Date: November 27, 2016
An innovative event for Kidney Awareness in Children was organized by NU Hospitals, witnessed an enormous participation by children in Bangalore. Near about 1800 children took part in the run under the banner of ‘Healthy Kidneys, Healthy Children’ at NU Hospitals. This event was mainly concentrated on children between the age group of 3 years to 16 years and a distance of 1Km to 4Km was covered based on age groups. The main intension behind the Pediatric Run was to create awareness that there are various cognitive disorders or familiar problems which go ignored in children.
Not many people are aware of kidney diseases among children and how to prevent children from it. The concept of the event, thus influenced the people a lot and took the event towards a big success. In the evening there was a Zumba program as well. It was enthralling to see the little ones trying to match the instructor’s moves.
Along with this, there were other fun activities for the children participating in this event, like Magic show, Art and craft, Pottery, Caricature, Tattoo making, Angry bird games, Ring-a-bottle, Bowling to name a few. According to the doctors, NU Hospitals is the only hospital that deals with Pediatric urology in Bangalore, so this groundbreaking event created a lot of awareness among the people.
HealthCare Excellence Award 2016
Date: December 17, 2016
NU Hospital has won the HealthCare Excellence Award 2016 by Brands Academy, for the Best Nephrology, Urology and Fertility Hospital in South India. This year the award ceremony was held in Radisson Blu Hotel at New Delhi. There was a huge participation from the medical sector spread all across India and a number of personalities from different fields were invited to join in the function. The award was received by Mr Narayanamurthy and Mrs Sahana Paul – Operations Manager of NU West and NU South.
National Healthcare Excellence Awards, 2016
Date- September 25, 2016
NU Hospital received the prestigious National Healthcare Excellence Awards, 2016 for the Best IVF Hospital in Karnataka. It was the most awaited appreciation for the hard work, dedication and responsible commitments of the doctors, nurses and hospital staff members.
The National Healthcare Excellence Awards is organized each year by Praxis Media, India’s leading media and marketing group, to celebrate and acknowledge those Achievers, Innovators and Leaders of the healthcare sector for their commitment to excellence, best practices and innovative strategies for the continuing development of the healthcare sector.
This year the event was held at Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel, New Delhi and the awards were presented to 62 winners at 5 different levels, after an elaborate and meticulous selection process which included inviting nominations from potential nominees, substantial research & surveys, collation of feedback & opinions, screening based on pre-determined judging parameters and subsequently choosing the winners through an independent jury panel. The event was graced by an elite panel of guests and dignitaries which included names like Shri Amar Singh – Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Shri Madan Lal – Former Cricketer, Indian Cricket Team, Padmashree Dr. Jitendra Kumar Singh – National Vice-President, Indian Medical Association, Dr. Ajay Kumar – Council Member, World Medical Association, Smt. Shaina NC – Senior Politician and National Spokesperson, BJP, and Honorary Brigadier Dr. Anil Kohli – Former President, Dental Council of India.
There were certain significant parameters according to which they selected the winners from all over India. They nominated the personalities based on their Qualification & Professional Experience, Infrastructure & Facilities, Market Presence & Competition, Growth & Profitability, Quality & Operational Excellence, Financial & Business Acumen, Innovation & Novelty in Services, Ingenuity and Imagination, Sustainability & Environmental Awareness, Job & Impact Potential, Client/Customer & Industry Feedback, Use of Technology & Trends, Efforts for Risk & Setback Mitigation, Previous Awards & Achievements etc.
Dr. Ashwini S and Mr. Narayanamurthy V received this award on behalf of the NU Team. The Founder-Director of the Praxis Media Private Limited, Mrs. Swagatika Patel Singh was also present at the event.
CNE in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics
Date- Saturday, 10th December, 2016
Thank you Dr. Bharathi AV and Dr. S. Padmanabhan for delivering lectures on ‘Body Composition Measures: Theory and Practice in Clinical Settings’ and ‘Management of Anemia in Dialysis Patients’. The first session was based on interactive talk and training, which was really enlightening for the audience. Dr. Bharathi AV is the founder/ lifestyle coach of Just Right- Weight Loss Solutions. In the second session Dr. S. Padmanabhan systematically explained how to manage Anemia in patients undergoing dialysis.
It was a one day event organized by NU Hospitals in the Summit (Auditorium). A large number of doctors, nurses and trainees took part in this event and contributed in the discussions and training program. Without such a number of participation, the event could not have been successful.