Thursday, July 18, 2019
 
     
AWARENESS PROGRAMME FOR ‘USE OF HELMETS’  
  Awareness programme for ‘Use of Helmets’ was addressed by Dr.Mahesh Karandikar at a public forum arranged by Jaycees group, Nashik.
     
SPECIAL TASK GROUP TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF THE ROAD COMMUTERS  
  Special task group was formed by the Commissioner of Police, Nashik along with the Mayor to regulate the traffic, and improve the safety of the road commuters and hence decrease the fatalities due to road accidents.

Dr.Mahesh Karandikar was invited as an expert to address this group regarding the medical aspects involved in road traffic accidents.
     
ROAD SAFETY WEEK  
  Road safety week is planned every year from 2005 onwards along with Nasik Traffic Police, RTO Nasik and NGO's.

Various awareness campaigns are conducted for various groups of people.

Dr.Mahesh Karandikar at the inaugural function of the road safety week 2009.
     
HEALTH EDUCATION & TREATMENT CAMPS  
  Karandikar Medical & educational trust regularly conduct health education and treatment camps.

A free check up camp on ‘Backache’ was arranged along with exhibition on care of the back and talks were given by various Specialists regarding back care Diet and exercise.

Dr.Mahesh Karandikar explained the anatomy, course of the disorders of spine and updating the gathered public on newer modalities to correct and prevent back problems.
  Demonstration of regular yogic exercises to maintain good health of the back.
  Patients being examined and counseled at the camp.
     
PREMIER RELEASE OF “KADACHIT”  
  Renowned Bollywood actress Ashwini Bhave made a comeback to the Indian Cinema with her superhit movie ‘Kadachit’. The script writing received medical guidance from Dr.Mahesh Karandikar as she played the role of a successful neurosurgeon and the film was partly screened at the Karandikar Hospital and Research Centre in July 2007.

Actress Ashiwini Bhave with Mr.Kishor, writer Mr.Prashant Dalvi, along with Dr.Mahesh Karandikar at the premier release of “Kadachit”.
 
Dr.Karandikar along with the team of Kadachit talking to the Press.

He was interviewed by Mr. Sudhir Gadgil regarding the life of a doctor and Doctor patient relationship.
     
EPILEPSY AWARENESS PROGRAMMES CONDUCTED BY KARANDIKAR TRUST : SHWAS  
  Epilepsy is not only a medical issue but brings with it social drawbacks to the patient and the family.

Epilepsy awareness programmes are conducted by Karandikar trust.

SHWAS a self help group was formed for people with epilepsy, their families and those who wish to contribute their services towards the betterment of lives of epileptics.

SHWAS means breath, this group is working towards a goal where every patient with epilepsy lives a life without the social stress of suffering.

Inauguration of the “Epilepsy Exhibition “ by General Manager, BSNL, Mr.Anand Kulkarni at Karandikar Hospital & Research Centre, Nasik.
  Patients and people being counseled and given information at the epilepsy camp.
  Overwhelming response of Interested people registering to become member of SHWAS.
     
WORKSHOPS & HEALTH AWARENESS FOR SENIOR CITIZENS  
  Geriatric population is increasing over the years.

Health problems, paralysis, back problems, memory disorders, gait disorders and mental health problems form a majority of the difficulties faced in this age group.

Workshops and health awareness for senior citizens are conducted at the hospital.

Dr.Karandikar discussing the various brain and spine disorders with the senior citizens at a one day workshop on aged.
  Senior Citizen club members at a workshop on “Geriatric disorders”.
  A social gathering for senior citizens, Dr Mahesh Karandikar addressing the gathering on ‘Mysteries of the Brain’.
     
ACTIVITIES FOR UNDERGRADUATES OF VARIOUS BRANCHES OF MEDICINE  
  Karandikar Hospital & Educational trust organizes activities for undergraduates of various branches of medicine on a range of topics related to medicine and Medical ethics.

Dr.Karandikar being welcomed by the students at Chandwad Homeopathic College.
  Dr.Karandikar addressing the interns of Smt. Abad Homeopathic College and Chordiya Hospital on “Ethics in Medical Practice”.
  Dr.Mahesh Karandikar being felicitated at the oath taking ceremony at Smt. Abad Homeopathic College.
  Oath taking ceremony at the College.
     
OSTEOPOROSIS AWARENESS CAMP  
  Osteoporosis camp was arranged at Karandikar Hospital & research Centre in June 2008.

Free bone density estimation was done for patients from all age groups.

Their risk scores were given and further investigations, treatment and Counseling was done for those in the high risk zone.

Bone density screening at the camp.
  Dr.Mahesh Karandikar examining patients with high risk scores.
  Counseling and treatment for patients with Osteoporosis.
     
ADOLESCENT HEALTH AWARENESS ACTIVITIES : YUVA CAFE  
  Adolescent Health Awareness Activities are conducted by Karandikar Trust.

YUVA CAFE, a multidisciplinary service offered to the teenage group in the form of medical checks, dietary advice, psychological counseling by means of workshops, symposia and a variety of youth related activities.

The service was launched by Renowned Dermatologist and writer, Dr. Mhaskar and Dr. Gogate alongwith Dr. Gauri Karandikar.

The Launch of YUVA CAFE.
  Teens at the launch of YUVA CAFE.
  An intercollegiate skit competition on various health related social issues like AIDS and female feticide was organized.

Winners of the competition.
  Awards at the competition.
     
YASHODEEP MEANING LIGHT OF SUCCESS  
  A weeklong camp in May 2005 for teenagers aged 10-15 years .

A number of topics like health, hygiene, menstruation, concentration, exercise were dealt with the aim of stressing the fact that Success and Health go hand in hand.
 
Teens at the Yashodeep Camp.
     
ACTIVITIES IN SCHOOLS  
  Girls and boys from a number of schools and from different socio-economic strata were addressed to through a series of activities, conducted by Dr. Gauri Karandikar and her team.

Health, Diet, Stress, Reproductive Health, Issues of Sexuality were dealt with through interactive and interesting sessions.

Dr. Gauri Karandikar surrounded by Young girls and their Queries.
     
HEALTH CHECKING CAMPS & CANCER SCREENING PROGRAMMES  
  Menopause is a time of change for women which can be a cause of distress for some of them.

Health check up camps and cancer screening programmes for women above 35 were conducted by the Trust at Karandikar Hospital
 
Dr. Gauri Karandikar with School teachers at a Fit at 40, a health awareness camp.
     
YOGIC EXERCISES & CAMPS  
  Yoga and Back Health : This has worked to an advantage for those suffering from long standing backache and those who are high risk for surgery.

Yoga and Epilepsy : This ongoing project deals with yoga therapy for people with epilepsy.

Yogic exercises, meditation and its advanced practices have been beneficial to a number of people with epilepsy in the form of decreased frequency of attacks, coping skills and personality changes for a better quality of life.

Delegates from Kazakistan visited the hospital and appreciated the work and role of Yoga as an additional form of therapy.
     
DR. MAHESH KARANDIKAR WITH MR. SUDHIR GADGIL  
  Renowned Personality Mr. Sudhir Gadgil on his visit to Karandikar Hospital & Research Centre.

He is known for conducting interviews of eminent personalities from Maharashtra within India & Abroad.
     
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