Dr Shravan Tirunagari recently undertook the arduous North Coast 500 mile Cycle ride in support of FOJSS UK.
Dr Sanjay Gupta, secretary FOJSS UK reports....
FOJSS UK member Dr Sunil Gupta recently celebrated his 50th birthday with his friends and family at his home in London. As well as his birthday, the event was dedicated to the cause of JSS. Dr Sunil Gupta made a small presentation about JSS and its community health programme in central India and urged his colleagues and friends to support JSS and its worthy cause. Significant contributions were raised for which FOJSS UK remains grateful. FOJSS UK thanks him for his immense support to JSS and wishes him a great birthday!
Chairman board of Trustees FOJSS in UK, Dr Kislay K Thakur visited JSS Bilaspur, India for a week. During his short stay at Bilaspur he observed the working of JSS base hospital in Ganiyari and village health sub centre. He was pleased with the progress of the ICU project and other nursing and medical training programmes supported by the FOJSS in UK.
Dr Shravan Tirunagari, Consultant Anaesthetist, Watford General Hospital, UK recently visited JSS Bilaspur. He has send this report....
In May 2017, Dr Sunil Grover and his friend Dr Kini took the challenge of cycling from John O'Groats to Lands End, a distance of 1000 miles in just 10 days. The ride was to raise the much needed funds for the ICU project at JSS Bilaspur, which is actively supported by the Friends of JSS in UK. Against all odds and inclement weather, he completed this arduous journey in an almost planned time. His adventure was widely supported by the friends of JSS in UK and a grand sum of £10,000 was raised for this noble cause. We congratulate Dr Grover for his extra-ordinary efforts and hope future will see many more friends partaking in such fund raising events.
The 4th FOJSS in UK meeting was held on 29.4.2017. The meeting was kindly hosted by Drs S.Gupta and Kapila Jain at their residence at Codicote, Hertfordshire. The agenda and the minutes are available here.
In Feb 2017 a group of FOJSS UK Anaesthetists and Surgeons visited JSS base hospital in Ganiyari, Bilaspur.
The group organised a teaching course in ICU & regional anaesthesia which was well attended.
On 13 Nov 2016, FOJSS (UK) celebrated Diwali at their 'Diwali Mela - A Musical Evening - Charity event' at the Woodside Hall in Hitchin.
A group of volunteers represented FOJSS UK at the British Association of Indian Anaesthetists (BAOIA) annual meeting at Leeds Armoury Convention Centre, Leeds on 30th of September 2016. An overwhelming response was received for our call to volunteer for JSS. Drs S.Gupta and S.Grover file a brief report report......
A group of Friends of JSS UK organised a charity cycle run from Brighton to London on 28th of August 2016. Dr Kapila Jain who accompanied the ride sends a brief report....
Dr Victor Patterson, Consultant Neurologist, Belfast recently visited JSS Ganiyari, where he organised a training and healthcare program on Epilepsy. He sends a small report....
The 3rd FOJSS in UK meeting was held on 18.06.16. The meeting was kindly hosted by Drs Sonia & Ashish Narula at their residence at Barnet, London.
Dr Yogesh Jain founder member of JSS was in London this year. He sends a brief summary of his stay in UK.
2nd FOJSS IN UK meeting was held on 23rd of January 2016. The meeting was kindly hosted by Drs S.Gupta and K.Jain at their residence at 16 Sycamore Close, St Ippolytts, Herts, SG4 7SN. Dr Yogesh Jain attended the meeting highlighting the achievements and challenges of JSS.
Dr Sunil Grover, Consultant Anaesthetist, Lister Hospital Stevenage visited JSS Bilaspur Hospital.
Friends of Jan Swasthya Sahyog (JSS) in UK (working name FOJSS IN UK) is registered as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) on 27th November 2015 by the Charity Commission (Registration No. 1164594).
First FOJSS IN UK meeting held on 19th of September 2015. The meeting was kindly hosted by Dr Kislay Thakur and Mrs Meeta Thakur at their residence at 42 Wricklemarsh Road, Blackheath, SE3 8DH.
The meeting saw the formal launch of FOJSS IN UK. The Governing Document, Trustee and Executive names were approved. The minutes of this meeting are appended on the website.
Drs S.Gupta and Kapila Jain visit Bilaspur and work at JSS Hospital in Ganiyari, Bilaspur.
Dr Yogesh Jain founding member of JSS (Jan Swasthya Sahyog – people’s health movement) is invited by the Deputy High Commissioner of India, Dr Virender Paul to deliver a talk on his inspirational healthcare project in Rural and Tribal Chattisgarh in India at the Indian High Commission in London. The meeting held on 5th of June 2015 is well attended by over 50 friends, colleagues and medical school batch mates from All India Institute of medical Sciences New Delhi, now established in UK. The Idea of Friends of JSS IN UK is born.
Thanks to Tom Pietrasik for photographs of JSS