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'Involvement of youth and patient must to make healthcare acceptable & accessible for all ' ...said Suneel Vatsyayan #YoungIndiaNetwork

CHANDIGARH: The Centre for Social Work organised a one-day workshop on 'Social Work Intervention' for non-communicable diseases (NCD) at the department here on Saturday. The workshop was conducted by Suneel Vatsyayan, chairperson , Nada India Foundation, New Delhi and Pallavi, Nada project Director. Speaking on the occasion, Suneel Vatsyayan a practicing social worker and NAPSWI board member said,
 "A #meaningful involvement of #youth and patient is very important for making our #healthcare system acceptable ,accessible and available for all. Their participation at local and policy level is important to make universal health coverage a success.
These young social workers were trained to join the young health work  force during these workshops." Pallavi shared the burden of non-communicable diseases in the country and across the world and the
different social work interventions required while working with youngsters.
The workshop was inaugurated by 
Dr Rajesh Kumar Chander, chairperson, Department of Women Studies, PU as the chief guest. He said the mental health aspects regarding women are neglected in day-to-day life. He cited various examples to
explain the situation of the existing scenario of the non-communicable diseases in women.
Gaurav Gaur, assistant professor, Centre for Social Work, PU also shared his experiences regarding the non-communicable diseases and motivated the students to come forward and join this campaign . He also shared the examples from the different
Dr.Monica Chairperson Centre for Social Work PU presented souvenirs to Nada India team 










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