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17th December 2016
Noise pollution: IMA Safe Sound Initiative 

 Dear All

With reference to the below mail by Dr John Panicker, kindly appoint one state coordinator for this project. In fact we will be asking states to appoint one state coordinators for every national project. Details will follow. 

 Please do it today so that the entire team is ready for a nation-wide campaign against noise pollution.
Letter from Dr John Panicker
Dear IMA State President
The National Initiative for Safe Sound is one of the important social projects of National IMA started two years back. This Initiative has been taken up by IMA as an awareness campaign on the serious health issues of the Noise Pollution.  
Not only is noise a primary reason for permanent deafness worldwide, it also has a lot of deleterious effects on our vital organs like brain and sympathetic nerve system, cardiovascular, endocrine, immune systems etc.  It aggravates all lifestyle diseases including hypertension, diabetes, heart diseases and malignancies. As you are aware, our country is the noisiest place in the world and at the same time public is hardly aware of these health issues.

Considering all these facts, IMA, under the leadership of Immediate Past President Dr Marthanda Pillai and Honorary Secretary General Dr KK Agarwal initiated this project in 2014. The activities for the National Initiative for Safe Sound continued this year too with the support of National President Dr SS Agarwal.  In the last two years most of the activities were in south India, Maharashtra and Delhi and we could do a lot in this regard in these places.
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