A candle light procession marked the celebration of the year of The Nurse and the Midwife 2020 and 200th Anniversary of Florence Nightingale at PES. The staff and students of PES College of Nursing and Nursing staff of PESIMSR Hospital held the candles with pride and respect as they walked the distance. The programme created awareness on global challenges of nurses and discussed the importance of nursing profession globally. Dr.Y.J.Visweswara Reddy, Emeritus Prof & Advisor of PESCON and Dr.J.Balalakshmi, Principal, PES College of Nursing & PESIMSR Hospital Nursing Superintendent graced the occasion held on January 28, 2020.
Heads of departments of Pediatrics and Community Medicine and faculty of community medicine, interns and health care workers administered oral polio vaccine to children below five years of age at PESIMSR Hospital. As a follow up health workers went house to house in PESIMSR campus and attended to children who had missed taking the drops. The program was conducted at PESIMSR hospital, rural health training center (RHTC) and urban health training center (UHTC). The drive supporting nationwide programme for eradication of polio was conducted on Jan 19-20, 2020.