Cancer screening, tests offered free by Paterson Centre

If you need to screen yourself or a member of your family for cancer or need medical attention, head to the Paterson Cancer Center, Vadapalani. This Foundation provides free treatment for needy patients belonging and conducts cancer awareness programmes. In connection with the tenth anniversary, a programme for the public was held on June 19 […]

Cancer awareness camp for public, paramedics

Vasantha Memorial Trust based in Ashok Nagar has been actively creating awareness about cancer among people all over the country through its tailor- made programs for each group. Its team of trained volunteers who equal medical personnel in terms of knowledge related cancer has educated people at camps and meets. In an attempt to train […]

Free cancer screening camp at Vadapalani Center

A free cancer detection programme open to the public is on at the Paterson Cancer Center in Vadapalani now. It is on till June 28 and is open from 2 to 5 pm only. The Paterson Cancer Center is a comprehensive cancer care center, inaugurated by the then President of India, Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam, on the […]

Hospital suspends striking nurses

Vijaya Hospital has suspended over 100 nurses who worked at the hospital and were on strike for 3 weeks now. Two meetings between the nurses’ leaders and managers of this well known hospital failed and the hospital has decided to pact against the nurses who are agitating and seek new solutions. Already, doctors say that […]

Eye screening camp in Virugambakkam; April 5

On the occassion of Mahaveer Jayanthi, 2611th birth anniversary of Lord Mahaveer: Jain Youth Club Virugamabakkam in association with Vasan Eye Care is organisng a free eye screening camp. A free medical camp for general checkup is also being organised. This camp will be held on 5th April 2012 at M.A.P.Hall, No.8, School Street, Virugambakkam from 10am to […]

Free physiotherapy camp in Alwarthiru Nagar: Dec.8 – 10

Drona in Alwar Thirunagar celebrates its first anniversary on 9th December 2011. In this one year Drona’s promoter Jegan Mohan says that “the clinic has witnessed magical trips that patients undertake from illness to wellness.” Hundreds of people, ranging from 9 month old infants  to 82 year old adults, come to Drona with pain and […]

Two ‘naattu marundhu kadais’ off Arcot Road

If you are the one who keeps the faith in Indian medicines and natural products, then there are two nooks in the Valasarawakkam area which should be on your ‘useful contacts’ list. These are two ‘Naattu marundhu kadais’. Located off Arcot Road, opposite Mega Mart store. One is Sri Hari Krishna naattu marundhu Kadai and […]

Place for therapy for children with disabilities

Are you aware of a special child who may need special therapy to make life better? There is professional treatment now available in the area. Drona Institute of Therapeutic Solutions which is based in Alwarthirunagar offers specialized therapy now. When a child is referred here, a special educator who is on the books of Drona […]

K. K. Nagar space for special children is run by couple

Wellknown Carnatic music vocalist Sudha Ragunathan spent some time looking at the simple fashion jewellery on display at a stall at the HSBC Bank on Dr. Radhakrishnan Road in Mylapore recently. The event was themed ‘ Helping Hands’ at which the bank provides space to NGOs so they can network and interact and even conduct […]

Workshop on how to detect breast cancer

The key to detect cancer early and enhance cure rate is by creating awareness about cancer. The Vasantha Memorial Trust which operates from Ashok Nagar has understood this fact and has beaten the drums of awareness since 1993 and made millions learn the basic facts about cancer. A single type of cancer that occurs largest […]