Department of Community Medicine

 

 

 

 

Staff RHC Field Visits Publications CME/ Conferences Awards Research Other Activities

 

Research Projects & Other Academic Activities

 

Completed :

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Topic title

1

Dr.Anju D Ade,Dr.Y.Bhavani Infant feeding practices among rural mothers of Tirupati

2

Dr.D.RaviSankar Assessment of health promoting life styles among the under graduate students of Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences (SVIMS) university, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh 

3

K.Meghana Reddy, 4thSem MBBS student, Dr.D.RaviSankar, Asst.Professor, Community Medicine Department. Assessment of Nutritional status of Adolescent girls residing in social welfare hostels, Tirupati town- A cross sectional study. ICMR (STS- 2017). 

4

Using journal articles to teach Epidemiological methods and Biostatistics to medical undergraduates as part of the Community Medicine Curriculum: A Mixed Problem Based Teaching Approach by Dr D S Sujith Kumar, Associate Professor and Dr K V S Sarma, Statistician, Community Medicine, SVIMS-SPMCW, Tirupati.

 

 

Ongoing:

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Topic title

1

Dr.Y.Bhavani,  Cross-sectional study on awareness of ASHA workers about various health services. (self funding).

2

Dr.Y.Bhavani, Dr.Anju D Ade, awareness of swine flu among Rural population. (self funding)

3

Dr.Anju D Ade, Dr.Y.Bhavani, Neonatal care practices among Tribal population (self funding)

4

Dr.Anju D Ade, school environment and sanitation (self funding)

5

Dr.Anju D Ade, socio demographic profile of HIV/AIDS patients.

6

Related factors and consequences of menstrual in Tirupati Town- A cross sectional study. (ICMRSTS – 2018) a.SriAryavalli, MBBS ,4thsem student, Dr.D.Ravisankar, Assistant professor, Community Medicine.

 

 

 

 

  Projects with extramural funding: (if present)

 

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Topic title

Funding agency

1

K.Meghana Reddy, 4thSem MBBS student, Dr.D.RaviSankar, Asst.Professor, Community Medicine Department. Assessment of Nutritional status of Adolescent girls residing in social welfare hostels, Tirupati town- A cross sectional study

ICMR -2017

2

Related factors and consequences of menstrual in Tirupati Town- A cross sectional study. (ICMRSTS – 2018) a.SriAryavalli, MBBS ,4thsem student, Dr.D.Ravisankar, Assistant professor, Community Medicine.

ICMR - 2018

 

Other Academic Activities:

1.    Dr. Anju D Ade, Associate Professor attended and presented a Scientific Oral paper titled ‘A Retrospective study of birth weight and their risk factors among rural women in Andhra Pradesh IPHA & IAPSM joint conference 2016, organized by the Dept of Community Medicine, Narayana Medical College, Nellore , 19-21st Dec.2015.

2.    Dr. D. Ravi Sankar, Asst. Professor  presented Medico Social case of Leprosy in the Inter Departmental Academic Programme on 1st Sep 2016.

3.    The department of Community Medicine has Organized & successfully celebrated World Health Day, 7th April 2016 at Rural Health Centre, Mangalam, and  at Lecture Gallery-I, SPMC(W). We conducted diabetes screening in the morning at RHTC Mangalam. Students of 4th semester addressed people in local language who gathered at RHC Mangalam. Principal - Dr. HanumanthRao, Vice-principals- Dr. Uma MaheshwarRao& Dr. Sharan B. Singh, M.O. of RHC addressed the gathering.

           In the Afternoon at 3.00 p.m, Dr. Anju welcomed the guests, 03 students of 4th semester gave talk, based on theme. The Director – Dr. Shiva kumar, Principal - Dr.HanumanthRao, Vice-principals- Dr. Uma MaheshwarRao& Dr. Sharan B. Singh gave speech on Diabetes. Prizes were distributed by the Director to all the students’ speakers. Students of 4th semester actively participated in the programme. Vote of thanks was given by Dr. Anju. 

 

4.    Dr. Y. Bhavani, Asst. Professor presented Spotter on Rota Virus Vaccine in the Inter Departmental Academic Programme on 2nd July 2016.

5.    Dr. Y. Bhavani,  attended and presented a scientific oral paper titles ‘Study on prevalence of water borne diseases and WASH practices in urban and rural areas of Chennai district’  in Andhra Pradesh IPHA & IAPSM joint conference 2016, organized by the Dept of Community Medicine, Narayana Medical college, Nellore, 19-21st Dec.2015.

6.    The Department of Community Medicine has organized & celebrated World breast feeding week (1-7 August).  Theme this year was “Breat Feeding: A key to sustainable development.”

On 1st Aug, 2016 : We assessed the knowledge of 150 MBBS student (4th semester) regarding Breast feeding.  For this IYCN questionnaire was used.

On 2nd Aug, 2016 : Seminar was presented by 4the semester students on following topics.

  • Introduction & Advantages of breast feeding    -  G. GaytriBhat

  • Myths about Breast feeding & Complimentary feeding – R. Aswini.

  • Breast Feeding Hospital Initiative    - B. Ashalata.

  • National Guidelines for Infant Feeding   -  Y. Chandini.

  • Methods to hold a baby while Breast Feeding   - K. Eshwari.

  • Complimentary feeding    -  GeethaSushma.

On 3rd Aug, 2016 : Programme at Rural Health Training Centre, Mangalam was conducted.

  • Awareness and theme based talk by faculties, Medical officer of PHC and student at RHTC.

  • Role play based on theme was performed by the students of 4th semester.

  • Faculties, Dr Anju & Dr. Ravishankar, Medical Officer, Dr Leela interacted with mothers and answered their queries.

  • Pamphlet distribution was done by PHN, Health workers.

On 5th Aug, 2016 : Awareness programme at Anganwadi Centre (ICDS), Mangalam was conducted by PHN, Mr. Shareef, Anganwadi worker, ASHA workers and students participated in awareness about programme.  They addressed the gathering in local language, distributed pamphlets.

WHO Day Celebration  2017

Department of Community Medicine celebrated WHO day on 7th April 2017.  Theme this year was “Depression- let’s talk”.  On this occasion Dr.Anju D Ade, Professor & Head gave the welcome address.  After that short message on depression was given by Dr.BCM Prasad, Dean, Dr Y. Satyanarayana MSI, Dr.M.HanumanthaRao, Principal, SPMC (W).  Then Dr.T.Padmasudhakar, Professor & Head, Psychiatry department presented theme based presentation.  Then quiz was organized for MBBS students based on theme.  Prizes and certificates were distributed to the winners of the quiz.

 

 

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