Mangaluru, Jun 5: Roshni Alumni Association (RAA), Mangaluru and School of Social Work (SSW), Roshni Nilaya, will organize ‘Maria Paiva Couceiro Memorial Lecture’ on June 6, at 3.30 pm at Maria Paiva Hall, School of Social Work.
Dr Lavina M Noronha, director, Ave Maria Palliative Care, Mangaluru will deliver the memorial lecture on the topic ‘Hospice Care: Striving for a Dignified End-of-Life’.
Dr Jacinta D’Souza, former principal, School of Social Work, Mangaluru will throw light on the significance of the day.
Dr Sophia Fernandes, principal, School of Social Work and Dr Malini Hebbar, president, Roshni Alumni Association who will be at the helm of affairs have remarked that the memorial lecture is an annual feature, in honour of the founder of the School of Social Work – Maria Paiva Couceiro – whose vision and courage led to the presence of this illustrious institution.
They have further stated that it is a special privilege to have Dr Lavina M Noronha, a proud alumna of the institution on whom the coveted award Basti Vaman Shenoy Vishwa Konkani Seva Puraskar for the year 2022, has conferred by the World Konkani Centre, in recognition of her outstanding contributions to society.