Dr. C.U.Velmurugendran's Profile

Dr. C.U.Velmurugendran

Senior neurologist at Dr. MGR Medical University and then at Sri Ramachandra Medical College
Dr. C.U.Velmurugendran worked for The World Health Organization in 1974. He was a senior neurologist at Dr. MGR Medical University and then at Sri Ramachandra Medical College. He is currently in the faculty selection committee at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology

World Meningitis Day 2017: Exclusive Interview With PadmaShri Dr. C.U Velmurugendran

Highlights:
  • The World Meningitis Day 2017 is observed on 24th April every year to raise awareness about the disease, which can be life threatening.
  • The theme for this year's World Meningitis Day is "24hours-trust your instincts", laying stress on the need for early detection.
  • PadmaShri award winner, Dr. C.U.Velmurugendran talks exclusively to Medindia about meningitis, care and preventive strategies.
World Meningitis Day 2017 is observed on the 24th of April to spread awareness about the disease, awareness and knowledge being key to prevention. Meningitis is a disease that occurs when there is an inflammation of the meninges- the thin lining that covers the brain and spinal cord. The inflammation is due to an infection, with the severity of the infection dependent on the cause of infection.

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