Sivananda Rehabilitation Center

CALENDER OF EVENTS, 2013-2014


April 2013

Mr.Michael Steiner, Ambassador of Federal Republic of Germany visited and awarded the "Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany" to Dr. August-Otto Beine, Chief Medical Officer and Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Sivananda Rehabilitation Home, Kukatpally, Hyderabad, for his decades-long dedication to diagnose, treat and cure leprosy and to care for those affected by this disease.

Remarks in the Visitor Book by the Visitor : " It was a moving, heart breaking and encouraging event. Thank you and thanks to Dr.Beine".



July 2013

Mrs.P. Swetha Mohanthy visited and was impressed by work done by us.
Mrs.M.Padma Valli visited to see the activities at this institution and appreciated the work being done.



September 2013

Dr.S.Ananth Reddy, Dy. CMO was deputed to present Oral & E-Poster of Scientific Papers at the 18th International Leprosy Congress 2013 (ILC 2013 Brussels) held at Belgium from 15th September 2013 to 20th September 2013. Dr.August Otto Beine (CMO), Dr.S.Ananth Reddy (Dy.CMO), Mr.K.Ganapathy (Chief Physio.) & Mr.P.Purushotham Rao (Physio) were the authors of the presented Papers.

Scientific Papers Presented at ILC 2013 Brussels :

  • ILC2013- No. 1776 - MODIFICATION OF THE SURGICAL CORRECTION OF LUMBRICAL REPLACEMENT - A LONG TERM FOLLOW UP.
  • ILC2013-No. 1987 - EXTENSOR POLLICIS BREVIS DEVIATION GRAFT FOR CORRECTION OF Z DEFORMITY IN LOW ULNAR PALSY.
  • ILC2013- No. 1573 - RESTORATION OF OPPOSITION OF THE THUMB BY FLEXOR CARPI ULNARIS TRANSFER IN CASE OF LOW MEDIAN PARALYSIS.



January 2014

Mr.Paul De Wit from Netherlands along with others visited SRH and went round to see all the activities run by this institution. He has donated € 5000 to SRH.



February 2014

Mr.Brian Tillry Capetown, South Africa (Aljazeera Media Team) visited SRH for making a documentary film on Reconstructive Surgeries being done at SRH for Leprosy patients by Dr.August Otto Beine & Dr.S.Ananth Reddy.



March 2014

SRH was invited to demonstrate skills and appliances developed at this institution to the delegates and students of the College of Post Graduates of Chandigarh in the Leprosy Workshop "Clinical, Diagnostic & POD Skills in Leprosy" at the LEPCON 2014. Taking this opportunity Dr.S.Ananth Reddy (Dy.CMO) & Mr.K.Ganapathy (Chief Phy.) have presented the following Scientific Papers at the 29th Biennial Conference of Indian Association of Leprologists held at Chandigarh. The Conference was held from 28th to 30th March 2014. Authors of these papers were Dr.August Otto Beine, Dr.S.Ananth Reddy, Mr.K.Ganapathy, Mr.P.Purushotham Rao & Mr.Arun Samraj.

"Institutional based rehabilitation as new approach without below knee Amputation by providing prosthesis like FAB, PTB".