International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) has decided to observe 5th September as Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Day, with the intention of increasing awareness amongst general public. It is presumed that the awareness would facilitate an inclusive life for persons with disability and ensure success of prevention programs.
Ganga spine injury foundation organized a wheelchair rally for spinal cord injured on September
5th to create awareness about spine injury and its effects on the society. This wheelchair rally will also create awareness about wheelchair accessibility in our society.
Many wheelchair users with spine injury were participated in the event. The wheelchair rally was flagged off by R.V.Ramya bharathi Coimbatore district superintendent of police.
Dr.jayantha Sri Balakrishnan delivered a motivational speech after the rally in the Ganga spine Injury foundation.