Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Breast Cancer Awareness Camp - NUINS

Obstetrics & Gynaecological Nursing department, NUINS in collaboration with Youvathi Mandal (Sasihithlu), Navodaya Mahila Mandal & Halevidyarthiyara Sanga (Sasihithlu); organized a “Breast Cancer Awareness Camp” on the observation of Pink Ribbon Day on 25th of October 2014 at Sasihithlu, Surathkal with the theme “ Early Detection Better Protection”. Assoc. Prof. (Mrs.) Philomena Fernandes, HOD of OBG (N) Dept. of Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences, was the Resource person and the programme coordinator for the day.

Mass Health Education programme - NUINS

As a part of community health nursing posting, the students of 2nd year PBBSc Nursing organized Mass Health Education programme on “care of under five children” on 23-10-2014 near Kattemar, Manjanady under Natekal PHC. Students has taken the initiation to explain charts on various topics like care of under five children –immunization, nutrition, growth monitoring, and preventive care. All the students had actively participated in the programme and clarified the doubts of groups. Around 25-30 family members were benefited with the programme.

Monday, 27 October 2014

Health Camp / Outreach Program at Kshema

Department of Community Medicine of K. S. Hegde Medical Academy organized a Health check-up and talk for Hejamadi Anganwadi children and their mothers on 14 October 2014. This programme was conducted by MBBS intern Dr. Salma H Walikar, with the help of Ms. Tejakshi, anganwadi teacher. This camp was conducted under the supervision from Dr. Usha Rani, PG Dept of Community Medicine and the guidance of Dr. Sandeep Patil, Asst. Prof. Dept of Community Medicine and Mr.Santhosh N.P, Social worker Dept of Community Medicine. All students were examined personal hygiene physical parameters, nutritional status, dental hygiene and various health issues. Health talk was given on Anemia for mothers of anganwadi children by Dr. Salma H Walikar and Dr. Usha Rani. One of the mother was found to be Anaemic ANC case and was referred to higher centre for further management. All children were found to be healthy and had average personal and dental hygiene.

Thursday, 23 October 2014

Mirchi Campus Stars 2014 - NUINS

A state level Radio Mirchi Talent Hunt Season- 6 was organized in collaboration with Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences, SNA unit at KSHEMA auditorium on 16th October 2014, from 2pm to 6pm. The students of NUINS exhibited their talents in the events . In the search to Identify the best singer, dancer & model. Ms. Tsewang Lahamo 1 dancer, Mr.Basanth Savanth I best models. Ms Ann Mary II Rajya bubbly girl respectively. st st B.sc ( N) was selected an best singer & Bsc( N) and Ms .Tsewang Lahamo selected as nd Bsc( N) was selected as a Vijaya Karnataka.

Observation of World Mental Health Week -2014 - NUINS

Observation of World Mental Health Week -2014 (From 7-10-2014 to 10-10-2014) The department of Psychiatric Nursing were collaborated with department of Psychiatry KSHEMA, Nitte Rural Psychiatric centre, Karkala, Nitte, Sevanjali Prathishtana Farangipete and Rotary Club Bantwala, Mangalore, Dharmastala Grama Abhivridhi Yojana,Mudipu, and Vinothana Youth Club Vitla for the Observation of World mental health Week -2014. On 7 th the programme was inaugurated in Nitte Rural Rehabilitation Center, Nitte, Karkala. .Sri .N. Vinay Hegde chancellor, Nitte University inaugurated the prgramme by lighting the lamp. The significance of the Mental health was emphasized by Dr. Sathish Rao HOD department of Psychiatry, KSHEMA. After the inaugural programme the role-play was enacted by the students on the theme “Living with Schizophrenia”. Total 1000 population from rural community of D.K District were benefited from this awareness programme.

Friday, 17 October 2014

KARNEOCON 2014 - Kshema

KARNEOCON 2014, the 17th Karnataka State Neonatology Conference was held between 11-12 October 2014 at Mangalore. The Department of Paediatrics, KSHEMA hosted the pre-conference workshop on “Technology and Gadgets in NICU” on 10th October at the Clinical Skills Lab, 2nd Floor Justice K S Hegde Hospital. The workshop was inaugurated by Dr Karuna Ramesh Kumar, Medical Superintendent, Justice K S Hegde Hospital and graced by the Dean, Dr Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, KSHEMA. The theme of the workshop was to discuss and demonstrate latest gadgets and equipments used in neonatology to improve the care of the newborns. Additionally a session on vascular access was also done. The faculty included eminent neonatologists from Manipal hospital, Bangalore. Delegates comprised of consultant and practicing pediatricians, postgraduates and nurses from all over Karnataka. The workshop and the facilities at the clinical skills lab were well appreciated. The Department of Paediatrics is extremely grateful to KSHEMA and Nitte University for encouragement and constant support to all over endeavours.


The annual sports day SPORTIF JOUR 2014 of Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences was held on 10 th October 2014, at Mangalore University Ground, Konaje. Mr. Paulson Thomas, Former National athlete & NUINS alumnus was the Chief Guest. Track and field events were conducted for the students and staff. Overall Championship was bagged by III GNM Students. The Individual Champion of Boys & Girls were Mr. Hashkar of I BS.c(N) & Ms. Niji V.A of III GNM respectively.