World Breastfeeding Week Celebration (1st – 7th August 2018)

Dear Members Greetings from Indian Public Health Association HQ It is my great pleasure to apprise you that Indian Public Health Association HQ will observe the week long celebration of World Breastfeeding Week from 1st – 7th August 2018 in different hospitals & medical colleges to generate awareness about the benefit of breastfeeding among the general population. The inaugural programme scheduled to be held on 1st of August 2018 at B.R. Singh Hospital Kolkata. Members are also requested to arrange for the observation of the week/day at their branch or hospital. Tentative Programme: 1st August – 3 pm – 4 pm…

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Workshop on “Counseling Patients for Smoking Cessation” (31.05.2018)

The Community Medicine Department of R G Kar Medical College, in association with Indian Public Health Association, is proud to organise a small workshop on “Counseling Patients to Stop smoking” for Undergraduate Students of this department at 1 pm on 31st May, 2018 (World No Tobacco Day). We shall be highly obliged if you can come for the occasion, to enhance the collaboration between Academicia and Public Health Practitioners, and encourage our youngsters to help their patients to stop smoking. You can also send a representative from your side (State…

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World TB Day (24.03.2018)

Dear Colleagues, On World Tuberculosis (TB) Day 2018 (March 24), we find ourselves at a critical moment in the global fight against this curable and preventable infectious disease. We can find, cure and prevent TB on a global scale, but it will require more work, more science, more determination, and yes, more leaders if we are to end this epidemic. That is why the theme for the World TB day is “wanted: Leaders for a TB free World”– is both timely and necessary. Over the last 15 years, the number…

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