World Rare Disease Day

The P.G. Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology organized a program to observe “World Rare Disease Day” in collaboration with Microbiology Society of India unit to increase the awareness about rare diseases by exploring rare disease reports that include information on symptoms, causes, treatments and clinical trials. The department observed the day by arranging power point presentations on 26 different rare diseases and P.G. students of the department enthusiastically participated in the activity. Before the commencement of program, Dr. V. Shanthi; HOD, P.G. Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology gave a brief introduction about the topic. She spoke about the importance of spreading awareness in the community. The program was appreciated by administrator Dr. Joshi Varghese and Principal Dr. M.G. Roymon. The program was followed by Certificate distribution ceremony at the hands of principal and all department staff.