An Awareness Programme on ‘Depression – Let us talk’ was organised on 7th April 2017 for all staff members of RHU&TC Singur as part of the observation of World Health Day 2017. Nearly 100 participants including Medical Officers, Public Health Nurses, Health Assistants, Health Workers, Field Workers, Laboratory Staff and General Staff participated in the programme.
Dr Subhash Chandra Mandal, Officer-in-charge, RHU&TC, Singur inaugurated the programme. Dr Onkarnath Chattopadhyay, Consultant Public Health Specialist gave a Power Point presentation on the campaign theme and a general outline on the diagnosis and prevention of depression. Dr Amitabha Dan, Public Health Specialist Grade I gave a Power Point presentation on the problem of depression among adolescents and the elderly. It was a great interactive session with the active exchange of dialogue with the majority of the participants.
The power point presentation made during the celebration can be viewed by clicking the following links.