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Punarjanma! Sign up for organ donation, save more lives, appeals music director Arjun Janya

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Mysuru: Apollo BGS Hospitals organised ‘Punarjanma’, a liver disease awareness programme at Ganabharathi auditorium, Kuvempunagar in the city. Over 250 people attended the event.

Noted music director Arjun Janya inaugurated the event in the presence of Bharateesha Reddy, Vice-President and Unit Head, Apollo BGS Hospitals.

Addressing the audience and their family members Arjun Janya called upon to follow doctors advise and make use of such programs needed in our society to take good care of their health and follow Doctors’ health recommendations.

He also appreciated Apollo BGS Hospitals Mysuru for commendable healthcare services & expressed his gratitude to the doctors & hospital team.

He encouraged the audience to sign up for Organ Donation, to save more lives and make a difference to the patient waitlisted for an organ.

Bharateesha Reddy spoke about the importance & awareness of liver diseases among the general public, which can go a long way in helping them overcome significant health challenges.

He presented how the hospital is transforming patients’ lives with chronic liver diseases through Liver transplants giving them hope and a second chance to live.

He informed that Apollo Mysore has performed over 50 Liver transplants in the last few years, transforming the lives of such patients at the end stage of their lives.

Dr Rajkumar Wadhwa called upon the patients to heed to their health, control alcohol intake, cut smoking, maintain ideal body weight and avoid stress & self-medication to protect the vital organ “The Liver’ failing which one cannot survive.

He gave valuable insights to patients suffering from acute and chronic liver diseases.

Dr Suresh Raghavaiah, Senior Consultant HPB and Multi-Organ Transplant Surgeon, Apollo Hospital, Bangalore, Dr Nairuthya S, Chief Gastrointestinal Surgeon, Dr Yashavanth Kumar V, Consultant Hepato-biliary and Liver Transplant Surgeon and Dr Arti Behl, Consultant Psychiatrist were present.

– Team Mysoorunews 

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