Dept of OPHTHALMOLOGY, RRMCH has organised a CME on “WORLD SIGHT DAY – 2016”.
Time: 11.00 am to 12:30 pm.
Venue: Kadamba Hall, RRMCH College Auditoriuim.
ALL ARE CORDIALLY INVITED.
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.
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.
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 “MAKE HANDWASHING A HABIT”
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
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
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.
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.
Department of Community Medicine, in Co-ordination with Clinical Departments, has been Conducting Specialist Health Camps, School Health Check- up Camps, Construction Workers Health Check – up Camps, Factory Workers Health Check – up Camps, in Co-ordination with various NGOs, Govt Departments, Rotary Organizations, etc, since the inception of Rajarajeswari Medical College, Free of Cost.
In this regard – NGO – Youth for Seva has recognized & acknowledged the Holistic Services & Felicitated Rajarajeswari Medical College & Hospital with a Memento & Certificate of Appreciation.
This acknowledgment was owed to the logistics support rendered by our honorable Chairman Sri. A. C. Shanmugam, Executive Director Mr.Vijayanand & Management Committee of Rajarajeswari Medical College & Hospital in encompassing Philanthropic aspect, is Highly Commendable.
Children & Adults are being screened for various ailments & treated & referred to Rajarajeswari Medical College & Hospital for further management.
Looking forward for more of Preventive, Promotive & Curative Services to be taken up by Department of Community Medicine & Clinical Departments.
Report by : Dr. Shashikala Manjunatha, Prof & HOD, Department of Community Medicine
RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital has got the prestigious NABH Progressive Level certification. RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital is one of the very few reputed Institutions to have got this award. Kudos! to the entire team.