India 2024: Dr. Prashant Makhija | Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Central, Mumbai, India

Delegate: Dr. Prashant Makhija

Affiliation: Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Central, Mumbai, India

Short Bio: I’m a Neurologist with fellowship in Epilepsy/Sleep Medicine. I cleared the World sleep society- International Sleep disorder specialist examination in 2018. I was also the student of the first batch of world sleep academy. I’m in-charge of the Sleep Lab at our Hospital.

Activity: On the occasion of World sleep day 2024, we conducted multiple activities targeting different audiences. Sharing some of the activities to raise awareness regarding importance of sleep :

(1) Held a press conference on 15th March-2024 inviting health journalists at our hospital to raise awareness regarding importance of sleep for our mental and physical health

(2) Wrote articles on the importance of sleep which were published in national, regional languages


नींद की कमी से होते हैं सड़क हादसे … टैक्सी ड्राइवर हो रहे हैं स्लिप एप्निया सिंड्रोम के शिकार!

(3) Recorded educational videos on social media platforms


(4) Gave interview on healthcare platforms and medical websites


(5) Talk on importance of sleep and various sleep disorders for General Practitioners

(6) Discussed interesting cases highlighting importance of sleep for other specialty doctors of our Hospital

(7) Gave talk on importance of sleep for employees of some corporates- Taj Hotels, Reserve Bank of India

Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Date of Activity: 15th march 2024 (Multiple activities were conducted during the entire month of March)

Submitted by: Dr. Prashant Makhija