The first session at the WHO had some amazing presentation including the ones from Dr.Suman Kollipara and Master Sunita.
Dr.Suman Kollipara presented ‘Wellness from Within’ with emphasis on Approaches to prevent, heal and cure Mental illness and NCDs.
Master Sunita presented ‘Ancient Yogic Sookshma Self Compassion Meditation for Infinite Fountain of Wellness’
Panel Discussion: “Yoga as a therapeutic intervention in prevention and management of Mental diseases and NCDs”
- Dr Shekhar Saxena, Director, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, WHO
- Dr Cherian Varghese, Coordinator, Management of Non-Communicable Diseases, WHO
- Dr Zhang Qi: Coordinator, Traditional, Complementary, and Integrative medicine unit, WHO
Moderated by Dr Geetha Krishnan
Welcome Remarks: Ambassador Rajiv K. Chander, Permanent Representative of India to UN, Geneva
Inaugural Remarks: Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Deputy Director General(P)
Introductory Remarks: Dr Naoko Yamamoto, ADG Health Systems and UHC