The Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, Natural Resources Defence Council and Indian Meteorological Department joint efforts was recognised and awarded the Earth Care Award for Leadership in Urban Climate Action
The Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar (IIPHG), Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, Natural Resources Defence Council and Indian Meteorological Department joint efforts to combat Heat and its effects on health and the environment, by developing and implementing the first Heat Action Plan in the country for the city of Ahmedabad was recognised and awarded the Earth Care Award for Leadership in Urban Climate Action. The Heat Action Plan contributes to the UN Sustainable Development Goal 13: Climate Action and Goal 17: Partnerships. The Heat Action Plan team was felicitated by the Honourable Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Dr Harsh Vardhan. The Earth Care Awards is a chain of green awards which highlights locally evolved climate friendly practices in the production and consumption regimes across multiple sectors with special reference to climate change.
Few snapshots of the ceremony. The award ceremony was held in Delhi late last evening. Hearty Congratulations to the IIPHG Team.
Signing of MoU with National Health Mission (NHM), Government of Madhya Pradesh for training of 210 Medical Officers at 7 Regional Centres in Certificate Course in Evidence Based Diabetes Management (CCEBDM) and Certificate Course in Management of Hypertension (CCMH)
International Conference of Public Health (ICOPH) 2016 was organized in Colombo, Srilanka on 28th-29th July 2016. The conference theme was “Bridging the gap between research and policy and creating a global platform to discuss evidence-based health policies and interventions in public health”. The conference had participants from 21 countries who presented their research findings from various public health disciplines. Multiple parallel sessions were organized with quality presentations relevant to the pubic health including child health, maternal health, environmental and occupational health, mental health, elderly, quality of care and social issues, non-communicable diseases, communicable diseases and so.
Research Associate Dr Sandeep Mahapatra from the Indian Institute of Public Health Bhubaneswar (IIPH-B) won the session best session presentation award and best presentation award of the conference for his presentations on “Capacity building on tobacco cessation using hybrid training model”. (Co-authors: Rajmohan Panda, Kumar Gaurav, Sanghamitra Pati, Manu Raj Mathur)
Associate Professor Kavitha Menon from the Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar (IIPH-G) won the session best presentation award for Nutrition for her presentation on “Intake of Dietary Supplements in Pregnant Indian Women: Too Much of A Good Thing?”.
The IIPH Delhi Research paper titled “Indigenous Medicine Use for Sex Selection during Pregnancy and Risk of Congenital Malformations and stillbirths” – ( Sutapa B Neogi, Preeti H Negandhi, Abhijit Ganguli, Sanjay Zodpey, Rakesh Gupta) won the best paper award on Maternal health at the 2nd International Conference on Public Health, Colombo (28-29 July 2016)
Certificate Course in Evidence Based Diabetes Management (CCEBDM)
Certificate Course in Evidence Based Diabetes Management (CCEBDM) is a joint certification program designed and delivered by Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) along with its Academic Partner Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Education Academy (DMDEA), Chennai with an educational fund support from MSD Pharmaceuticals India Pvt. Ltd. In its journey of six years it has trained more than 7600 primary care physicians in 4 cycles . This course got recognition from South Asian Federation of Endocrine Societies (SAFES) for 3 years from 2017- 2019. SAFES represents Endocrine Societies of 5 South Asian countries (Srilanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan and India) . It aims to the growth of endocrinology in the region and to empower doctors both specialists and general practitioners practising endocrinology and diabetes by fostering academics and research in these countries.
CCEBDM Program was adjudged as a Finalist in British Medical Journal (BMJ) Awards India ‐ 2014 under the category of “Excellence in Medical Education” (certificate attached)
Certificate Course in Manangement of Thyroid Disorders (CCMTD)
Certificate Course in Management of Thyroid Disorders (CCMTD) is a joint certification program designed and delivered by Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) along with its Academic Partner Chellaram Diabetes Institute (CDI), Pune with an educational grant support from GSK Pharmaceutical Pvt. Ltd. India. In its journey of 2 cycles, it has trained more than 1700 primary care physicians. The course has received the prestigious accreditation from SAFES. SAFES represents the Endocrine Societies of 5 countries of South Asian Region namely India, Srilanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan. It aims to the growth of endocrinology in the region and to empower doctors both specialists & general practitioners, practicing Endocrinology & Diabetes by fostering academics and research in these countries. SAFES has accredited the CCMTD for the year 2016-2017.
PHD CHAMBERS award for Excellence in skill development for the year 2015
PHD chambers of Commerce award was won for Excellence in skill development for the year 2015 , and was presented by the honorable home minister of India,Sh. Rajnath Singh (PHD citation attached). This award was bestowed by the PHD chambers for the capacity building initiatives in chronic conditions for Primary care physicians by PHFI (under CCCI).
Certificate Course in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (CCGDM)
Certificate Course in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (CCGDM) is a joint certification program designed and delivered by Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) along with its Academic Partner Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Education Academy (DMDEA), Chennai with an educational grant from Johnson & Johnson (J & J) Medical India and Johnson and Johnson Diabetes Institute(JJDI). In its journey of three years it has built a strong network of 128 faculty, 15 national experts, 25 observers and trained more than 2800 primary care physicians and obstetrics & gynaecologists. We have completed 3 cycles of this course and now going ahead with 4th cycle from August 2016. We have IDF recognition for this course till 2017.
Course in Management of Thyroid Disorders (CCMTD) endorsed by the prestigious Asia and Oceania Thyroid Association (AOTA)
This is to update you that Certificate Course in Management of Thyroid Disorders (CCMTD) has been endorsed by the prestigious Asia and Oceania Thyroid Association (AOTA) for a period of 10 years. AOTA is one of the 4 thyroid associations representing their respective regions in the globe and was formed in 1975. The mission of AOTA is to advance the knowledge of basic and clinical thyroidology and to enhance the interest in the practice of medicine related to the thyroid and promotion of relevant research in thyroidology.
ASSOCHAM Summit-cum-Awards on SKILLING INDIA
The Training Division, Centre for Control of Chronic Conditions and Injuries (CCCI) was awarded the ASSOCHAM commendation and Certificate of Merit for outstanding contribution under the category of BEST NGO- Skill Development at the recently held ASSOCHAM Summit-cum-Awards on SKILLING INDIA – The Way Forward.