Mangaluru: On the eve of World Homoeopathy Day, on April 9, a walkathon was organised by the Father Muller Homoeopathic College, Deralakatte from Deralakatte junction to Kuthar junction, for raising awareness regarding Homoeopathy system of medicine to the general public. It was inaugurated and flagged off by Rev Fr Roshan Crasta, Administrator, Father Muller Homoeopathic Medical College symbolically by releasing a bunch of balloons in the presence of Rev Fr Rohan Dias, Assistant Administrator, Dr Vilma Meera Dsouza Vice Principal, Dr Deepa Pais, Deputy Medical Superintendent, Dr Arun Varghese, Dr Sajan, Dr Rajachandra, Dr Rakhal, Dr Deeraj and Dr Kashyap.
This was followed by a beautifully depicted street play by the students and interns of Father Muller Homoeopathic Medical College regarding the beginning of Homoeopathy by its founder Dr Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann, whose birth anniversary is celebrated on April 10 as World Homoeopathy Day. The walkathon commenced at 8 am from Deralakatte Junction with the staffs and BHMS students until Kuthar Junction, where once again, there was the display of the street play and the walkathon winded up by 9.45 am.
Dr Jolly Dmello compered the programme. Faculty members and students took an active part in the walkathon.