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For the year of 2018:

  • 11. Dr. Asha Bullappa, Assistant Professor gave a talk on Diarrhea - Causes, Clinical features and classification in Intensified Diarrhea Control Fortnight, Zinc and ORS corner Workshop organized by Department of Pediatrics, Community Medicine, IAP, department of family and child welfare on 24th May, 2018 at LT 4, SSIMSRC, Davangere.
  • 10. Prenatal photoshoot and father craft class was conducted by Dr. Vinayak JK, Mr. Harish, Dr. Faye focused on role of father during antenatal period.
  • 9. Kitchen garden competition was conducted for school children mainly to focus on awareness regarding importance of papaya, drumstick leaves by Dr. Vinayak JK, Dr. Faye, Mr. Harish and interns
  • 8. Dr. Rakesh, Assistant Professor participated in Intensified Mission Indradhanush Program as External Monitor, supporting WHO activities. The monitoring was done on 20/06/18 and 21/06/18 which included session site monitoring and house to house monitoring at Jagalur taluk.
  • 7. Dr. Asha Bullappa, Assistant Professor and Mr. Nagaraj. T. G, Medical Social Worker attended telemedicine based training programme on national programmes held on Zilla Panchayat, Davangere on 27th June, 2018.
  • 6. Condom Box Installation And Maintenance at National High Way Tollgate-Hebbal And Dhaba Hotels – done by Dr. Vinayak J. K and Mr. Ashok Kumar. According to studies /research truck drivers and cleaners act as a bridge population in spreading HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. Keeping this issue in mind under social marketing strategy we installed condom boxes in toilets at Hebbal National highway tollgate and few dhaba hotels at NH4 highway. The condom boxes are freely supplied by District AIDS control unit, Davangere and maintained by Department of Community Medicine, S S Institute of Medical Sciences Davangere , in co-ordination with National Highway Authority of India-Hebbal tollgate and few dhaba hotels. This provides easy accessibility to condoms for truck drivers, cleaners and other general population and motivates to practice safe sex. The placard attached with it has information regarding spread of HIV infection and safe sexual practices by using condom.
  • 5. Dr. Rakesh J, Assistant Professor gave health education on leprosy disease on the eve of World Leprosy Day for students of Gnana Jyothi higher primary school, Lokikere on 2.2.18
  • 4. Dr. Rakesh J, Assistant Professor gave health education on leprosy disease on the eve of World Leprosy Day in UHC Bashanagar on 3.2.18 for general public.
  • 3. Dr. Asha Bullappa, Assistant Professor attended a CME on ‘Leprosy - An Update’ organized by Department of Dermatology, Basaveshwara Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Chitradurga on 10.2.2018.
  • 2. Dr. Asha Bullappa, Assistant Professor attended a sensitization programme on HMIS reporting, RCH portal and pulse polio immunization campaign on 17.2.18 at DHO office, Davangere.
  • 1. Dr. Asha Bullappa, Assistant Professor attended a training programme on “National Mental Health Programme” at DHO office, Davangere on 14.2.18 and 15.2.18.

For the year of 2017:

  • Dr. Smitha Yadav, post graduate bagged best poster award under non-thematic post graduate group in KACH conference 2017 held at SDM medical college, Dharwad. guided by Dr. Ratnaprabha
  • Dr. Muhammad Muntazeem attended KACH Conference on 26.10.17 and presented poster on “Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of Ramadan fasting on health and disease among pregnant Muslim women in Urban Health Centre of a Medical College” guided by Dr. Kusum Mane
  • Dr. Smitha Yadav, Post graduate attended KACH Conference on 26.10.17 and presented poster on “Food insecurity of rural households in the field practice area of a medical college in Karnataka.”guided by Dr. Ratnaprabha
  • Dr. Nethra Gowda, Post graduate attended KACH Conference on 26.10.17 and presented poster on “A study on awareness of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and its vaccination among the medical students and interns of a medical college, Davangere.” Guided by DR. Geethalakshmi R.G.
  • Dr. Asha Bullappa, Assistant Professor attended KACH Conference on 26.10.17 and presented a research paper on “Assessment of health problems, needs and cultural beliefs of women in a rural area of Karnataka, India : A participatory rural appraisal method.”
  • Dr. Rathnaprabha. G. K, Associate Professor attended KACH conference on 26.10.17 and presented oral paper on “Male Participation in RCH in select areas of Davangere”
  • Immunization to school students of K.P.Halli, Lokikere PHC was done by Dr. Sindhu. P, staff of PHC.
  • Dr. Prakash Kengnal, Statistician delivered a lecture on ‘ Biostatistics’ to life science students at Davangere University, Davangere on 28th Nov, 2017.
  • Dr. Prakash Kengnal, Statistician delivered a lecture on ‘ Biostatistics’ to life science students at Akkamahadevi Womens’ University, Vijayapur on 9th and 10th Nov, 2017.
  • Essay competition was conducted for high school students of govt school, Azad nagar on the eve of world AIDS day by Dr. Vinayak on 21th Dec, 2017.
  • Essay competition was conducted for high school students of govt school, K. P. Halli on the eve of world AIDS day by Dr. Vinayak on 8th Dec, 2017.
  • Health awareness about the benefits of consuming nutritious food was given by Dr. Rakesh to ANC, PNC mothers in anganwadi of Kolkunte on 01.09.2017
  • Dr Ratnaprabha participated in Active Case Finding programme as an external monitor from 4th – 8th December 2017 in Davangere District.
  • Dr Anup Banur was the resource person for TOG training programme in SNMC, Bagalkot on 28th – 29th November 2017.
  • Dr Ratnaprabha, Dr Anoop Banur, Dr Jayasimha and Dr Asha Bullappa underwent Technical and Operational Guidelines (TOG) for TB control in India at JJM Medical College Davangere, organized by DTO during 19th – 24th May 2017. Dr Geethalaksmi R.G was one of the resource persons for the above mentioned training.
  • Awareness about Diabetes on the eve of International Diabetes Day 2017 for Nursing College, SSIMS & RC on 14/11/2017 was given by Dr. Rathnaprabha. G. K.
  • World Breast Feeding Week 2017 – Training for private nursing home staff nurses at Child Health Institute, Bapuji Hospital on 3/08/2017 was given by Dr. Rathnaprabha. G.K.
  • Dr. Geethalakshmi. R. G attended State Task Force (STF) Meeting-RNTCP – Medical Colleges. It was held at SIFHW Bangalore to plan for effective role out of Revised TOG 2016 in all Medical Colleges , plan for CMEs / State conference and also address any technical / financial issues on 23rd Dec, 2017. Participants: Attended by all Nodal officers from both private and govt. Medical colleges along with STO and State Nodal Officers of RNTCP program (about 100 participants).
  • Seminar on TB awareness program organized by Rotary and Inner Wheel clubs of Davangere Zone, RID 3160 jointly with Dept. of Bio-technology, Bapuji Institute of Engineering & Technology, Davangere on 19th Dec, 2017. About 150 participants were present.
  • TB awareness program for the general public of Sri Ramanagar in a medical camp organized by SSIMS & RC, Davangere on 10.12.2017. About 130 participants were present.
  • Cervical and Breast cancer awareness program for the general public of Kakkaragolla in a medical camp on 15.10.2017, organized by SSIMS & RC, Davangere. About 150 participants were present.
  • Dr. Geethalakshmi. R. G., Dr. Madona, gave health education on the eve of world Diabetes day (Nov 14th) Diabetes awareness program to general public, ASHA workers , ANM’s , Health workers of PHC Lokikere on 23rd Nov.2017. More than 60 participants were present.
  • 1st August to 7th August 2017 - WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK 2017 observed by the Department of Community Medicine Formal Inauguration of world Breastfeeding Week 2017 in co-ordination with Department of Community Medicine, Pediatrics & OBG was done followed by health talk for nursing staff of SSIMS&RC hospital on the benefits of breastfeeding by Dr. Geethalakshmi R. G Prof & HOD Department of Community Medicine. Health Education was delivered to pregnant & lactating mothers of Lokikere and Bashanagar by Dr. Vidya. B, Assistant Professor followed by role play by interns under the guidance of Dr. Vinayak, Assistant Professor. Dr Aswin kumar, Dr. Rathnaprabha, Associate Professors, gave Health Talk on benefits of Breastfeeding for Undergraduate students and nursing staff of private nursing homes of Davangere in Child Health Institute(CHI) respectively. Essay writing compitition was organized for PU college girls and followed by Health Talk by Post Graduates Dr. Netra and Dr. Smitha under the Guidance of Dr. Mane Kusum, Associate Professor, Dr.Rakesh J, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, gave a talk on World Breast Feeding Week 2017 theme and benefits of breast feeding to the baby and mother, to the interns posted in all the departments. Dr. Mane kusum, Associate Professor,gave a health talk to the nursing students of SSINS on benefits of breastfeeding and on the theme of World Breastfeeding Week 2017.
  • Training about new RNTCP guidelines to ASHA workers and PHC staff was given by Dr. Asha Bullappa, Assistant Professor on 21.7.2017.
  • Health education about dengue disease and its prevention was given by Dr. Kusum Mane, Associate Professor, to students of Shri Maruthi PU College, Lokikere on 1.8.2017.
  • Dr. Aswin Kumar, Associate Professor was trained for RNTCP new guidelines organized by State Task Force, RNTCP in JJMMC, Davangere.
  • Dr. Rathnaprabha. G.K, Associate Professor and Dr. Asha Bullappa, Assistant Professor were trained for RNTCP new guidelines organized by District TB office, Davangere in JJMMC, Davangere.
  • Dr. Geethalakshmi. R. G, Prof and Head worked as facilitator for TOG on RNTCP for district medical officers conducted at JJMMC lecture hall in 3 batches from 19th to 21st June, 22nd to 24th June 2017 and from 4th to 6th July 2017
  • On the eve of international yoga day, Dr. Geethalakshmi. R. G, Prof and Head, gave a talk at Divya yoga Mandira for about 60 participants on the topic - Yoga in prevention of diseases.
  • Dr. Geethalakshmi. R. G, Prof and Head, gave a talk on “Yoga in prevention of diseases.” On the occasion of international yoga day to Anganwadi workers at Anganwadi centre on 18/06/2017.
  • ‘Intensified Diarrhea Control Fortnight’ training activity was conducted in by Dr. R. M. Naik to train ANM and ASHA workers. Dr. Madonna gave a talk on importance of breastfeeding. Mr. Ashok Kumar (MSW), PHC staff and interns participated in the event.
  • Dr. Nethra. G, post graduate received 2nd prize in PG level essay competition organized by STF on “Role of Medical Colleges to end TB by 2025 at St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore on 13/06/2017
  • Dr. Geethalakshmi R. G, Professor and Hod and Nodal Officer for DOTS Centre in SSIMSRC attended RNTCP State Task Force meeting organized by State TB cell, State Task Force and St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore on 13/06/2017
  • Dr. Geethalakhsmi . R. G, Professor and Head, Dr. Asha Bullappa, Assistant Professor attended a meeting on National Framework for Malaria Elimination organized by NVBDCP at Zilla Panchayat, Davangere on 07/06/17.
  • Participatory Rural Appraisal activity was conducted by Dr. Rathnaprabha on 02.06.2017. Dr. Aswin Kumar, Dr. Vidya assisted in conducting the activity. Mr. Nagaraj.T.G.(MSW), Mr. Ashok Kumar (MSW), Interns participated in the event.
  • Health education program about awareness about health hazards of tobacco consumption was conducted in anganwadi of Kolkunte village on the eve of ‘No Tobacco Day’ by Dr. Asha Bullappa, Assistant Professor on 31.05.2017. Interns, Mr. Ashok Kumar( MSW), PHC staff participated in the event.
  • Dr. Asha Bullappa, Assistant Professor conducted a Participatory Rural Appraisal in Giriyapura village to assess the health needs of the community at Anganwadi centre, Giriyapura on 19.5.2017. Dr. Nethra. G (PG), Interns, Mr. Ashok Kumar (MSW) and Mr. Nagaraj. T.G (MSW) and PHC staff participated in the event.
  • Dr. Mane Kusum, Assistant Professor and Dr. Girijamma, Medical Officer, UHC, Bashanagar addressed the women attending UHC on Tuberculosis on the eve of World TB day. Mr. Harsha, MSW and interns attended the event.
  • Essay competition at state level was conducted by RNTCP on “Role of medical colleges in end TB 2015”. Dr. Nethra. G, post graduate in department of community medicine bagged 2nd prize in the essay competition guided by Dr. Geethalakshmi R.G.
  • World TB day was observed at DC Office, Davangere. Dr. Geethalakshmi R.G., Prof and Head attended the event. It was organized by District TB Control Centre, Davangere on 24th March 2018
  • Dr. Asha Bullappa, Assistant Professor co-ordinated state level RNTCP quiz for undergraduate students on 23rd March, 2017.
  • Health awareness program was conducted at PHC, Lokikere on the eve of world TB day on 23rd March, 2017. Dr. Geethalakshmi R.G, Prof and Head addressed the patients attending PHC
  • Dr. Geethalakshmi R.G, Prof and Head gave a guest lecture for anganwadi helpers of davangere district at Anganwadi training centre on 21st March, 2017 on care of under five children
  • Dr Netra G, Dr Smitha Yadav J S, Dr Madonna D’souza, Dr Muhammed Muntazeem, post graduates did external monitoring of Measles-Rubella Campaign from 8th to 28th feb, 2017
  • Dr. Geethalakshmi. R.G participated in the revised Basic Course Workshop and Sensitization Programme for Attitude and Communication module organized by the MCI Nodal Centre for faculty development, JNMC, Belgaum on 7th -10th Feb, 2017.
  • Dr. Geethalakshmi. R.G, Prof and Head gave a talk on awareness on HIV/AIDS at SBC PUC Womens’ College conducted by National Social Service and KSAPS, Bangalore on 23.2.2017
  • Dr. Geethalakshmi. R.G, Prof and Head attended training on RNTCP Technical and Operational Guidelines 2016 in India at CG Hospital conducted by District Health Society, TB Division from 28.2.17 to 2.3.17 and participated as a delegate in RNTCP ZTF workshop at KIMS, Bangalore on 2.2.17 and 3.2.17.
  • De-worming day was observed on 10.2.17 in Anganwadi centres of Lokikere A and B. Dr. Madonna D’Souza, postgraduate, Ashok Kumar, MSW and interns participated in the programme.
  • Health awareness about mother and child care was addressed to pregnant and lactating mother and their care takers in Sirigere CHC on 16.3.17 by Dr. Asha Bullappa, Assistant Professor.
  • Eye check up camp was done on the eve of Glaucoma week with collaboration from Department of Ophthalmology on 12.3.17, 15.3.17 and 17.3.17 in PHC Lokikere and Subcentre Thurchgatta.
  • Measles Rubella Campaign was monitored in the PHC Lokikere field practice area from 7.2.17 to 28.2.17 by all staff of Community Medicine.
  • A sensitization on Measles Rubella Campaign was done on 2.2.2017 to school teachers in Lokikere PHC area under the guidance of Dr. R. M. Naik, Medical Officer of PHC, Dr. Nethra and Dr. Muhammad Muntazeem G, postgraduates, Ashok Kumar, MSW, interns and PHC Staff.
  • A half day workshop on International Classification of Diseases-10 was organized by Department of Community Medicine in association with Central Bureau of Health Intelligence, H&FW, Bangalore on 1.2.2017. The programme was supported by Dr. B. S. Prasad, Principal, SSIMSRC, inaugurated by Dr. N. K. Kalapppanavar, Medical Director, SSIMSRC, Dr. Geethalakshmi. R. G., Prof & Head, Dept. of Community Medicine, Mr. N. Suseendra Babu, Deputy Director, CBHI, Bangalore and Mr. D.M. Joseph, Medical Records Consultant in St. Johns Medical College Hospital, Bangalore.
  • On 28th November 2011, Department of Community Medicine conducted a training programme for staff nurses on “Hospital Health & Hygiene Management”. All the staff of Department of Community Medicine were involved in the programme.
  • Training on newer guidelines of RNTCP for staff nurses was conducted by Dept of Community Medicine. This programme was carried out every month for 4 months from 28th November 2011 onwards.
  • Training programme for staff nurses was carried out on “Breastfeeding practices”. This training was carried out every week for two months starting from 7th August 2012. This programme was organized by Dept of Community Medicine in collaboration with Dept of Anatomy, Physiology, Paediatrics and OBG.
Outreach activities:
  • National Intensive Pulse Polio Immunization Programme was held at Davangere on 19th Feb 2012. Dr. Mahesh DK, Dr. Santosh A & Dr. Divya Pai along with 3rd, 4th, 6th and 7th term students participated
  • Health checkup Camp on obesity, hypertension and diabetes for Zill Parishad members and staff was organized by Youth Red Cross Wing of SSIMS &RC, Indian Red Cross district branch and Zilla Parishad Davangere on 10th May 2012
  • Dr. Aswin Kumar delivered a speech on healthcare on HIV/AIDS held at Indian Red Cross society, Davangere organized by Youth Red Cross & Diet, SSIMS branch
  • An awareness session on “Dengue fever” at Bakkeshwara School, Davangere on 26th July 2012. Dr. Aswin Kumar and Dr. Ayesha Nawaz participated in the programme.
  • Dr. Varadaraj Rao, Professor & Head, gave a live talk on the radio on “Dengue and protein energy malnutrition” at Chitradurga All India Radio Station.
  • Dr. Aswin Kumar participated as a resource person in two days training programme on disaster Management held at Officer’s Club, Davangere on 10th & 11th of Aug 2012.
  • Health checkup camp for school children held at Harihar on 13th Aug 2012. Dr. Aswin Kumar and Dr. Devaraj and interns participated in the camp.
  • Health checkup for school children was conducted under Suvarna Arogya Chaitanya Karyakrama at 22 Primary and middle schools under lokikere PHC area, during the period of Aug to Sept 2012 under the supervision of HOD.
Dr.Kusum Mane in Suvarna Arogya Chaitanya programme
  • A free health checkup was organized by the department of Community Medicine for all the girl children in anganwadis coming under Lokikere PHC, who were enrolled in Bhagyalaxmi Scheme, in a span of one week in the month of November 2012.
  • Awareness session on “Birth spacing and methods of contraception” at PHC, Lokikere on 17th Nov 2012 by Dr. Aswin Kumar.
  • Awareness session on “Adolescent Reproductive and Sexual Health” to school children on 30th Nov 2012 by Dr. Devaraj.
  • Free health checkup for pregnant mothers was organized at the anganwadis on 4th Dec 2012. Dr. Ayesha Nawaz spoke on Antenatal care and Breastfeeding practices following delivery.
  • Screening programme for cervical cancer was launched at PHC, Lokikere on 13th Dec 2012. Health awareness on carcinoma cervix and breast was given in PHC by Dr. Ratnaprabha. Subsequently every Thursday, awareness sessions have been continued along with pap tests and breast examination for all volunteered women aged > 21 yrs attending the OPD.
Dr.Ratnaprabha giving health talk on “Cancer cervix”
  • Specialists’ Health Camp for disabled people organized by DDRC in collaboration with Dept. of Community Medicine, Davangere at Angodu, Taluk Davangere on 12th Jan 2013. Dr BA Vradaraj Rao, Dr Suryakantha and Dr Bheemayya along with other junior staff attended from the department attended the camp.
  • Dr. Kusum Mane, Asst Professor, created awareness among high school students on “Hazards of tobacco”, in various schools in areas under Lokikere PHC from 18th to 22nd Feb 2013.
  • Active participation of interns and PG students during National Intensive Pulse Polio Immunization Programme conducted on 20th January 2013 in Davangere.
  • Postgraduate students Dr. Santosh and Dr. Devraj were posted as WHO monitors to supervise the Pulse polio immunization programme at Jagalur and Harapanahalli taluks from 24th-27th February 2013.
  • Dr. Aswin Kumar spoke on Disaster Management at a programme organized at rotary club, Davangere.
  • Prof & Head Dr. Varadaraj, Assistant prof Dr. Kusum Mane and Dr. Ayesha Nawaz participated in the health checkup camp at DEd college, Davangere on 22nd March. On this occasion Dr. Ayesha spoke on adolescent health.
  • Dr. Aswin Kumar participated as resource person in a training programme on First Aid for school children at Chennagiri on 27th March 2013.
  • Dr. Aswin Kumar spoke on First Aid at a programme organized at a school in Harapanahalli on 28th March 2013.
  • Proff & Head Dr. Varadaraj and Asst Proff Dr. Aswin Kumar spoke on Adolescent Health and Nutrition at a programme organized at Bapuji Polytechnic College, Davangere on 30th March 2013.
  • Proff & Head Dr. Varadaraj and Asst Proff Dr. Aswin Kumar spoke on Adolescent Health and Nutrition at a programme organized at Bapuji Polytechnic College, Davangere on 30th March 2013.
  • Dr. Kusum Mane, Asst Prof created awareness about “Anaemia and its prevention” at PHC, Lokikere area on 15-05-2013. Dr. Suman, Intern posted in Community Medicine gave a health talk on Anaemia.
  • Dr. Soujanya, intern gave a health talk on “Cervical cancer” to create awareness among anganwadi workers at Lokikere on 14-06-2013. Dr. Aswin Kumar also participated in the programme.
 
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