Tuesday, 31 March 2015

II Prize for Monoacting at Canara Engineering College - NICO

Ms. Spoorthi T, student of BAJMC II Semester has won the II Prize for Monoacting at Canara Engineering College’s Canara Ankriti 2015 fest Mangaluru.

II Prize for photography at NMKRV’s La Lumiere National Festival - NICO

Ms. Shivani S. Kansagna, student of BAJMC II Semester has won the II Prize for photography at NMKRV’s La Lumiere National Festival held in Bangalore on March 28, 2015. Ms. Shivani grabbed the prize out of 28 participants from all over the country.

Monday, 30 March 2015

Nitte on Daijiworld....

Mangaluru: Nitte - Pioneering revolution in education since 1979

Dr. Subramayam K, awarded with the "Fellow of American College of Cardiology"

Dr. Subramayam K, Professor & HOD, Dept of Cardiology, KSHEMA, has been awarded with the "Fellow of American College of Cardiology" at the Convocation held at San Diego, USA on 16th of March 2015 for his contribution in Cardiology.

A medical checkup programme at a government primary school, Nitte - Kshema

A medical checkup programme was held on 28.01.2015 at a government primary school, Nitte, on the topic personal hygiene. This was carried out by the interns posted in Nitte, CHC under department of Community medicine, KSHEMA.

1. To evaluate the personal hygiene and nutritional status of children.
2. To do a thorough medical checkup of students.
3. To educate the students on the importance of drinking clean drinking water.

The students were examined to detect any pallor or respiratory diseases. Students were advised to cut their nails regularly, wash their hands before and after food, to wear chappals while playing to avoid injury. They were also advised to keep the surrounding clean. Need to seek medical advice and help were given more importance. They were also told about the importance of drinking clean water as there were many cases of hepatitis reporting to the Nitte CHC. They were advised to boil the water and then consume it. This programme was conducted by the interns Dr. Ahmad Faizal and Dr.Neha Hussain under the guidance of our Medical Officer Dr.Sarala Adoor, Nitte CHC.The students who were suspected of any medical illness, was given first line medication under the supervision of our Medical Officer. Students who need advanced medical care were referred to higher centre.

"Mahamasthakabisheka programme" - Kshema

The Department of Community Medicine organized a Public Awareness Program, "Mahamasthakabisheka programme" from 21-01-2015 to 31-01-2015 at Karkala. K.S Hegde Medical Academy, through the Dept. of Community Medicine provided Medical aid to the pilgrims who attended the festival of Mahamasthakabhisheka in Karkala from 21-1-2015 to 31-1-2015. Each day interns and post graduates from the Dept. of Community Medicine were posted at the base camp near the Mahamasthakabhisheka site and interns were also posted in the Taluk hospital, Karkala. Each day a faculty member from the Dept. of Community Medicine used to supervise the work of interns and the post graduates. At the base camp there was also a medical officer posted from the nearby primary health centres.

About 593 patients attended the clinic near the base camp during this period of 10 days. The patients came with complaints of cough, cold, fever, stomach ache, weakness, loose stools, gastritis, musculoskeletal pain, headache, ear ache, sore throat etc. Patients requiring admission were referred to Gajria Hospital, Karkala.

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

One day workshop on “Online Journalism” -NICO

The department of Mass communication and Journalism, Nitte University has organized a one day workshop on “Online Journalism”. It was conducted by Ms. Gitanjali Diwakar, who is currently Assistant content producer at Manorama Online.

The seminar was very interactive and informative too. Also, the guest was successful in bringing enthusiasm and interest in students by giving activities that involves logical reasoning and creative thinking. Moreover, towards the end, there was questionnaire session, open to the audience. It gave opportunity for the students to clarify their doubts and curiosities about the glowing and growing 'New media'. Since the online media is youth's favorite medium, they really enjoyed the workshop. Moreover, they got to know how the New media actually works and how it is different from other media.