World Physiotherapy Day, 2015

World Physiotherapy Day, 2015

“World Physical Therapy Day” was observed by BITS Institute Of Physiotherapy, Varnama, Vadodara on 8th September, 2015. On the occasion of “World Physiotherapy Day”, a Free Blood Donation Camp was organized by BITS Institute of Physiotherapy in association with Shri Jalaram Blood Bank. The Venue of the camp was Old canteen (Electrotherapy Lab), below the Auditorium, BITS Edu Campus, Varnama, Vadodara. Banners, posters and flyers were prepared by Dr. Upasana Kaptan and Dr. Bhumika Ruparel to create awareness about physiotherapy.

The Camp started at 10:00 AM and saw its completion at 2:00 PM. Dr. Kunjal Parekh with seven second year Physiotherapy students (Dvisha ,Shivangi, Shivani, Khusboo, Shilpin, Pranay & Rinkal) conducted the camp where 32 subjects donated blood. A special thanks was offered to Nimisha ben for the help and support received during the event.

  • Simuntaneously, along with Blood Donation Camp, Body Composition Analysis, Blood Pressure check up & Diet and Health councelling were arranged in Exercise therapeutic Gym for Faculty and Students.This programme started at 10:00am and ended at 1:00pm.

    Dr. Mehul Contractor and Dr. Camy Bhagat, Incharge of Body Composition Analysis conducted the event along with seven second year students (Riddhi,Isha,Krupali,Dharti,Priyanka,Jaya,Kaushal).

    Dr. Nimmi Kuruvilla and Dr. Bhumika Ruparel were Incharge of Blood Pressure check up. Dr. Ajita Mishra and Dr.Paras Bhura were Incharge of Diet and Health councelling. There were total 175 participants incuding both faculty members and students.

At 11:00 am Poster Presentation competition was conducted by Dr. Rushikesh Joshi & Dr. Archana Ninama in Anatomy Lab and total 19 students participated enthusiastically.

Judging was done by Dr. Sarfraznawaz Shah, Dr. Camy Bhagat & Dr. Kunjal Parekh for (Team A) and Dr. Moushumi Debnath, Dr. Ajita Mishra & Dr. Paras Bhura for (Team B).

Seminar on “Ergonomics for All Professionals and Students” was successfully conducted by Dr. Madhuri Gaur & Dr. Nimmi Kuruvilla from 2:00pm to 3:30pm with total of 69 participants. Venue for the seminar was smart class (Room no 43).

At 2:45 pm, Dr.Moushumi Debnath, Incharge of Quiz competition did anchoring & scoring was done by Dr. Paras Bhura and Charmi (2nd year BPT student). 12 students qualified for the final quiz competition and they were divided into 3 groups (Group A Health, Group B Fitness, Group C Wellness). The competition ended at 3:45pm with Group C as the winner.

Funny Add competition started at 3:45pm in Anatomy class room. Incharge of funny add competition was Dr. Ajita Misra. There were 3 Groups of students, each group had 8 students. Judging for Funny Add competition was done by Dr. Sarfraznawaz Shah, Dr.Mehul Contractor, Dr. Rushikesh Joshi, Dr.Madhuri Gaur & Dr. Nimmi Kuruvilla.

Auspicious “World Physiotherapy Day” ended with Prize Distribution ceremony, which started at 4:30pm. Dr. Mehul Contractor anchored the Prize Distribution programme.

At the end, Vice Principal Dr. Sarfraznawaz Shah thanked all participants and faculty members for making “World Physiotherapy Day” program a grand success.