Seventh Annual Fiji-Australia Medical Camp

The seventh annual Fiji-Australia Sai Medical Camp was held from 18th to 23rd August 2013 in Fiji, under the leadership of Dr. Gunu Naker, Dr. K. Nadanachandran and Dr. Saras Nandan, assisted by 42 volunteers from Australia, one volunteer from New Zealand and eight volunteers from Fiji. The first day was dedicated to continuing medical education at the University of Fiji, on women’s health. Several lectures were given and medical papers were presented by attending scholars.

Over the next five days, the team of visiting and local medical volunteers, assisted by 40 medical students, drove to remote village schools and set up medical camps. Read More

“My Students Are My Wealth” – Education Retreat in Australia

An education retreat with the theme, “My Students Are My Wealth,” was held at Bossley Park near Sydney on 10th and 11th August 2013. It was attended by more than 160 educators from various countries in Zone 3. A prominent aspect of the presentations and workshops was a focus on the Sathya Sai Education (SSE) Group 4 students and the Youth Programme (for older youth). A number of amazingly dynamic and innovative approaches have been developed by the SSE teachers in various countries, which has resulted in enhanced retention of Group 3 children from this bridging programme for students between Group 3 and the Youth Group.

Medical Camp and Educational Activities in Kazakhstan

The Sathya Sai International Organisation (SSIO) of Kazakhstan conducted a medical camp from 1st to 10th August 2013, in the town of Saran, in the Karaganda region. About 254 volunteers from Kazakhstan, Russia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark, Ireland, USA, Canada and India served at this camp. At the opening, the Mayor of Saran, Honourable M. E. Adambekov, said that he had never before met such people, who came at their own expense from distant places to do good deeds.

The medical team,headed by Dr. Upadhyay, was composed of 84 volunteers, including 41 doctors, Read More