World Health Day 2022 was observed by the Department of Community Medicine, JSS Medical College on 08/04/2022. The event was attended by Phase – III MBBS students, PG students of the Department of Community Medicine, Teaching and Non-Teaching faculty of the Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health.
Dr.M.R.Narayana Murthy, Professor and Head, Department of Community Medicine, JSS Medical College addressed the gathering on the significance of World Health Day observation.
Our Chief Guest, Dr. P. Sudhakar Reddy, Professor and Head, Department of PG studies in Swasthavritta, JSS Ayurveda Medical College, Mysuru, delivered the guest lecture on World Health Day theme 2022 – “OUR PLANET, OUR HEALTH”. He sensitized us on an integrated approach to health and the interconnectedness between our planet and our health which helped us magnify our cause in the best possible way.
A briefing on the Importance of World Health Day was given by,Dr. Kavya Upadhya, Senior Resident in the Department of Community Medicine.
In accordance with the World Health Day theme, E - Poster and Reels Video Competition was organized for Phase – III MBBS students for which we received overwhelming response. There were 14 individual entries for E – Posters and 6 group entries comprising of 25 students which were displayed on this occasion. E-poster competition was judged by Dr.Sunil Kumar D and Dr. Praveen Kulkarni, Associate Professors in the Department of Community Medicine. Reels competition was judged by Dr. Nayanabai Shabadi and Dr.Shwethashree M, Assistant Professors in the Department of Community Medicine.
Winners of E-Poster Competition:
1st Prize: Ms. HemaSameeraPinnam; 2nd Prize: Mr. Shubham Mishra
Winners of Reels Video Competition:
Mr. Harsh Pal, Mr. Yashu Juneja, Mr. Vishal Juneja, Ms. Vatsala Godara and Ms. Varnika Mahalwal.
Dr. Rashmi S, Senior Resident in the Department of Community Medicine rendered the Vote of Thanks.
Dr. Kavya Upadhya, Dr. Mythily M R, Dr. Shwetha N K and Dr. Rashmi S, Senior Residents, coordinated the event under the guidance of HOD, Dr.M.R.Narayana Murthy.
We are grateful to one and all who were a part of the programme and made it a huge success.