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international day of persons with disabilities


  On 3 December 2020, the new rehabilitation and therapy centre on the GGAMCCC hospital premises hosted the celebration of the "International Day of Persons with Disabilities", a day of commemoration and action proclaimed by the United Nations to raise public awareness of the issues faced by persons with disabilities and to promote advocacy for their dignity, rights and well-being The event was led by the Founding Director, Father Hieronymus Cruz, the staff, children and parents. The Director of Human Resources, Father Leon Henson, welcomed the gathering. The Executive Director, Father Patrick Xavier, gave an introductory speech. This was followed by a song and dance programme by the children and an awards ceremony. The Chairman of the Board, Dr Johnson Raj, gave the acceptance speech. It is nice that such events can take place even in times of pandemic, as the number of cases in South India has declined sharply.

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GGAMCCC, December 2020