1 May 2016
Nepalese Youth Association (NYA) based at Melbourne, Australia organized a program on health related matters aimed at students and new arrivals to Australia. The program, which was supported and promoted by NAV, was held at Consulate General of Nepal office at Melbourne CBD. While the program was attended by around 40 participants, a live internet cast was done, which, along with video recording posted on social media reached far more number of people who would have benefited it.
Shree Krishna Silwal, Buddhi Man Gurung, Manoj Paudel and Saroj Khanal from NYA presented the association’s vision and expressed their commitment on programs for new arrivals and youths.
The program was supported by Nepalese Association of Victoria (NAV), Australiasian Nepalese Medical and Dental Association (ANMDA) Consulate General of Nepal to Victoria and NRNA. The expert speakers on this program were President of NAV Dr Anupam Pokharel, Psychiatrist who talked about mental health and stress management and General Secretary of ANMDA Dr Chandra Deepak Pokharel, General Practitioner, who described Australian health system in a lucid manner. Hon Consulate General of Nepal Mr Chandra Yonzon gave an inspirational talk on how one can turn a negative situation to a positive one.
The program concluded with a lively networking session and NAV, NYA, ANMDS and Consulate Office agreeing on importance of jointly organizing such programs in the future and working together for the benefit of the broader community.
The program recording can be accessed by clicking this link.
Photo courtesy: Facebook Page of Chandra Yonzon