NSS unit of St. Agnes College (Autonomous) organizes online workshop on the topic “Fight against Covid-19”
Mangaluru: An online workshop on the topic “Fight against Covid-19” was organized by the NSS unit of St. Agnes College (Autonomous), Mangaluru on 13th April, 2020. The workshop was organized online through Zoom Meeting.
The resource person for the workshop was Dr. Shivakumar T., MD, Ayur Specialist, Ayush Medical Officer, Chitradurga. The President of the workshop was Sr. Dr. Jeswina AC, Principal, St. Agnes College. The program was attended by approximately 90 NSS volunteers.
The workshop began at 9.00 am during which Dr. Shivakumar T. enlightened the audience with relevant information related to Corona Virus and Covid -19. He spoke on issues like Suspected sources of the virus, History/ Emergence of the disease, Symptoms of the disease, Preventive measures to be taken both to avoid getting infected as well as to avoid spread of the virus, Guidelines to follow to improve immunity , Significance of yoga/ physical exercises, meditation, sanitation / cleanliness of self and one’s surroundings, Role of early detection,social distancing ,self – isolation, quarantine period, use of mask, disinfection including frequent proper hand-washing and self-discipline in following the norms set up by the governing bodies to control the disease.
At the end of the workshop Dr.Shivakumar clarified the doubts and also answered the queries of the NSS volunteers.
On behalf of the organizers and NSS volunteers Mr. Derik Dias, NSS Officer, St. Agnes College, Mangaluru proposed the vote of thanks. The workshop ended at 10am.