GVN Hospitals’ Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr.V.J.Senthil Bags
French Gavoty Award-2010.
Trichy-January 17: Young Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr.V.J.Senthil, of 62 year old Trichy GVN Hospitals bags French Gavoty Award-2010, instituted by French based international Organization, Objectif France-Inde. Its sources inform that this prestigious French award has been conferred on Dr.Senthil for his services for his 100% corrective surgery for 248 children including Polio, one leg or arm; both legs with normal trunk and arms, limb deformity- bone infection, club foot, bent/twisted leg. These persons with locomotor disabilities, when made upright and walking with support following appropriate corrective surgery, are accepted by the community, educated by parents, and become employable when they reach maturity. Coordinator of SEVAI Inclusive Education for disabled Mr.Radhakrishnan Deivakumar said that under SSA, Trichy said that 6 physiotherapists and 50 special educators proposed Dr.J.Senthil for French Gavoty Award-2010 to France for his outstanding services for the corrective surgery measures for 248 disabled children with 100% success.
Mr.Radhakrishnan Deivakumar also said that their proposal was considered after careful scrutiny for the members of Award Jury, the various documents and home visits of the persons corrected for loco motor disability were undertaken and, the award jury made announcement on 17th January that French Gavoty award-2010 has been conferred on Dr.V.J.Senthil, the son of veteran surgeon, Dr.V.Jayapal and the grandson of the greatest DR.G.Viswanatham. Mr.Radhakrishnan Deivakumar also confirms that Mrs. Elizabeth Walton, the President of Objectif France-Inde will be handing over the French Gavoty award-2010 to Dr.Sentil during the second week of February 2011 in Trichy in the esteemed presence of international Medical team. Dr.K.Govindaraju, Treasurer of District Welfare Committee congratulated Dr.V.J.Senthil and his father Dr.V.Jayapal for Dr.Sentil’s bagging such a prestigious organization Objectif France-Inde’s French Gavoty Award-2010.
Treasurer of District Welfare Committee cherished that GVNs are always pioneer in reaching the unreached patients keeping the objective of the hospital was to serve and to help the Poor, the history of the city of Tiruchirappalli keeps on record the name of the founder Dr. G.Viswanathan of Srirangam as one of the pioneers who brought modern medicine to the door steps of poor and interior village persons, the Patients did not consider him merely as doctor who attend to their sickness, he was also a trusted mender and councilor. Dr.K.Govindaraju also mentioned that following the footsteps of his grandfather, Dr.G.Viswanatham and his father, Dr.V.Jayapal, as far as for as the poor is concerned Dr.V.J.Senthil, not only gives free treatment but also rendered medicine subsides help when it is needed. The torch lighted by the founder is still carried on by the hospital currently headed by his grandson, Dr.Senthil with the guidance of his father Dr.V.Jayapal, currently known as periyavar.It is significant to note that one hand Immunization Program to eradicate Polio is in full swing and on the other hand rehabilitation of 70 lacs children who have lost their mobility due to Polio is in progress. These children walk quadruped or become a burden on family and society else. Most of this Polio affected crippled children can be rehabilitated by conducting simple corrective surgery on them. In 18 "Free Camps" more than 400 children are examined and for 248 people’s Appropriate Corrective Surgery for Locomotors Disabilities have been conducted by DR.V.J.Senthil.-Etram News Service