Scientific and Academic Forum, IGIDS commemorated World Environment Day by conducting a health awareness program on Friday, June 28th, 2019 at George Miller Hall, First floor, Annexe block between 9:30 am – 10:30 am.The resource person was by DrVishwajaSambath, the Research Coordinator at Health energy Initiative India.The program inaugurated with a warm welcome address by Dr.Aarya. Followed by the introduction and felicitation of the speaker by Prof Santha Devi, Vice Principal student affairs, IGIDS.
The speaker DrVishwajaSambath delivered a health awareness lecture on “Air Pollution and health” to all the participants. In this lecture, she highlighted the sources and the harmful effects of air pollution. She also explained about passive smoking and its effects on children and nonsmokers. She gave a brief note on the correlation between population density and their contributions to environmental hazards. The speaker also played some motivational videos. The program was concluded with vote of thanks by Dr.Aarya, Department of orthodontics, SAF, IGIDS.