-Doctors for Clean Air- Conference
Doctors for Clean Air- Conference
The E3 club had been invited to attend an environmental conclave, DOCTORS FOR CLEAN AIR which was based in the Marriot Hotel, Hyderabad. The conclave was based on recognizing the cause and the harmful effects of air pollutants on the human society situated in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. There were various chief guests at the conclave, mostly comprising of renouned doctors, such as Shri S.K. Joshi (IAS), Chief Secretary (Govt of Telangana) and Prof. (Dr.) Arvind Kumar (Founder & Managing Trustee, Lung Care Foundation and Professor of Surgery & Head, Thoracic & Robotic Unit, AIIMS, New Delhi, India). Three sessions were held throughout the day. The first session was a presentation from esteemed guest, Dr Arvind Kumar, which was based on understanding Air Pollution and it's Health Impact. The second session was a Panel Discussion, comprising of doctors: Dr. Prasad( Sr. Scientist, State Pollution Control Board), Dr. B. Pratap Reddy (President, Indian Medical Association, Telangana), Dr Sanjeev Singh Yadav (Secretary, Indian Medical Association, Telangana), Dr Vijay Kumar (Chairman, Indian Chest Society (South Zone)), Dr H. Papa (Senior Pulmonologist & Clean Air Champion, Doctors for Clean Air, Tamil Nadu Representative from Technology Company). This was a Panel Discussion discussing the status of Air Pollution in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. A fourth session was held as the conclove progressed towards the end, and was primarily an interactive session for devising ways to control Air Pollution.