Punjab Governor exhorts medical fraternity for extensive research for sleep disorder

October 27, 2017 08:32 PM

Punjab Nedws Express/ SK.Vyas
JALANDHAR: Asserting that sleep disorders could be very fatal for the human health, the Punjab Governor Mr. VP Singh Badnore today called upon the medical fraternity to undertake extensive research on this diverse field to facilitate the humanity.

Addressing the gathering during third Inter National Conference of Sleep Disorders here today, the Governor said that from the upper
surface this appears to be a very normal subject but in reality, it concerns every human being. He said that the sleep disorder, if not
treated timely, could be very harmful to the human health. Mr. Badnore said that efforts must be made to make a common person aware
of the fact, in layman’s language, that how much sleep was required to him for a sound health.

The Governor said that it was great pleasure for him to address all the distinguished luminaries participating in this convention on sleep
disorders taking place on the soil of Punjab and then at Jalandhar making it quite convenient not only for the maximum number of private
but also for public medical practitioners of the state to learn professionally and to deliver improved services to the Punjabi Public
as a whole. He expressed hope that this mega-events would not only provide evidence-based multi-disciplinary approach but education also
in order to promote the science and clinical practice of sleep medicine, live demonstrations by the renowned experts  and faculty
members through their expertise and ingeniousness of the field. Mr. Badnore also advised the participants that there was a lot for them to
learn because of participation of key thought in this conference adding that this would help them to enhance their expertise in this

In his address, Lok Sabha MP Chaudhary Santokh Singh said that the main organizer of the event Dr. HJ Singh has a proven track record of
organizing such important events to make the people aware of such fatal diseases. He said that this conference was the need of the hour
because this important topic has been hitherto remaining untouched. The MP held the change in lifestyle and increasing stress as the basic
cause of such troubles.

Earlier, in his address, the Chief Editor of Hind Samachar group of newspaper Vijay Kumar Chopra also lauded the organizing committee
for holding a conference of such an important issue. He also expressed concern over the rising pollution in the state, which was the root of all such diseases. Chopra said that the government must take initiatives to check stubble burning by making necessary arrangements
for compensating them.

On the occasion Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma and Commissioner of Police Praveen Kumar Sinha were also present.

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