Celebration of World Health Day 2017 by AIIH&PH, Kolkata

World Health day 2017 with the theme “Depression” and Slogan “Let Us Talk” was celebrated by the All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, Kolkata under the co-ordination of the Department of Public Health Administration. More than 200 participants including PG Trainees, Faculty, Other Officers and Staff participated in the programme.

Dr Narendra Nath Naskar, HOD, Department of Public Health Administration (PHA) welcomed delivered the welcome address and the Programme was inaugurated by Dr R N Chaudhuri, Director of AIIH&PH, Kolkata. Dr Madhumita Dobe, Dean, AIIH&PH, Kolkata highlighted the importance of World Health Day.

Dr Bhaswati Sengupta, Director-Professor, Department of PHA delivered the Key Note Address and Dr Shibani Datta, Professor, Department of PHA explained the Objective of the World Health Day 2017. Dr Annand Kishore DPH, PGT talked about the certain Myths & Stigma associated with the depression.

Dr Moloy Ghosal, Professor & Head, Department of Psychiatry, Calcutta Medical College, Kolkata addressed the house as the Guest Speaker of the function. One short film “Nibritochari,” highlighting a creative old age home was shown to the participants by the promising filmmaker Sh. Sourav Sarkar of Fragrant Creation, Kolkata. Dr Sanjoy Sadhukhan, Professor, Department of PHA delivered the vote of thanks.

The power point presentation made during the celebration can be viewed by clicking the following links.

World Health Day 2017 – A talk on Depression by Dr Bhaswati Sengupta
World Health Day 2017 – A talk on the objective by Dr Shibani Datta
Depression – Myths & Stigma – A talk by Dr Annand Kishore
The photographs taken during the celebration can be viewed by clicking the following links.
Photographs – World Health Day 2017