Management Association of Mar Elias College, Kottappady ‘MECMA’ and ‘KANIVU’ in association with IQAC organized a one-day extension programme“JOURNEY OF HOPE” on 1st July 2022 at Koinonia Mission Hospital’s Eldho Mor Baselious Dialysis Center & Special School, Allapra, Perumbavoor.
The programme aimed at 1. appreciating every doctor’s contribution and shows them gratitude as they care 24x7 for the whole of humanity or a community as their family on National Doctor’s Day on 1st July. 2. Extending a helping hand towards the needy dialysis patients as part of thehospital’s 350Rs Dialysis Challenge 3. Interacting with differently abled children to help them focus on their strengths instead of their weaknesses through entertainment sessions.
50 students along with three faculties went to Koinonia Mission Hospital from the College by bus at 9.30am. The Hospital Authorities received us warmly and arranged a meeting at the auditorium. Rev Fr. Reji Thekkinethu, Manager of Koinonia Bishop House delivered the welcome address. Mr. Praveenkumar K P, Head of the Department, Department of Management, MEC, honoured Dr. Aswani Kumari, General Medicine &Diabetologistby draping a traditional shawl to her. We handed over an amount of donation collected from our department as part of the hospital’s 350Rs dialysis challenge. The special school students and our students engaged in entertainment performances. Theyallowed us to see the dialysis unit and Rev. Fr. Tinu P Thampi, Hospital Director, educatedabout the functions of the kidneys, renal diet, laboratory values, awareness of lifestyle, and the treatment options that are available and to learn the procedures of dialysis center. We left there by 1pm.