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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

AIIH&PH to Conduct five Skill Based Training Courses


With reference to O.M. No. V-3025/2/2014-AHS(Pt.-II) dated 30th December 2016; from Shri B. S. Murthy, Director (Training), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (AHS Section), Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi -110011, the AIIH&PH has decided to conduct the following five Skill Based Training Courses. All the interested persons are requested to contact the Course Co-Ordinators for respective training and other details.

Sl. No. Name of the Course Nodal Department Course Co-ordinator and Contacts details
1.     Diabetes Educator Health Promotion & Education Prof. M Dobe    (033 2257 3558)
2.     Dietetic Assistant Biochemistry & Nutrition Prof. R.R.Pati    (033 2257 3558)
3.     General Duty Assistant  



Public Health Nursing




Mrs Uma Chatterjee  (033 2241 3831/216

4.     Home Health Aide
5.     Sanitary Inspector Environmental Sanitation Prof. D. Dutta (91-33-2335 9533)

Eligible candidates may contact the respective Nodal Department for details.

                                                                            Sd/- M.Dobe                                                                                                                                   DEAN


Junior Residency Scheme for PG Courses in AIIH&PH, Kolkata

The All India PG Medical Counselling covers the following PG Courses of All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, Kolkata and the students admitted in these courses are eligible for the benefits including stipend & allowances (at present, monthly, 1st year: Rs.74138/-; 2nd year: Rs.76147/- and 3rd year: Rs.78280/-), leave, etc. under the Junior Residency Scheme as per provisions made by the Government of India from time to time.


2. DEG_EPIDEMIOLOGY  [MPH (Epidemiology)],


Public Heath Quiz Competition among school students

Public Health Quiz 2016:

As per suggestion regarding celebration of 85th Foundation Day of the institute, it was decided to organize special awareness programme(s) on Public Health issues in different schools belonging to the field practice (service) areas of the institute. Considering the importance of the public health in today’s day to day life, it was decided to organize Public Heath Quiz Competition among school students and to include Secondary & Higher Secondary students for this.

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