Maharashtra Governor and Health Minister join hands with Dr. Sunita Dube to “Save the Girl Child from Womb to Tomb Campaign”.
The 10th MedscapeIndia National Award & 13th Save the Girl Child Program has received immense support from the Government of Maharashtra including the Governor of Maharashtra Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari and the Maharashtra Health Minister Shri Rajesh Tope to “Save the Girl Child from Womb to Tomb Campaign” which is in its 18th year launched in 2008 by Dr.Sunita Dube Founder, and Chairperson Medscapeindia-AMET.
The 10th MedscapeIndia National Award Trophy will be launched on 5th October by the Honorable Governor of Maharashtra Shri Bhagat Singh Koshiyari in the presence of National Presidents of Medical Associations and MedscapeIndia Advisory & Organising Committee Members and celebrities.
An Ace Radiologist Philanthropist and social worker Dr. Sunita Dube who needs no recognition when it comes to charitable causes say, “The existence of human life on earth is impossible without the equal participation of both women and men and to save humans from extinction we have to take measures to save girl child.”
She adds,” MedscapeIndia have worked from the grass-root level to ‘Save the Girl Child’ dealing with the prevention of female foeticide by changing their mindsets. With the support of the medical fraternity from not only India but across the globe along with 21 medical associations and people from different walks of life, who all had shown solidarity to influence the mindsets towards the importance of the girl child and giving them opportunities. Women need to be accepted, supported, and acknowledged to lead the world without gender bias. I request all to take a pledge.
” I pledge to save the girl child from womb to tomb”.
Dr. Sunita Dube of MedscapeIndia handed over the ‘Save the Girl child Pledge to Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope who joined hands to launch the nationwide pledge to save the Girl child from Womb to Tomb.
On the occasion, Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope says, “A girl child deserves a life where she is treated as equal to a boy. And she should be loved and respected like others. She participates in the development and growth of the nation equally. Besides, she works hard for the betterment of society and the country. They have also proven their worth and stand equal to boys in every field. Hence, they deserve to survive as their survival means the existence of the human race”.
About the Organisation :
MedscapeIndia Aryan Medical & Educational Trust is a non-profit organization of voluntary doctors and like-minded people, who have been working relentlessly on health care, save the girl child, women empowerment for the last 18 years.
10th MedscapeIndia National Awards is an initiative to facilitate the heroes from the medical fraternity, which is in its 10th year now. The awards recognize and appreciate the contributions made by doctors, institutions in the healthcare sector, and eminent personalities in social work supporting the ‘Save the Girl Child’ movement and also women empowerment, community health, training, education, research, patient care, rural health care, teaching, treatment innovations, and academic excellence.
13 ‘Save the girl child’ program was incepted in 2008 on International Girl Child Day. The initiative has stood by the cause of preventing female feticide, educating and nurturing the girl child, and empowering women for over a span of 18 years.
People associated with the organization are National Presidents of 21 Medical Associations including Padma Vibhushan Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri Former CBI Director D.R. Karthikeyan, Padma Shri Padma Bhushan Dr. Devendra Triguna, Padma Bhushan B M Hegde, Dr. Indira Hinduja, and many eminent Dignitaries. Our past awardees were Late Prof. A .P. J. Kalam, Shree Sadguru Jaggi Vasudev, PV Sindhu (Badminton Player), Padma Bhushan, Dr. Farokh E Udwadia, Dr. Prakash Amte, Dr. Hegdewar, Dr. Vikas Mahatmane, Tata Hospital, Union International for Cancer Control from Geneva, Prof. Ashley H. A. Ross from South Africa & many more luminaries from across the globe.
MedscapeIndia has worked for various awareness campaigns such as, “Save the Girl Child, HIV Awareness, Million Smile Women Empowerment Program, Fit India Movement along with conducting Medical camps. The organization has been conducting Rural Health programs across various states of India namely Uttrakhand, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra. MedscapeIndia has been steadfast in supporting the country in the time of the need by providing medical aid during the Assam floods to serving humanity with 13000 doctors who treated nearly 1.5 cr, Covid victims, during the Covid 19 Pandemic.
The ”WE DOCTORS” campaign provided digital health cards, 1 million masks for police and the underprivileged which is an initiative to support the medical community and the patients with Tele ICU in Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tele Medicine, Vaccination drives, Oxygen PSA plants, Modular Hospitals & ICU setups, Oxygen concentrators, Home dialysis, home support running covid hospitals, since 18 months.