The inauguration of the ‘Transgender Clinic, Adolescent Friendly Health Clinic, and Ten bedded Dialysis Unit’ was held on 4th April 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in the hospital premises, SSSMCRI. Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, SBV University Prof. Subash Chandra Parija has graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. The program was started with the SBV anthem. Prof. T. Sundararajan Medical Superintendent, SSSMCRI formally welcomed all the dignitaries present on the dais and participants. The inaugural ceremony was then declared open with the lighting of the lamp done by the Chief guest and by the dignitaries. Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor visited all three clinics and enquired about the services rendered by them.
Then, Prof. Muralidharan HoD of General Surgery, Prof. Helen Shaji. J.C. Principal, SSSCON, and Prof. Rajasekhar HoD of Nephrology felicitated the occasion with a brief speech on the clinic and their services respectively. During the speech, all three heads explained the gathering, the functioning of the clinic, and the services rendered by the clinic. Then, the much-awaited Special Address was presented by the Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, SBV University Prof. Subash Chandra Parija who emphasized the department’s activities. A large number of people including school students, transgender people, and the public from various places in and around SSSMCRI attended the function. In the end Associate Professor Cum HoD, Department of OBG Nursing Dr.Uma Devi T from SSSCON delivered a Vote of Thanks, thanking everyone present and everyone who had supported and made time for the special event. The program had a voracious response from the audience and was concluded with the National Anthem.