Sunday, October 30, 2011

World Occupational Therapy day Celebration

World Occupational Therapists Day 2011
Tamilnadu Occupational Therapists Forum & Srm College of occupational Therapy 
Unite Together
To Conduct World Occupational Therapy Day Awareness Rally programme 
On 6th November 2011
Time: 9.00.A.M.(Participants are requested to reach the venue on time)
Start point: Rajarathinam Stadium, Egmore Chennai
End Point: West Koovam road
Dear friends and colleagues,
As we all very well know that our profession was started in 1950 and in Tamilnadu in 1962 in CMC vellore.Now there are nearly 4 colleges offering Occupational therapy degree programme and 3 institutions offering MOT degree programmes.On the Eve of World Occupational Therapy Day We would like to promote the scope of Occupational therapy practice on a larger scale with a greater strength and integrity. It is our duty to create awareness among the government and general public. In this awareness work we are going to organize a huge rally in Chennai on6th November 2011 
To create Government College to Offer UG PG and research level programmes in occupational therapy
To create government postings in district headquarters hospital, district rehabilitation centers, primary health centers.
To Create separate Tamilnadu State Council for Occupational Therapy
To post Occupational Therapists in The government schools in urban and rural areas in Tamilnadu.
To Create professional awareness among the:
• General public
• Medical and Para medical professionals
• Government and nongovernmental organizations
To create linkage system among the stakeholders like:
• Government
• Non government organizations/International NGOs 
• Medical and paramedical Associations
• Traditional healers
• Politicians
• Religious people 
• Local Authoritative people
Mode of awareness through rally
Before this rally we had given petitions to the following people with the above said requests and with detailed survey about our profession.
• The Chief Minister of Tamil nadu
• Health minister State and central
• Higher education minister
• Minnister for socialwelfare for state and central
• Tamil nadu Dr.M.G.R medical university Vice chancellor
• Health secretary
• Social welfare secretary
• Directorate of medical education
• Directorate of medical services
• State disabled commissioner
We invite all the occupational therapy students and therapists and family members and well wishers beneficiaries to come and join hands in this awareness rally to create a new era to our profession.
To make this rally a grand success we all should unite together to make our presence in this rally to show our Unity and strength to the government and general public.
We are going to conduct the rally on:6th November 2011
Venue: Rajarathinam stadium via LANS road and ends at the end of west koovam road.
For further details contact:
P.Sugumar -9042363867
J.Noel Leo -9345315190
Joseph sunny-9841005552

Information courtesy: Sugumar Paulraj

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