V Care hosted the Victor Awards at Hotel Vivanta by Taj President , to mark the 17th
Annual Cancer Survivors' Day.The Chief Guest for the occasion was Dr. Jamshed Irani, Director, Tata Sons and the Guest of Honor was Ms. Priya Dutt,MP.
The evening started with the V Care bhajan 'Itni Shakti' put to dance, devotionally performed with diyas by our Dharamshala children.
This was followed by lighting the inaugural lamp.
The long requirement of Dual Slice CT Scan has been full filled by the concerted efforts of Chairperson Nargis Dutt Memorial Charitable, Mumbai, Ms. Priya Dutt, M.P. in collaboration with Nargis Dutt Cancer Foundation (Vancouver) Chapter Canada, Madam Manjit Kaur Johal, President, Mr. Balbir Singh Jawanda, General Secretary and all members have given financial help amongst others. This Dual Slice CT Scan is in service and was officially inaugurated by Ms. Priya Dutt, M.P. on 04 May 2011.
India's progress in leprosy eradication efforts has been spectacular and the participatory work by governmental and voluntary agencies is laudable, observed Mrs. Priya Dutt in Mumbai on Wednesday. “We are happy that the cherished dream of the Father of our nation for leprosy elimination has come true,” she said adding that "it is heartening that IDF rededicates its service for the development of nation as it celebrates silver jubilee.
In February 1987, with the help of the Nargis Dutt Cancer Foundation USA, an Amersham Manual Afterloading Brachytherapy Unit was installed. The machine inaugurated by thespian Mr. Sunil Dutt has helped treating more than 1500 patients with cervix cancer (accounting for about 30% of all our cancer patients). So far about 4000 women have been treated using these two modalities.
Mrs. Priya Dutt visited Dr. Ernest Borges Memorial Home & Rehabilitation Research Centre at Bandra East. She spent time with the cancer affected patients residing there. She was highly impressed by the artificial legs/limbs made by their craftsmen and the ease with which the patients used them.