Medical Humanities Group of UCMS & GTB Hospital, Delhi and its special interest group on disability (Infinite Ability)  organized Confluence-VI on 8th November 2011. Confluence is the medical humanities lecture series of UCMS which is the first medical college in India to introduce Medical Humanities to medical students.

In the sixth edition of Confluence Mrs Madhu Bala Sharma spoke on ‘Broadening Horizons: Looking beyond disability’. 100% Visually impaired Madhubala is also a recipient of the National   Award for Empowering Persons with Disability 2009 in the ‘role model' category. 


The objective was to have a clear understanding throughout your workplace culture of Modern Disability. She tackled several myths associated with disabilities and focused on abilities of persons with disabilities. On the occasion Principal OP Kalra presented Ms Madhu with a specially designed brailed memento. The coordinator of Infinite Ability Dr Satendra Singh stressed that it is possible to adapt to a disability and Prof Navjeevan Singh (Coordinator, Medical Education Unit) advocated to focus more on the abilities of persons with disabilities. The event also kick started activities lined up to celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities. 


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