Awareness program on “Genetic Counselling” through Radio 90.4 MHz

January 29, 2024

Genetic counselling and testing are two essential components of modern medicine that help individuals and families make informed decisions about their health and future. In simple terms, genetic counselling is a process of education and guidance that helps individuals understand the genetic basis of their health condition or risk of developing genetic disorders. To create awareness among the community about genetic counselling, the Health Education Committee of the Student Nurses Association (2023-2024) of Manipal College of Nursing, MAHE, Manipal, organised a radio talk on genetic counselling. The recording of the talk was done on January 25, 2024, at 3:00 PM, at MIC, MAHE, Manipal. The program was coordinated by committee advisors, Mrs Shobha Kamath, Lecturer, Department of Obstetrical and Gynecological Nursing, and Mrs Rishmitha, Lecturer, Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing, and the committee chairperson, Ms. Lisa Aslin Mascarenhas. The participants for the radio talk were Ms. Lisa Aslin Mascarenhas, Ms. Vina Tina D Souza, Ms. Chaithra Prabhu, Ms. Shreya M Shetty, and Ms. Jhanavi Rajesh. The radio talk was broadcasted on January 27, 2024 at 4:50 PM and on January 28, 2024, at 12:50 PM on Radio 90.4 MHz, MAHE, Manipal. The program contributed to SDG 3: Good Health and Wellbeing.