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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EFFICIENT QUALITY-ASSURED DATA CAPTURE USING A MOBILE PHONE 16 November, 2017

EFFICIENT QUALITY-ASSURED DATA CAPTURE USING A MOBILE PHONE 16 November, 2017 Brochure: EpiCollect Workshop – IPHA State Branch, Pondicherry COURSE DESCRIPTION This is a hands-on training on EpiCollect, an open access (free) web and mobile (android and iOS) application for electronic data capture. The curriculum will be modular and every session will consist of a presentation and demonstration by the facilitator followed by ‘exercises’ as an opportunity for the participants to practice. This will be followed by discussion and clarifications. Mentors will be allocated to the participants for guiding the participants.…

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