Previous Awareness Events

In 2014, Dr. Usha and Ms. Rekha identified the distressing PCOS problems among the college students and hence started spreading awareness on PCOS

In 2015, an awareness program was conducted in Sridevi Arts and Science College, Ponneri, Thiruvallur District.

In 2016, the PCOS awareness association of India, named “PCOSAAI” was established on women's day by Dr. Usha along with the members, Ms. Rekha and Dr. Janani, in the presence of honorable Dr. Rajapriya Ayappan, a senior Gynaecologist, and PCOS specialist, honorary member of PCOS Foundation.

In 2017, we handed out 10,000 PCOS brochures to college and school students in Chennai. Thanks to SRMIST for funding this program.

In September 2018, an awareness talk was given by Dr. Janani to the students of the Biotechnology Dept at St. Joseph’s College of Engineering, Chennai.
Guest of honor: Dr. Sampathkumari, Gynecologist, Chengalpet. 


In 2018 and 2019, PCOS camps were conducted for the patients at the Ohm Fertility Clinic. Patients were informed about PCOS and how to overcome with lifestyle modifications. A survey was also conducted to understand the causes of PCOS. 

In September 2019, an awareness talk was given to the students of Sridevi Arts and Science College, Ponneri by Dr. B. Usha. 
Guest of Honor: Dr.Rajapriya Ayappan, Gynecologist, Chennai. 

In 2020, we have renamed PCOSAAI to PCOS Foundation to support women suffering from PCOS through our Management, Awareness and Research Programs.


In 2020, our first lifestyle management program has been initiated on July 23rd. Yoga and  personalised diet charts were given for the participants to follow for three months by our   Yoga instructor and Dietitian

In 2021, First International Symposium on PCOS was conducted on January 22 -23. Dr. Smita D Mahale, Director of ICMR, NIRRH, Mumbai was the Chief Guest. Eminent speakers who enlightened the virtual audience were Dr. Rajapriya Ayyappan (Gynaechologist, Srinivas Priya Hospital), Dr. Srabani Mukerjee (Scientist, ICMR), Dr. GJ Christian (Head and Clinician, National Institute of Siddha) and Dr. Paromita Chatterjee (Scientist, SRMIST).  


In 2022, Second National Symposium on PCOS was conducted on September 30, at SRM IST, Kattankulathur, in association with Indian Fertility Society, Tamil Nadu.