Setting the stage by emphasising the gravity of dependancy, Prof. (Dr.) M. Wali, a Padma Shri Awardee and Senior Consultant at Shri Ganga Ram Hospital, additional delved into dependancy’s prevalence. He prolonged the dialog to rising issues, similar to snake venom dependancy, highlighting the function of despair, loneliness, and stress as underlying components. Prof. Wali advocated for coronary heart well being via dietary enhancements, yoga follow, meditation, and eliminating the “three whites” from our diets. The fascinating spotlight of his presentation was a singular demonstration of medical support by way of drone supply.
Prof. Wali’s insights supply a holistic strategy to addressing dependancy by emphasising the importance of psychological well-being and a balanced way of life.
Dr. Anil Chaturvedi, a distinguished Medical Adviser at ACHE and a recipient of the Dr B C Roy National Award for ‘Eminent Person-Literature’, emphasised, “The want for consciousness and worldwide collaboration in tackling dependancy. Citing alarming statistics from the World Health Organization, Dr. Chaturvedi careworn the urgency of addressing dependancy to substances similar to medication, alcohol, and tobacco, in addition to rising issues like smartphone dependancy. He highlighted constructive traits noticed in international locations like Sweden, the UK, and Japan and known as for complete worldwide methods to realize the aim of more healthy lives.”
Dr. Chaturvedi’s message resonates with a stark actuality: dependancy impacts lives on a world scale, and concerted efforts are important for combating its penalties.
“In our pursuit of addressing dependancy in all its kinds, it’s very important to recognise the early vulnerabilities and components contributing to substance misuse,” highlighted Dr. Jugal Kishore, Director Professor of Community Medicine at Vardhman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi. “We’re grateful for the Asian Coalition for Health Empowerment (ACHE) for initiating a dialogue on SDG-3 (wholesome lives and well-being for all). It’s essential to know that dependancy usually takes root throughout adolescence, and the important thing to prevention lies in early intervention. We should unite to foster more healthy lives and well-being, ranging from the childhood,” he added.
Dr. Jugal Kishore’s insights underscore the significance of early intervention and the function of group engagement in selling more healthy lives and well-being for all, aligning with the targets of Sustainable Development Goal 3 (SDG3).
The CME witnessed a coming collectively of luminaries from varied fields, emphasising the pressing want for complete worldwide methods to fight dependancy’s pervasive penalties. Their collective message calls for a united entrance in establishing holistic de-addiction approaches, participating governments, healthcare professionals, communities, and people in making a more healthy and extra sustainable world, aligning with Sustainable Development Goal 3 (SDG3).
The CME was organised by Asian Coalition for Health Empowerment (ACHE) in affiliation with Vardhaman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi.