WORLD BIRTH DEFECT DAY ACTIVITY
10 million babies worldwide are born each year with a serious birth defect. In India birth defects are a major public health problem because they account for 10% of childhood mortality rate. Some major birth defects are preventable; and many are completely treatable. Thus awareness regarding prevention and proper care of birth defects is crucial. 3rd March is marked as a World Birth Defect Day worldwide. To mark this day, Spina Bifida Foundation members had organized a Mega event at Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai on 4th March, 2018.
SPINA BIFIDA DOCTOR ENROLLMENT ACTIVITY
Meyer Vitabiotics in joint association with Spina Bifida Foundation has started a social initiative to create a widespread awareness about the importance of Folic Acid during peri-conception and throughout pregnancy. To take this initiative a step forward Meyer Vitabiotics and Spina Bifida Foundation has started an initiative to enroll doctors and register the doctors for Spina Foundation. This small step will take a giant leap as it will help for the treatment of patients suffering from Spina Bifida and their rehabilitation. Doctors too have been supporting the social cause wholeheartedly and our common mission to make India free from the clutches of Spina Bifida seems to be not too far.
MEYER VITABIOTICS LAUNCHED ‘GO FOLIC’ CAMPAIGN IN GUJARAT FROM VADODARA ON 24TH SEPTEMBER, 2017.
Meyer Vitabiotics conducted Go Folic event in Vadodara on 24th September, 2017. Around 150 doctors attended and agreed that Spina Bifida and Birth defects are the most prominent problems which are overlooked by us. Honorable Mayor of Vadodara “Bharat Dangar” attended the press conference where he highlighted the issue of Spina Bifida and Birth defects and he would give his support for this social cause.
SWIM FOR A CAUSE EVENT
Meyer Vitabiotics in association with Spina Bifida Foundation organized a SWIM FOR A CAUSE campaign at Bharat Ratna Rajiv Gandhi Sports Complex, Dharavi, Sion, and Mumbai.
MEDICO SOCIAL EVENT FOR DOCTORS AND PATIENTS
On the eve of WORLD HEALTH DAY, MEYER VITABIOTICS & SPINA BIFIDA FOUNDATION in association with LILAVATI HOSPITAL conducted a Medico Social Event for Doctors and patients. Many dignitaries like Dr. Ravishankar (COO-Lilavati) from the doctors fraternity attended the event.