Speakers from various institutes like National Institute of Mental Health & Neuroscience (NIMHANS) and Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Science and Technology (SCTIMST) handled sessions about new trends in brain health and research. Documentaries were shown on stress management and depression. The movie “Asthu” was screened in the Prajñā -1. Eminent Bollywood film maker and former director of Maharashtra institute of mental health, Dr. Mohan Agashe inaugurated the seminar and interacted with the audience after the film screening. Prajna 1 had a participation of more than 800 people from various sections in the community.
Memory Walk from St. Pauls College to CUSAT campus was organized. Students from various institutes participated in the memory walk. More than 600 people have attended the walk followed by health expert’s talk and interaction after the walk.Pre-clinical assessments were conducted to identify high-risk individuals of dementia as an initiative to Prajna’s mission of early detection of dementia.
To increase public awareness on various aspects of science, Science day is observed annually on February 28, giving special emphasis on brain health.