Physically Challenged SKIMS Doctor Receives Gandhi Scholarship Award.

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SRINAGAR

Dr Tufail Muzaffar Senior Resident in Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) was awarded Gandhi Scholarship Award of Rs 10,000 and merit certificate in a conference held by Indian Federation of Neuro-Rehabilitation (IFNR) in Mumbai on Thursday.

Worth to mention that Dr. Tufail is physically challenged but is doing good and has proved that physical infirmity can’t stop one to achieve his/her goals.123

As per a statement of the SKIMS, Dr Tufail thanked Director SKIMS  Dr S.A. Zargar for encouraging research by young scholars of the  institute.  Dr.Tufail was permitted by Director SKIMS to travel to Kessler Research Foundation NJ, USA to learn Neurocognitive rehabilitation for post stroke patients with hemineglect.

IFNR is an organisation that promulgates Neurorehabilitation in India and works in association with World Federation of Neuro-Rehabiliation (WFNR). This conference was chaired by President of WFNR Dr. Barbra Wilson and other international faculties from across the world.

This was first conference of its type in India where two conferences WFNR held in Abu Dhabi and IFNR in Mumbai running in parallel and were teleconferenced across the world with direct questioning via web relay.

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