ABOUT VMS

Voluntary Medicare Society
Established in the year 1970 as a medico-social voluntary organization dedicated to the care, treatment, and rehabilitation of potential beneficiaries and to the empowerment of society.

Contacts

NH1, Bemina By-pass, adjacent to Haj House - SKIMS Medical College, Bemina, Srinagar, J&K - 190018

 0194-2494080
Events

Workshop on Standing Wheelchair

VMS in collaboration with IIT Madras organized a workshop in its premises at Bemina Bye-pass Srinagar on Saturday, 28th August 2021.This was the first workshop of its kind held in UT of J&K. The aim and objective of the workshop was to disseminate the skills required for Assessment, prescription, fitting of wheelchairs and training of users. The uses of innovative Arise Standing wheelchair designed and developed at IIT Madras was demonstrated by the professionals of IIT Madras. Around 60 healthcare professionals including doctors, physiotherapists etc. who came from different institutions participated in the workshop. District Development Commissioner Srinagar Mr. Mohammad Aijaz IAS was Chief Guest on the occasion. He appreciated the efforts being made by VMS to mitigate the sufferings of persons with disabilities.Dr. Mir Mohammad Maqbool President VMS in his speech thanked the team members of IIT Madras who made this workshop a success.

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