Events

2017
July 11, 2017

World Population Day

World Population Day is observed on July 11 every year seeking to raise awareness of global population issues. It aims at increasing people’s awareness on various population issues such as the importance of family planning, gender equality, poverty, maternal health and human rights. The theme of World Population Day 2017..Read More

June 29, 2017

Pensioners’ Health Camp, Jagdishpur, Ara

Population aging is a global phenomenon. The elderly population in our society face a great number of hassles on account of absence of assured and sufficient income to support themselves for their healthcare and other social securities. Unlike western countries in India healthcare is not state-sponsored. When it comes to..Read More

June 8, 2017

World Brain Tumour Day

World Brain Tumour Day is observed on the 8th of June every year with the objective of spreading awareness and educating people about it. Brain tumours are fatal leaving majority of the patients to die within 9 to 12 months of the diagnosis. Every year 40,000 to 50,000 people are..Read More

June 5, 2017

World Environment Day

World Environment Day is celebrated all around the world on 5th of June. It is also known as Eco Day or WED. First held in 1974, it has been a flagship campaign for raising awareness on emerging environmental issues from marine pollution and global warming, to sustainable consumption and wildlife..Read More

May 31, 2017

World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is observed around the world every year on May 31. It is intended to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption around the globe. The day is further intended to draw attention to the widespread prevalence of tobacco use and..Read More

May 29, 2017

World Digestive Health Day

Every 29 May World Digestive Health Day is celebrated focusing upon a particular digestive disorder in order to increase general public awareness of prevention & therapy. This year’s theme is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). IBD is a group of idiopathic chronic inflammatory intestinal conditions. Ford Hospital & Research Center, Patna,..Read More

May 28, 2017

International Women’s Health Day

May 28 is the International Day of Action for Women’s Health. This day is celebrated around the world for the improvisation of women’s health & also for the protection of the sexual & reproductive health. Year after year women, girls, advocates & allies have continued to take action and stand..Read More

May 17, 2017

World Hypertension Day

World Hypertension Day is celebrated every year on 17th of May to raise the public awareness about the hypertension, its preventive measures and complications. It was first celebrated on 14th of May in the year 2005 organized by the World Hypertension League (WHL). Hypertension is a condition called high blood..Read More

May 14, 2017

Mother Day’s Celebration

Mother’s Day is a celebration honouring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. We celebrated Mother’s Day at Ford Hospital, Patna, on 14 May 2017. We organised a Free Health Check up camp for mothers. A team of Consultants..Read More

May 12, 2017

International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world every May 12, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. Florence Nightingale, (12 May 1820 – 13 August 1910) was an English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing. She came to prominence while serving as a manager of nurses trained by..Read More

May 7, 2017

World Laughter Day

Laughter is the sweetest medicine for mind and body Laughter is a powerful antidote to stress, pain, and conflict. Nothing works faster or more dependably to bring your mind and body back into balance than a good laugh. Humour lightens your burdens, inspires hopes, connects you to others, and keeps..Read More

May 3, 2017

Cardiac Camp in Hotel Maurya

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) have been one of the leading causes of morbidity mortality in India. Recent trends indicate that the disease has escalated to younger age group. It has a significant presence in males and females in both urban and rural population. The prevalence of its associated risk factors has..Read More

May 2, 2017

World Asthma Day | Health Camp

Every year World Asthma Day is celebrated around the world on First Tuesday of May. Asthma is a common inflammatory condition of airway that affects people of ages and groups. There are 300 million asthmatics worldwide with 1/10th of those living in India. This imposes a human and economic burden..Read More

April 29, 2017

Free Hepatitis B Vaccination provided to Hospital Staff

Worldwide, some 240 million people have chronic hepatitis B virus with the highest rates of infection in Africa and Asia. People with chronic hepatitis B infections are at increased risk of dying from cirrhosis and liver cancer. Healthcare workers have a high risk of occupational exposure to many blood-borne diseases..Read More

April 29, 2017

Training of Nursing Staff on Meningitis

Meningitis is an acute inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord, known collectively as the meninges. The most common symptoms are fever, headache and neck stiffness. Other symptoms include confusion or altered consciousness, vomiting, and an inability to tolerate light or loud noises. The inflammation may..Read More

April 25, 2017

Mega Free Cardiac Health Camp

Ford Hospital & Research Centre, Patna, in association with Maulan Sajjad Hospital, Phulwari sharif, Patna, conducted a Mega Free Cardiac Health Check up camp at Imarat Sharia, a unique & unparallel socio-economic organisation of Bihar, Jharkhand & Orisa, on 25 April 2017. Dr B B Bharati, Principal Consultant ( Cardiology..Read More