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Published On: Sunday April 8, 2018
A.J.Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Department of Community Medicine, in association with Indian Association of Preventive and social Medicine and Rotary club Mangalore central observed WORLD HEALTH DAY on the theme “UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE : EVERYONE, EVERYWHERE ”, on 07-04-2018 at, AJIMS&RC,Mangalore.
Dr. Abhay Nirgude (Professor and HOD Community Medicine Yennapoya Medical College,Mangalore) was the chief guest. Dr. Ashok Hegde (Dean, AJIMS&RC,Mangalore) and Dr. Brig. Hemant Kumar, HOD, Community Medicine, Rtn.Dr.Devdas Rai, Past governor from Rotary, preceded the function.
A Flash mob was performed by the MBBS students of AJIMS & RC to show solidarity towards attainment of universal health coverage at Bharath mall under the guidance of Dr.Anusha, Assistant Professor. A Street plays were performed in Melkar junction, Panemangalore and in the hospital premises of AJIMS & RC by the Interns of AJIMS&RC under the guidance of Dr.Sajjan Madappady, Assistant Professor, in regard of the World Health Day celebrations. Quiz, Seminar, Signature Campaign on ‘Health for all’ was done by MBBS students of AJIMS & RC. Programme was attended by more than 300 people across various fields associated with health care.