Video Film Festival Held at AIMS

Published: 27th November 2014 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 27th November 2014 06:00 AM   |  A+A-


KOCHI: Department of Ophthalmology and Endocrinology at Amrita Institute of  Medical Sciences concluded it’s month-long World Diabetes Day programme with  a high social impact video film festival on Diabetes and Eye.

The festival was inaugurated by  scriptwriter S N Swami. Project controller Suresh Kumar S, Karunamrita Chaithanya,  Rahna, Dr Prathapan Nair, principal, Amrita School of Medicine, medical superintendent Dr Sanjeev K Singh, Krishnakumar, director of  Amrita Arts and Sciences College, Harish Kumar, and Gopal S Pillai  were present.

It was followed by screening 10 short films on the social aspects of Diabetes and its  complication in the eye like blindness, laying emphasis on the multipronged  approach in preventing such complications.

The programme included free public  education programme, free screening programme, cycle rally for awareness, quiz  competitions for medical colleges and schools and a month-long exhibition.


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