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.

Thursday, 16 October 2014


As part of the World Heart Day Celebration, K.S.Hegde Medical Academy organized Inter School and College competitions, which was  held on 21/08/2014  at Vimshathi Bahavan  from 10.00am to 4.30pm. The following competitions were organized:

a) Drawing- For 5th & 6th Std (69 students participated) Topic: Heart Healthy Environment.
b) Essay - For 7th & 8th Std (40 students participated) Topic: Join the Global Move on healthy heart
c) Quiz - For 9th & 10th Std (96 students participated) Topic: Medical & General Knowledge.
d) Special Talent- For 8th to 10th Std (13 students participated)
e) Extempore Speech - For I and II PUC (2 students participated) Topic: Related to Health.

A total of  220 students participated in this event  from schools and colleges of Udupi and Dakshina Kannada  urban and rural areas and made it a grand success.

KSHEMA also conducted a cardiac marathon walk in association with IMA, Mangalore on 28.09.2014 from Ramabhavan Complex, Kodialbail to IMA Hall, Milagress via Bunts Hostel to celebrate the World Heart Day and bring awareness about cardiac diseases and its prevention. The following guests were present during the flag off ceremony which took place at Ramabhavan Complex at 8 am sharp.

·         Sri. Nalin Kumar Kateel, MP.
·         Sri. J R Lobo, MLA.
·         Sri. Amrit Paul, IGP (Western Range)
·         Sri. N.V.Hegde Chancellor, Nitte University
·         Dr. M. Shantharam Shetty, Pro -Chancellor Nitte University
·         Dr. Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Dean, KSHEMA
·         Dr. Rajesh Ballal, IMA President, Mangalore
·         Dr. Subramanyam K. Chief Interventional Cardiologist K.S.Hegde Hospital
·         Dr. Gopalkrishnan M. Chief Cardio-Thoracic Surgeon K.S.Hegde Hospital

There were approximately 600 participants for the marathon walk which ended at IMA Hall.It was followed by the prize distribution ceremony for the winners of the various competitions.

Public Awareness Program - KSHEMA

The Department of E.N.T K S Hegde Medical Academy and Nitte Institute of Speech and Hearing, in association with the “Lions Club, Mangalore” organized a Public Awareness Program "Deafness awareness programme as a part of “ WORLD DEAFNESS DAY” on 30-09-2014 . Prof(Dr)Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Dean of K S Hegde Medical Academy inaugurated the program. Sri Ivan D’Souza, member of legislative council, Govt of Karnataka, was the chief guest on the occasion. Hearing assessment of high risk population including drivers and those who work in noicy environment was done by the ENT specialists of K S Hegde Hospital and Audiologists of Nitte institute of speech and hearing, Derlakatte. More than 60 people underwent screening test during the program.

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

NSS camp inaugural - NIPT

Nitte institute of physiotherapy, Nitte University Organized their special NSS Camp in Infant Jesus Higher Secondary school, Modankapu, Bantwal taluk,. BC Road on 13-10-2014 Monday. Special camp was Inaugurated by Rev Father Anil joyal D” souza, Chief priest, Infant Jesus church, Modankapu. The camp inauguration was presided by Sri Malley swamy, Thashildar, Bantwal taluk. Principal Dr Dhanesh kumar gave a welcome address to the gathering. Rotarian prakash karanth, Lion Dr Vasanth baliga, Lion Sadanand shetty , Prof Ajith s ,were the chief guests .. NSS Programme officer Mr Subash Chandra Rai gave the vote of Thanks.

Monday, 13 October 2014

NITTE University donates Rs 25 lacs towards PM's Relief Fund for J&K

The students, Teaching and Non-teaching staff and Management of Nitte Group of Institutions located at Mangalore, Bangalore and Nitte contributed Rs. 25 lakhs to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund. The DD for Rs. 25 lakhs to be used for rehabilitation of flood victims at Jammu & Kashmir was handed over to Sri. A.B. Ibrahim, the Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada District by the Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of Nitte University, Dr. S. Ramananda Shetty. Dr. M. S. Moodithaya, Registrar, Nitte University, Dr. Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Dean, KSHEMA, Mr. Hemanth Shetty, Public Relations Coordinator and a team of students from Jammu and Kashmir pursuing their studies with Nitte group were present on the occasion. On behalf of the Government and District Administration, the DC thanked the Chancellor of the University, Sri. N.V. Hegde and the Staff and the Students of all the Institutions of the Nitte Group for their generous gesture.

Thursday, 9 October 2014

'Swatch Bharath' conducted on 2nd October 2014 - NIPT

Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy N S S Volunteers under the leadership of NSS Programme officer Mr Subash chandra rai participated in Clean India Mission Organized by Nitte University on October 02nd Gandhi Jayanthi.