Navigation Links
Diagnostic Centre Inaugurated for Air Pollution at SRMC

Chennai: Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Centre (SRMC) in association with Gas Authority of India (GAIL) opened an - Air Pollution Related Disease Diagnostic Centre (APRDC).//

The centre is a landmark as it is to combine surveillance and data gathering with diagnosis and treatment and part of `corporate social responsibility' initiative in order to tackle the increasing levels of air pollution. It is the 17th such centre being supported by Gas Authority of India Limited The initiative will help the poorer section of societies by offering them both diagnostic and treatment facilities.

The centre was inaugurated by Mr.B.S. Negi, Director of GAIL. Alka Kumar, DGM (CSR) GAIL said the present centre has been set up under GAIL's `Blue Sky' project, which is looking to supply natural gas across the country.

The SRMC centre will be headed by Kalpana Balakrishnan and Chest Medicine led by Vijayalakshmi Thanasekaran.

Dr.K. Balakrishnan is the head of the Departments of Environmental Health Engineering and has done pioneering work in this field in the past few years.

Director from the Environmental Training Institute, Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board, Mr. R. Mohan Naidu said that it was important for the data gathered; to be studied by scientists and for them to help the policymakers of the country to evolve strategies to curb air pollution.

The other dignitaries who spoke included Prof.T.K. Parthasarathy, Pro-chancellor and Prof.S.S.K. Marthandan, Vice-chancellor of SRMC.

The SRMC unit will join the network with other GAIL centers and compile a national database. This information will be useful in routine surveillance for air pollution related health diseases.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Cancer Risk From Exposure To Diagnostic X-Rays
2. Fragile X-Associated Tremor /Ataxia Syndrome Need Guidelines For Diagnostic Tests
3. Schizophrenia Gets A New Diagnostic Tool
4. A New Diagnostic Approach To Pediatric Interstitial Lung Disease
5. Diagnostic Procedure For Tuberculosis Made Easy
6. Apollo Hospitals Short-listed to Provide Diagnostics in the UK
7. Diagnostic Test Launched by Ranbaxy for En Masse Screening of Bird Flu
8. Lab Tests And Diagnostics - Next Wave Of Outsourcing
9. New Diagnostic Tool Uncovered Gene Expression Patterns in Recessive Genetic Disorders
10. eGFR Diagnostic Test -A reliable and understandable measure of kidney impairment
11. Obesity Hinders Medical Diagnostic Tests
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/28/2017)... ... June 28, 2017 , ... ... services, is proud to announce the guest speaker lineup* for its second annual ... Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions; Dr. Keith Fernandez of Privia Health; and Lisa ...
(Date:6/28/2017)... PA (PRWEB) , ... June 28, 2017 , ... ... host a one-day corporate governance program for mid-market executives as a kick-off to ... be held Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 on the University of Pennsylvania campus, followed ...
(Date:6/28/2017)... , ... June 28, 2017 , ... ... management and financial planning assistance to clients in southern Montana, is announcing a ... by Zoo Montana. , The outreach programs offered by Zoo Montana provide students ...
(Date:6/27/2017)... ... June 27, 2017 , ... Excel Medical, the leader ... the position of Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing. Finnegan is a widely ... medical device sales leadership. He has received industry recognition for innovations and new ...
(Date:6/27/2017)... ... 27, 2017 , ... Salucro, the cloud-based payment platform that ... hospitals and provider groups, has announced that it will now offer Parasail’s payment ... a San Francisco health-finance startup that has launched a series of tech-based products ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/8/2017)... MAITLAND, Fla. , June 8, 2017  Less ... ransomware attack that hit more than 200,000 companies, including hospital ... is being heralded as one of the largest online ... technology in the healthcare market, it is imperative that ... can protect their data from this — and many ...
(Date:6/7/2017)... 2017  Novavax, Inc., (Nasdaq: NVAX ) today ... trials of its RSV F protein recombinant nanoparticle vaccine candidate ... been published in the journal Vaccine ... prior scientific conferences). The Company previously announced top line ... developing the RSV F Vaccine with the goal of protecting ...
(Date:6/3/2017)... INDIANAPOLIS , June 3, 2017  Eli ... today announced that results from the Phase 3 ... kinase (CDK)4 & 6 inhibitor, in combination with ... treatment with fulvestrant alone in women with hormone-receptor-positive ... advanced breast cancer who have relapsed or progressed ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: