Save & Empower the Girl Child’ with Lilavati hospital
50,000 free of charge overall health check-ups for the Girl Kid
Mumbai: Physicians of Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre (LHRC) in their endeavour towards the upliftment of the girl youngster, took yet another step forward in their initiative by organising ‘Save & Empower the Girl Child’ event on February five, at Taj Lands Finish, Bandra (W) at their annual event.
The evening started with a panel discussion on ‘Save & Empower the Girl Child’ moderated by Dr. Kiran Coelho, Chairman of the organising committee along with other panellists – Dr. Indu Shahani, Nagesh Kukunoor, Advocate Mrunalini Deshmukh, Gul Panag, Dr. Rupa Shah, Dr. Hrishikesh Pai, Shaina N.C., and Ceylan Ozen Erisen, Counsel Common of Turkey in Mumbai.
Dr. Indu Shahani, former Sheriff of Mumbai and Principal of HR College insisted on the value of ladies pursuing their career soon after completing their education. “Even though women excel in education and finish their courses, those who make it to the leading are very few. We need to have to concentrate on this front now,” she stated.
Nagesh Kukunoor who wrote, created, acted and directed immensely effective films like Hyderabad Blues, Iqbal, Dor and Laxmi narrated, what inspired him to make the internationally acclaimed film Laxmi, which bargains with child trafficking.
Advocate Mrunalini Deshmukh answered how if a couple, a foreigner husband and an Indian wife adopt a girl youngster, and later divorce what are the legal aspects for the custody of the adopted girl.
Gul Panag, the actress, model, and former beauty queen who keenly is interested in raising ‘Breast Cancer Awareness’ spoke about how powerful was the ‘Pinkathon Mumbai’ in raising Breast Cancer Awareness and the scope for initiatives to promote awareness like Child Labour and Exploitation of Girls.
Dr. Rupa Shah, former Vice- Chancellor, SNDT Women’s University explained about the targets and achievements in instruction young girls in the art of self-defence.
Dr. Hrishikesh Pai, the internationally renowned IVF specialist will detailed, what the current laws are relating to Sex Choice and Female Feticide and how successful are they in protecting the girl child.
Shaina N. C. spoke about what measures the government should take to save and empower the girl child in the field of well being and nutrition.
Ceylan Ozen Erisen, Counsel Common of Turkey in Mumbai explained how empowerment of girls is carried out in her nation and how India could emulate it.
Dr. Kiran Coelho, Occasion Chairperson mentioned, “We are grateful to all these who have encouraged and supported our cause towards the girl youngster in the final two years. This is a result of the collective work from all, involved within and outside the core group. We appear forward to seeing more people help us in the future.”
Shri Nanik Rupani, Trustee, Lilavati Hospital added, “It provides me immense pleasure to see the awareness this initiative has raised. I think that it is also our person duty to empower our girls. The sex ratio, if not improved quickly can result in significant social unrest. Indian society always had a unique place for girls in the household. Goddesses are worshipped in India – like Laxmi for Wealth, Kali/Durga for Power and Saraswati for Information. I congratulate the group for highlighting the significance of the girl youngster when once more.”
The occasion was graced by the presence of Shri Dilip Walse Patil, Hon. Speaker, Maharashtra, Shri Govindrao Adik, Member of Parliament, Shri Y. P. Trivedi, Member of Parliament and a lot of other dignitaries.
Started in 2012 by the physicians of Lilavati Hospital and Study Centre (LHRC), this social initiative, with Dr. Narendra Trivedi (Chief Operating Officer) and Kiran Coelho as this event’s chairperson, the organizing committee consist of leading senior doctors from the hospital.
About Lilavati Hospital & Analysis Centre: LHRC, the premier multi-specialty tertiary care hospital of India has been acknowledged globally as centre of medical excellence. The sort of self-confidence, trust it has developed on powerful foundation of the state-of-the-art facilities, very best medical expertise, analysis, education and charitable endeavours that these days it serves individuals from all walks of life – national and international. The hospital has focused its operation on offering top quality care with a human touch, which truly reflects the essence of its motto “Much more than Healthcare, Human Care”. In 2013, Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai won the Prestigious ‘India Healthcare Awards’ for ‘Best Multi Specialty Hospital of the Year’ and ‘No. 1 Metro City Hospital’
The trustees of the hospital are: Mr. Prabodh K. Mehta, Mr. Rashmi K. Mehta, Mrs. Sushila V. Mehta, Mrs Charu K. Mehta, Mrs. Rekha H. Sheth, Mr. Niket V. Mehta, Mr. Chetan P. Mehta, Mr. Bhavin R. Mehta, Mr. Nanik Rupani, Mr. S. Lakshminarayanan (I.A.S) and Mr. Kishan Kumar Modi.
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