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Rare Disease Day & National Science day 

March 9, 2018

Organized by Foundation for Research on Rare  Diseases and Disorders, Rare Diseases India and  Panchayat Union Middle School, Mannankadu.

அரிய நோய் விழிப்புணர்வு நாள் மன்னங்காடு நடுநிலைப் பள்ளியில் மார்ச் 9, 2018ல் கொண்டாடப்பட்டது.

Panchayat Union Middle School, Mannankadu,  Thanjavur District, Tamil Nadu, 614 613, India

Rare Disease Day & Science Day event at the school involved Dr. Duraiswamy Navaneetham explaining about Science as a whole and rare diseases in particular. Color blindness, scientific basis of this malady was explained to students. 


அரிய நோய் விழிப்புணர்வு நாள் நிகழ்ச்சியில் பங்கேற்ற மாணவர்களும் ஆசிரியர்களும்.

A section of the students who participated in the Rare Disease Day activity.

Ishihara color blindness plates are displayed on computer screens


After understanding the science basis of color blindness through classroom discussions, 

Class I to VIII Students, totaling 50, have enthusiastically participated in the screening at the school. 

Ishihara screening was conducted and monitored by rare disease researcher Dr. Duraiswamy Navaneetham on March 9, 2018. 

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