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Ms Anitha K: Hard Work Receives Rich Accolades

Ms Anitha K is working as a Massage Therapist with the Institute of Applied Dermatology (IAD) at Kasargod in Kerala. The Institute is well known for successfully developing a model of integrated medicine and effective treatment for Lymphatic Filariasis, and other causes of lymphedema bringing relief to thousands of patients across India and South East Asia. A life of struggle to begin with: Ms Anitha K has completed 18 years of service at the IAD. Initially, she joined as an Assistant Massage Therapist in 2005. Now, thanks to her successful stint in the position she is a sought-after skilled Massage Therapist. The eldest of three sisters, Ms Anitha K's life was full of struggle, to begin with for hailing from a poor family. Her father, a daily wage earner was addicted to alcohol and her mother had to roll Beedies to make a living. Rs 400 salary to start with: Luckily for the family, one of the younger sisters joined the Anandashram and had an education and even a job. Another you

IAD: A ray of hope to Lymphatic Filariasis patients

IAD: A ray of hope to Lymphatic Filariasis patients  I nstitute of Applied Dermatology (IAD) located at Kasargodu in Kerala is a prominent world renowned lymphoedema and integrative medicine skin hospital sought after by patients from across the country and South East Asian countries. The only such hospital in the whole of country provides relief and solutions by integrating Ayurveda,Homeopathy treatments,Yoga and many other traditional methods combined effectively with modern medicine. Thanks to more than two decades of Indo-European research and experience apart from treating more than 10,000 patients under its roof, IAD has blossomed from a miniscule clinic to the status of nation’s primary dermatology hospital. In fact the medical institute offers integrative treatment to various forms of skin related ailments like, lymphatic filariasis, vitiligo, psoriasis, lichen planus, wound care, wart and hemiplegia. IAD believes in clinical observation (investigation) as a prelude to f