South Zone ACS(I) Dermato Surgery Workshop – 2016

Dept of Dermatology- RRMCH, has organised a CME/Work Shop on “DERMATO SURGERY “.

Date : 18/12/2016
Time : 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Venue : College Auditorium (Kadamba Hall)
Speakers 1. Dr. Raghunatha Reddy
2. Dr. Manas Chatterjee
3. Dr. Gurudutt
4. Dr. Nitin Jain
5. Dr. Kamal

First Zone ACS(I) Live Dermatosurgery Workshop

RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru hosted the First South Zone ACS(I) Live Dermatosurgery Workshop on 18th December, 2016. Renowned faculty from all over India demonstrated various dermatosurgery procedures during the Workshop.

Col. Dr. Manas Chatterjee, President ACS(I) was the Chief Guest for the occasion. Dr Vidya T S (President, BDS), Dr Umashankar Nagaraju{Hon. General Secretary ACS(I)}, Dr Shashikumar B M{Treasurer ACS(I)} and Dr Vivekananda (Organizing Chairman, Professor and HOD, Dept of Dermatology, RRMCH) were present during the occasion. Dr H V Shetty (Dean, RRMCH), Dr Chandrashekhar (Organizing Secretary, WCOCD), Dr Govindaraju K M (Medical Superintendent, RRMCH) and Dr Sahajananda H (HOD, Dept of Anaesthesia) were the special invitees.

Advanced dermatosurgery procedures like Vitiligo surgery, Hair transplantation, Blepharoplasty, Acne scar surgery, Fat graft, Sclerotherapy, Platelet rich fibrin matrix for non-healing ulcer was demonstrated live from Operation theatre.

Expert consultants like Col. Dr Manas Chatterjee, Dr Yogeshwarappa C N, Dr Savitha A S, Dr Madura C, Dr Kamal K M, Dr Eswari L, Dr Sudheesh K, Dr Vishwas K Vijayadev, Dr Nagesh T S, Dr Nitin Jain, Dr Pradeep Kumari, Dr Sandeep Mahapatra and Dr Umashankar Nagaraju conducted the proceedings from OT. Dr Krupa Shankar D S and Dr Rajesh Kumar moderated the sessions. Dr Ramesh M, Consultant dermatologist was the designated observer from KMC for the event. Dr Balakrishna, Professor of Anatomy, RRMCH spoke on Facial Anatomy with a video demonstration. He was felicitated for his contribution to the field of medical education in a career spanning four decades.

South Zonal ACS(I)-WCOCD-DRL Dermatosurgery Quiz was conducted by Dr Rajesh Kumar during the same occasion. The Workshop saw a massive turnout of over 200 delegates and faculty.


Dept of Surgical and Medical Oncology, RRMCH has organised a CME on “BREAST CANCER”.

Date: 27.10.2016
Time: 2:00 pm.
Venue: Kadamba Hall, RRMCH College Auditoriuim.

Dr. Madhu Y C, Surgical Oncology.
Dr. Viveka B K, Medical Oncology.
Dr. Surendra Reddy, Radiation Oncologist.



CME-Orientation on Poliomyelitis eradication

Programme: CME – 11th Nov 2016 – Orientation on Poliomyelitis eradication, Surveillance guidelines for AFP, Measles Elimination by 2020, Case based Measles & Rubelle Surveillance, Organized by Dept of Community Medicine.

Presided by: WHO – SMO – Bangalore Unit – Dr Nagaraja N T, Medical Director – Dr. D.L.Ramachandra, CEO – RRGI – Mr. Seetharam, Prof & HOD, Community Medicine – Dr Shashikala Manjunatha.

Anchoring – Dr. Srividya, Assoc. Prof – Community Medicine

Invocation – Dr. Ramya, PG – Community Medicine

Welcome Speech – Dr Shashikala Manjunatha Prof & HOD, Community Medicine .

Orientation – Dr Nagaraja N T, WHO – SMO – Bangalore Unit

Vote of Thanks – Dr. Vidya, Asst. Prof, Community Medicine.

Children’s day celebration 2016

Department of Pediatrics celebrated Children’s day on 15.11.16 in the department under the guidance of Dr. Adarsh, Prof and HOD, Department of pediatrics RRMCH.

The chief guests of the programme were Dr. H.V. Shetty -Dean, Dr. Govindaraju – Medical Superintendent.

Combined with in-patients and out-patient children, we had also called the children from Balya Ashram and Samrakshana Anatha Ashram. Around 200 children had participated for the celebration of Children’s Day.

The programme was started by a welcome song sung by kids from Balya Ashram, Dr. Adarsh Prof and HOD – Department of Pediatrics, RRMCH, gave a warm welcome to the guests and the Ashram kids. The progammes included Cake cutting for the children’s day, followed with a skit and dance performance by the kids and magic show from Jadhugar Jaganath which was arranged by RRMCH. Sports also was organized for children like lemon and spoon, ball in the bucket, Musical chair and many more.

Dr. Adarsh concluded the programme with a vote of thanks for making the Children’s Day a grand success.

Eye Donation- awareness programme

Health Awareness program

Topic:Awareness About Eye Donation
Place: Jnana Vikas Institute of Technology, Bidadi

We are happy to inform that a successful Health Awareness program was conducted in the college, Jnana Vikas Institute of Technology on 28.10.2016.

Health talk was given by Dr.Santosh A, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine. RRMCH, Bangalore
Miss. Deeksha.B.M. 3rd year Under graduate Student, RRMCH, Bangalore

After the talk, 50 students pledged their eyes by filling the eye donation form. We appreciate their heroic act.

Do not burn.!

Do not bury..!!

Donate eyes…!!!


Dept of OPHTHALMOLOGY, RRMCH has organised a CME on “WORLD SIGHT DAY – 2016”.

Date: 21.10.2016
Time: 11.00 am to 12:30 pm.
Venue: Kadamba Hall, RRMCH College Auditoriuim.


World sight day was celebrated on 21-10-16 at RRMC&H with the motto of “STRONGER TOGETHER” Dr. M Shivakumar, Professor of Ophthalmology gave the introductory remark by explaining the world sight day 2016 celebrations and the aim and objectives of celebrating the world sight day. He explained the slogan for 2016 world sight day, “STRONGER TOGETHER”. We began the day with a talk on eye Donation by Dr. Leena Lawrence PG. This was followed by the distribution of Pamphlets and in encouragement for eye donation registration at our Rajarajeswari Eye bank. It was concluded with vote of thanks and high tea.

CME program on “World Anaesthesia Day”

RRMCH, Department of Anaesthesia is conducting a CME program on “World Anaesthesia Day”.

Date: 17th Oct 2016.

Time : 1:30 pm onwards

Venue: Kadamba Auditorium (College Auditorium)

Speaker: Dr. Kolli Chalam, MBBS, MD, Prof and HOD – Anaesthesiology Critical Care,

Sathya Sai Institute of Medical Sciences, white Field, Bangalore.

All are Cordially Invited.

World Anesthesia day was celebrated by the Department of Anesthesia and Critical care on 17th October 2016 at Kadamba Auditorium from 1.30 pm onwards.

A quiz on Anesthesia was conducted in the department on 15th Oct 2016 amongst the postgraduates of Anesthesia to mark World Anesthesia day.

The programme on 17th started with a welcome speech by Dr. Sahajananda, Prof and HOD followed by a brief talk on intriguing history of World Anesthesia Day by Dr. Rangalakshmi, Professor. This was followed by an entertaining Medley Antakshari in which there was active participation by several departments. Eight teams vied for two prizes.

The highlight of the programme was a short skit presented by the postgraduates of Department of Anesthesia entitled “Moans” directed by Dr. Prajwal. This had the audience in splits of laughter throughout; it gave a hilarious perception of a day in the operating room and ICU.

The guest of honour was Dr. Kolli Challam, Prof and HOD, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Medical Sciences. He gave an extremely lucid and informative talk on cardiac transplantation accompanied by very interesting videos.

The programme concluded with cake cutting and prize distribution for the quiz and antakshari winners.

World Handwashing Day

Handwashing Day 2016

The Global Handwashing day was founded by the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing with soap. This day is celebrated since 2008 globally. Hands are factories for the production of so many infections. Handwashing saves lives. Some people wash their hands with water, very few wash with soap and some don’t wash their hands at all.

Hand washing can prevent so many infections like diarrhea, pneumonia, hospital acquired infections, etc. It has been quoted that the handwashing with soap can prevent 1 in 3 diarrheal diseases and 1 in 6 respiratory tract infections.

This year’s theme for global handwashing day is

On this occasion, the department of Microbiology, Rajarajeswari Medical College and Hospital, Kambipura, Mysore road, Bangalore-74 conducted a public awareness program for Handwashing.

On 14th October 2016 between 11.00 am to 12 noon, Department of Microbiology hosted an awareness event in the RRMCH lobby to demonstrate the techniques and advantages of hand washing.

The meeting started with the welcome speech by Dr. Prakash.R, Associate professor, Department of Microbiology, followed by introductory speeches by Respected Dean, Dr. H. V. Shetty and Respected Medical Superintendent, Dr. Govindaraju. The message of advantages and techniques of handwashing was given by Dr. Sangeetha. S, Prof. & HOD, Department of Microbiology. The Event was attended by our honourable guests Dean, Medical Director, Medical Superintendent, Director of PG studies, Vice principal, Departmental HODs, Pre-para Medical staff, Nurses, and general public. The meeting ended with a vote of thanks by Dr. Yashaswini. Assistant professor, Department of Microbiology.

The awareness campaign was successful due to active participation by staff and general public of the hospital.

Dr. Sangeetha. S
Prof & HOD of Microbiology,

World Hand Hygiene day Awareness talk 14th October 2016
Programme Schedule


Introduction and Welcome speech

By Dr. Prakash R


Speech by Dean, RRMC&H


Speech by MS, RRMC&H


Speech by Dr. Sangeetha.S, Microbiology HOD, RRMC&H


VOTE OF THANKS by Dr. Yashaswini


Followed by High Tea

CME on HIV updates-2016

Dept of OBG, RRMCH has organised a CME on HIV updates-2016 in collaboration with Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement.

Date: 27/09/2019

Venue: Kadamba Hall, RRMCH College Auditoriuim.

Time: 9:0o am to 4:00 pm.

Chief Guest: Dr.(Flt Lt). M.A. Balasubramanya.
Secretary & Chief Executive Officer, SVYM.


A CME on “HIV –Updates 2016” was conducted on 27/09/16 by the department of OBG in collaboration with Swamy Vivekananda Youth Movement and project Svethana, Saraguru, Mysore. The event was conducted from 9.00am – 5.00pm and had 2 CME credit hour allotted by KMC. It was a brainstorming session with lot of interaction with audience. The topics included Basics of HIV, epidemiology, clinical and lab diagnosis, Anti Retoviral Therapy (ART), Prevention of parent to child transmission of HIV (PPTCT), and Care of HIV positive mothers, HIV and Women, Opportunistic infections and clinical staging, EID and Care of HIV Exposed Child, Experience Sharing by PLHIV on Positive living, HIV –TB, Palliative care in HIV, PEP, Universal work Precaution, Bio medical waste management, IYCF (Infant Young Child Feeding Practices), Relevance of PPP in reaching PPTCT, Goal and Perspective of Health care System in India. Person from PLHIV community also shared his experience with the gathering. Speakers were Recourse persons – well trained and experienced in treating HIV patients from KSAPS and Swamy Vivekananda Hospital, Mysore. Dr. R Nagarathnamma, Professor and HOD –OBG, RRMCH. Dr.Rupakala, Professor of OBG, and Dr. Shashikala, Professor and HOD, Community Medicine participated as speaker and highlighted respectively on PPTCT, PEP and universal precautions and ICTC over view of RRMCH. All Speakers highlighted as the recent NACO guidelines and updated the knowledge on the recent aspects in the management of HIV patient. It was well attended by 300 delegates from all departments that included, faculty, PG’s Interns, Students, Nursing Students and Staff. The CME was a grand success which was appreciated by one and all.

Thanking you,

Dr. R Nagarathnamma
Professor & HOD

Foundation Day Celebrations-2016

25th Sep 2016 The Foundation Day is observed in Rajarajeswari Group of Institutions.

Commemorating, our beloved chairman Sri. A.C. Shanmugam’s birthday, RajaRajeswari Group of Institutions has organized Blood Donation Camps, gifts to the Orphanages & old age homes, NSS camps, Organs Donation Drive, and much more. Apart from this Rajarajeswari Group of Institutions has also organized the Chairman Trophy, inviting various institutions around Bengaluru which include both cultural and sport events.

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