Dr. Namitha Kumar's Profile

MA - English, PhD (Psychology)

Dr. Namitha Kumar

Her deepest passion is working on human experience of disability. She holds a PhD in Psychology. She is also interested in experiences of chronic and genetic illnesses.

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First Digital Platform for Rare Diseases in India

First Digital Platform for Rare Diseases in India

Diagnostic odysseys, lack of drugs, therapeutics and cures make life difficult for rare disease patients and their families. The first digital Open Platform for Rare Diseases (OPFORD) is to provide quality, verified information and support for rare diseases.

Health In Focus
Purple Day of Epilepsy: A Global Initiative

Purple Day of Epilepsy: A Global Initiative

Purple Day is a global initiative to increase public awareness of a common neurological disorder epilepsy. March 26 is marked as a day to support the cause of epilepsy, host and organize awareness events.

Health Watch
World Down Syndrome Day

World Down Syndrome Day

World Down Syndrome Day is marked on 21st March each year to celebrate children and adults with Down syndrome and focus on specific issues.

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World Rare Disease Day

World Rare Disease Day

World Rare Disease Day is marked on the last day of February each year to raise awareness about rare diseases.

Health Watch
International Congenital Heart Defect Day

International Congenital Heart Defect Day

International Congenital Heart Defect Day is marked each year on 14th February to raise awareness of genetic heart defects in children and adults,

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