World Physiotherapy Day 2018
Observed at USTM
9th Mile, Ri Bhoi, 8 September, 2018: World
Physiotherapy Day was celebrated today by the Department
of Physiotherapy at USTM. The theme of this year’s
celebration was ‘Physiotherapy in Mental Health’. Dr.
Dipankar Bhattacharya, Deputy General Manager, Oil India
Limited and Chairperson of Anti-Doping Commission,
Indian Association of Sports Medicine, delivered a talk
on Health and Fitness. The other speaker on the occasion
was, Dr. Bijoy Pratim Chaudhuri Senior consultant
psychiatrist at Mindcare Neuro Psychiatric Clinic,
Guwahati and Excel Care Hospital, Guwahati.
USTM Chancellor, M Hoque graced the event and delivered
a motivating speech. Other dignitaries present include,
Dr. P.K Goswami, Vice Chancellor, USTM, Dr. R. K Sharma,
Advisor, USTM, Dr. Ajmal Barbhuiya, Academic Registrar,
USTM, Dr. Habibul Islam, Dean, School of Allied Medical
Sciences. All the dignitaries delivered inspiring
speeches. Dr. Pooja Chaudhuri, H. O. D, University
College of Physiotherapy and Research delivered welcome
address and briefed about the immense role physiotherapy
has in mental health.The even concluded with the Vote of
Thanks by HOD, Department of Physiotherapy, USTM.
After the sensitizing sessions, students performed three
skit plays at Amenity Centre of the University. It
followed with Walkathon inside the university premises.
A free physiotherapy Camp was also organised by the
department in association with Indian Association of
Physiotherapists Women's Cell.