Recent Highlights from the Department of PSM, AIIH&PH, Kolkata

Awards

  • How Hygienic is the Woman in Food Handling, a study in a Kolkata slum by Dr. Kajari Bandyopadhyay, Prof. Aparajita Dasgupta, and Dr. C.S. Taklikar was judged RUNNER-UP among oral presentations on ‘Food Safety and Security’ Thematic Session at IAPSMCON 2016, Gujarat (4th-6th January, 2016). 
  • Musculoskeletal Morbidity Among Tailors, a cross sectional study in an urban slum of Kolkata by Dr. Sitikantha Banerjee, Dr. Aparajita Dasgupta, and Dr. Lina Bandyopadhyay was the WINNER of poster presentation on ‘miscellaneous’ thematic session at IAPSMCON 2016, Gujarat, (4th-6th January, 2016). 
  • At 5th Convocation of West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata, Dr. Sulagna Das (Batch 2012-2015) was awarded Gold Medal for securing highest marks in MD (Community Medicine).
  • Effectiveness of a Training Programme on Knowledge of Breast Cancer among ASHAs in a Rural Block of West Bengal.  Dr. Kajri Bandopadhyay, Dr. Lina Bandopadhyay were awarded with the FIRST PRIZE in ‘Prof. Ranadeb Biswas Memorial Poster’ section at the 32nd IAPSNCOM- W.B. Chapter held on 4th June, 2016.
  • Domestic Unintentional Injury of 1 to 5 year old Children in a Rural area of West Bengal: A Community based study.  Dr. Sititaknta Banerjee, Dr. Bobby Paul were awarded with the THIRD PRIZE in ‘Prof. Ranadeb Biswas Memorial Poster’ section at the 32nd IAPSNCOM- W.B. Chapter held on 4th June, 2016.
  • A Study on Sexual Behaviour and STIs in a high risk population of Kolkata. Dr. Kajari Bandopadhyay, Prof. Aparajita Dasgupta, Dr. Samarjit Jana, Dr. Dipendra Narayan Goswami awarded with THIRD PRIZE among Oral paper presentation in ‘Yound Scientists Session’ at 6th International CME of Society of Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases of India (STMIDI) held on 5th June, 2016.
 Workshops/Training Programmes Organised by PSM
  • Awareness Programme on “Hazards of tobacco” among students of Paltagarh Radharani Sikshamandir (Higher Secondary),  Singur on 8th February 2016
  • Workshop of “First Aid” among students of Paltagarh Radharani Sikshamandir (Higher Secondary), Singur on 4-5th February 2016
  • Training on “Prevention and Screening of Breast and Cervical Cancer” for Field Level Health Personnel (ASHAs) of Singur on 2nd February 2016
  • Training Programme on “Prevention of noncommunicable diseases” among secondary school teachers of Singur on 7th December 2015
  • One day workshop on “Research methodology” for newly recruited Junior Residents on 13th July 2015.
  • Click below for photographs.

              Photo 1: IAPSMCON 2016, Gujarat (4th-6th January, 2016).

             Photo 2: 5thConvocation of WBUHS, Kolkata