Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai Central organised Painting Competition on International Epilepsy Day to spread awareness on Epilepsy

Mumbai, February 15, 2024 – Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Central, in a commendable effort to raise awareness about epilepsy, organized a vibrant painting competition on the occasion of International Epilepsy Day. The event, held on February 13, 2024, witnessed enthusiastic participation from hospital nurses, doctors, and paramedical staff, who showcased their artistic talents while advocating for epilepsy awareness.

The theme of the competition, “Epilepsy: Breaking Barriers, Inspiring Hope,” aimed to foster understanding and compassion for individuals living with epilepsy, as well as to dispel myths and misconceptions surrounding the condition. Participants were encouraged to express their creativity and insights through their artwork, conveying messages of support, empowerment, and education.

As a neurologist deeply committed to enhancing epilepsy awareness, I am heartened by the remarkable creativity and dedication displayed by our hospital staff in today’s painting competition. Through their artwork, they not only express empathy and solidarity with individuals affected by epilepsy but also contribute significantly to breaking down barriers and fostering understanding. Events like these are essential in our collective effort to create a more inclusive and supportive community for those living with epilepsy.” Said Dr. Prashant Makhija, Consultant Neurologist at Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai Central

The competition saw a diverse array of artistic expressions, ranging from poignant portrayals of personal experiences with epilepsy to colorful representations of hope and resilience. Each artwork served as a powerful testament to the creativity and compassion of the hospital staff, as well as their dedication to raising awareness about epilepsy.

The event concluded with an exhibition of the artwork, providing an opportunity for hospital staff and visitors to admire the creativity and passion displayed by the participants. Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Central, reaffirmed its commitment to supporting initiatives that promote health education and community engagement, with plans for future events aimed at raising awareness about various health issues.