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A health guide

Jaswant Singh Puri

Dr. Ajit Singh Puri Dr. Ajit Singh Puri’s book “Speaking of How to Prevent Common Diseases” is a comprehensive health guide for the prevention of numerous serious ailments and combat fatal diseases. Puri is a well read and known personality who showed his devotion and deep involvement to write this remarkable book in simple, spontaneous and well-knit language so that even a common reader is well acquainted with the on-set of symptoms, prevention and fight common diseases by developing healthy life style to lead a disease-free life.
Puri is MBBS, MD (Clinical Medicine) from the Government Medical College, Amritsar and Patiala. He attempted to write up a book that contains many common and serious diseases like allergy, cardiology, diabetes and many other disorders. He made an earnest attempt to create realization among the masses so as to widen their horizon about diseases. This book on varied hues of topics is an encyclopedia-inminiature so that people at large find it easy to read and seek the true and authentic information in a result-oriented manner to get rid of diseases.
He has done his specializations in cardiology, applied neurology in the United Kingdom. He has been to various countries like the UK the USA, Switzerland, Canada, Holland, Austria, West Germany, Belgium, Italy, France, Luxemburg, Sri Lanka, Nepal a number of times for imbibing the spirit of mass awareness and awakening so as to acquaint the masses in the areas of his specialisations.
He had the honour to participate in the seminars of the General Medical Council, London, the Jephcott Lecture and Reception of the Royal Society of Medicine in London; the Autumn Scientific meeting of the North of England Neurological Association. He has also the distinction to work as a visiting member of the faculty of the Newcastle General Hospital in U.K.
He has visited various foreign universities, hospitals – the George Washington University Hospital (USA), University of New Castle Upon Tyne, the Charring Cross Hospital London, the University of Sheffield (UK) and has conversed face to face with well-known medical specialists and had interactive sessions on various essential topics of diverse nature. He also visited the University of Colombo (Sri Lanka), The Toronto General Hospital (Canada) in search of his quest for knowledge and spread it to all to heal the sick.
Puri’s book unfolds the causes, symptoms, precautions and preventions right from the fatal cancer to coronary diseases, diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol, uric acid, diseases of the nervous system, tuberculosis, allergy and bronchial asthama, diseases of the abdomen, kidneys, endocrine diseases like thyroid, leprosy, AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases an many old age ailments.

Moreover, Puri has taken pains to explain the ill effects of smoking and tobacco chewing, alcoholism, obesity related diseases, sudden cardiac collapse. He has also apprised the people with various clinical tests for the detection of various common diseases, urgent and necessary steps for first aid to prevent and control some common serious onset of ailments.

Dr. Ajit S. Puri with former President
of India Giani Zail Singh
Above all, he has added special subject on essential dietary measures for the prevention of common serious diseases. Even an appendix on exercise has also been added that plays a significant role in maintaining sound health, improving bone density and preventing osteoporosis, controlling blood sugar levels and so on.
The book has been appreciated by the World Health Organisation (WHO) Dr. B.P. Kean, Director, External Co-operation and Partnerships, WHO Geneva, Switzerland conveyed the comments which are worth meaningful.

Dr. Puri inaugurated the World Diabetes Day, 2014 campaign marking a three year focus on healthy living and diabetes.

He presented his book to the then President of India, Dr. Giani Zail Singh, and Vice President, Krishan Kant. He also presented his book to Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari.