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Ntl Workshop on 'Health System Strengthening' at Jipmer from Sep 26

Puducherry, Sep 25 (UNI) The Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Jipmer in collaboration with the School of Public Health, PGIMER-Chandigarh will organize the four-day“ First National Workshop on Health System Strengthening” from September 26.
A Jipmer release here today said, the workshop is focused on building capacity for Health Systems, strengthening to achieve Universal Health Care, through application of Systems Approach, Problem Analysis Techniques, Implementation Research, Supportive Supervision and Inter-sectoral coordination, Logistic management, Motivation, Communication, Leadership and Conflict Management.
Participants including medical officers, postgraduate students, senior residents and medical college faculty from various states in the country were participating in the workshop.
Faculty from Jipmer and PGIMER-Chandigarh and programme managers from various NGO’s like WHO, UNICEF and State Health & Family Welfare Department will train the participants during these four days.
Jipmer Director Dr.
S C Parija will inaugurate the workshop on September 26 in the presence of Dr.
Premarajan, Professor and Head of the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dr.
Gautam Roy, Senior Professor, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine.
Arun KumarAgarwal from School of Public Health, Chandigarh, an eminent expert in this field among others.


Dengue epidemic should be declared as 'Health disaster" in TN : DMK

Chennai, Oct 20 (UNI) The Opposition DMK in Tamil Nadu today demanded that the outbreak of dengue epidemic in the state, which has claimed nearly 40 lives, should be declared as a 'Health disaster'.


Panacea Biotec receives Manufacturing Authorisation for 22 medicinal products

Mumbai, Oct 17 (UNI)Panacea Biotec a leading biotechnology company said that it has received the Certificate of GMP Compliance from State Service of Ukraine on Medicines and Drugs Control with Manufacturing Authorization for 22 medicinal products, including 4 oncology products for a period valid till June 24, 2020.


UN launches plan to stop transmission of bovine TB to humans

United Nations, Oct 13 (UNI) Stressing the damaging impact on poor rural communities in Africa and South-East Asia of animal tuberculosis’ (bovine TB) transmission to humans, United Nations health experts have launched the first-ever roadmap to combat the so-called zoonotic TB.


World will have more obese children and adolescents than underweight by 2022: WHO

Kolkata, Oct 12 (UNI) The number of obese children and adolescents (aged five to 19 years) worldwide has risen tenfold in the past four decades.


Int'l breast cancer conference stresses on need for early diagnosis, awareness

New Delhi, Oct 7 (UNI) To promote awareness about breast cancer which is becoming the common cancer among women in the country, an international conference was inaugurated on Saturday.

Solar eclipse 2017: North America will witness total solar eclipse

Solar eclipse 2017: North America will witness total solar eclipse

New York, Aug 21 (UNI) Today, all of North America will witness a total solar eclipse for the first time in 99 years, where the Moon will pass in front of the Sun, casting darkness across swathes of the Earth's surface - with up to 14 states shrouded in complete blackout.

Nano-particle fertilizer could lead to new 'green revolution'

Nano-particle fertilizer could lead to new 'green revolution'

New Delhi, Jan 26 (UNI) Sri Lankan scientists report having developed a simple way to make a benign, more efficient fertilizer – described as nano-particle fertilizer - that could contribute to a second food revolution across the globe.

Broken pebbles offer clues to Palaeolithic funeral rituals

Broken pebbles offer clues to Palaeolithic funeral rituals

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) Humans may have ritualistically "killed" objects to remove their symbolic power, some 5,000 years earlier than previously thought, a new international study of marine pebble tools from an Upper Palaeolithic burial site in Italy suggests.