Mumbai, Maharashtra, India:
Alkem Foundation and the Mumbai Chapter of Alzheimer’s & Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI) organized an Alzheimer’s consciousness marketing campaign on twenty fifth September, 2022 at the Mumbai University Campus, Kalina. The occasion noticed greater than 500 folks take part, together with residents from all strata of society, medical practitioners, caregivers, company folks, and non-governmental organizations.
According to the Global Burden of Disease examine (Lancet Public Health), 3.84 million people suffered from dementia in 2019, a determine anticipated to attain 11.44 million by 2050. This illness, Alzheimer’s, regularly decreases the power to keep in mind and assume clearly, escalating to a degree the place it impacts a person’s each day life-style and well-being.
Renowned psychiatrists, neurologists and neurosurgeons began the occasion with a message for the society, adopted by a 1.5-kilometer stroll to increase public consciousness. During the occasion, Vidya Shenoy, Integrative Therapist and Dementia Care Specialist is Hon. Secretary, ARDSI Mumbai Chapter and Founder of Smriti Vishvam – Universe of Memory, a dementia Daycare Center in Mumbai mentioned, “It is a pleasure to collaborate with Alkem for the third time to create more awareness of Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Keeping in mind the challenge of Alzheimer’s, dementia & its numbers shooting rapidly, once again ARDSI Mumbai Chapter and, now with Alkem Foundation Mumbai look forward to strengthening this collaboration for many years to come.”
Ashok Priyadarshi V.P. Alkem Laboratories commented, “We need to inspire the community at large to be more aware and inclusive towards understanding Dementia and Alzheimer’s. We pledge to stand with the Caregivers, Doctors and our Friends who are suffering from this challenging condition through support to AWARATHON 2.0.”
The Alkem Laboratories Corporate Social Responsibility imaginative and prescient and coverage aspires to convey a basic change in folks’s high quality of life by facilitating the implementation of a holistic group improvement programme. As a accountable company entity Alkem Foundation (Social Arm of Alkem Laboratories), do that with a participatory method and in partnership mode by co-creating with the Government, civil society and the group.
As a part of the CSR mandate, we deal with key thematic areas – Healthcare, Education, Rural Development (which incorporates improvement of infrastructure services, ability constructing and promotion of sustainable livelihood and enchancment within the socio-economic standing of ladies and youth) Environment, & Sports. The group focuses on its endeavor to convey a couple of tangible change within the lives of underprivileged folks.
Alzheimer’s & Related Disorders Society of India was established in 1992 by late Dr. Jacob Roy Kuriakose together with few like-minded people. As a registered non-profit organisation, they’re current in lots of cities pan India to present care assist to folks residing with dementia and additionally help their households and caregivers who persistently want steerage.