13 Jan 2023
Researchers from Rupandehi Campus, Mr. Basanta Mani Pokharel and Dr. Namrata Chaudhary presented the findings of their study on the prevalence of thyroid problems among patients attending Siddharthanagar City Hospital Pvt. Ltd. in Bhairahawa.
The research aimed to understand the prevalence of thyroid problems in the local population and identify any potential risk factors that could contribute to the development of these conditions. The data for the study was collected from the biochemistry lab of the hospital over a period of several months, and the results were analyzed to draw conclusions about the prevalence of thyroid problems in the patient population.
During the program, Mr. Basanta Mani Pokharel and Dr. Namrata Chaudhary presented the key findings of their research, including the prevalence of thyroid problems among the patient population, the most common symptoms and risk factors associated with the development of these conditions, and recommendations for improving the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of thyroid problems in the local community.
They also presented some of their findings on the high rate of undiagnosed thyroid problems among women and the need for more widespread screening and education on the symptoms of thyroid issues. They also highlighted the importance of lifestyle changes such as a balanced diet and regular exercise in reducing the risk of thyroid problems.
The program was MCed by Assistant Professor Lila Poudel, who introduced the speakers and kept the program running smoothly. The event began with a welcome speech by Assistant Professor Madhu Sharma, who provided an overview of the research and its importance for understanding and addressing thyroid problems in the local community. The event was chaired by Assistant Professor Manju Khanal, who provided opening remarks and introduced the chief guest, Bidhya Gautam, the HRM of Siddharthanagar City Hospital.
The chief guest, Bidhya Gautam, gave a speech in which she praised the efforts of the researchers and highlighted the importance of understanding the prevalence of thyroid problems in the local population. She also thanked the hospital staff and other participants for their contribution to the research.
A total of 100 participants attended the event, including nurses, patients, doctors, other staff members of the hospital, and teachers from Rupandehi Campus. The audience was attentive and engaged, asking questions and participating in discussions about the research findings and their implications.
The findings of the research will be used to improve the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of thyroid problems in the local community.