Activities and Events

Activities and events conducted by IRA members in past 3 months

Arthritis Support Foundation in Association with the Indian Rheumatology Association conducted an Arthritis Awareness Program for the patients and general public at Mumbai on 26th March 2023.

– Raheesh Ravindran

CME organised as a part of the IRA Rheumatology awareness month at Aster Whitefield, Bengaluru by Dr Yathish GC, Lead Rheumatologist and Dr Jyothi Raghuram (Pediatric Rheumatologist)

– Dr. Yathish GC

Patient awareness programme as a part of the IRA Rheumatology awareness month at Bhopal

– Dr. Preksha Dwivedi, Dr. Rahul Sahu

Programme to mark the IRA awareness month at SP Medical College and PBM hospital, Bikaner

– Prof Liyakat Ali Gauri

Walkathon on the eve of World Ankylosing Spondylitis Day organized by Odisha Arthritis & Rheumatology Foundation, Bhubaneswar, inaugurated by Dr. Bharat Panigrahy

– Dr. Bharat Panigrahy

On World Ankylosing Spondylitis day, a one of its kind Cricket club “Cric-AS” was started by Arthritis and Bone care society, Indore, for patients with Ankylosing spondylitis to promote the importance of physical activity

– Dr. Akshat Pandey

Awareness programme on World AS day at B R Singh Hospital, Eastern Railway, Kolkata

– Dr. Sarbani Sengupta

Awareness programme on World Ankylosing Spondylitis day at Srinagar

– Dr. Abdul Khaliq

Lupus Awareness Programme of 10th May 2023 at Darbhanga, Bihar

– Dr. Shiv Suman

World Lupus Day awareness programme on 10th May 2023 at Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College and Hospital, Pune

– Dr. Kavita Krishna

World Lupus Day awareness programme conducted at ESIC Medical College, Hyderabad

– Dr. Vijaya Prasanna Parimi

World Lupus Day awareness program for patients and a CME for physicians and postgraduates organized at Madras Medical College, Chennai

– Dr. Arul Rajamurugan

World Lupus day programme organized at Vivekananda Institute of medical Science, Kolkata

– Dr. Parthajit Das

Awareness programme”Know Your Disease- Lupus” on World Lupus Day organized by the Department of Rheumatology, Saveetha Medical College, Chennai

– Dr. M M Kavitha

Patient interaction and awareness programme on World Lupus Day at SMS Medical College, Jaipur led by Prof Aradhana Singh

– Dr. Rashi Maheshwari

Awareness programme on World Lupus day at St Johns Medical College Hospital, Bangalore

– Prof Vineeta Shobha

Raising awareness on World Lupus day, Department of Rheumatology, NIMS, Hyderabad

– Dr. Liza Rajasekhar

Awareness programme on World Lupus day at Manipal Hospital, Jaipur

– Dr. Akhil Goel

Awareness programme on World Lupus day by West Bengal chapter of the IRA in association with IPGMER, Kolkata

– Dr. Parasar Ghosh

CME on SLE organized at IMA, Solapur Maharashtra with Dr. Lata Bichile as faculty

– Dr. Mukund Ray

CME on “Lupus in your specialty” organized with IMA chapter at Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh.

– Dr. Anshul Goel

Apart from those shown in the pictures above, IRA members conducted many other awareness and other activities. A patient awareness webinar was conducted on World Ankylosing Spondylitis day by Dr. Akshat Pandey from Indore. Dr. Naman Jain from Raipur also conducted a webinar and published an article in the local newspaper to increase awareness about lupus among public. Dr. Kavita Krishna and her team at Pune also prepared and shared rheumatology awareness videos and organized an awareness programme on World AS day. Dr Dheeraj Mittal (Udaipur) conducted an activity on World Lupus day with talks by Nephrologists and Dermatologists. Dr. Lubna Khurshid (Srinagar), Dr. Rajesh Kanumuri (Ongole), Dr. N Kavya Devi (Vijaywada) and Dr. Chanchal Gera (Ludhiana) published awareness articles in local newspapers.