Doma from Life Line Hospital which was eye catching by some illustrations helped us to understand the body aches encountered at Office workplace and solutions to get rid of them.
At the end, Vote of thanks was given by Mr. Kashif Majeed Shah Chairman Health and safety Committee of IT Department and Certificates were distributed by Mr. G.Baskar Head of Section (Database) and Mr. Abhishek Dubey Head of Section (Information Systems)
On behalf of Health and Safety Committee, we are obliged to thank Staff and Management of our Health partners Sultan Qaboos Hospital, Badral Sama Hospital, Life Line Hospital and Al Raazi Hospital and their unconditional support without which this Health Awareness program would have never have been a successful Event.
This event was coordinated by Mr. Kashif Majeed Shah Chairman Health and Safety Committee of IT Department and supported by Mr. Tariq Mohammad Mubarak Koofan HoD (Housing and Administration), Mr. Abdul Hadi Saleh AlArimi Nursing Staff at College Clinic Health and Safety Committee Members Mr. Ghulam Mustafa, Mr. Steven Vinil Kumar, Mr. Abdul Rauf and IT Club Leader Mr. Yousuf Anwar Sulaiman AlSandi.