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Community Medicine

Department of Community Medicine

Community Medicine deals with the health of the populations as a whole and strive to alleviate the health problem of the community which includes both medical and social issues by appropriate strategies. Through primary care approach, the department protects, promotes and maintain the wellbeing of the community.

The Department aims to train the student to be able to appreciate the socio-cultural and environmental factors of health & disease and to organize prevention & control of communicable & non-communicable diseases at the community level, through scientific epidemiologic approaches. They are also encouraged to involve in the community during their Compulsory Rotatory Residential Internship (CRRI) period of 2 months in the field practice areas of both Rural & Urban Health Training Centers run by the college. They are motivated to excel in academics, researches and in administrative skills.

On the similar lines, the post-graduates in Community Medicine is trained to become Teachers / Trainers, Researchers & Epidemiologists; as well as Health Planners and Administrators. There are two P.G. seats sanctioned by MCI.

Department Vision:

To become a model in community engagement through excellence in medical education, health care and research.

Department Mission:

  • To introduce innovative teaching learning methods and by providing joyful learning environment for undergraduate and post graduate students.
  • To fulfill institutional social responsibility through meaningful and result oriented extension and outreach activities.

Department Objective:

  • To appreciate the physical, social, psychological, economic and environmental aspects of health and disease
  • To apply the clinical skills to recognize and manage common health problems including their physical, emotional and social aspects at the individual and family levels and deal with medical emergencies at community level.
  • To define and manage the health problems of the community she/he serves.
    • Organize elementary epidemiological studies to assess the health problems in the area. For this, she/he should be able to design a study, collect data, analyse it with statistical tests and make a report and participate in a health information system.
  • To work as an effective member of the health team.
  • To plan and implement health education programmes.
  • To perform administrative functions of health centres.
  • To promote community participation especially in areas of disease control, health education and implementation of national programmes.
  • To appreciate her/his limitations, recognize situations calling for referral to higher centres and be willing to refer patients for further consultations at the appropriate moment to appropriate centres.

Professor

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Dr. A. Kalaivani, MBBS., MD.
PROFILE SUMMARY
  • Teaching – She is having eight years of experience of Undergraduate Medical teaching and five years of Postgraduate Medical teaching. She has been a Resource Person for many sessions under Institute Research Council, Medical Education Unit and also invited as a resource person in other reputed State Medical College for students and faculties. And she was recognized by JIPMER as an Examiner for MPH Examination. She had motivated many students in taking post-graduation in Public Health.
  • Research – She is an active member of Institute Research Council for more than three years. She has been designated as PhD Guide of Community Medicine under SBV. She is having more than 70 Publications in Indexed National and International Journals, guided six Undergraduate ICMR-STS projects, guided PG Dissertations, reviewer in National and International Journals and Editorial Board Member in reputed Journals. She is also proficient in many Research oriented computer operations and software. She received cash awards for publications in journals with higher indexation & ICMR Research projects.
  • Administration – She is the current HOD of Department of Community Medicine, SSSMCRI. She is the project coordinator of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, a flagship program of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. And she is also a member of many committees of Institute as well as SBV namely Gender care, Institute Innovation Council, Anti-Gender Harassment Cell, Copyright Sub-Committee for Vetting, RNTCP Core Committee, Anti-Ragging Committee, Pharmacovigilance Committee etc., As a Committee Member for filing Copyrights, she coordinated many sensitization sessions as well as workshops for over 160 doctors and postgraduates in filing copyrights and also acted as Resource person for the same. She had practiced different Health care management methods in Rural Health and Training Centre (RHTC) as Assistant Professor In-charge of RHTC in the past. She was the Organizing Chairman & Resource person for ‘Hands on workshop on Mobile Based Data Capture’ in SBV- International Health Research Convention (IHRC).
  • Public Health - She was a part of Team coordinating sessions to exchange current practices of Public Health Administrations in India for participants comprising of Public Health Undergraduates, Postgraduate students and also Senior Public Health faculties of School of Medicine of University of Colorado. She is having a vast experience of organizing and taking part in major health education campaign on different public health issues for common people, School Children and Government School Teachers and worked in many Community Health Epidemiological Surveys and Projects in field practice area of Kanchipuram District. She has been regularly involved in inspection of Mess, Hostels, College & Hospital premises for sanitary practices and follow-up action.

Detailed CV Attached


Professor

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Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava, MD Community Medicine, PGDHHM, DHRM, FCS, FAIMER 2017, ACME 2019
PROFILE SUMMARY
  1. Administrative Responsibilities
    • He is the Vice Principal Curriculum at Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & Research Institute, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth.
    • He is a representative from SSSMCRI for the SBV – Media and Publicity Committee and
    • He is a representative from SSSMCRI for SBV - Mission for Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer.
    • He has been nominated by SBV for inclusion in the National Collegium of Assessors pertaining to Health Sciences Universities.
    • He has been appointed as the Member Secretary for Monitoring Committee for SSSMCRI.
  2. Teaching, Learning and Assessment
    • Appointed as member of the Advisory Committee to monitor the implementation of Competency Based Curriculum for MBBS students at MGMCRI & SSSMCRI on 24th July 2019.
    • He was actively involved in the planning and implementation of Competency Based Undergraduate Curriculum, including the Foundation Course
    • He was selected to represent SBV for the prestigious Training of Teachers for Student induction program at UGC-South Eastern Regional Office – IIIT, Hyderabad.
    • He was a Core Committee member for the collaboration with the Partners Medical International, Boston, USA to provide a rich, diverse, clinical, learning environment for the students.
    • He has participated in the initiatives of the university in quality improvement of the examination systems such as post validation of examinations, building question banks, implementing OSPE examinations.
    • He has been a Resource Person for 43 faculty development programs / PG – UG sensitization programs / workshops
  3. Research
    • He is an active researcher with more than 740 publications to his credit in various international & national indexed journals and is the author of 5 books.
    • He is a Member of the Institute Research Council for more than 2 years
    • He is an Editorial Board Member in 9 international journals and peer-reviewer in more than 80 reputed journals.
    • He was the Issue Editor for Annals of SBV (Jul-Dec 2018). Theme: Healthcare of the Community
    • He has received a Cash Award of Rs 2,10,000 from SBV for his contribution in the research field
  4. Medical Education
    • He completed the prestigious FAIMER Fellowship with Distinction from PSG Coimbatore, FAIMER Regional Institute.
    • He completed Advance Course in Medical Education from Christian Medical College, Vellore.
    • He is a Member of the Medical Education Unit for more than 2 years
    • He has been actively involved in the implementation of different Teaching-Learning innovations like Competency Based Medical Education, Problem Oriented Learning, OSCE, use of e-portfolios and flipped classrooms, etc.
  5. Extra-Curricular Contribution
    • Organization of Annual Cultural, Sports and Literary Fest in the year 2018 (VYUGA – 2K18) and 2019 (CRONOS – 2K19) by coordinating with the student council for all activities
    • Faculty Advisor of the Debate and Literature Club – Student Club since October 2018
      1. Editor of an online magazine to quench the thirst of the intellectual mind: Spandan - Rhythmic words from Arrhythmic Hearts!”
      2. Creating and maintaining the Facebook Page of the D&L Club since 04th Mar 2019.
      3. Guidance of students to participate in literary activities outside the institution
      4. Initiative to post Word of the Day on the Whatsapp group of D&L Group since 01st Mar 2019.
      5. Organization of Debate, Creative Writing, Haiku, Switch, International Poetry Day, Elocution Competition, etc.
    • Designated as the Administrator for the Facebook Page of SSSMCRI on 16th Mar 2019.

Detailed CV Attached


Professor

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Dr. Prateek Bobhate, MD Community Medicine, PGDHHM, DHRM, FCS
PROFILE SUMMARY

She joined the department of Community Medicine of SSSMCRI in August, 2012. Currently, she is working as a Professor since October, 2019. She is actively involved in planning and implementation of academic as well as extension activities of the department. She is the NAAC Task Force Member for the department since January, 2017. She is also an active member of the Medical Education Unit (MEU) and Institute Research Council (IRC) of SSSMCRI since 2018 and a resource person for various workshops conducted by them. She is involved in various research projects and has also guided undergraduate and post graduate students for their community based research projects. She has many publications to her credit in indexed national and international journals. In addition, she is also Alumni Co-coordinator of SSSMCRI has played a pivotal role in registration of Alumni Association of SSSMCRI.

Areas of interest: Maternal & Child Health, Non-communicable Diseases, Epidemiology

Detailed CV Attached


Assistant Professor

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Dr.Muthukumar, MBBS
PROFILE SUMMARY

Dr. T. Muthukumar, is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Medicine. He did his UG from Vinayaka Mission’s Medical College, Karaikal and Post graduate from Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry. He is working in this institution since 2016 and worked as the Assistant Professor in-charge of RHTC for more than 18 months, during which he has conducted, guided and organized several outreach activities and observed important health days. He also worked as the Department CRRI coordinator, I MBBS and II MBBS coordinator during which he has successfully organized HeART and CREAMs program for the undergraduate students. Currently, he is the Department PG coordinator.

Dr. Muthukumar was the Organizing Secretary and one of the resource person for the “Mobile Based data Capture workshop” which was conducted as a part of International Health and Research Convention’19. He was resource person for various Faculty Development Programs and other sessions organized by Medical Education Unit & Institutional Research Committee.

He is member of IAPSM, IPHA, Institutional Research Council, Standardized Patient committee, Disciplinary committee and NIRF (National institutional ranking frame work) committee at Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute. He has a total of 24 publications in various International and National journals. Research and Medical education are his field of interest.

Detailed CV Attached


Assistant Professor

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Dr. Sahaya Sona Thresa , MBBS, MD
PROFILE SUMMARY

Dr. Sahaya Sona Thresa is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Medicine. She did her under graduation at Vinayaga Mission Kirubanandavariyar Medical College and post Graduation at Sri Sathaya Sai Medical College and Research Institute. She joined Sri Sathaya Sai Medical College as an Assistant Professor in Aug 2018.

She is in-charge of 3rd, 4th and 5th semesters and also plays the role of CRRI coordinator. She along with other members of the department involved in organizing workshops, UG and PG academic programs. Her area of interest is environmental health.

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Assistant Professor

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Dr. A. Surekha , MBBS, MD
PROFILE SUMMARY

Alumni of MGMC&RI, finished PG from St. John’s Medical College and Joined as Assistant Professor in Department of Community Medicine in MGMCRI in 2016 & SSSMCRI in 2019. Completed MD, DNB, MNAMS Has around 30 publications (Indexed) and represented India for Global health in Israel,

  • Best Young Scientist National Award
  • Specific Areas of Interests include
  • Non-communicable disease control
  • Medical education
  • Occupational Health
  • Geriatric health & part of Disaster relief operations
  • Reviewer – International Journal of Community Medicine & Public Health
  • Administrative Experience
  • Monitor, Pulse Polio Immunization for NPSP, 2015, Karnataka
  • External Monitor, Mission Indradhanush 2015, Karnataka
  • Nodal Officer, National Polio Surveillance Project (NPSP), Karnataka
  • Trainer for Community Health Worker Course conducted by St John’s Medical College, 2014
  • Auditor (Health and Welfare) for Parry Agro group of industries in tea estates in Annamalai, Tamil Nadu 2013
  • Medical Officer for Community Health Training Centre, Mugalur, 2014 Medical Education Unit (MEU) activities
  • Co-ordinated CREAMS (Clinical Research &Audit by Medical Students) project
  • Resource person for Copyright programs, Research methodology
  • Developed a module for Standardized simulated patients (Case scripts)
  • Language Skills – English, Tamil, Sanskrit, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam

Detailed CV Attached


Assistant Professor

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Dr. KARNABOOPATHY RM.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D
PROFILE SUMMARY
  • I am Dr. Karnaboopathy from Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu. I have completed my M. Sc., M. Phil., and Ph. D in Statistics during 2004 to 2014 at Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India. After completing my studies I worked in Project Fellow of UGC – Major Research Project at Department of Statistics, Annamalai University.
  • I joined as Assistant Professor cum Statistician on 23rd January 2015 in Department of Community Medicine at Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute (A constituent college of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV), Puducherry).
  • I have been involved in UG & PG Teaching activities, guiding researchers from all levels (viz. UG Students, CRRIs, PG Students, Ph. D Scholars, Faculty members) in their various research projects, including PG dissertations. I have been a resource person for various Faculty Development Programs and other sessions organized by Medical Education Unit & Institutional Research Committee.
  • In addition to that, I am a member of Institutional Research Council (IRC), Institutional Animal Ethics Committee (IAEC), Students Disciplinary Committee and Anti Raging Squad for boys hostel of Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute.

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Assistant Professor

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Dr. JasmineMBBS, MD (CM)
PROFILE SUMMARY

Dr. Jasmine. M is the Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Medicine. She did her under graduation in PSG Institute of Medical Science and Research, Coimbatore and MD (Community Medicine) in Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute, Chennai. She joined as Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine on June 2019.

Being In charge of 1st year MBBS students, she is the coordinator for HeART (Health Appraisal by Rapid Techniques) program. She is involved, along with the other members of the department, in organizing workshops and outreach programs. She was a resource person in the Copyright Filing Workshop organized by Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute for the faculties and Post graduates.

She is a member of Minority cell of Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute. She has 6 publications in indexed national and international journals. Her area of interest includes Occupational diseases and Medical Education.

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Assistant Professor

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Dr. V. Pragadeesh RajaMBBS, MD (CM)
PROFILE SUMMARY

I am Dr. V. Pragadeesh Raja from Pondicherry, India. I completed my undergraduate from Vinayaka Missions Medical College and Hospital, Karaikal on February 2013 and Post graduate from Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute on April 2019.

I worked as Medical officer in Rural Health and Training Centre in VMMC&H, Karaikal from 2014 to 2016. I worked as Junior Resident in Intensive Care Unit at Chettinad Super Specialty Hospital from 2016 to 2019, well trained in ICU.

Since June 2019 I have been working as Assistant Professor, In charge of Rural Health and Training Centre, Sembakkam at Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute, Ammapettai, Kanchipuram. I am actively involved in outreach activity in field practice area of RHTC, Sembakkam.

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Assistant Professor

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Dr. L.Fasna MBBS, MD (CM)
PROFILE SUMMARY

Dr. L.Fasna is Assistant Professor in the Department of Community medicine. She did her under graduation and post-graduation MD Community Medicine in Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute, Kancheepuram. She joined as Assistant professor in Department of Community medicine, SSSMCRI in June 2019.

She is in charge of Urban Health and Training Center, Tiruporur and actively involved in outreach programs in the field practicing area, implementation of National health programs and administration of the center. She is involved, along with the other members of the department, in organizing workshops and UG and PG academic programs. She has been trained in Nephrology Intensive and dialysis unit from 2016-2018. She has 6 publications in National and International journals. Her area of interest is Geriatric medicine and tribal health.

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Medical officer

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Dr. Kanmani J MBBS
PROFILE SUMMARY

I am Dr. Kanmani J finished my MBBS in shri sathya said medical college and research institute in 2017.After that I have joined as a Medical officer in SRI SATHYA SAI MEDICAL COLLEGE AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE during the month april 2017 and working till date.

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Medical officer

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Dr. B.Mohanapriya MBBS
PROFILE SUMMARY

I am Dr B.Mohanapriya completed my mbbs in sri ramachandra medical college and research institute in 2018. Later ,i joined in Sri sathya sai medical college and research institute as medical officer in RHTC under community medicine department during the month of may 2019 and working till date.

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Medical officer

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Dr. Subha MBBS
PROFILE SUMMARY

I am Dr. Subha I finished my MBBS in sir venkateshwara medical college and research centre in 2014.After that I have joined as a junior resident in Melmaruvathur Adhiparasakthi medical college and research institute in 2015 march and resigned in June 2016.After that I have joined in JIPMER in July 2016 as a contract junior resident and my contract got over by December 2016 .Then I have joined as a medical officer in kalpakkam DAE Hospital there I have worked for 3 month duration .After that I have joined in ESIC PGIMSER HOSPITAL KK NAGAR as junior resident in obstetrics and gynecology for the period of 1 year 2017 to 2018 as contract JR. After that I have joined in pallava hospital during the month of July 2018 and I have worked there for 11 month as a casualty medical officer then I have resigned and joined here in SRI SATHYA SAI MEDICAL COLLEGE AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE during the month of July and working till date.

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RURAL HEALTH AND TRAINING CENTER

The rural health and training center is located at Sembakkam which is 10 km from SSSMCRI. The field practice area is extended to six villages which covers population of 18,000.

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URBAN HEALTH AND TRAINING CENTER

The rural health and training center is located at Tiruporur which is 12 km from SSSMCRI. The center provides services to 1, 90,000 population covering seven field practicing areas under Tiruporur community block.

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FACILITIES FOR STUDENTS

ANANDIBAI JOSHI AND MAX JOSEPH PETTENKOFER DEMONSTRATION ROOMS

Both are well equipped with strip chairs, Overhead Projector, LCD Projectors, Television, Computer and other audiovisual aids.

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JAMES LIND MUSEUM

Museum is well equipped with display of models, charts, specimens and other material concerning communicable diseases, Community Health, Family Welfare planning, Sociology, National Health Programs, Environmental Sanitation, Maternal and Child Health, etc.

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JOHN SNOW DEPARTMENTAL LIBRARY

The departmental library has textbooks by national and international authors for reference to be used by undergraduates, post graduates and faculty members.

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RONALD ROSS RESEARCH LABORATORY

It has display of charts, specimens and spotters pertaining to non-communicable diseases, Nutrition, Entomology, Environment, etc. In addition, the research lab is well equipped with computer, internet and printer.

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EDWIN CHADWICK GROUP DISCUSSION ROOM

This room is specially used for smaller group teaching and for group discussion purpose by undergraduates, post graduates and faculty members.

DAVID MORLEY LABORATORY

It has facilities for the purpose of demonstration of practical including entomology.

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY MEDICINE ACTIVITIES

2012
WORLD BREAST FEEDING WEEK (1 – 7 August 2012)

Department of Peadiatrics in coordination with Department of Community Medicine organized awareness program regarding breastfeeding for the expectant and the lactating mothers.

On 03/08/2012, at the Sembakkam Rural Health Training Centre, Dr Prema, Professor Department of Paediatrics, Dr Rupa, Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Dr Pradeep Sukla, Associate Professor, Department of Community Medicine and Dr Geetha, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine stressed on the need of exclusive breastfeeding and the other advantages of breastfeeding.

On 04/08/2012, At the Thiruporur Urban Health Training Centre, Dr Rajkumar, Professor, Department of Paediatrics, Dr Mohanambal, Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Dr Kalaivani, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine shared their views and experiences with the beneficiaries.

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VILLAGE ADOPTION

As a part of healthcare services expansion, two villages namely Mullipakkam and Manampathy were adopted by the SSS MC & RI. Mullipakkam health centre was inaugurated on 8th Sep 2012 by Dr Gunasekaran (Vice-Chancellor), while Manampathy was inaugurated on 15th Sep 2012 by Dean. Dr Geetha & Dr Kalaivani, Assistant Professors, Department of Community Medicine will coordinate for conducting regular clinics on every Saturday along with specialty departments on rotation.’’

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WORLD HEART DAY – 29th SEPTEMBER 2012

Department of Community Medicine observed World Heart Day on 29th September 2012, at Thiruporur Urban Health & Training Centre keeping its theme “ONE WORLD - ONE HOME - ONE HEART” in view.

Dr Jegadeesh Ramasamy, Head of Department of Community Medicine, Dr Nasreen Begum, Head of Department of General Medicine, Dr D. Raja & Dr Saurabh Shrivastava, Assistant Professors from Community Medicine department were present for the celebration. 3rd semester C-Batch students posted in the Department of Community Medicine of the college participated by performing role-plays, giving health talk to the beneficiaries about burden of heart diseases; their risk factors and the necessary lifestyle modifications. They also elaborated on the Do’s & Don’ts in dietary practices with the help of posters and food pyramid. Students recorded height, weight and blood pressure of the patients. Medical consultation was given by Dr Nasreen Begum. Patients were also referred to SSS MC & RI for necessary investigations and treatment.

An essay competition was organized for students from IIIrd to VIIth semester on the topic – “It’s not how long you live but how you live long”. Three best essays were selected and awarded.

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WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY – 10TH OCTOBER 2012

Department of Community Medicine in collaboration with the Department of Psychiatry observed World Mental Health day on 10th Oct 2012. The basic objective for observing the day was to create awareness about mental health disorders among faculty members and 6th & 7th semester MBBS students.

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, welcomed the gathering by giving a brief speech on importance of World Mental Health Day, introduced the theme for the current year – Depression: A global crisis and emphasized the need of making psychiatric treatment services accessible to all. Dean then addressed regarding the importance of mental health in a person life by giving stress on WHO definition of Health. It was followed by an exciting photo-quiz competition by Dr. Thendral (Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry) in which all students and faculty members participated. At last, elocution competition was organized in which six students defended their six different personalities in front of the chairpersons.

The celebration ended with valedictory function in which prizes were given to quiz competition and elocution winners of World Mental Health Day. Prizes were also distributed to the essay competition winners of World Heart Day, held in September 29th 2012.

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2013
WORLD TUBERCULOSIS DAY – 24TH MARCH 2013
A) College

In order to spread awareness about Tuberculosis among the undergraduate medical students and faculties of the medical college, Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Department of Community Medicine observed World TB Day on 29/03/2013.

The sensitization session was attended by Dr. T. R. Gopalan, Dean; Dr Thirunarayanan, Medical Superintendent; Head of Departments from Pulmonary Medicine (Dr. Sundaramoorthy), Community Medicine (Dr. Jegadeesh Ramasamy), General Medicine (Dr. Nasreen), Microbiology (Dr. Karthika), Physiology (Dr. Das), Anatomy (Dr. Swayamjyothi), Obstetrics & Gynecology (Dr. Mohanambal), General Surgery (Dr. Devakannan) and faculties from different clinical, para-clinical and pre-clinical departments. The target audiences were the undergraduate students from sixth and seventh semester students.

The program comprised of a poster competition and a debate competition (TOPIC FOR DEBATE: Tuberculosis eradication in near future - Possible or not possible) in which students participated with lot of enthusiasm. The debate was well received by the audience with periodical applause from both sides. It was certainly a thought provoking session for the students as well as the faculties.

A panel of judges was constituted to assess both posters and debate separately and winners for each event were suitably rewarded at the end. The awards were sponsored by Dr. Sundaramoorthy.

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B) RHTC, Sembakkam & UHTC, Thiruporur

A health talk for spreading awareness about tuberculosis was conducted at both the centers by the intern doctors under the guidance of faculties of the Department of Community Medicine on 26.03.2013.

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VILLAGE ADOPTION

As a part of healthcare services expansion, Nandivaram village was adopted by the SSS MC & RI. Nandivaram health centre was inaugurated on 9th March 2013 by Dr T R Gopalan, Dean. The program was attended by Dr. Thirunarayanan, Medical Superintendent and Dr Sundaramoorthy, DMS. On the same day, a health camp was organized in which 144 patients availed the services of specialist doctors. Dr Raja, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine will coordinate for conducting regular clinics on every Wednesday along with specialty departments on rotation.

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WORLD HEALTH DAY – 7TH APRIL 2013

In order to spread awareness about hypertension and lifestyle diseases among the undergraduate medical students of 6th and 7th semester, Department of Community Medicine observed World Health Day on 08/04/2013. This year World Health Day Theme was on

HYPERTENSION.

A quiz competition was conducted among all the students of 6th and 7th semester who were grouped in 14 group each consisting of 8-10 students. The quiz consisted of questions pertaining to multiple topics about the lifestyle diseases for a comprehensive understanding about the topic. The winner group was suitably rewarded at the end. The awards were sponsored by Dr. Jegadeesh Ramasamy.

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WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK (01/08/2013 – 07/08/2013)

Department of Paediatrics and Department of Community Medicine organized awareness program regarding breastfeeding for the expectant and the lactating mothers. The awareness program was organized on 05/08/2013 at Thiruporur Urban Health Training Centre and was attended by Dr Prema, Professor, Department of Paediatrics and Dr Hasan, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, Dr Sugadevi, Medical Officer, UHTC and CRRIs.

Similar sort of session was organized on 06/08/2013, at the Sembakkam Rural Health Training Centre and was attended by Dr RajaKumar, Professor, Department of Paediatrics and Dr Pradeep Sukla, Associate Professor, Department of Community Medicine, Dr Kumari Kesavan, Medical Officer, RHTC and CRRIs.

CRRIs displayed charts/posters for the benefit of lactating mothers and the best performing mother and child were rewarded by the chief guests.

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WEEKLY MEDICAL CAMP - GUDUVANCHERY

As a part of healthcare services expansion, medical camp was started in Guduvanchery on 24th September in association with Lion’s Club and Leo Club. The program was inaugurated by Dr. T R Gopalan, Dean. 118 patients availed the services of specialist doctors on the first day itself. Dr Raja, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine will coordinate for conducting regular clinics on every Tuesday along with specialty departments on rotation.

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY (10/10/2013)

Theme for the year 2013 – “Mental health and older adults” World Mental Health Day was observed in Anbagam – a special school for mentally ill, disabled and old aged persons. Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and Dr. Thenral, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, in coordination with the support staff of the centre organized games such as running competition and musical chairs separately for men and women within the premises of special school. The day also proved to be a platform for the inmates to bring out their special talents like singing, dancing, poem recitation and kung-fu skills demonstration. All the winners of the competition were rewarded for their whole-hearted participation at the end of the session by the present faculties.

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WORLD DIABETES DAY (14/11/2013)

Theme for the year 2013 – “Diabetes Education and Prevention” World Diabetes Day was observed in the Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & Research Institute. A health talk was given to spread awareness about Diabetes and delay its onset in general public. Dr. Nasreen, Professor, Department of General Medicine, Dr. Thangasamy, Professor, Department of General Medicine, and Dr. Geetha, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, were present for the session. Almost 100 beneficiaries were present for the health talk.

2014
NATIONAL ORAL HEALTH DAY (06.02.14)

On the eve of National Oral Health Day, Dr.Kalaivani, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine along with CRRIs conducted an awareness campaign at Mullipakkam camp for Government primary school children, Mullipakkam. They imparted health education regarding oral health and the importance of practicing good oral hygiene.

WORLD CANCER DAY (07.02.14 – Sembakkam RHTC & 10.02.14 – Thruporur UHTC

Department of Community Medicine observed World Cancer Day, based on the theme “Debunking the myths” in RHTC, Sembakkam and UHTC, Thiruporur. Dr. Raja, Dr. Geetha and Dr. Kalaivani, Assistant Professors of Community Medicine Department with CRRIs, imparted health education to patients on various types of cancers through posters, videos and health talks followed by discussion on various issues related to cancer.

25th Week Celebration

To acknowledge the continuous medical services being done by our college for the past 25 weeks in Guduvanchery, Lions Club of Nandivaram-Guduvanchery has arranged for a function on 4th March 2014. The function was attended by Dr. Ponnu Rajeswari (RMO), Dr. Mohanambal, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Balasubramaniam, Professor of General Medicine and Dr. Raja, Assistant Professor, Community Medicine. On that day, a special camp was conducted and 110 patients have utilized the medical services.

WORLD TUBERCULOSIS DAY – 24/03/2014
Theme - Reach the three million: A TB test, treatment and cure for all
A] College

The Department of Community Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine in collaboration have observed World TB Day in order to spread awareness about Tuberculosis among the undergraduate medical students and faculties of the medical college.

The sensitization session was attended by Dr. T. R. Gopalan, Dean; Head of Departments from Pulmonary Medicine (Dr. Sundaramoorthy), Microbiology (Dr. Karthika), Physiology (Dr. Rao), Anatomy (Dr. Swayamjyothi), Biochemistry (Dr. Balaji), Pharmacology (Dr. Venkatadri) and faculties from different clinical, para-clinical and pre-clinical departments. The target audiences were the undergraduate students from sixth and seventh semester students. The program comprised of a poster competition for the nursing staffs and a skit competition for the students of 6th and 7th semester. Seven areas of interests have been identified by the faculties of Community Medicine {Diagnosis of TB, Clinical features, DOTS, Prevention of TB, TB-HIV & DM, MDR / XDR / XXDR TB, and World TB Day Theme-2014}, and students / nursing staff were guided accordingly. The skit was well received by the audience and was certainly a thought provoking session for the audience.

A panel of judges was constituted to assess both posters and debate separately and winners for each event were suitably rewarded at the end. In addition, the faculties of Department of Community Medicine have selected best performer of the day – Gowtham N and Anusha R from the sixth semester. The awards were sponsored by Dr. Sundaramoorthy.

B] Rural Health Training Centre – Sembakkam

World TB Day was observed in the RHTC, Sembakkam on 28/03/2014 to create awareness about tuberculosis among the residents of the village. Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and Dr. Hariharsudan, Medical Officer was present for the celebration. A health talk was given by the CRRIs using posters and a small clip was shown to the beneficiaries to enhance their knowledge about symptoms and treatment of TB.

WORLD HEALTH DAY – 08/04/2014
Theme - Preventing vector-borne diseases: “Small bite, big threat”
A] College

The Department of Community Medicine had observed World Health Day in order to spread awareness about vector-borne diseases for the undergraduate medical students of sixth and seventh semester.

Students of the 6th and 7th semester were divided into seven groups and all these groups participated in three different events – Quiz, Connection, and Dumb charades. The session was organized and attended by Dr. Kalaivani A, Dr. Raja D, Dr. Geetha M, Dr Saurabh Shrivastava, and Dr. Prateek Shrivastava (Assistant Professors, Community Medicine). The best performing group was suitably rewarded at the end of the competition

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B] UHTC Thiruporur

The CRRIs of Community Medicine organized a program in UHTC, Thiruporur, based on the theme ‘Small bite, Big threat’. The audiences were explained about the common vector borne diseases and their prevention through posters.

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WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY – 31/05/2014
Theme:  Raise Tobacco Tax – Lower death and disease

The Department of Chest Medicine, Psychiatry and Community Medicine had observed World No Tobacco Day in the hospital with an aim to create awareness about side effects associated with consumption of tobacco in any form.

The sensitization session consisted of a skit and small health talks by the enthusiastic students of the sixth semester. Suitable guidance was given to the participating students to present the message to the beneficiaries to quit consumption of tobacco in a clear and an understandable way. The session was attended by Dr. Sundaramurthy (Prof & Head, TBCD), Dr. Mohanambal (Prof, Obs & Gyn), Dr. SriVidya (Asst Prof, TBCD), Dr. Thenral (Asst Prof, Psychiatry), Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava (Asst. Prof, Community Medicine), Dr. Arsappan (Asst Prof, Dentistry), and Dr. Renny (SR, TBCD). The participating students and the best performers were rewarded for their efforts to boost their confidence.

AWARENESS CAMPAIGN ON OBESITY [21/04/2014]

An awareness program on obesity was conducted for general public in Achravakkam by CRRIs of Community Medicine on 21.04.2014 under the guidance of Dr. Kalaivani, Assistant professor, Community Medicine. They were explained about the adverse effects of obesity and its management through a role play by the CRRIs posted in the department of Community Medicine.

OUTREACH CAMPS

In the quarter of April – June 2014, the Department of Community Medicine in coordination with specialists from various clinical departments, and paramedical staffs conducted 51 outreach camps at Guduvancherry, Anbagam (Pananagattupakkam), Mullipakkam, and Manampathy.

OUTREACH CAMPS

In the quarter of July - September 2014, the Department of Community Medicine in coordination with specialists from various clinical departments, and paramedical staffs conducted 49 outreach camps at Guduvancherry, Anbagam (Pananagattupakkam), Mullipakkam, and Manampathy.

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WORLD DIABETES DAY
Theme for 2014: Healthy Living and Diabetes

World Diabetes Day was observed in UHTC Thiruporur on 14/11/2014 and on 21/11/2014 in RHTC Sembakkam in order to emphasize the importance of immediate action to protect the health and well-being of future generations and achieve meaningful outcomes for people with diabetes and those at risk. Dr. Sukla, Professor, Department of Community Medicine, Dr. Geetha & Dr. Suganthi, Assistant Professors, Community Medicine, and Dr. Sahaya Sona Thresa (Post-graduate student) were present for the observation in UHTC. Dr. Kalivani, Assistant Professor, and students from the fourth semester attended the session in Sembakkam RHTC. CRRIs posted under the department delivered health talks regarding importance of lifestyle modification & balanced diet in delaying the onset of diabetes with the help of posters.

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WORLD AIDS DAY
THEME for 2014: Closing the gap in HIV prevention and treatment

On 1st of December, the World AIDS Day was observed in both Sembakkam RHTC and Thiruporur UHTC. The day was observed to remind both the public & the health professionals that HIV has not gone away and there is still a vital need to increase the awareness, fight prejudice and improve education pertaining to this public health menace. Dr. Suganthi (Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine) was present in the Thiruporur UHTC for the session. Dr. Geetha, Assistant Professor & Dr. Sahaya Sona Thresa (Post-graduate student), of Department of Community Medicine, conducted the session in Sembakkam RHTC along with the CRRIs.

OUTREACH CAMPS

In the quarter of October - December 2014, the Department of Community Medicine in coordination with specialists from various clinical departments, and paramedical staffs conducted 47 outreach camps at Guduvancherry, Anbagam (Pananagattupakkam), Mullipakkam, and Manampathy.

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2015
WORLD TUBERCULOSIS DAY
Theme for 2015: Reach 3 million – Reach, Treat and Cure Everyone

World Tuberculosis Day was observed in the College on 26/03/2015 in order to create awareness among students of VI & VII semester regarding prevention of tuberculosis by the Department of Community Medicine & Department of Pulmonary Medicine. A poster competition was organized and 7 different topics – Prevention of TB; Clinical features of adult & paediatric TB; Diagnosis of TB; Treatment of TB – DOTS; Revised National TB Control Programme; Epidemiology of TB and drug resistance; and TB-HIV & TB-DM - to 7 different groups have been allotted to the participating students by the faculties of Department of Community Medicine. The posters were assessed by Dr. Venkatadri, Professor & Head, Department of Pharmacology, and Dr. Sundaramurthy, Professor & Head, Department of Pulmonology. Out of the seven groups, two best groups were rewarded by the judges. The rewards were sponsored by Dr. Sundaramurthy

OUTREACH CAMPS

In the quarter of January - March 2015, the Department of Community Medicine in coordination with specialists from various clinical departments, and paramedical staffs conducted 44 outreach camps at Guduvancherry, Anbagam (Pananagattupakkam), Mullipakkam, and Manampathy.

OUTREACH PROGRAMS

In the quarter of April – June 2015, the Department of Community Medicine in coordination with specialists from various clinical departments, and paramedical staffs conducted 44 outreach camps at Guduvancherry, Anbagam (Pananagattupakkam), Mullipakkam, and Manampathy.

OUTREACH CAMPS

In the quarter of July-September 2015, the Department of Community Medicine in coordination with specialists from various clinical departments, and paramedical staffs conducted 46 outreach camps at Guduvancherry, Anbagam (Pananagattupakkam), Mullipakkam, and Manampathy.

HAND WASHING DAY - 15th October 2015

Hand washing day was observed in the schools at Sembakkam & Mullipakkam with the help of CRRIs posted in Department of Community Medicine. Demonstration of hand washing was done for the students and even they were encouraged to practice the same regularly. Dr. Sahaya Sona Thresa (Post graduate student) was present for each of these sessions.

WORLD DIABETES DAY – 14th November 2015

Department of Community Medicine, on the occasion of World Diabetes Day, organized role plays with the help of students from the third semester, depicting various aspects of diabetes and the necessity of lifestyle modifications.

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OUTREACH CAMPS

In the quarter of October-December 2015, the Department of Community Medicine in coordination with specialists from various clinical departments, and paramedical staff conducted 42 outreach camps at Guduvancherry, Anbagam (Pananagattupakkam), Mullipakkam, and Manampathy. In addition, the Department of Community Medicine actively participated in the flood relief camps and created awareness about health issues arising out of floods.

2016
WORLD CANCER DAY – 04/02/2016

World Cancer Day was observed in Sembakkam RHTC by the Department of Community Medicine on the 04th February. Students from the 4th semester was guided by the faculties to prepare charts and conduct a role play in the community to create awareness about the common cancers and the necessity of the people to approach health care establishments at the earliest to reduce the risk of development of complications & poor prognosis of the malignancies. Dr. Geetha, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and Dr. Fathima, Lady Medical Officer, RHTC were present for the session.

WORLD TUBERCULOSIS DAY – 24/03/2016

The World Tuberculosis Day was observed by the Department of Community Medicine and the Department of Pulmonary Medicine on the 24th March. A Quiz session was organized for the students of sixth and seventh semester. The students were divided into five equal groups and six quiz rounds were conducted based on different epidemiological, laboratory, clinical aspects of the disease. In addition, some questions were even framed on the recent advances to test students’ familiarity with the recent developments. Out of the five groups, two best groups were rewarded by Dr. J. Mohanasundaram, Dean, along with Dr. Jegadeesh Ramasamy, Professor & Head, Department of Community Medicine, and Dr. Sundaramurthy, Professor & Head, Department of Pulmonary Medicine. The awards for the winners were sponsored by Dr. Sundaramurthy.

OUTREACH CAMPS

In the quarter of January - March 2016, the Department of Community Medicine in coordination with specialists from various clinical departments, and paramedical staffs conducted 41 outreach camps at Guduvancherry, Anbagam (Pananagattupakkam), Mullipakkam, and Manampathy.

WORLD HEALTH DAY – 07/04/2016
Theme: Halt the rise: Beat Diabetes

World Health Day was observed in Thiruporur UHTC on 07th April by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk and role-play was organized for the welfare of the patients attending the centre. The health talk and role play was done by the CRRIs’ posted in the centre, under the guidance of the Medical Officer, and patients were counseled regarding the importance of periodic blood sugar estimation, adherence to therapy, and role of self-care in preventing the progression of the disease.

WORLD IMMUNIZATION WEEK OBSEVATION – 24/04/2016 – 30/04/2016
Theme: Close the immunization gap

Immunization Week was observed in the Thiruporur UHTC by the Department of Community Medicine in the last week of the April month. A health talk was given to all the women coming to the centre with children in the under-five year age group, and they were explained about the importance of immunizing their child against vaccine-preventable diseases.

WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY – 31/05/2016
Theme: Get ready for plain packaging

No Tobacco Day was observed in both Sembakkam RHTC and Thiruporur UHTC with the help of CRRIs’ posted in the Department of Community Medicine. A role play was organized in both the centers to depict the side effects of consuming tobacco in any form and an interactive session was conducted for clearing the doubts of the beneficiaries.

WORLD BLOOD DONATION DAY – 14/06/2016
Theme: Blood connects us all

A rally was organized by the Department of Community Medicine in the field practice area of Sembakkam RHTC to create awareness about the importance of voluntary blood donation and its role in saving human lives. Dr. Gopinath, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, was present for the rally and guided the Medical Officer RHTC, CRRIs and the paramedical staff.

OUTREACH CAMPS

In the quarter of April - June 2016, the Department of Community Medicine in coordination with specialists from various clinical departments, and paramedical staffs conducted 39 outreach camps at Guduvancherry, Anbagam (Pananagattupakkam), Mullipakkam, and Manampathy.

WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK (01/08/2016-07/08/2016)
Theme: “A Key to Sustainable Development”

Breastfeeding week was observed at Sembakkam RHTC on 3rd of August by the Department of Community Medicine and Paediatrics. A health talk using charts and models was organized to explain about the advantages of breastfeeding, nutritive contents of breast milk. Also, a video was shown to the mothers to orient them about the position of breastfeeding. Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, was present for the session, In addition, Dr. Bharani kumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatrics gave a talk on the importance of breastfeeding, position of breastfeeding and advantages of exclusive breastfeeding.

Similarly, World breastfeeding week was observed in Thiruporur UHTC on 4th August by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk and role play was performed for the welfare of the patients attending the centre by the CRRIs’ posted in the centre, under the guidance of Dr. Gopinath.T.T, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine. The session was attended by Dr Santhosh, Assistant Professor from Paediatrics department who explained to the people about the benefits of breastfeeding.

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WORLD RABIES DAY- 28/09/2016
Theme: “Educate. Vaccinate. Eliminate”

World Rabies Day was observed at Sembakkam RHTC on 28th September 2016 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk was given by the interns posted at RHTC to create awareness about rabies for the patients attending health center using charts and video. The session was conducted under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. Participants were explained regarding the Do’s and Don’ts of dog bite, symptoms and clinical features of Rabies, treatment and Pre & Post exposure vaccination.

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WORLD HEPATITIS DAY – 28/07/2016
Theme: “Know hepatitis-act now”

World Hepatitis Day was observed in Thiruporur UHTC on 28th July by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk was conducted for the welfare of the patients attending the centre and also the health care personnel in the center. The health talk was done by the CRRIs’ posted in the centre, under the guidance of Dr. Gopinath.T.T , Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine. Patients and health staff were sensitized about the importance of hepatitis and the measures to prevent it.

NATIONAL NUTRITIONAL WEEK (SEP 1st- 7th)
Theme: “Life cycle approach for better nutrition”

National Nutritional Week was observed in Thiruporur UHTC on 7th September by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk with role play was organized for the 48 patients attending the centre. The health talk and role play was done by the CRRIs’ posted in the centre, under the guidance of Dr. Gopinath.T.T, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine. The aim of the session was to educate the beneficiaries and the paramedical staff about the importance of a healthy & nutritious diet and the necessity to consume a balanced diet.

OUTREACH CAMPS

In the quarter of July - September 2016, the Department of Community Medicine in coordination with specialists from various clinical departments, and paramedical staffs conducted 41 outreach camps at Guduvancherry, Anbagam (Pananagattupakkam), Mullipakkam, and Manampathy.

SPECIAL CAMP FOR FISHERWOMEN COMMUNITY

on their every month fishing holiday to remember Tsunami was conducted under the leadership of Dr. Gopinath TT, Assistant Professor, Community Medicine on 26/09/2016 at North Nemmelli. About 122 were benefited.

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY – 10.10.2016
Theme: “Psychological first aid”

World Mental Health day was observed at Sembakkam RHTC on October 10th 2016 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts was organized for the welfare of the patients attending the centre. The health talk was delivered by the interns posted at RHTC, under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer and covered various areas pertaining to mental health, namely signs and symptoms of mental health problems, psychiatric counseling and behavioural therapy. Participants were also explained about the stigma prevailing around mental illness and the importance of mental health in attaining the perfect health.

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GLOBAL HANDWASHING DAY – 13.10.2016
Theme: “Make Handwashing a Habit”

Global Handwashing Day was observed in Thiruporur UHTC on 13th October by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk was organized for the welfare of the patients attending the centre and also the health care personnel in the center. The health talk was delivered by the CRRIs’ posted in the centre, under the guidance of Dr. Gopinath.T.T, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, and the Medical Officer. Patients and health personnel were sensitized regarding the importance of handwashing in preventing the acquisition of infection.

WORLD DIABETES DAY – 14.11.2016
Theme: “Eyes on diabetes”

World Diabetes day was observed at Sembakkam RHTC on November 14th 2016 by the Department of Community Medicine. The session consisted of a role play and a health talk for the benefit of the patients attending the centre. The role play was performed by the interns and highlighted the importance of treatment compliance in the management of diabetes mellitus and the significance of periodic blood sugar estimation. Further, a health talk was given using charts and the beneficiaries were oriented about the symptoms of diabetes, complication of uncontrolled diabetes, and importance of dietary and lifestyle modifications in the care of diabetic patients. The entire session was conducted under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. Finally, the program ended with an interactive session, in which Dr. Muthukumar clarified participant’s doubts and queries regarding diabetes.

World Diabetes Day was also observed in Thiruporur UHTC on 14th November by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk and a role play was organized for the welfare of the patients attending the centre by the CRRIs’ posted in the centre, under the guidance of Dr. Gopinath.T.T, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. In addition, a special screening program for diabetes was conducted, under which five new cases were detected. Simultaneously, health personnel were educated about the necessity to take measures to prevent the onset of diabetes.

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WORLD AIDS DAY – 1.12.2016
Theme: “Hands up for HIV prevention”

World AIDS day was observed at Sembakkam RHTC on December 1st 2016 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts and posters was given by the CRRIs’ posted at RHTC. Awareness regarding the stigma prevailing around the disease, treatment and diagnostic facility available were explained to the participants under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. The participants were also sensitized about the risk factors of AIDS and safe sex practices. Participants then clarified their doubts and queries regarding HIV/AIDS in an interactive session which followed the health talk.

A similar sort of session was also observed at Thiruporur UHTC on 1st December by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk was given by the CRRIs’ regarding the importance of prevention measures to prevent the acquisition of infection. Dr. Gopinath.T.T, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, and the Medical Officer were present for the session.

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OUTREACH CAMPS

In the quarter of October - December 2016, the Department of Community Medicine in coordination with specialists from various clinical departments, and paramedical staffs conducted 38 outreach camps at Guduvancherry, Anbagam (Pananagattupakkam), Mullipakkam, and Manampathy.

2017
ROAD SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK (11.01.2017 – 17.01.2017)

Road safety awareness week was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on January 12th 2017 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts was organized for the welfare of the patients attending the centre. Beneficiaries were educated about the safety measures to be taken while driving by the interns posted at RHTC, under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. Participants were also educated about the basic traffic rules by the medical officer.

NATIONAL DEWORMING DAY – 10.02.2017
Theme: “Worm-free children healthy children”

National Deworming Day was observed in Thiruporur UHTC on 10th February by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk was organized for the welfare of the patients and children attending the centre and also the health care personnel in the center. The health talk was done by the CRRIs’ posted in the centre, under the guidance of Dr. Gopinath.T.T, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, and the Medical Officer. Patients, children and health personnel were educated regarding the importance of worm infestations and its effects in our community and the measures taken to prevent it.

INTERNATIONAL CONDOM DAY – 14.02.2017
Theme: “Always In Fashion”

International Condom Day was observed in Thiruporur UHTC on 14th February by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk was organized for the welfare of the patients, especially adults attending the centre and also the health care personnel in the center. The health talk was delivered by the CRRIs’ posted in the centre, under the guidance of Dr. Gopinath.T.T, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, and Medical Officer. Patients and health personnel were educated regarding the importance and awareness of usage of condom and its role in the prevention of acquisition of sexually transmitted infections.

CANCER AWARENESS DAY – 16.02.2017
Theme: “We can. I can”

Cancer awareness day was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on February 16th 2017 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts was organized for the welfare of the patients attending the centre. Patients were educated about the symptom and risk factors common cancers by the inters posted at RHTC, under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. Participants were also explained about the treatment facilities available for various types of cancer.

Similarly, cancer awareness day was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on March 14th 2017 by the Department of Community Medicine and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Awareness regarding prevention and early identification of endometrial carcinoma and ovarian tumor was explained through health talk and a power point presentation was given by Dr. Mohanambal, HOD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Dr. Wills Sheela, Dr. Vijayalakshmi from Department of OG, and Dr. Muthukumar from Department of Community Medicine along with Medical officer, RHTC and CRRIs posted in center also participated in the awareness program. Participants were explained about various risk factors, signs, symptoms and treatment of various cancers. The awareness program was concluded with health camp and screening.

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HEALTHY LIFESTYLE AWARENESS DAY – 19.02.2017

Healthy Lifestyle Awareness Day was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on February 19th 2017 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts was organised for the welfare of the patients attending the centre. Participants were explained about the healthy food habits, importance of physical activities and ill health effects of smoking and alcohol by the interns posted at RHTC, under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. The session concluded with a quiz regarding the healthy life style for the participants.

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY – 08.03.2017
Theme: “Women in the changing world of work: Plant 50-50 by 2030”

International Women’s day was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on March 8th 2017 by the Department of Community Medicine. Dr. Indrabala, first-year post graduate from the department of Community Medicine gave a speech on women empowerment. A health talk using charts was organized for the welfare of the patients attending the centre by the interns posted at RHTC, under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer.

WORLD TB DAY – 25.03.2017
Theme: “Unite to end TB”

World TB day was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on March 25th 2017 by the Department of Community Medicine. A role play about the risk factors, signs, symptoms, diagnosis & treatment of TB was organized for the beneficiaries. Role play was done by the interns posted at RHTC, Sembakkam, under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. The participants were shown a video about stigma prevailing around TB and the importance of complete treatment for TB.

World TB Day was observed in Thiruporur UHTC on 25th March by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk and role play was organized for the welfare of the patients attending the centre .The health talk and role play was done by the CRRIs’ posted in the centre, under the guidance of Dr. Gopinath.T.T, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. Patients as well as health personnel were educated regarding preventive measures and consequences of tuberculosis infections, if not treated properly and the necessity for the compliance to therapy.

OUTREACH CAMPS

In the quarter of January - March 2016, the Department of Community Medicine in coordination with specialists from various clinical departments, and paramedical staffs conducted 38 outreach camps at Guduvancherry, Anbagam (Pananagattupakkam), Mullipakkam, and Manampathy.

WORLD HEALTH DAY – 07/04/2017
Theme: “Depression: Let’s talk.”

World Health Day - As this year theme was ‘Depression: Let’s Talk’, in coordination with the Department of Psychiatry, World Health Day was observed on April 7th in Hospital Block, SSSMC&RI. Dr. Anusha, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry welcomed the audience and the Dean addressed them with a key note on depression. Symptoms of depression and need for the early treatment was discussed by Dr. Rajesh Kannan, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry. Dr. Indra Bala, First year postgraduate student, Community Medicine gave a brief health talk on prevention of suicides and dealing with the stigma associated with mental illness. This was followed by a role play on depression by Interns and poster presentation by students, interns and nursing staff. Best posters were awarded with prizes.

World Health Day 2017 “Let’s talk” on depression was observed at RHTC Sembakkam on 7th April 2017 by the department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts were organised. Interns posted at RHTC explained about the risk factors, signs and symptoms of depression, under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and Medical officer. The beneficiaries were also explained regarding the management of depression and the social stigma prevailing around it.

World Health Day (2017) was observed in Thiruporur UHTC on 7h April by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk was organized for the welfare of the patients attending the centre and also the health care personnel in the center. The health talk was done by the CRRIs’ posted in the centre, under the guidance of Dr. Gopinath.T.T, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, and the Medical Officer. Patients and health personnel were educated regarding the importance of depression and its impact in our community and the measures taken to prevent it.

World Malaria day-25/04/17
Theme: “A push for Prevention”

World Malaria Day was observed at Sembakkam RHTC on April 25th 2017 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts was organised for the welfare of the patients attending the centre. Health talk and a video on malaria awareness were shown to the participants by the interns posted at RHTC, under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. Participants were explained regarding the mosquito breeding sites and measures of mosquito management.

World No Tobacco Day – 31/05/17
Theme: “Tobacco – A threat to development”

World No Tobacco Day was observed at Sembakkam RHTC on May 31st 2017 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts was organised for the welfare of the patients attending the centre. Health talk and an demo using experimental model on impact of smoking on human lung shot by CM- CRRIs were shown to the audience under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. Participants were explained regarding the health effects of tobacco use and its management.

World No Tobacco Day was observed in Thiruporur UHTC on May 31st by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk was organized for the welfare of the patients attending the centre and also the health care personnel in the center. The health talk was done by the CRRIs’ posted in the centre, under the guidance of Dr. Gopinath.T.T, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, and the Medical Officer. Patients and health personnel were educated regarding the side effects of tobacco and its impact on community and the need to minimize its consumption.

World Hypertension day- 17.05.2017
Theme: “Know your numbers”

World hypertension day was observed at Sembakkam RHTC on 15th May 2017 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts was organized for the welfare of the patients attending the centre. Health talk using charts on risk factors and clinical features of hypertension was explained to the participants by the interns posted at RHTC, under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. Participants were also explained about the complications of hypertension and importance of medical adherence, physical activity & diet restrictions.

World Environment day -05/06/2017
Theme: “connecting people to nature”

World Environment day was observed at Sembakkam RHTC on June 5th 2017 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts was organized for the welfare of the patients attending the centre. Health talk using charts on global warming was explained to the participants by the interns posted at RHTC, under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. Participants were also explained about the health hazards of environmental pollution.

World Blood Donation Day- 14/6/17
Theme: “Donate blood, Donate now, Donate often”

World blood donation day was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on June 14th 2017 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts was organized for the welfare of the patients attending the centre. Patients were educated about the do’s and don’ts of blood donation by the interns posted at RHTC, under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. Participants were also explained about the age limit and other criteria for blood donation. They were also explained about the importance and benefits of blood donation.

OUTREACH CAMPS

In the quarter of April-June 2017, the Department of Community Medicine in coordination with specialists from various clinical departments, and paramedical staffs conducted 35 outreach camps at Guduvancherry, Anbagam (Pananagattupakkam), Mullipakkam, and Manampathy.

SWACHH BHARAT

On every 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month, Swachh Bharat related activities – Cleaning of college campus, were conducted by involving 5th semester students, and it was done under the guidance and supervision of postgraduate students of the Department of Community Medicine.

SWACHHTA PAKHWADA

As per UGC guidelines “Swachhta Pakhwada” (Cleanliness Fortnight) was organized by SSSMCRI from 1st Sep to 15th Sep 2017. The department of Community Medicine participated in the outreach activities, and all faculties & postgraduates from the Department of Community Medicine in collaboration with other departments of the institute participated in the activity involving undergraduate, postgraduate and Allied Health Science students. A wide range of cleanliness related activities were done such as cleaning the roads leading to institution, cleaning health system in public places, visit to Sembakkam village, visit to nearby markets & orphanages, debriefing session with the CEO of Town Panchayat, etc.

World Breastfeeding Week – 01.08.2017 to 07.08.2017

World breastfeeding week was observed at Thiruporur UHTC and Sembakkam RHTC on 1st week of August 2017 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk was given by the Pediatrics Assistant Professor and PG from Pediatrics & Community Medicine, and role-play was conducted by the CRRI’s. Breastfeeding mothers were given awareness and benefits of breastfeeding. This program conducted under the guidance of Assistant Professors from the Department of Community Medicine.

World Rabies Day-18/9/2017
Theme: “Zero by 30”

World Rabies Day was observed at Sembakkam RHTC on September 18th 2017 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts was organized for the welfare of the patients attending the centre. Health talk using charts were given to the participants by the interns posted at RHTC, under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. Participants were explained regarding the Do’s and Don’ts of dog bite, symptoms and clinical features of Rabies, treatment and Pre & Post exposure vaccination.

World Rabies Day was observed at Thiruporur UHTC on September 18th 2017 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts was organized for the welfare of the patients attending the centre. Health talk using charts were given to the participants by the interns posted at UHTC, under the guidance of Dr. Gopinath, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. Participants were explained regarding the prevention of dog bite and pre & post exposure prophylaxis vaccination.

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World Oral Hygiene day- 21/09/2017

World Oral Hygiene day was observed at Sembakkam RHTC on September 21st 2017 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts was organized for the welfare of the patients attending the centre. Health talk using charts were given to the participants by the interns posted at RHTC, under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. Participants were explained regarding the good and bad practices for oral hygiene and enlightened about the signs and symptoms of oral health problems.

OUTREACH CAMPS

In the quarter of Jul-Sep 2017, the Department of Community Medicine in coordination with specialists from various clinical departments, and paramedical staffs conducted 42 outreach camps at Guduvancherry, Anbagam (Pananagattupakkam), Mullipakkam, and Manampathy.

Community Orientation program

The experiential program on ‘Early community Exposure’ for I MBBS students using qualitative techniques like RRA was carried out between 06.10.17 and 16.10.17. Students in batches were taken to villages for field practices.

CReAMS

Training on CReAMS (Clinical Research and Audit by Medical Students) was conducted for the II MBBS (III semester) students from November 20th to 24th, 2017.Interactive lectures on quantitative research by Dr. Prateek Associate Professor, from department of Community Medicine and on data entry, analysis and presentation by Dr. Karnaboopathy, Assistant Professor of statics. 131 students were divided into 13 batches and were allotted to different departments including UHTC. Students audited the system allotted and collected data. On the 4th day, the data were collated and analyzed in the computer kiosk of the central library under the guidance of Dr. Karnaboopathy. On the 5th day the team leader presented and the findings were discussed. Thus the students were made to appreciate the system based care and practice.

OBSERVATION OF HEALTH DAYS
WORLD POLIO DAY – 24/10/2017
Theme: “A Celebration of the Unsung Heroes of Polio Eradication.”

World Polio Day (2017) was observed in Thiruporur UHTC on 24th October by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk was organized for the welfare of the patients attending the centre and also the health care personnel in the center. The health talk was given by the CRRIs’ posted in the centre under the guidance of Dr. Gopinath.T.T, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, and the Medical Officer. Patients and health personnel were educated regarding the importance of polio virus infection and its impact in our community and the measures taken to prevent it.

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WORLD HEART DAY-5/10/17
Theme: “Share the power”

World Heart day was observed at Sembakkam RHTC on October 5th 2017 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts was organized for the welfare of the patients attending the centre. Health talk using charts on healthy lifestyle for healthy heart was explained to the participants by the interns posted at RHTC, under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine. Participants were also explained about the signs and symptoms of myocardial infarction and other cardiac problems and various treatment modalities available for the same.

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Dengue Awareness rally: 13/10/17

Dengue awareness rally was organized in Thiruporur. About 300 students from 1st and 2nd year MBBS participated in the rally along with faculties from Community Medicine department (Dr. Jegadeesh Ramasamy, Professor and HOD, Dr. Raja, Dr. Saurabh, Dr. Prateek, Associate professors, Dr. Muthukumar, Dr. Gopinath, Dr. Karnaboopathy, Assistant professors); Postgraduates Dr. Kalusivalingam, Dr. Nilofur Banu, Dr. Indra Bala and CRRIs. Faculties from other departments such as Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Pathology, Forensic Medicine, Pharmacology & Microbiology also actively participated in the rally. Awareness was created to the general public by means of slogans, placards, banners and posters. Pamphlets on dengue awareness were distributed to the public by the students along the way. The rally ended at Thiruporur bus stand.

CANCER AWARENESS DAY- 08/11/17
Theme: “we can. I can”

Cancer awareness day was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on November 8th 2017 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts was organised for the welfare of the patients attending the centre. Patients were educated about the symptom and risk factors common cancers by the inters posted at RHTC, under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. Participants were also explained about the treatment facilities available for various types of cancer.

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WORLD DIABETES DAY – 14/11/2017
Theme: “Women and diabetes-our right to a healthy future.”

World Diabetes Day (2017) was observed in Thiruporur UHTC on 14th November by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk was organized for the welfare of the patients attending the centre and also the health care personnel in the center. The health talk was done by the CRRIs’ posted in the centre under the guidance of Dr. Gopinath.T.T, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, and the Medical Officer. Patients and health personnel were educated regarding the importance of prevention, management and complications of diabetes and its impact in our community and the measures taken to prevent it.

World diabetes day was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on November 15TH 2017 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts was organised for the welfare of the patients attending the centre. Patients were educated about the symptom and risk factors common cancers by the inters posted at RHTC, under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. Participants were also explained about the treatment facilities available.

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DENGUE AWARENESS DAY
Theme: “Protect yourself from mosquito bite “

Dengue awareness day was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on November 13th 2017 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts was organised for the welfare of the patients attending the centre. Patients were educated about the symptom and risk factors common cancers by the interns posted at RHTC, under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. Participants were also explained about the treatment facilities available.

Dengue Awareness day was observed in Thiruporur UHTC on 17th November by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk was organized for the welfare of the patients attending the centre and also the health care personnel in the center. The health talk was done by the CRRIs’ posted in the centre under the guidance of Dr. Gopinath.T.T, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, and the Medical Officer. Patients and health personnel were educated regarding the importance of prevention, management of dengue fever and its impact in our community and the measures taken to prevent it.

Mosquito breeding sites surveillance

Dr. Muthukumar. T & Dr. Gopinath. T. T., Assistant Professors, Department of Community Medicine along with Maintenance Department conducted the surveillance for possible mosquito breeding sites in Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute campus between 27.10.17 and 30.10.17. The possible mosquito breeding sites were identified and suitable recommendations were suggested.

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WORLD AIDS DAY- 02/12/17
Theme: “Right to Health”

World AIDS day was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on December 2nd 2017 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts was organised for the welfare of the patients attending the centre. Patients were educated about the symptom and risk factors by the interns posted at RHTC, under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. Participants were also explained about the treatment facilities available.

Similarly World AIDS day was observed at UHTC, Thiruporur on December 1st 2017 by the Department of Community Medicine under the guidance of the Dr. Gopinath TT, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer, the C.R.R.Is & Postgraduates educated the audience about the routes of transmission of HIV and its treatment.

WORLD ASTHMA DAY- 25/12/17
Theme: “Global Initiatives for Asthma”

World Asthma day was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on December 25th 2017 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts was organised for the welfare of the patients attending the centre. Patients were educated about the symptom and risk factors by the interns posted at RHTC, under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. Participants were also explained about the treatment facilities available

OUTREACH CAMPS

In the quarter of October to December 2017, the Department of Community Medicine in coordination with specialists from various clinical departments, and paramedical staffs conducted 46 outreach camps at Guduvancherry, Anbagam (Pananagattupakkam), Mullipakkam, and Manampathy.

2018
ANTIBIOTIC AWARENESS DAY- 03/01/18
Theme: “Seek Advice”

Antibiotic awareness day was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on January 3th 2018 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts was organised for the welfare of the patients attending the centre. Patients were educated about the symptom and risk factors by the interns posted at RHTC, under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. Participants were also explained about the course of antibiotics.

ROAD SAFETY AWARENESS DAY- 11/01/18
Theme: “Your Safety, Secures Your Family – Be Cautious On Road”

Road safety awareness day was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on January 11th 2018 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts was organised for the welfare of the patients attending the centre. Patients were educated about the risk factors by the interns posted at RHTC, under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. Participants were also explained about it in detail.

Similarly Road Safety awareness week was observed at UHTC, Thiruporur on January 1st 2018 by the Department of Community Medicine under the guidance of the Dr. Gopinath, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer, the C.R.R.Is & Postgraduates educated the audience about the road safety measures and also about impact of road accidents on common man.

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NATIONAL DEWORMING DAY- 10/02/18

National Deworming day was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on February 10th 2018 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts was organised for the welfare of the patients attending the centre. Patients were educated about the symptom and risk factors by the interns posted at RHTC, under the guidance of Dr. Sahaya Sona Thresa, Tutor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer.

Similarly National Deworming day was observed at UHTC, Thiruporur on February 10th 2018 by the Department of Community Medicine under the guidance of the Dr. Gopinath, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer, the C.R.R.Is & Postgraduates educated the audience about the effect of open air defecation and its impact on human beings and the advantage of single dose Albendazole on intestinal worms.

WORLD TUBERCULOSIS DAY- 24/03/18
Theme: “Wanted: Leaders for TB free world”

World Tuberculosis day was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on March 24th 2018 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts was organised for the welfare of the patients attending the centre. Patients were educated about the symptom and risk factors by the interns posted at RHTC, under the guidance of postgraduates, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer.

Similarly World Tuberculosis day was observed at UHTC, Thiruporur on March 24th 2018 by the Department of Community Medicine. Patients were educated about the symptom and risk factors by the interns posted at UHTC, under the guidance of postgraduates, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer.

OUTREACH CAMPS

In the quarter of January to March 2018, the Department of Community Medicine in coordination with specialists from various clinical departments, and paramedical staffs conducted 38 outreach camps at Guduvancherry, Anbagam (Pananagattupakkam), Mullipakkam, and Manampathy.

World Health Day (07.04.18)
Theme: Universal Health Coverage

The World Health day was celebrated in the college by the Department of Community Medicine. VI semester students were divided into groups and were allotted topics pertaining to Universal Health Coverage. Students performed either a role play or short films on the topic and the best teams was selected and awarded. All the faculty and Postgraduates from the Department of Community Medicine participated in this event.

World Health Day (2018) was also observed in Thiruporur UHTC & RHTC on 7th April by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk was organized for the welfare of the patients attending the centre and also the health care personnel in the center. Health talk was given by the CRRIs’ posted in the centre, under the guidance of Dr. Gopinath.T.T, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, and the Medical Officer. Patients and health personnel were educated regarding the Importance of Health Insurances available in our country as well as state and its impact in our community and the measures taken to utilize it.

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NO TOBACCO DAY (31.05.18)
Theme: “Make everyday world no Tobacco”

Tobacco awareness day was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on May 31th 2018 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts was organized for the welfare of the patients attending the centre. Patients were educated about the health effects of tobacco and by the interns posted at RHTC, under the guidance of Dr. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. Participants were also given counseling regarding cessation of smoking and chewable tobacco.

Anti-Malaria Month (20.06.18)
Theme: “Make everyday world no Tobacco”

Awareness program on Anti- Malaria Month was conducted at UHTC, Thirupporur on 20th June 2018. Thirty five students of IV semester MBBS and the postgraduates of Community Medicine under the guidance of faculties from Community Medicine department, participated in the program and educated the patients on anti-mosquito measures and vector borne disease control. Anti malarial activities conducted in the field level by Public Health Department of Tamil Nadu was explained by the Health Inspector from Government Primary Health Centre, Kelambakkam for the students.

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World Menstrual Hygiene day (28.05.18)
Theme: “Make everyday world no Tobacco”

Awareness program on World Menstrual Hygiene day for adolescent girl students was conducted at Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Thirupporur. Under the guidance of Dr. Kalaivani Associate Professor, Dr. Muthukumar, Dr. Mohammed Janul Azaruddin & Dr. Karnaboopathy Assistant Professors, Department of Community Medicine, the students of IV semester MBBS and the postgraduates of Community Medicine educated the audience on menstrual hygiene and the importance of usage of sanitary toilets through role play and educational charts in the presence of CRRIs and Medical Officer of UHTC. A demonstration of hand washing was also done by the students of SSMCRI.

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OUTREACH CAMPS

In the quarter of April to June 2018, the Department of Community Medicine in coordination with specialists from various clinical departments, and paramedical staffs conducted 41 outreach camps at Guduvancherry, Anbagam (Pananagattupakkam), Mullipakkam, and Manampathy.

World Population Day: (11/07/2018)
Theme: "Planning of family Planning of Future"

World Population Day was observed at Urban Health Centre, Thiruporur on July 11th 2018 by the Department of Community Medicine. Health talk and demonstration was given using models and to the patients attending the OP. Patients were educated about the use contraceptive methods and family planning counselling were also made available to the patients under guidance of Dr. Mohamed Azarudeen (Assistant Professor) Department of Community Medicine. Total Beneficiaries were 32.

World Hepatitis Day (28/07/2018)
Theme- Eliminate Hepatitis

World Hepatitis Day was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on July 28th 2018 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using chart and power point was organized for the welfare of patient attending the health centre. Patients were educated about the mode of transmission, health effects and prevention of hepatitis by the intern posted at RHTC, under guidance of Dr. Shree Ramanan and Dr. Vicknaraj, Department of Community Medicine. Participants were also given counselling regarding the transmission of hepatitis health effects of hepatitis and their prevention. Total beneficiaries were 23.

World Breastfeeding Week (August 1st -7th, 2018)

Breastfeeding awareness week was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on August 6th 2018 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using charts was organised for the welfare of the mothers attending the centre. Mothers were educated about the importance of breastfeeding and health benefits by the interns posted at RHTC, under the guidance of Dr. Shree Ramanan, Assistant Professor, Dr. Preethi, Assistant Professor Department of Community Medicine and the Medical Officer. Participants were also given counselling regarding various aspects on Breastfeeding. Total Beneficiaries were 34 mothers.

World Breastfeeding week was also observed in Urban Health Training centre, Thiruporur from August 1 - 7th by the Department of community medicine, Guest Health talk was given about breastfeeding Practices by Dr. Preethi (Assistant Professor) and counselling session were given to parents about the nutritious value of Breast milk under the guidance of Dr. Mohamed Azarudeen, Assistant professor, Department of Community Medicine. Total Beneficiaries were 28 mothers & 4 Grandparents.

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World Mosquito Day (20/08/2018)

World Mosquito Day was observed at Urban Health Centre, Thiruporur on August 20th 2018 by the Department of Community Medicine. Health talk using chart was organized for the welfare of patient attending the centre. Patients were educated about how to maintain Mosquito free environment and healthy hygiene. They were also educated about waste disposal in the backyard of their houses in presence of all CRRIs, Medical officers and health care professionals under guidance of Dr. Mohamed Azarudeen, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine. Total Beneficiaries were 40.

National Eye Donation Fortnight: (06/09/2018)

The National Eye Donation Fortnight was observed on 6th September in the Sembakkam RHTC. A talk regarding Eye donation and the values and procedures using charts was organised for the welfare of the people attending the centre. Beneficiaries were educated about the importance of eye donation by the interns posted and Ophthalmologists, under the guidance of Dr. Shree Ramanan, Assistant Professor, Dr. Godwin, Medical Officer. Participants were also given counselling regarding various aspects on Eye care. Total Beneficiaries were 44 and among them 4 have pledged for eye donation at Sembakkam.

The National Eye Donation Fortnight was observed at Urban Health Centre on 28th August. A talk regarding Eye donation and Importance of the same were Explained to the Beneficiaries it was organised for the welfare of the people attending the centre by Ophthalmologists, Interns, Medical officer Dr Jeevan, Dr. Mohamed Azarudeen, Assistant Professor, Participants were also given counselling regarding various aspects on Eye care. Total Beneficiaries were 44.

Nutrition week: (07/09/2018)

Nutrition week was observed at Urban Health Training Centre, Thiruporur from September 1- 7, 2018 by the Department of Community Medicine. A health talk was given using chart and board to the patients who visited the Centre. Patients were educated about importance and benefits of nutrition and appropriate foods to be taken. It was observed in the presence of all CRRIs, Medical officers and health care professionals under the guidance of Dr. Mohamed Azarudeen, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine. Total Beneficiaries were 74.

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OUTREACH CAMPS

In the quarter of July to September 2018, the Department of Community Medicine in coordination with specialists from various clinical departments, and paramedical staffs conducted 39 outreach camps at Guduvancherry, Anbagam (Pananagattupakkam), Mullipakkam, and Manampathy.

HeART

HeART programme was conducted for 10 days as a part of Early Community Exposure and UG curriculum enrichment from 08-10-2018 till 18-10-2018. The students had a brief introduction in research methodology on both qualitative and quantitative techniques. They had field visits for three days for studying the same. The total 150 students were divided into two halves and subdivided into 6 groups of 25 students each and were sent to Manambathy and Mullipakkam village for field visits respectively. Each group was allocated with a faculty in-charge throughout the programme. On first day of filed visit, they did transect walk and social mapping of the respective villages. On second day, they used qualitative research techniques like cob-web analysis, Venn diagram, force field analysis, seasonal calendar and 24-hr calendar to study about the assigned villages. On third day, they had exposure on Epi-collect software in collecting the quantitative data about the village. For the remaining days, they were guided to make models on qualitative techniques and analysis of the collected data. Each group of 25 students had their final presentation on 17th October 2018 and the best group was complimented.

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UNNAT BHARATH ABIYAN 2.0

Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute, Ammapettai, Kancheepuram district has been selected for participation in the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA), a flagship program of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India with the vision of transformational change in rural development processes by leveraging knowledge institutions to help build the architecture of an Inclusive India for the following villages in Kancheepuram district namely Edarkundram, Madayathur, Thandarai, Periyavippedu in Thirupporur block and Keerapakkam in Kattankolattur block. Village survey of five villages was done by the faculty of the Department of Community Medicine and Household survey of five villages was conducted by Faculty, PG’s and III semester students between 17th and 22nd December, the collected data was then entered in the UBA web portal.

World Mental Health Day: (10.10.18)

World Mental Health day was observed at Urban Health Center Thiruporur on 10th October 2018 and in Rural Health Center, Sembakkam on 12th October 2018 by the Department of Community Medicine. Health talk using charts was organized for the welfare of patients attending the center. Patients were educated about importance and benefits of mental wellbeing. Patients were briefed about depression, anxiety, stress management and the possible methods to handle them. Treatment and management of mental health issues was explained to the patients. Awareness programme was done to bring attention to mental illness and its major effects, in presence of all CRRI's, Medical officers and health care professionals under the guidance of Dr. Mohamed Azarudeen (Assistant Professor) at UHC and Dr. K. Shree Ramanan (Assistant Professor) at RHC. A total of 23 and 16 beneficiaries attended the session respectively.

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World Diabetes Day: (14.11.18)

World Diabetes Day was observed at Rural Health Centre, Sembakkam on 14th November, 2018 by the Department of Community Medicine. Health talk was given and model charts were prepared and demonstrated to the patients attending the OPD. Patients were educated about how to Control diabetes and preventive measures were explained. Number of beneficiaries =10

World Diabetes Day was also observed at Urban Health Centre, Thiruporur on 14th November, 2018 by the Department of Community Medicine. Health talk was given and model charts were prepared and demonstrated to the patients attending the OP. Patients were educated about how to Control diabetes and preventive measures for the same under guidance of Dr. Mohamed Azarudeen (Assistant Professor) Department of Community Medicine and Dr. George Jeevan (Senior Medical Officer) and CRRI (Dr. Naveen and Dr. Manoj). Number of beneficiaries =18

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World AIDS Day: (1.12.18)

World AIDS Day was observed at Rural Health Center, Sembakkam on 1st December, 2018 by the Department of Community Medicine. Health talk using chart was organized for the welfare of patients in the center. Patients were educated about importance and benefits of world AIDS Day. Patients were educated about the transmission and causes of the AIDS. Patients were sensitized on prevention aspects like - Safe sex, Universal precautions to be taken, in presence of all CRRI's, Medical officers and health care professionals under guidance of Dr. K. Shree Ramanan (Assistant Professor) Department of Community Medicine. Number of Beneficiaries- 18

World AIDS Day was also observed at Urban Health Centre Thiruporur on 1st December 2018 by the Department of Community Medicine. Health talk using chart was organized for the welfare of patients in the centre. Patient were educated about importance of world AIDS day and antiretroviral therapy.

This day awareness programme was done to bring attention to all by Prevention - Safe sex, Universal precautions, Preexposure prophylaxis Risk factors - Exposure to infected blood & body fluids, in presence of all CRRI's, Medical officers and health care professionals under guidance of Dr. Mohamed Azarudeen (Assistant Professor) Department of Community Medicine. Number of Beneficiaries- 21

OUTREACH CAMPS

In the quarter of October to December 2018, the Department of Community Medicine in coordination with specialists from various clinical departments, and paramedical staffs conducted 20 outreach camps at Guduvancherry, Anbagam (Pananagattupakkam), Mullipakkam, and Manampathy.

2019
World Leprosy Day

World Leprosy day was observed at UHTC Thiruporur on 30.01.19. A public health awareness talk was given by Post graduate Dr. Kalusivalingam and CRRIs and an oath was taken by the participants. The oath was about sensitizing patients with leprosy symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. This program was conducted under the guidance of Dr. Sahaya Sona Thresa, Assistant Professor In-charge, UHTC, Department of Community Medicine. Number of beneficiaries was 11.

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World Cancer Day

World cancer day was observed at UHTC Thiruporur on 04.02.19. A public health awareness talk was given by Post-graduate Dr. Nilofur Banu and CRRIs, they delivered a speech about cancer signs and symptoms along with general awareness about screening and treatment. This program was conducted under the guidance of Dr. Sahaya Sona Thresa, Assistant Professor In-charge, UHTC, Department of Community Medicine. Number of beneficiaries was 15.

World Cancer Day

World Cancer Awareness Day was also observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on 04.02.19 by Department of Community Medicine. A health talk using posters in Tamil and power points were organized. The beneficiaries were educated about the importance of early detection of cancer. The methods for self-examination for breast cancer were shown with the help of videos by CRRIs and Medical Officer. In addition, the importance of cervical cancer and available methods to detect cancer was explained to the participants by CRRIs under the guidance of Medical officer and Assistant Professor In-Charge. A special camp was organized under the guidance of DMS with Department of OBG at Sembakkam PHC. The number of beneficiaries was 22.

World Tuberculosis Day

World Tuberculosis Day was observed on 25.03.19 at UHTC Thiruporur. An awareness talk was given by the CRRI’s with the help of IEC materials (viz. Charts) about the burden of tuberculosis and measures to prevent the transmission of the disease. It was done under the guidance of Dr. Sahaya Sona Thresa, Assistant Professor In-charge, UHTC, Department of Community Medicine. Number of beneficiaries was 16.

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World Health Day Quiz:

As we are aware that every year, 7th April is celebrated worldwide as World Health Day, the theme of World Health Day 2019 is Universal health coverageEveryone, Everywhere. It is an excellent opportunity for all Community Medicine professionals to show their solidarity as a key stakeholder in moving towards Universal Health Coverage. Medical students are our future health leaders and important stakeholders in realizing Universal Health Coverage. Therefore, like the previous years, Department of Community Medicine in association with Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine (IAPSM – Tamil Nadu Chapter) decided to organize quiz for MBBS students on 8th April 2019. Dr. Kalaivani, Professor & HOD, Dr. Saurabh & Dr. Prateek , Associate Professors Dr. Muthukumar, Dr. Karnaboopathy, Dr. Surekha & Dr. Sona, Assistant Professors were involved in organizing the Quiz activities for the World Health Day 2019 - the theme on UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE.

We printed posters for these activities and displayed in various places in the college, we also met the students of various semesters and encouraged them to participate in various competitions. We also had requested the HODs of all the departments to encourage and permit them to get involved in the World Health Day activities by taking their afternoon classes for smooth conduction of quiz – Elimination & Final rounds.

Description of the activity
  1. Elimination round was held on 2nd April 2019 at afternoon 2 pm
  2. 2 Set of Questions [Set 1 & 2] with 4 different sequences –A, B, C, D were made available.
  3. Students enrolled as a team (Maximum 3 students per team).
  4. Following Guidelines were read out & also circulated to the students before the start of elimination round
    1. Elimination round has total 30 questions [20 from last 5 years World Health Day theme from 2014 onwards & 10 Questions from the syllabus of Community Medicine]
    2. Time allotted was 30 minutes once everyone gets the question paper.
    3. Marks obtained by all the three members of a team were added to get the total team score
  5. Total of 11 teams participated & Top 4 teams were selected for the final quiz based on total scores in elimination round
  6. Final Quiz was held from 2 pm onwards (8th April 2019). It had 5 Rounds.
  7. ROUND 1 – Just A Minute Round - 8 Questions

    ROUND 2 – MCQ Round -4 Questions

    ROUND 3 - Hint Round – 4 Questions

    ROUND 4 - Visual Round- 8 Questions

    ROUND 5 - Rapid Fire Round - 20 Questions

    ROUND 6 - Tie Breaker Round – 4 Questions

  8. Students – Shriee Harihara Sudhan, Sreebalaji, Subeksha won the first place & Certificates were distributed for the students.

Dr. Indrabala, Dr. Kalusivalingam, Dr. Nilofur (Postgraduates) & Dr. Kanmani (JR) helped in the scoring, timekeeping activities.

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WORLD HEALTH DAY –APRIL 2019

Universal health coverage is WHO’s number one goal. Key to achieving it is ensuring that everyone can obtain the care they need, when they need it, right in the heart of the community. World Health day was observed at UHTC Tiruporur on 08.04.19. The theme of the health day was ‘universal health coverage’ so various government related health schemes were spoken out in that day which would be benefited to the public and easily feasible to them by the awareness programme. This was conducted under the guidance of Dr. Sahaya Sona Thresa from the Department of Community Medicine. No of beneficiaries were 17.

WORLD MALARIA DAY- APRIL 2019

World Malaria Day, which takes place on 25 April each year, is an internationally recognized day, highlighting the global efforts to control malaria and celebrating the gains that have been made. World Malaria day was observed at UHTC Tiruporur on 25.04.19. An awareness talk was given by the CRRIs with the charts about the burden of diseases and how to prevent from the disease and from mosquito bite. It was done under the guidance of Dr. Sahaya Sona Thresa from the Department of Community Medicine. Number of beneficiaries is 16.

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WORLD HYPERTENSION DAY- MAY 2019

The theme of World Hypertension Day 2019 is "Know your numbers." The theme is meant to raise awareness about high blood pressure in people across the world. The idea is to make sure to have check on our blood pressure regularly and know our numbers in order to necessary action on time. World Hypertension Day was observed at UHTC Thiruporur on 17.05.19.A public health awareness was given the Medical Officer and CRRIs, they delivered a speech about hypertension signs and symptoms along with general awareness about screening, diagnosis how to get treated early as possible to prevent further complications. This program was conducted under the guidance of Dr. Sahaya SonaThresa from the department of Community Medicine. Number of beneficiaries is 14.

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WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY- JUNE 2019

Every year 14th June countries around the world celebrate World blood donor day to raise awareness on the need of safe blood and blood products and to thank blood donors for their life saving gifts of blood. 100?equate, safe blood supply in developing country is necessary and it is entirely relayed on the volunteer donors. Hence the faculties of UHTC organized an awareness program on the theme “Safe blood for all”.

Objectives of the session
  • To create awareness about safe blood donation among volunteers attending UHTC
  • To sensitize the faculties of UHTC about safe donor selection
Participants

25 beneficiaries participated in the awareness program

Summary of the session

The patients and volunteers from the outpatient department of UHTC, Tiruporur participated in the session. The welcome address was given by Dr. Kanmani, Medical officer UHTC and the program is facilitated by Dr. Jeevan, Senior Medical officer, UHTC. An awareness talk on blood donation, and eligible criteria for blood donators was given by Dr. Rahini, CRRI through charts. Awareness session on Do’s and Don’ts before blood donation was given by Dr. Leena CRRI through charts. A sensitization session for the faculties of UHTC on safe blood donor selection was conducted by CRRIs through power point presentation under the guidance of Dr. L. Fasna, Assistant professor in charge UHTC. The beneficiaries actively participated in the session and gave their valuable feedback.

World Blood Donor day was also observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on14.06.19.A public health awareness talk was given by Post-graduate Dr. Nilofur and CRRIs, they delivered a speech about blood donation, benefits of blood donation along with general awareness about blood donation. This program was conducted under the guidance of Dr. V. Pragadeesh Raja, Assistant Professor In-charge, RHTC, Department of Community Medicine. Number of beneficiaries was 17.

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World Asthma Day

World Asthma day was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on 07.05.2019.A public health awareness talk was given by Post-graduate Dr. N. Kalusivalingam and CRRIs, they delivered a speech, about signs and symptoms, causes, along with general awareness, precautions and treatment of asthma. This program was conducted under the guidance of Dr. Mohanapriya, Medical officer, RHTC, Department of Community Medicine. Number of beneficiaries was 12.

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World Thalassemia Day

World Thalassemia day was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on 08.05.19.A public health awareness talk was given by Post-graduate Dr. Nilofur banu and CRRIs, they delivered a speech, they delivered a speech about signs and symptoms, causes, along with general awareness about screening and treatment of thalassemia. This program was conducted under the guidance of Dr. Mohanapriya, Medical officer, RHTC, Department of Community Medicine. Number of beneficiaries was 15

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International Health and Research Convention: Mobile Based Data Capture: Hands-on Workshop

The Department of Community Medicine, SSSMCRI conducted one day Hands-on workshop on “Mobile Based Data Capture” as a part of International Health and Research Convention - 2019, under the flagship of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth on 19th July, 2019. The registration of the event started at 7.30 AM at the College Block, wherein a total of 64 delegates registered and subsequently participated in the workshop. The workshop had two external resource persons Dr. Palanivel, Associate Professor from the esteemed institution JIPMER and Dr. Ganeshkumar, Scientist C from NIE. Unfortunately, Dr. Ganeshkumar, could not make to the workshop for official reasons (emergency outbreak investigation), but his sessions were taken care by Dr. Gilbert from JIPMER who agreed at the last moment to take his session. 12 trained facilitators, including 10 from the organizing department were present to streamline and enhance the learning among the delegates. Dr. Jasmine, Assistant Professor from the Department of Community Medicine was LC for the event. The inauguration of the workshop started at 8.45 AM with SBV anthem followed by Video clipping of SBV, IHRC Theme Song, Message of Chancellor, and Message of VC. The Welcome address was delivered by the Organizing Secretary Dr. Muthukumar and briefing about the workshop was given by Organizing Chairman Dr. Kalaivani. The scientific session began at 9.10 AM by Dr. Palanivel, followed by hands on training of the Epicollect Web portal and Mobile app which was facilitated by 12 trained facilitators. The entire event went on as per the planned schedule and no hassles were reported. The workshop ended with valedictory function, where memento and certificates were presented to the resource persons followed by group photo of the delegates, resource persons and the organizing team. The certificates to the delegates were then distributed by the Registration team. As an immediate application of the workshop, the feedback of the workshop was obtained in Epicollect Mobile App. Vote of thanks was delivered by Dr. Prateek, Associate Professor from the Department of Community Medicine. The workshop ended at 4.30 PM with Tea and refreshments.

UNIQUE ATTRIBUTES
  1. Aahaa… Moments: Charts were placed for the participants to record their best and most liked moments during the workshop.
  2. Parking Lot: Charts were placed for the participants to record their doubts during tea break and lunch break, which were cleared by the resource persons.
  3. 12 Trained Facilitators
  4. Immediate application of the Mobile App to assess learning among participants (Kirkpatrick Level-2 evaluation).
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Swachhata Pakhwada

DAY 1 (07/09/2019)

TOPIC: “WATER CONSERVATION”

Activities started with field visit-rainwater harvesting awareness pamphlets were distributed in the Sembakkam village by 3rd year M.B.B.S students and CRRIs. Awareness talk about WATER CONSERVATION was given at Sembakkam RHTC on 07/09/2019. Welcome address was given by Dr. V. Pragadeesh Raja (Assistant professor). Mr. Shriie Hari (III year M.B.B.S Student) gave a speech about water wastage and water scarcity and Mr. Henry (III year M.B.B.S Student) delivered a speech about the importance of conservation of water. Dr. Mathivathani (CRRI) gave a speech on "The methods of rain water harvesting”. Dr. Vinoth Kumar (CRRI) informed about the uses of rainwater harvesting to the village people. This activity was conducted under the guidance of Dr. Kalaivani Professor and H.O.D Department of Community medicine department. Number of beneficiaries-60 people.

DAY-2 (14/ 09/2019)

CLEANLINESS DRIVE

Concept of activity was regarding the cleanliness in Sembakkam village. Village was cleaned by CRRI’s accompanied by the Department of community medicine Dr. Kalaivani, Professor & H.O.D. Department of Community Medicine, Dr. Jasmine (Assistant Professor), Dr. Kalusivalingam (post graduate), Dr. Sivashankari (Post graduate), Dr. B. Mohanapriya (Medical officer).

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World Population Day-11 July 2019

The World Population day was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam and Kuppam Village on 11.07.2019.A public health awareness talk was given by Dr. Ashwini (CRRI), she delivered a speech, about Current population status, Importance of Population Control, family planning methods and availability, and Gender inequality. This program was conducted under the guidance of Dr. V. Pragadeesh Raja, Assistant Professor In-charge, RHTC, Department of Community Medicine and Medical Officer Dr. Mohana Priya Medical Officer, RHTC, Sembakkam. Number of beneficiaries were 92.

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World Hepatitis day -28.07.2019

The World Hepatitis day was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam and Kuppam Village on 29.07.2019. A public health awareness talk was given by Dr. Abidah Tanweera A.M (CRRI), she gave a health talk Hepatitis problem status, Types of hepatitis, modes of transmission and clinical features. Dr. Aiswarya. S (CRRI) delivered a speech prevention and control of hepatitis. This program was conducted under the guidance of Dr. V. Pragadeesh Raja, Assistant Professor In-charge, RHTC, Department of Community Medicine and Medical Officer Dr. Mohana Priya Medical Officer, RHTC, Sembakkam. Number of beneficiaries were 135.

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World ORS week- July 25th to 31st 2019

The World ORS Week was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on 30.07.2019. A public health awareness talk was given by Dr. Arani. L (CRRI), she delivered a speech, about Importance and benefits of ORS and demonstrated how to prepare the home made ORS. This program was conducted under the guidance of Dr. V. Pragadeesh Raja, Assistant Professor In-charge, RHTC, Department of Community Medicine and Medical Officer Dr. Mohana Priya Medical Officer, RHTC, Sembakkam. Number of beneficiaries were 20.

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World Nature Conservation day-July 28 2019

The World Nature Conservation day was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on 31.07.2019. Plant Saplings were planted in Sembakkam village. This program was conducted under the guidance of Dr. V. Pragadeesh Raja, Assistant Professor In-charge, RHTC, Department of Community Medicine and Medical Officer Dr. Mohana Priya Medical Officer, RHTC, Sembakkam.

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World Breastfeeding week – 1-7 August 2019

On First day -02.08.2019, A public health awareness talk was given at Kuppam village, field practice area of RHTC, Sembakkam, by Dr. Annalakshmi (CRRI) regarding Benefits of breastfeeding, Dr. Abirami (CRRI) -Benefits of breastfeeding to mother and the nation and Dr. Aradhana (CRRI) -Adverse effects of artificial feeding. Number of beneficiaries were 65.befre that CRRIs distributed breasting feeding awareness pamphlet in Sembakkam village.

On 05.08.2019 second day World Breastfeeding Week was observed at RHTC,Sembakkam Community Medicine final year PG Dr.Nilofur and Dr.Kalu Sivalingam and CRRIs distributed the awareness pamphlet in Sembakkam village and Awareness program conducted in RHTC centre. Welcome address given by Dr.Mohana Priya (Medical officer), CRRIs performed a skit program regrading benefits of breast feeding, Dr.Pradeep paediatric final year PG given a talked about how to feed the baby, timings, benefits of breast feeding, Dr.Nilofur given a talked about benefits to Country and environment, Dr.Arani (CRRI) talked about adverse events of bottle feeding.

Totally 22 antenatal and breastfeeding mothers are attended the program, This program was conducted under the guidance of Dr. V.Pragadeesh Raja, Assistant Professor In-charge, RHTC, Department of Community Medicine.

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Observation of World Breast feeding week at UHTC, Thiruporur

Every year World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) coordinates the global World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) campaign that aims to inform, anchor, engage and galvanise action on breastfeeding and related issues. The WBW2019 slogan “Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding” was chosen by WABA to include of all types of parents in today’s world. Focusing on supporting both parents to be empowered is vital in order to realize their breastfeeding goals. Breastfeeding is in the mother’s domain and when partners, families, workplaces, and communities support her, breastfeeding improves. Hence, faculties of Urban Health and Training Center Thiruporur, Department of Community Medicine observed World breastfeeding week 2019 titled - Empower Parents-Enable Breastfeeding awareness session among working mothers of Thiruporur.

Objectives of the session
  • To create awareness among working mothers about breastfeeding.
  • To encourage parents and their families to adopt and support breastfeeding.
  • To sensitize the internship CRRIs about – Doctors as advocates in promoting breastfeeding.
Participants

55 beneficiaries participated in the session

Summary of the session

The faculties of Urban Health and Training center, Thiruporur planned to conduct world breastfeeding week observation in a women workplace since WABA stressed inclusive of all mothers especially those working in informal sectors. The breastfeeding week observation was conducted in 2 sessions. The first session was conducted on 05-08-2019 which was a sensitization session for CRRI doctors of UHTC, Thiruporur on the title – Doctors as advocates of Breastfeeding. The session was conducted by Dr. L. Fasna, Assistant Professor in charge UHTC, Department of Community Medicine which included explanation of the theme, doctor’s role as policy makers and advocators in supporting and adopting breastfeeding in home, hospital community and workplace The second session was an awareness session which was conducted on 06-08-2019 among working mothers and women’s of SN Garments, Thiruporur. An awareness talk on the WBW theme 2019 - Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding was given by Dr. L. Fasna, Assistant Professor in charge UHTC, Department of Community Medicine through charts which included creating a breastfeeding friendly workplace and the effect of longer maternity leave in breastfeeding and involvement of spouse, families and community in adopting breastfeeding. An another awareness session on importance , proper positioning and advantages of breastfeeding was given by Dr. Jeremy , Postgraduates, Department of Pediatrics through charts. At the end of the session queries from the participants were discussed and the feedback was obtained.

The World Breastfeeding week celebration -2019 observed by Department of Community Medicine, was tagged in the pledge map of WABA

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World Mosquito Day.

The World Mosquito day was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on 20.08.2019. A public health awareness talk was given by Dr. Adithyan (CRRI), he delivered a speech, about breeding place of mosquito, diseases spread by mosquito and Dr. Ajith Kumar (CRRI) delivered a speech on how to prevent the breeding place of mosquito and mosquito bite. This program was conducted under the guidance of Dr. V. Pragadeesh Raja, Assistant Professor In-charge, RHTC, Department of Community Medicine.

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National Nutritional Week - 2019

The National Nutritional week was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on 05.09.2019. A public health awareness talk was given by Dr. Monisha (CRRI), she delivered a speech on Nutritional and health, Importance of nutrition in children and also Diabetes patients and Dr. Naveena (CRRI) gave a speech on Nutritional among Hypertension and elderly population. This program was conducted under the guidance of Dr. V. Pragadeesh Raja, Assistant Professor In-charge, RHTC, Department of Community medicine and Dr.Mohana Priya Medical officer, RHTC, Sembakkam.

Dengue Awareness

Dengue awareness and active surveillance of breeding place of mosquito in Sembakkam village on 26.09.2019 by Dr. Kalusivalingam, final Year PG Department of Community Medicine and CRRIs posted in RHTC, Sembakkam. This program was conducted under the guidance of Dr. V. Pragadeesh Raja, Assistant Professor In-charge, RHTC, Department of Community medicine and Dr. Mohana Priya Medical officer, RHTC, Sembakkam.

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World Rabies Day -2019

The World Rabies day was observed at RHTC, Sembakkam on 28.09.2019, A public health awareness talk was given by Dr. Revinelvan.P (CRRI), he delivered a speech about Rabies virus, modes of transmission, symptoms and signs in Humans and Dr. Kamaludin.Z (CRRI) delivered a speech on post prophylaxis and pre prophylaxis of rabies and demonstrated the how to wash the wound after dog bite. This program was conducted under the guidance of Dr. V. Pragadeesh Raja, Assistant Professor In-charge, RHTC, Department of Community medicine and Dr. Mohana Priya, Medical officer, RHTC, Sembakkam.

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Rural Health Centres

Rural Health Training Centre, Sembakkam
Objectives:

To provide health care to rural population and implement Community health learning to Medical and Paramedical students

Functions and Activities
  • Medical care and laboratory services to common health problems in rural area
  • Referral services of complicated cases and emergency cases after stabilizing to higher center.
  • Maintaining the family folder/records/health details of the coverage population
  • Actively involved in National Health programs
  • Creating awareness through health education programs among rural population
  • Providing Maternal and child health services
  • Training of Medical and Para medical students
Field practicing area
  • Sembakkam
  • Manamathi
  • Arugundram
  • Karanai
  • Karanai
  • Venbedu
Intensive Coverage Area
  • Sembakkam
  • Kottamedu
  • Manamathi
Urban Health and Training Centre, Tiruporur
Objectives:
  1. To provide preventive, curative, promotive and rehabilitation services to the field practice areas of UHTC
  2. To provide primary health services and referral services at UHTC
  3. To develop undergraduates as primary care physicians to recognize, identify, prioritize and mange community health and social problems.
  4. To guide undergraduates and postgraduates in performing community health researches
  5. To implement, monitor and evaluate the National Health programmes in the field practice area of UHTC.
Field practicing area

The Urban Health and Training center covers around 1, 20,000 population. It covers 7 areas under Tiruporur community block.

  • Tiruporur
  • Thaiyur
  • Illalur
  • Nemmeli
  • Pattibulam
  • Paiyanoor
  • Thandalam
Services at RHTC
  • Preventive health services: Screening for Communicable and Non-Communicable diseases, Health education sessions, Implementing national health programmes
    • National Health programmes

      The department of Community medicine is actively involved in implementing, monitoring and evaluating of nation health programmes like Revised National Tuberculosis control programme, Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent programme, National Vector Borne Disease control programme, National Programme for prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, CVD and Stroke, Integrated Disease Surveillance Program in the field practice area of UHTC and RHTC.

    • Health day observations

      All the national and International health days are observed in both the centres. The IEC material is prepared by the CRRIs and awareness sessions were given by the assistant professor, postgraduates and medical officers.

  • Curative health services: Outpatient services, pharmacy, laboratory services, Day care services, referral services and specialty clinics.
    • Speciality clinic at RHTC
      DaysSpecialty clinics
      1 st and 3 rd Monday ENT
      1 st and 3 rd Wednesday Orthopedics
      1 st and 3 rd Friday General Medicine
      2 nd and 4 th Monday Dermatology
      2 nd and 4 th Wednesday Obstetrics and Gynecology
      2 nd and 4 th Friday Pediatrics
  • Rehabilitation services: The department of Community Medicine played a crucial role in the community-based rehabilitation of the marginalized people in Anbagam (Special school for differently-abled & elderly), Allathur, Tiruporur.
  • Outreach services: Mobile health camps, school health services, Family surveys.
    • School health services: The medical officers, postgraduates and CRRI s are involved in general health screening and health education session on personal hygiene, nutrition, first aid and disease preventions.
    • Mobile health camps: The multispecialty health camps, blood donation camps were organized in collaboration with other departments of SSSMCRI. A comprehensive multispecialty health services is provided by the various faculties of SSSMCRI. The IEC sessions are conducted in the camp by our CRRIs and postgraduate under the guidance of Assistant Professor in charge to alleviate the knowledge of prevention of diseases and health seeking behaviour of the community
  • Training services: Community health and research activities training for Undergraduates (MBBS), postgraduates (MD community medicine and other specialties)
  • Laboratory Service: Basic Investigations like Hb estimation, Blood grouping, ESR, Urine -Albumin, Sugar, Blood sugar levels etc., are given at free of cost.
 

COURSES OFFERED

  • MBBS
  • MD
  • PhD
MBBS

We provide an undergraduate medical course that is unique and in-line with all the governing principles, for producing capable and competent doctors, well oriented with community, national and global health needs. A solid foundation is laid to promote excellence from each student, and to decipher their interests to become the best version of responsible physicians.

MD COMMUNITY MEDICINE

The MD Community Medicine program aims to attain the defined curricular objectives. The residents receive training based on advances in the field making it relevant to current day community health. The program inculcates a holistic view of health and medical interventions primarily focused on Community Health/Population Health. Regular Institutional visits to Tuberculosis sanatorium Tambaram, Central Leprosy Teaching and Research Institute, Chengalpattu, Institute of Vector Control and Zoonosis, Hosur are done by postgraduate students to get exposure to various programs and administrative skills. The activities of the postgraduates are monitored and formatively assessed through their eportfolios where they constantly record and showcase their learning in the department.

PhD

The PhD program aims at nurturing the research talents of the scholars guided by well experienced and talented research Supervisors.

Other training Offered:

Allied Health Sciences

Nursing education

Publications

  1. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Vulnerability to disasters – Are we moving ahead? International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2012;3(12):902-903.
  2. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Juvenile delinquency: Lessons on the street. Journal of Indian Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health. 2012;8(4):113-115.
  3. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Correlates of antenatal Body Mass Index (BMI) as a determinant of birth weight – A longitudinal study. Revista Brasiliera em Promocao da Saude. 2012;25(3):356-363.
  4. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Computer related health problems among software professionals in Mumbai: A cross-sectional study. International Journal of Health & Allied Sciences. 2012;1(2):74-78.
  5. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Implementation of public health practices in tribal populations of India – Challenges & Remedies. Healthcare in Low-resource Settings. 2013;1:e3.
  6. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Lung Cancer: Knowledge-Application Gap. South Asian Journal of Cancer. 2013;2(1):18.
  7. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Epidemiological investigation of a case of chickenpox in a medical college in Kancheepuram, India. GERMS. 2013;3(1):18-20.
  8. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Role of self-care in management of diabetes mellitus. Journal of Diabetes & Metabolic Disorders. 2013;12:14.
  9. Shrivastava PS, Shrivastava SR. Contraceptive practices adopted by women attending an urban health centre. African Health Sciences. 2012;12(4):416-421.
  10. Shrivastava PS, Shrivastava SR. A study of spousal domestic violence in an urban slum of Mumbai. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2013;4(1):27-32.
  11. Shrivastava PS, Shrivastava SR. An epidemiological study of adult female burns patients admitted in a tertiary care hospital. Progress in Health Sciences. 2012;2(2):21-28.
  12. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Childhood Blindness: Is My World Getting Smaller? Indian Journal of Medical Sciences. 2011;65(12):557-558.
  13. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Evaluation of trained Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers regarding their knowledge, attitude and practices about child health. Rural & Remote Health, 2012;12(4):2099.
  14. Zaidi SHN, Sukla P, Ramasamy J. Knowledge and perception of community regarding mosquito-borne diseases in a coastal rural area of South India. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development. 2012:3(4):57-69.
  15. Sukla P, Danasekaran R, Ramasamy J, Vinoth R. Preventing threshold in human immune virus of infected persons through statistical model. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science & Health Care. 2013;1(3):43-46.
  16. Danasekaran R, Mohammed IR. A cross-sectional study on the prevalence of hypertension among adolescent school students in rural areas of Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu, 2011. Rural Medicine. 2012;1(2):133-9.
  17. Shrivastava PS, Shrivastava SR. Rehabilitation of female burns patients admitted in a tertiary care hospital: A longitudinal study. Healthline. 2013;4(1):82-88.
  18. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Childhood & Adolescence: Challenges in Mental Health. Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2013;22(2):84-85.
  19. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Study to assess utilization of antenatal and intra-natal services amongst women in an urban slum of Mumbai. TAF Preventive Medicine Bulletin. 2013;12(2):157-164.
  20. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Tuberculosis: Active case finding survey in an urban area of India, in 2012. Journal of Research in Health Sciences. 2013;13(1):19-23.
  21. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Faculty development program: A boost in medical education. Research and Development in Medical Education. 2013;2(1):1-2.
  22. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Airborne infection control in healthcare settings. Infection, Ecology and Epidemiology. 2013;3:21411.
  23. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Self breast examination: A tool for early diagnosis of breast cancer. American Journal of Public Health Research. 2013;1(6):135-9.
  24. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases - Public health perspective. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2013;4(6):736-737.
  25. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Community based monitoring: Reviving hopes realizing rights. Progress in Health Sciences. 2013;3(1):159-161.
  26. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Assessment of knowledge about obesity among students in a medical college in Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu. Progress in Health Sciences. 2013;3(1):54-60.
  27. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Knowledge and practices about Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program among clinicians of a medical college in India: A cross-sectional study. Progress in Health Sciences. 2013;3(1):94-103.
  28. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Public health approach towards reduction in maternal mortality in South Asia. International Journal of Gynecological and Obstetrical Research. 2013;1(1):17-27.
  29. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Application of emporiatrics in minimizing the health risks for the travellers. Healthcare in Low-resource Settings. 2013;1(1):e14.
  30. Shrivastava PS, Shrivastava SR. Post burn avenues in rehabilitation of female burn victims. Journal of Medical Society. 2013;27(1):25-30.
  31. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Curricular reforms in undergraduate medical education: An indispensable need. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2013:4(8):980-981.
  32. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Implementation of cost-effective and community-based strategies for prevention and control of rheumatic heart disease. Turkish Journal of Public Health. 2013;11(2):118-120.
  33. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Nutritional anemia: Analysis of the existing gaps and proposed public health measures. Health Care. 2013;1(2):43-46.
  34. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Screening of cervical cancer: Barriers and facilitators. Iranian Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2013;6(3):177-178.
  35. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Utility of kangaroo mother care in preterm and low birth weight infants. South African Family Practice. 2013;55(4):340-344.
  36. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. A longitudinal study of maternal and socio-economic factors influencing neonatal birth weight in pregnant women attending an urban health centre. Saudi Journal for Health Sciences. 2013;2(2):87-92.
  37. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Disaster Management: Fallacies and Solutions – An Indian Perspective. Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research. 2013;3(3):468-469.
  38. Shrivastava PS, Shrivastava SR. Assessment of knowledge and practices about menstrual health among adolescent girls of an urban slum in Mumbai. International Journal of Public Health Research. 2013;3(2):307-311.
  39. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Fostering the practice of rooming-in in newborn care. Journal of Health Sciences. 2013;3(2):177-178.
  40. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Infant mortality: Need to bridge the existing gap. International Journal of Maternal and Child Health. 2013;1(3):51-52.
  41. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Health care of elderly: Determinants, needs and services. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2013;4(10):1224-1225.
  42. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Roadmap to achieve global elimination of child labor in near future. Journal of Indian Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health. 2013;9(4):149-152.
  43. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Prevention of nosocomial infections in low resource countries. Healthcare in Low-resource Settings. 2013;1(2):e23.
  44. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Coronary heart disease: Pandemic in a true sense. Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Research. 2013;5(3):125-126.
  45. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Constructive feedback: A step towards meaningful evaluation. International e-Journal of Science, Medicine & Education. 2013;7(2):51.
  46. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Reduction in global burden of stroke in underserved areas. Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice. 2013;4(4):475-476.
  47. Sinha SP, Shrivastava SR, Ramasamy J. Depression in an older adult rural population in India. MEDICC Review. 2013;15(4):41-44.
  48. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Community monitoring: A strategy to watch out for. Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement. 2013;6:170-177.
  49. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Community monitoring: A strategy to watch out for. Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement. 2013;6:170-177.
  50. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Safe motherhood: Implementation of risk approach in developing nations. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2013;6(3):386-387.
  51. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. The necessity of a balanced diet to prevent the emergence of lifestyle disorders. South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2013;26(3):156-157.
  52. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Notification of tuberculosis cases in India: Moving ahead in Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program. Infection, Ecology and Epidemiology. 2013;3:23006.
  53. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Microteaching: Inculcating teaching skills in tomorrow's teachers. Journal of Medical Society. 2013;27(2):162.
  54. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Exploring the impact of public health measures in prevention and control of oral cancer. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2013;4(11):1242-1243.
  55. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Public health measures to counter nutritional stress of pregnancy. South African Family Practice. 2013;55(6):581-582.
  56. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Problem based learning in undergraduate medical curriculum: An Indian perspective. Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences. 2013;1(2):200-201.
  57. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Advocating use of antioxidants in ensuring optimal health. Journal of Food and Nutritional Disorders. 2013;2(4):1000121.
  58. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Establishing schools that promote health: Is it worth doing? Turkish Journal of Public Health. 2013;11(3):212-213.
  59. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Tuberculosis control in India: Path to achieve the millennium development goal. Primary Health Care: Open Access. 2013;3(3):141.
  60. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Integrated management of childhood illness: Bringing treatment closer to home. Progress in Health Sciences. 2013;3(2):187-189.
  61. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Vasectomy: An underused contraceptive technique. Progress in Health Sciences. 2013;3(2):190-192.
  62. Geetha M, Kalaivani A, Danasekaran R. Healthcare seeking behaviour for symptoms of reproductive tract infections among rural married women in Tamil Nadu - A community based study. Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences. 2013;12(3):3.
  63. Kalaivani A, Mani K, Ramasamy J. A study on knowledge, attitude and practices about organ donation among college students in Chennai, Tamil Nadu-2012. Progress in Health Sciences. 2013;3(2):59-65.
  64. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Unmet need for family planning in developing countries: Challenges and solutions. International Journal of Gynecological and Obstetrical Research. 2013;1(2):84-87.
  65. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Utility of syndromic approach in management of sexually transmitted infections: Public health perspective. Journal of Coastal Life Medicine. 2014;2(1):7-13.
  66. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Fostering directly observed treatment in tuberculosis: A program manager’s perspective. International Journal of Health Policy and Management. 2014;2(1):51-52.
  67. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Growth Chart: Passport to child health care in low-resource settings. Healthcare in Low-resource Settings. 2014;2(1):1785.
  68. Danasekaran R, Annadurai K, Mani G, Ramasamy J. MERS-CoV: An emerging public health threat. Bali Medical Journal. 2014;3(1):1-2.
  69. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Problem based learning: Constructivism in medical education. Education for Health. 2013;26(3):197-198.
  70. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Exploring the role of drug resistant tuberculosis centre in the programmatic management: An Indian perspective. MRIMS Journal of Health Sciences. 2013;1(2):64-65.
  71. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Modifications in the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program to achieve universal access to tuberculosis care. CHRISMED Journal of Health and Research. 2014;1(1):45-47.
  72. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Oral cancer in developing countries: The time to act is upon us. Iranian Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2014;7(1):58-59.
  73. Danasekaran R, Mani G, Annadurai K. Mercury free healthcare by 2020: Time for action. Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences. 2014;12(4):16.
  74. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Global plan for the decade of action for road safety: Expectations from developing nations. Saudi Journal of Medicine & Medical Sciences. 2014;2(1):57-58.
  75. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Childhood obesity: A determinant of adolescent and adult hypertension. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2014;5(Suppl 1):S71-72.
  76. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Diet survey: A tool for comprehensive nutritional assessment. International Journal of Medical Research. 2013;1(4):31-32.
  77. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Differently abled children striving to lead a normal life - What policy makers can do? Global Journal of Medical Research. 2014;14(1):7-9.
  78. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Public health measures to fight counterfeit medicine market. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2014;5(3):370-371.
  79. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J.Effective feedback: An indispensable tool for improvement in quality of medical education. Journal of Pedagogic Development. 2014;4(1):12-20.
  80. Geetha M. Prevalence of reproductive tract infections among rural married women in Tamil Nadu, India: A community based study. Journal of Pioneering Medical Sciences. 2014;4(1):18-24.
  81. Geetha M, Kalaivani A, Danasekaran R. Awareness regarding cervical cancer and preventive practices among rural married women of Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu. Journal of Comprehensive Health. 2014;2(1):42-48.
  82. Kalaivani A, Danasekaran R, Geetha M, Ramasamy J. Desmotology: A black hole in health care. Iranian Journal of Public Health. 2014;43(3):383-384.
  83. Kalaivani A, Geetha M, Danasekaran R. Tobacco usage among males in rural Tamil Nadu, India: A cross-sectional study. International Journal of Medical Students. 2014;2(1):15-18.
  84. Kalaivani A, Danasekaran R, Geetha M. Knowledge, attitude and practices on anto-tobacco measures imposed under the Cigarette and other tobacco products act among adult males in rural areas of Tamil Nadu. Healthcare in Low Resource Settings. 2014;2:1883.
  85. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Offering a ray of hope for the mentally-ill and differently-abled individuals. Turkish Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care. 2014;8(1):1-2.
  86. Geetha M, Danasekaran R, Ramasamy J. Andragogy in clinical medicine: implications for medical educators. Medical Science. 2014;2(1):77-79.
  87. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Pre-treatment evaluation: Setting a foundation in the management of drug resistant tuberculosis. El Mednifico Journal. 2014;2(2):164-165.
  88. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Herd immunity: A realistic goal for elimination of communicable diseases. TAF Preventive Medicine Bulletin. 2014;13(2):187-188.
  89. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Exploring the role of health sector in prevention of human trafficking. Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research. 2014;4(7):61-62.
  90. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Exploring the dimensions of doctor-patient relationship in clinical practice in hospital settings. International Journal of Health Policy and Management. 2014;2(4):159-160.
  91. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Public health measures to combat airborne infections in hospitals. The Journal of National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers. 2014;1(1):18-19.
  92. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Scope of acculturation in globalization and remodeling of health and disease-related outcomes. Sifa Medical Journal. 2014;1(2):27-28.
  93. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Vitamin-A deficiency: A global cause of public health concern. Sifa Medical Journal. 2014;1(2):29-30.
  94. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Baby-friendly initiative: A blueprint to enable breastfeeding in hospital settings. International Journal of Contemporary Pediatrics. 2014;1(1):61-62.
  95. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Medical education: Entrusting faith in bedside teaching. Research and Development in Medical Education. 2014;3(1):1-2.
  96. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Holistic approach for teaching tuberculosis in medical curriculum. Research and Development in Medical Education. 2014;3(1):3-4.
  97. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Occupational cancer: Public health interventions to minimize its burden and impact on the society. Iranian Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2014;7(2):111-113.
  98. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Holistic measures for the welfare of the differently-abled children. Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences. 2014;2(1):114-115.
  99. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Iodine deficiency disorders: Public health measures to mitigate the global burden. CHRISMED Journal of Health and Research. 2014;1(2):119-120.
  100. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Unsafe abortions: A cruel way of birth control. African Health Sciences. 2014;14(2):487-488.
  101. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. The midday meal scheme: A holistic initiative to augment the nutritional and educational status of the children. Journal of Medical Society. 2014;28(1):38-39.
  102. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Social defence and globalization: A public health tool to safeguard the modern society. Journal of Behavioral Health. 2014;3(2):138-140.
  103. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Incorporating private health sector in tuberculosis control activities in India: An overview. International Journal of Health System and Disaster Management. 2014;2(1):69-71.
  104. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Strengthening infrastructure in management of drug resistant tuberculosis in India. Progress in Health Sciences. 2014;4(1):277-279.
  105. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Standards of Tuberculosis care: An Indian perspective. Progress in Health Sciences. 2014;4(1):280-282.
  106. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Scope of public health measures in ensuring road safety. Journal of Injury and Violence Research. 2014;6(2):95-96.
  107. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Utility of pre-treatment evaluation in initiation of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis treatment. Muller Journal of Medical Sciences and Research. 2014;5(2):193-194.
  108. Geetha M, Kalaivani A, Danasekaran R. Frugal innovations: The future of affordable health care. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Health Care. 2014;6(2):1-2.
  109. Geetha M, Danasekaran R, Kalaivani A. Perceptions and health-seeking practices among an urban population of Tamil Nadu, India – A baseline survey. MRIMS Journal of Health Sciences. 2014;2(1):37-39.
  110. Danasekaran R, Kalaivani A, Geetha M. The need to create awareness about autism. International Journal of Contemporary Pediatrics. 2014;1(1):63-64.
  111. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. The determinants and scope of public health interventions to tackle the global problem of hypertension. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2014;5(7):807-812.
  112. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Scope of Consumer Protection Act in medical profession in India. Journal of Clinical Sciences. 2014;11(1):25.
  113. Danasekaran R, Geetha M, Kalaivani A, Ramasamy J. Small bite, Big threat: The burden of vector-borne diseases. Iranian Journal of Public Health. 2014;43(7):1014-1015.
  114. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Extending community based health care services to counter the multi-dimensional threat of hypertension. Turkish Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care. 2014;8(2):55-59.
  115. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Evidence-based strategies to reduce the magnitude of occupational cancer. Clinical Cancer Investigation Journal. 2014;3(5):454-455.
  116. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Prevention of childhood blindness: Strengthening primary health care. Journal of Ophthalmic & Vision Research. 2014;9(2):287-288.
  117. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Exploring the utility of qualitative research in the health sector. Sifa Medical Journal. 2014;1(3):45.
  118. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program: Progress in the diagnostic front. Journal of Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences. 2014;19(2):164-165.
  119. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Socioeconomic status scale: Tool to eliminate social disparity in India. CHRISMED Journal of Health and Research. 2014;1(3):212-213.
  120. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Need of a sound health information system in public health: Program managers’ viewpoint. International Journal of Health System and Disaster Management. 2014;2(2):127-129.
  121. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Medical social worker: Strengthening linkages between the hospital and the community. International Journal of Health System and Disaster Management. 2014;2(2):130-131.
  122. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Commitment to ensure an effective quality assurance in diagnosis of tuberculosis. Journal of Medical Investigations and Practice. 2014;9(2):99-100.
  123. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Awareness about eye donation among students in a medical college in Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu. TAF Preventive Medicine Bulletin. 2014;13(4):295-300.
  124. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Disinfection: An indispensable tool in controlling outbreaks in low-resource settings. Healthcare in Low-resource Settings. 2014;2(1):1897.
  125. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Child abuse: A curse on society. Journal of Behavioral Health. 2014;3(3):203-204.
  126. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Social security: Offering welfare opportunities for the vulnerable people. Iranian Journal of Public Health. 2014;43(8):1150-1151.
  127. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Public health measures to curtail infant mortality. Journal of Education and Health Promotion. 2014;3:87.
  128. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Rehabilitation: Lone hope for stroke survivors. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2013;6(6):683-684.
  129. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Exploring the reforms in tuberculosis control program in India. Turkish Journal of Public Health. 2014;12(2):136-139.
  130. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Public health interventions to combat the menace of food adulteration in developing countries. Tropical Journal of Medical Research. 2014;17(2):125-126.
  131. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Socio-cultural parameters: Contribution to the maintenance of optimum state of health. Medicine Science. 2014;3(3):1507-1510.
  132. Danasekaran R, Geetha M, Kalaivani A, Ramasamy J. Probiotics as dietary supplements in maintaining health. Journal of Food and Nutritional Disorders. 2014;S1.
  133. Danasekaran R, Kalaivani A, Geetha M, Ramasamy J. It’s time to stop female genital mutilation. Journal of Women’s Health, Issues & Care. 2014;3:3.
  134. Geetha Mani, Danasekaran R, Kalaivani Annadurai. ICMR: Leading the nation with low-cost innovations. Journal of comprehensive health. 2014;2(2)83-6.
  135. Geetha M, Kalaivani A, Danasekaran R. Antimicrobial Stewardship: An Indian Perspective. Online journal of Health and Allied Sciences. 2014;13(12):1-2.
  136. Kalaivani A, Geetha M, Danasekaran R. Deadly combo of HIV and Mental ill-health. Sifa Medical Journal. 2014;1(3):46-7.
  137. Kalaivani A, Geetha M, Danasekaran R, Jegadeesh Ramasamy. Surrogacy in India: From Taboo to common practice. Reviews in Health care. 2014;5(3):107-8.
  138. Kalaivani A, Danasekaran R, Geetha M, Ramasamy J. Quaternary prevention: Preventing overmedicalization. Journal of Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences. 2014;3(3):216-7.
  139. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Expanding the benefits of social security to the masses: A guide to policy makers. Journal of Medical Society. 2014;28(2):63.
  140. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Public health strategies to minimize the global incidence of child abuse. Cukurova Medical Journal. 2014;39(4):955-958.
  141. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Scope of the nutritional assessment in public health and clinical practice. El Mednifico Journal. 2014;2(3):307-308.
  142. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. A systematic review to explore the scope of global interventions to reduce the incidence of gastric cancer. Cancers Review. 2014;1(1):1-4.
  143. Kalaivani A, Danasekaran R, Geetha M. Coping with obesity: Targeting the triple B's. Journal of Obesity and Metabolic Research. 2014;1(3):193-194.
  144. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Pre-placement examination: A strategy to ensure benefit to the employees and employers. Journal of Environmental and Occupational Science. 2014;3(3):119-120.
  145. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Biomedical waste management: Responsibility of policy makers, hospital administrators and health care personnel. Community Acquired Infection. 2014;1(1):32-33.
  146. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Behavior change communication: A client-centered and professionally developed strategy to modify health status in developing countries. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh). 2014;6(2):199.
  147. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Scope of the integrated child development scheme in ensuring holistic development of the child. Iranian Journal of Public Health. 2014;43(9)1303-1304.
  148. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Family-centered care: Innovative tool for child care. Journal of Indian Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health. 2014;10(4):299-303.
  149. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Scope of pre-placement examination in reducing occupational health hazards. Al Ameen Journal of Medical Sciences. 2014;7(4):322-323.
  150. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Feasibility of community diagnosis in ensuring prioritization of health concerns: Perspective of developing countries. CHRISMED Journal of Health and Research. 2014;1(4):291-292.
  151. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Antenatal and postnatal depression: A public health perspective. Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice. 2015;6(1):116-119.
  152. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Assessing the utility of contact tracing in reducing the magnitude of tuberculosis. Infection, Ecology and Epidemiology. 2014;4:25265.
  153. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Assessment of nutritional status in the community and clinical settings. Journal of Medical Sciences. 2014;34(5):211-213.
  154. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Developing a coordinated response to counter the public health menace of street children. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh). 2014;6(3):112.
  155. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Meeting nutritional requirements of community in disaster – A guide to policy makers. International Journal of Health System and Disaster Management. 2014;2(4):246-248.
  156. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Formulating a comprehensive strategy to counter the menace of malnutrition in developing countries. Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences. 2014;2(2):266-268.
  157. Shrivastava SR, Pandian P, Shrivastava PS. Pre-hospital care among victims of road traffic accident in a rural area of Tamil Nadu: A cross-sectional descriptive study. Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice. 2014;5(Suppl 1):S33-38.
  158. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Role of drug-resistant tuberculosis center in improving the treatment outcome in tuberculosis patients. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2014;7(1):79.
  159. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Facilitating accreditation of health care establishments: A holistic tool for ensuring benefits to employers, employee and patients. Sifa Medical Journal. 2015;2(1):27-29.
  160. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Utility of contact tracing in reducing the magnitude of Ebola disease. Germs. 2014;4(4):97-99.
  161. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Utility of the secondary attack rate in reducing the caseload of infectious diseases. Global Journal of Advanced Research. 2014;1(1):21-22.
  162. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Public health concern of Hepatitis-E infection: Developing nation’s perspective. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh). 2015;7(1):114.
  163. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. The Baby-friendly initiative: Foundation stone in ensuring exclusive breastfeeding. South African Family Practice. 2014;56(4):250-251.
  164. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Congenital anomalies: Public health interventions to ensure its prevention and expansion of care to the patients. Cukurova Medical Journal. 2015;40(1):135-137.
  165. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Preventing the emergence of Ebola disease in unaffected countries: Necessity of preparedness. International Journal of Health Policy and Management. 2014;3(7):417-418.
  166. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Role of surveillance in the strengthening of the public health care delivery system. Journal of Clinical Sciences. 2014;11(2):57-58.
  167. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Scope of family in public health: An epidemiologist’s perspective. Muller Journal of Medical Sciences and Research. 2015;6(1):101-102.
  168. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Application of principles of ergonomics in medicine. Indian Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2014;18(2):100.
  169. Shrivastava SR, Ghorpade AG. High prevalence of Type 2 diabetes mellitus and its risk factors among the rural population of Pondicherry, South India. Journal of Research in Health Sciences. 2014;14(4):258-263.
  170. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Advocating contribution of private sector in tuberculosis in India. Healthcare in Low-resource Settings. 2014;2(2):4796.
  171. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Color coding: A tool to enhance the quality of health care in low resource settings. Healthcare in Low-resource Settings. 2014;2(2):4772.
  172. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Fight against Ebola disease: Strengthening laboratory framework in low resource settings. Healthcare in Low-resource Settings. 2014;2(2):4800.
  173. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Exploring the impact of migration on dimensions of health: Global overview. International Journal of Health System and Disaster Management. 2015;3(1):45-46.
  174. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Public health strategies to increase the average global life expectancy. International Journal of Health System and Disaster Management. 2015;3(1):46-47.
  175. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Holistic approach for teaching tuberculosis in medical curriculum. Contemporary Educational Researches Journal. 2013;3(2):64-66.
  176. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Exploring the scope of participatory ergonomics in the health care industry. Journal of Environmental and Occupational Science. 2014;3(4):196-198.
  177. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Need for population based survey to strengthen public health care delivery system: A program manager perspective. International Journal of Advanced Medical and Health Research. 2014;1(2):37-38.
  178. Kalaivani A, Danasekaran R, Geetha M. Tele-health: Revolutionizing Health care for Rural India. Turkish Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care. 2014;8(4):108-110.
  179. Danasekaran R, Kalaivani A, Geetha M. Ebola Outbreak 2014: Measures for Prevention and Control. Iranian Journal of Public Health. 2014;43(12):1714-1715.
  180. Kalaivani A, Danasekaran R, Geetha M. Rabies in India: A Relook at the Neglected Rampant Disease. The Journal of Neurobehavioral Sciences. 2014;1(3):88-91.
  181. Kalaivani A, Danasekaran R, Geetha M. Selenium on Human Health: Decoding the Myth. Journal of Food and Nutritional Disorders. 2014;3:6.
  182. Kalaivani A, Danasekaran R, Geetha M. Euthanasia: Right to Die with Dignity. Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care. 2014;3(4):477-478.
  183. Danasekaran R, Geetha M, Kalaivani A. A cross-sectional study on awareness and practices about blood donation among medical students. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development. 2014;1(6):22-25.
  184. Danasekaran R, Geetha M, Kalaivani A. Prevention of healthcare-associated infections: protecting patients, saving lives. International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health. 2014;1(1):67-68.
  185. Shrivastava SR, Ghorpade A, Shrivastava PS. Prevalence and epidemiological determinants of obesity in rural Pondicherry, India - A community based cross-sectional study. Al Ameen Journal of Medical Sciences. 2015;8(1):3-10.
  186. Geetha M, Kalaivani A, Danasekaran R, Ramasamy J. Drug Inventory control analysis in a Primary level Health care facility in Rural Tamil Nadu, India. Healthline. 2014;5(2):36-40.
  187. Geetha M, Udayakumar S, Kalaivani A, Ramasamy J. Perceived levels of stress and its correlates among residents of old age home in Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu. Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil University. 2014;7(6):728-31.
  188. Geetha M, Danasekaran R, Kalaivani A. Bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation: Equipping communities to save lives. Progress in Health Sciences. 2014;4(2):190-194.
  189. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Formulating a comprehensive public health strategy for the prevention and control of stomach cancer. Journal of Medicine in the Tropics. 2015;17(1):46-47.
  190. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Utilization of appropriate technology in public health in developing countries. Journal of Medicine in the Tropics. 2015;17(1):47-48.
  191. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Application of qualitative research methods in heterogeneous domains of public health: An overview. Indian Journal of Health Sciences and Biomedical Research. 2014;7(2):118-120.
  192. Danasekaran R, Geetha M, Kalaivani A. Averting drug diversion in healthcare settings. Al-Ameen Journal of Medical Sciences. 2015;8(1):86-87.
  193. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Assessing the contribution of dietary factors in breast cancer. Clinical Cancer Investigation Journal. 2015;4(1):1-5.
  194. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Profile of inmates of a special school for the mentally ill and disabled in Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu: An institution based cross-sectional study. CHRISMED Journal of Health and Research. 2015;2(1):51-56.
  195. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. A comprehensive approach to reduce sickness absenteeism. Journal of Injury and Violence Research. 2015;7(1):43-44.
  196. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Exploring the importance of incubation period in epidemiology of infectious diseases. MRIMS Journal of Health Sciences. 2014;2(2):69-71.
  197. Geetha M, Kalaivani A, Danasekaran R. Application of Indian Diabetic Risk Score in screening of an undiagnosed rural population of Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu-A cross-sectional survey. MRIMS Journal of Health Sciences. 2014;2(2):81-83.
  198. Danasekaran R, Vinoth R. A study on relation between BMI and hypertension among adolescents in Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu. International Journal of Applied Research. 2015;1(2):8-12.
  199. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Utility of epidemic curve in public health: An epidemiologist’s perspective. Singularitas. 2015;1(1):62-67.
  200. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Public health measures to combat the menace of drug abuse. Primary Health Care: Open Access. 2014;4(2):110.
  201. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. A community-targeted and scientifically formulated approach to remould health behaviour: Behaviour Change Communication. Primary Health Care: Open Access. 2014;4(2):112.
  202. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Exploring the importance of informed consent and ethics committee in clinical research. Global Journal of Advanced Research. 2015;2(1):38-40.
  203. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Strategies to reduce the magnitude of avoidable blindness in developing nations. Sudanese Journal of Ophthalmology. 2014;6(2):70.
  204. Kalaivani A, Geetha M, Danasekaran R, Jegadeesh R. Surrogacy in India: A lifeline or livelihood. Journal of Medical Society. 2014;28(3):200.
  205. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. A systematic review to explore the scope of interventions to minimize the incidence of congenital anomalies. Primary Health Care: Open Access. 2014;4(3):164.
  206. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Utility of community-based rehabilitation in developing countries. Applied Medical Research. 2015;1(1):30-31.
  207. Danasekaran R, Kalaivani A, Geetha M. National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme: Current Updates. Journal of Comprehensive Health. 2015;3(1):9-16.
  208. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Formulating evidence-based public health policies: A guide to Policy Makers. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2015;6(1):4.
  209. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Scope of community-based health promotion in health conditions. Journal of Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences. 2015;20(1):112-113.
  210. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Negating the impact of radiation in development of cancers. Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing. 2015;2(1):52-53.
  211. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Public health strategies to fasten the achievement of the millennium development goal - 4A related to under-five mortality. Journal of Contemporary Medicine. 2015;5(1):67-70.
  212. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Mainstreaming of Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy with the health care delivery system in India. Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine. 2015;5(2):116-118.
  213. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Ebola disease: An international public health emergency. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease. 2015;5(4):253-262.
  214. Kalaivani A, Geetha M, Danasekaran R, Ramasamy J. Waist circumference: A key tool for action against central obesity. Journal of Comprehensive Health. 2015;3(1):93-96.
  215. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Why my manuscript was rejected? What next? Primary Health Care: Open Access. 2014;4(4):113.
  216. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Lessons learnt from the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2015;20(1):107-108.
  217. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Exploring the scope of community-based rehabilitation in ensuring the holistic development of differently-abled people. African Health Sciences. 2015;15(1):278-280.
  218. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Scope of ergonomics in ensuring improvement of the health sector. Journal of Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences. 2015;4(1):62-63.
  219. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Informed consent in clinical research. CHRISMED Journal of Health and Research. 2015;2(2):183-185.
  220. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Public health interventions to stabilize the asymmetrical sex ratio in India. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh). 2015;7(2):e115.
  221. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Applications of an epidemic curve in assessment of infectious disease and investigation of an outbreak. Global Research in Medical Sciences. 2015;2(3):5.
  222. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Utility of epidemic curve in public health: An epidemiologist perspective. International Journal of Medical Research. 2014;2(3):61-62.
  223. Geetha M, Kalaivani A, Danasekaran R. Bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation in out of hospital cardiac arrest: need of the hour. African Health Sciences. 2015;15(1):307-309.
  224. Kalaivani A, Geetha M, Danasekaran R. Road map to organ donation in Tamil Nadu: An excellent model for India. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2015;6(1):21.
  225. Kalaivani A, Danasekaran R, Geetha M. Global eradication of guinea worm disease: Toward a newer milestone. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2014;19(12):1207-1208.
  226. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Fostering community and environment friendly disposal of biomedical wastes. Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences. 2015;3(1):165-167.
  227. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Protocol of a clinical trial: Elements, Concerns, and Potential solutions. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh). 2015;7(2):228.
  228. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Consequences and prevention of childhood obesity. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh). 2015;7(2):229.
  229. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Joining hands with World Health Organization initiative Make Listening Safe. Noise and Health. 2015;17(76):173-174.
  230. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Exploring the role of population surveys in the health sector. Kasr Al-Ainy Medical Journal. 2015;21(1):39-40.
  231. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Strategies to ensure the welfare of street children. Journal of Medical Sciences. 2015;35(2):88-90.
  232. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Evaluation of health services: A directive for public health professionals. Turkish Journal of Public Health. 2015;13(1):81-82.
  233. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Mechanisms to ensure financial control in health care establishments: A systematic review. International Journal of Analytical, Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences. 2015;4(4):8-10.
  234. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Preparing against the challenge of skewed sex ratio: Indian perspective. International Journal of Analytical, Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences. 2015;4(4):11-13.
  235. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Diseases of longevity: Scope of balanced diet and physical activity. Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil University. 2015;8(3):415-416.
  236. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Strategies to ensure gender equality in the health sector. Sudan Medical Monitor. 2015;10(1):35-36.
  237. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Measles in India: Challenges & recent developments. Infection, Ecology and Epidemiology. 2015;5:27784.
  238. Shrivastava SR, Ghorpade AG, Shrivastava PS. A community based study to estimate the prevalence and determinants of hypertension in a rural area of Puducherry. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2015;1(2):92-95.
  239. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Health strategy evaluation: An overview. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2015;1(2):113.
  240. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Establishing financial control in health care settings: Need & Tools. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2015;1(2):114.
  241. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Public health strategies to ensure optimal community participation in the Ebola outbreak in West-Africa. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2015;20(3):318-319.
  242. Raja D, Geetha M, Kalaivani A. Growing concern about maternal mental health disorders. Clinical Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine. 2015;1(1):19.
  243. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Ebola epidemic in West Africa: Identified challenges and recommended measures. Saudi Journal for Health Sciences. 2015;4(2):141-142.
  244. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Public private partnership schemes in the field of tuberculosis. Journal of Medical Society. 2015;29(1):57-58.
  245. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Legacy of Ebola outbreak: Potential risk of measles outbreak in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2015;20(5):529-530.
  246. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. World Health Organization: Do we have to intensify global tobacco control efforts? Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2015;20(7):716-717.
  247. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Assessment of the quality of a journal: Scientific approach. International Journal of Advanced Medical and Health Research. 2015;2(1):56-57.
  248. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Strengthening cold chain mechanism to enhance the effectiveness of immunization program. International Journal of Advanced Medical and Health Research. 2015;2(1):58-59.
  249. Shrivastava PS, Shrivastava SR, Ramasamy J. Hepatitis E: Risk and Prevention. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2014;Special issue 3:231-232.
  250. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Exploring the psychosocial and financial impact of cancer on caretakers. Clinical Cancer Investigation Journal. 2015;4(4):590-591.
  251. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Advocating for reduced sugar consumption to reduce the prevalence of non-communicable diseases. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh). 2015;7(3):234.
  252. Shrivastava SR, Ghorpade A, Shrivastava PS. Burden and determinants of hypertension in rural Pondicherry, India. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh). 2015;7(3):238.
  253. Kalaivani A, Raja D, Geetha M, RamasamyJ. Mosquito menace: A major threat in modern era. Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil University. 2015;8(3):414-415.
  254. Kalaivani A, Geetha M, Raja D. Recurring tragedy of road traffic accidents in India: Challenges and opportunities. Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine. 2015;19(7):434-435.
  255. Geetha M, Raja D, Kalaivani A. Chronic kidney disease: The emerging challenge and the way forward. Al Ameen Journal of Medical Sciences. 2015;8(3):239-241.
  256. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Emphasizing the role of stakeholders in the safe disposal of biomedical wastes. Journal of Clinical Sciences. 2015;12(1):57-58.
  257. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Ebola disease: Infection prevention and control in hospital and community settings. Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research. 2015;20(4):526-527.
  258. Ghorpade AG, Shrivastava SR, Sarkar S, Kar SS, Majgi SM, Roy G. Estimation of the cardiovascular risk using World Health Organization/International Society of Hypertension (WHO/ISH) risk prediction charts in a rural population of South India. International Journal of Health Policy and Management. 2015;4(8):531-536.
  259. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Evaluation of the multifaceted and complex health strategies: A guide to Program Managers. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2015;6(8):72.
  260. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Public health measures to prevent the adverse impact of air pollution on health. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh). 2015;S3:001.
  261. Shrivastava PS, Shrivastava SR, Ramasamy J. An epidemiological study to assess the knowledge and self care practices among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients residing in rural areas of Tamil Nadu. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh). 2015;S3:002.
  262. Dhikale PT, Shrivastava SR. A study of epidemiology of hypertension in an urban slum community of Mumbai. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh). 2015;S3:003.
  263. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. 2015 Californian measles outbreak: An eye opener for local public health authorities. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh). 2015;S3:004.
  264. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. World Health Organization appeal: Discourage unnecessary caesarean section worldwide. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh). 2015;S3:005.
  265. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Application of secondary attack rate in public health: An epidemiologist’s perspective. International Journal of Health System and Disaster Management. 2015;3(4):231-232.
  266. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Identifying the challenges and recommending corrective measures to reduce the impact of nuclear accidents in India. Global Research in Medical Sciences. 2015;2(6):1-2.
  267. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Public health interventions to reduce the prevalence of blindness in developing countries. Journal of Ophthalmic and Vision Research. 2015;10(2):206-207.
  268. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Contact tracing: A strategy to augment tuberculosis case detection. Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research. 2015;20(5):634.
  269. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Exploring the utility of social marketing techniques in motivating people to adopt healthy behavior. Medicine Science. 2015;4(3):2584-2588.
  270. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Ascertaining the standard of journal using quality indices. Indian Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2015;19(2):119-120.
  271. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. To perform or not to perform caesarean section: A controversial decision. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2015;8(5):224-225.
  272. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Deployment of foreign medical teams: An initiative to reduce the aftermaths of public health emergencies. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh). 2015;S3:006.
  273. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Much more is expected from nations to counter antimicrobial resistance: World Health Organization. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2015;20(7):719-720.
  274. Geetha M, Raja D, Kalaivani A. Kala-azar elimination efforts in India: A chronicle and challenges. Healthline Journal. 2015;6(1):63-65.
  275. Kalaivani A, Geetha M, Raja D. Evolution of electronic gadgets and emergence of high?tech diseases. Digital Medicine. 2015;1(1):49-50.
  276. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Application of social marketing in assisting program managers to tackle public health concerns. Iranian Journal of Public Health. 2015;44(9):1301-1302.
  277. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Exploring the importance of infection prevention and control measures in the 2014 outbreak of Ebola. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2015;6(10):96.
  278. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Insights from the Ebola virus disease outbreak. Annals of African Medicine. 2015;14(4):200-201.
  279. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Meningitis outbreak in Nigeria: Public health alert. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh). 2015;7(5):120.
  280. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Strategies to facilitate integration of AYUSH in the existing health set-up: Program manager perspective. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh). 2016;8(1):121.
  281. Sukla P, Sharma KD, Rana M, Zaidi SHN. Polio eradication in India: New initiatives in sanitation. Indian Journal of Community Health. 2013;25(1):74-76.
  282. Zaidi SHN, Khan Z, Khalique N. Injury pattern in children: A population-based study. Indian Journal of Community Health. 2013;25(1):45-51.
  283. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Using scientific indices to evaluate the journal quality. Menoufia Medical Journal. 2015;28(3):783-786
  284. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Insights from a special school in a rural area of Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu. Menoufia Medical Journal. 2015;28(3):787-788.
  285. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. World Health Organization calls for food safety and prevention of food-borne illnesses. Healthcare in Low Resource Settings. 2015;3(2):5217.
  286. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Successful elimination of rubella and congenital rubella syndrome from the American region: A historical breakthrough. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2015;20(8):824-825.
  287. Kalaivani A. A road map to global eradication of yaws by 2020. Menoufia Medical Journal. 2015;28(3):791-792.
  288. Raja D, Geetha M, Kalaivani A. West Africa Ebola outbreak 2014: the world's largest Ebola outbreak so far. Menoufia Medical Journal. 2015;28(3):789-790.
  289. Sathiyakala R, Devi S, Karnaboopathy R. Comparison of different diagnostic criteria for screening of gestational diabetes mellitus: A study in Indian women. International Journal of Contemporary Medical Research. 2015;2(5):1166-1169.
  290. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Public health strategies to ensure reduction in suicide incidence in middle and low income nations. Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice. 2015;6(4):619-621.
  291. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Necessity of globally implementing the comprehensive mental health action plan: World Health Organization. Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice. 2015;6(4):626-627.
  292. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Strategic information guidelines for HIV: Global perspective. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2015;8(6):318-319.
  293. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Assisting the World Health Organization to effectively tackle the problem of childhood obesity. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2015;8(6):319-320.
  294. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Are we well-equipped to restore the mental health of the traumatized in emergencies. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2015;8(6):321-323.
  295. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Advocating global usage of "smart" syringes in healthcare. Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research. 2015;20(6):728-729.
  296. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. How World Health Organization has fared in tackling the 2014-2015 outbreak of Ebola virus disease? Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2015;20(9):919-920.
  297. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Are we on the right track to achieve global immunization targets?: Public health perspective. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2015;6(12):118-119.
  298. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Supporting the World Health Organization’s 2015 immunization week theme: “Are you up-to-date?” Biology and Medicine (Aligarh). 2015;7(5):119.
  299. Shrivastava SR, Ghorpade A, Shrivastava PS. A community-based cross-sectional study of cardiovascular risk in a rural community of Puducherry. Heart Views. 2015;16(4):131-136.
  300. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Evaluation of the status of the pre-hospital trauma care in road traffic accidents in Kancheepuram district of Tamil Nadu. Journal of Coastal Life Medicine. 2015;3(12):978-981.
  301. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Strengthening water, sanitation and hygiene services in health establishments: An urgent priority of WHO. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2015;20(10):1016-1017.
  302. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Neglected zoonotic diseases: Its now time for action urges WHO. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2015;20(11):1125-1126.
  303. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Exploring the possibilities for stabilizing the sex ratio in India. Turkish Journal of Public Health. 2015;13(3):230-235.
  304. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Radiation hazards in a nuclear power plant: Ascertaining the hurdles and proposing corrective strategies. International Journal of Advanced Medical and Health Research. 2015;2(2):80-82.
  305. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Public health interventions to prevent the international spread of Ebola virus disease. International Journal of Advanced Medical and Health Research. 2015;2(2):142-143.
  306. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Exploring the scope of strategic information guidelines in addressing the public health menace of HIV: World Health Organization. International Journal of Advanced Medical and Health Research. 2015;2(2):147-148.
  307. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Why we have failed to improve the sanitation facilities and what are the possible consequences? Public health perspective. International Journal of Advanced Medical and Health Research. 2015;2(2):149-150.
  308. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. WHO and UNICEF: Updates on immunization coverage and how can we improve upon? Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2015;20(12):1216-1217.
  309. Annadurai K, Danasekaran R, Mani G. Personalized medicine: A paradigm shift towards promising health care. Journal of Pharmacy & BioAllied Sciences. 2016;8(1):77-78.
  310. Danasekaran R, Annadurai K, Mani G. Air pollution: The biggest environmental health risk. International Journal of Advanced Education and Research. 2016;1(1):16-17.
  311. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Ebola-free Liberia: Scrutinizing the efforts of public health sector and international agencies. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2016;7(1):1.
  312. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Global food safety: Challenges and recommended public health strategies. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2016;7(1):8.
  313. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Inequality in health for women, infants and children: An alarming public health concern. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2016;7(1):10.
  314. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. 2000 to 2015: How far have we progressed in achieving the health related Millennium Development Goals? International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2016;7(1):11.
  315. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Risk communication: An integral element in public health emergencies. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2016;7(1):12.
  316. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. How can we improve the universal uptake of HIV testing services? World Health Organization. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2016;7(1):13.
  317. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Is there no solution to minimize the aftermaths of heat waves? WHO comes up with an answer!!! International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2016;7(1):14.
  318. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Palliative care: An integral component of human right to health. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2016;7(1):15.
  319. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. World Health Organization advocates for expansion in the role of health workforce to prevent unsafe abortions. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2016;7(1):16.
  320. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Recommended strategies to move closer towards the global eradication of polio: International Health Regulations. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2016;7(1):17.
  321. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. The growing global problem of vaccine hesitancy: Time to take action. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2016;7(1):18.
  322. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Public health interventions to reduce the incidence of tobacco associated cancers. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2016;7(1):19.
  323. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Tackling the rising trends of non-communicable diseases during public health emergencies. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2016;7(1):20.
  324. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Strengthening directly observed treatment for tuberculosis in India. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh). 2016;8(1):122.
  325. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Ebola outbreak in West-Africa: Bridging the gap between the public health authorities and the community. Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research. 2016;21(1):105-106.
  326. Khandednath T, Fernandes S, Kuwatada J, Shrivastava SR. A longitudinal study to assess the cost incurred by patients undergoing treatment for tuberculosis at directly observed treatment centre located in an urban slum community of Mumbai. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2016;2(1):28-32.
  327. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Formulation of a comprehensive protocol in clinical trials. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2016;2(1):57.
  328. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Moving towards the universal health coverage: A strategy to expedite health equity. Journal of Medical Society. 2016;30(1):70-71.
  329. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. The 2015 Measles outbreak in America: Identified shortcomings and recommendations to the health authorities. Annals of African Medicine. 2016;15(1):42-43.
  330. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Strategies to prevent the emergence of radiation induced malignancies. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2016;7(2):34.
  331. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Childhood malnutrition: Where does the world stand? What else is needed? International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2016;7(2):36.
  332. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Assessing the status of United Nations Millennium Development Goals. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(2):87-89.
  333. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. World Health Organization calls for curbing illicit tobacco trade market. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(2):124-125.
  334. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Encouraging human immunodeficiency virus self-testing among vulnerable group of adolescents: A WHO initiative. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(2):126-127.
  335. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Exclusive breastfeeding and stakeholders: Only together we can make it work. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(2):127-129.
  336. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Moving into the era of Age-friendly society: The global public health need. CHRISMED Journal of Health and Research. 2016;3(2):147-148.
  337. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Role of doctor-patient association in delivery of holistic medical care. Journal of Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences. 2016;21(1):77-78.
  338. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Time to improve the outcome of preterm births in middle and low income nations. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2016;7(3):53.
  339. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. World Health Organization recommends cost-effective interventions to control the rise in incidence of non-communicable diseases in low resource settings. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2016;7(3):54.
  340. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Successful containment of the 2015 cholera outbreak in Iraq. Community Acquired Infection. 2016;3(1):28-29.
  341. Danasekaran R, Annadurai K, Mani G. Safe management of health-care wastes: An uncared area in health system. The Journal of Community Health Management. 2016;3(1):1-2.
  342. Danasekaran R, Mani G, Annadurai K. Adolescent hypertension: A challenge for the future. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Sciences. 2016;15(1):5-9.
  343. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Failure to achieve reduction in the incidence of human immunodeficiency virus among men who have sex with men: A worrisome global concern. Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS. 2016;37(1):88-89.
  344. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Aiming to eliminate Onchocerciasis from the African and Latin American nations: The World Health Organization. Environmental Disease. 2016;1(1):31-32. 1.
  345. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Ending child marriage: Battling for a girl's right to choose. Primary Health Care: Open Access. 2016;6(1):e114.
  346. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. 2015 MERS-CoV infection outbreak in Korea: Deficiencies in the health system. Journal of Contemporary Clinical Practice. 2016;2(1):31-33.
  347. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Millennium development goal target to reverse the global malaria incidence accomplished: The ground reality and what next? Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(3):141-142.
  348. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. A comprehensive approach to minimize the aftereffects of disability on health standards in low resource settings. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(3):211-212.
  349. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Strengthening the quality of household water treatment products on a global scale: World Health Organization. Journal of Earth, Environment and Health Sciences. 2016;2(1):39-40.
  350. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Dementia in middle- and low-income nations: A public health priority. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2016;21(1):5.
  351. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Thank you for saving my life: Blood donation matters. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2016;21(1):13.
  352. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Elder abuse: Working together to ensure healthy, meaningful and dignified life. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2016;21(1):23.
  353. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. How can we minimize the health related consequences of El Niño on millions of people worldwide? Sifa Medical Journal. 2016;3(2):54-55.
  354. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Zika virus disease outbreaks in the American region in 2015 – 2016. Sifa Medical Journal. 2016;3(2):56-57.
  355. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. World Health Organization appeals to international stakeholders to streamline the management of healthcare waste. Sifa Medical Journal. 2016;3(2):58-59.
  356. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. World Health Organization introduces a new digital tool to address the unmet needs for family planning among postpartum women. Sifa Medical Journal. 2016;3(2):60-61.
  357. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Mid-term assessment of the decade of action for road safety: Progress made, yet at a slow rate. Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine. 2016;20(5):312-313.
  358. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Recommending measures to address the public health concern of neglected tropical diseases. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2015;1(3):173-175.
  359. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Enormous need to improve the global measles vaccination coverage: World Health Organization. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2016;2(2):109-110.
  360. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Envisaging the adoption of framework to globally eliminate rabies: World Health Organization. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2016;2(2):110-111.
  361. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Addressing the adverse consequences of disability on health status in rural settings. Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice. 2016;7(2):319-321.
  362. Shrivastava SR, Krishnan S, Shrivastava PS. Responding to the challenge of autism spectrum disorder in low resource settings. Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice. 2016;7(3):472-473.
  363. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Bridging the epilepsy treatment gap in low and middle income nations. Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice. 2016;7(3):475-476.
  364. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Alarming global estimates of Herpes simplex-1: A lot needs to be done from the public health dimension. Journal of Medical Society. 2016;30(2):126-127.
  365. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Friendly vaccination: Responding effectively to the vaccine associated iatrogenic pain on a global scale. Journal of Medical Society. 2016;30(2):130-131.
  366. Mani G, Danasekaran R, Annadurai K. Perception and practices related to organ donation among a rural population of Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu, India. Journal of Comprehensive Health. 2016;4(1):72-84.
  367. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Striving forward towards malaria elimination and the necessity to be persistent in our efforts. Healthcare in Low-resource Settings. 2016;4(1):5755.
  368. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. World Health Organization releases estimates of foodborne diseases for the very first time: An opportunity for the national program managers. International Journal of Health System and Disaster Management. 2016;4(2):71-72.
  369. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Strengthening the health care delivery system to respond to the health needs of the migrant population: European nations’ perspective. CHRISMED Journal of Health and Research. 2016;3(3):240-241.
  370. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. World Health Organization advocates for a healthy diet for all: Global perspective. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2016;21(1):44.
  371. Sukla PS, Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Assessment of the cardiac autonomic neuropathy among the known diabetics and age-matched controls using non-invasive cardiovascular reflex tests in a South-Indian population: A case-control study. Avicenna Journal of Medicine. 2016;6(3);81-85.
  372. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Addressing the ever neglected sexual and reproductive health needs of women living with HIV. Journal of Current Research in Scientific Medicine. 2016;2(1):56-57.
  373. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Reduction in global maternal mortality ratio far from expectation: So what next? Journal of Current Research in Scientific Medicine. 2016;2(1):58-59.
  374. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Preventing nonsmokers from being exposed to secondhand smoke: Global perspective. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2016;7:78.
  375. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Physical inactivity and development of diabetes: An association worth to be explored. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh). 2016;8(4):e124.
  376. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Standardizing the assessment and management protocol of critically ill under-five children: World Health Organization. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(4):215-216.
  377. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Standardized management of Zika virus infection during pregnancy. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(4):217-218.
  378. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Working together to accomplish gender equality in health: World Health Organization. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(4):286-287.
  379. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Responding to the World Health Organization call for ensuring accessibility to antiretroviral therapy for all. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(4):288-289.
  380. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Implementing universal minimal standards to counter the challenge of gender-based violence in emergencies. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(4):289-290.
  381. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Safe Childbirth Checklist: A simple tool to encourage best practices by skilled attendants. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(4):290-291.
  382. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Emphasizing the need to achieve universal health coverage worldwide. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(4):292-293.
  383. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Childhood tuberculosis: Administering child-friendly tuberculosis medicines in the right dosage universally. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(4):293-294.
  384. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Breastfeeding and strengthening of the economy: Offering merits beyond nutrition. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(4):298-299.
  385. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Expanding the surveillance for the gonococcal resistance. Community Acquired Infection. 2016;3(2):67-68.
  386. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Mid-term assessment of the lymphatic filariasis elimination program. Environmental Disease. 2016;1(2):83-84.
  387. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Aiming to restore mental health among older adults: A loud cry. International Journal of Educational and Psychological Researches. 2016;2(2):139-140.
  388. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Safe handling of healthcare waste: A priority public health concern. Journal of Medical Society. 2016;30(3):187-188.
  389. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Nearing elimination of meningitis A from the African “meningitis belt” using meningococcal A conjugate vaccine. Germs. 2016;6(2):66-67.
  390. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Dealing with the neglected public health issue of drowning in low resource settings. Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine. 2016;20(7):433-434.
  391. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Eligibility criteria for antiretroviral therapy expanded: World Health Organization aims for a better future for people living with HIV. Journal of Pioneering Medical Sciences. 2016;6(3):77.
  392. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Exploring the role of dietary factors in the development of breast cancer. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics. 2016;12(2):493-498.
  393. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Elimination of mother-to-child transmission of human immunodeficiency virus and syphilis in Cuba: A stepping stone toward acquired immune deficiency syndrome-free generation. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2016;21(1):54.
  394. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. 2015 outbreak of Zika virus disease declared as Public Health Emergency of International Concern: Justification, consequences, and the public health perspective. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2016;21(1):55.
  395. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Preparing the world to meet diabetes related needs of the refugee population. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2016;21(1):60.
  396. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. 2016 global update on dracunculiasis eradication: Where we stand? What else needs to be done? Journal of Clinical Sciences. 2016;13(3):149-150.
  397. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Implementing measures to minimize the global incidence of falls and its associated complications. Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine. 2016;20(8):489-490.
  398. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Exploring the role of communication barriers in healthcare [Internet] 2015 [cited 29 July 2016]. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/20786190.2014.977039
  399. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Concept of health team in ensuring universal health care delivery [Internet] 2015 [cited 29 July 2016]. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/20786190.2014.977070
  400. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Association between travel and Ebola disease: An overview [Internet] 2015 [cited 29 July 2016]. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/20786190.2015.1022025
  401. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Detrimental role of childhood obesity in adolescence and adulthood: developing nation’s perspective [Internet] 2015 [cited 29 July 2016]. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/20786190.2015.1024018
  402. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Ensuring holistic development of disabled children in developing countries [Internet] 2015 [cited 29 July 2016]. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/20786190.2014.978093
  403. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Successful elimination of maternal and neonatal tetanus in India: Ray of hope for other nations. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2016;21(1):77.
  404. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Strengthening the health workforce to move forward towards universal health coverage and accomplish the 2030 goals. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(5):305-306.
  405. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Fukushima five years on: Public health consequences & response. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(5):362-363.
  406. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Preventing diseases through promotion of a healthier environment: World Health Organization. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(5):364-365.
  407. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Preventing the introduction of yellow fever in disease free nations: A global appeal. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(5):365-366.
  408. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Dearth in research & development of health products for responding to neglected diseases: An urgent public health need. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(5):366-367.
  409. Kalaivani A, Venkatesh S, Ramasamy J. Health seeking behavior on child care among fishermen community of Kovalam village, Tamil Nadu, India. Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences. 2015;14(3):5.
  410. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Targeting global elimination of soil-transmitted helminth infections among children by 2020. Journal of Earth, Environment and Health Sciences. 2016;2(2):83-84.
  411. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Strengthening prevention and control activities to respond to the challenge of emergence of chikungunya in American and European regions. Environmental Disease. 2016;1(3):105-106.
  412. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome and Hajj. Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil University. 2016;9(5):635-636.
  413. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Supporting the global initiative of preventing childhood hearing loss: Act now, here’s how! Noise and Health. 2016;18(54):280-281.
  414. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. World Health Organization releases new recommendations to comprehensively address the problem of maternal peripartum infections. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2016;21(1):89.
  415. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Assessment of the level of awareness about tuberculosis among the different stakeholders of a medical college, Tamil Nadu. TAF Preventive Medicine Bulletin. 2016;15(6):537-544.
  416. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Implementation of Enhanced Gonococcal Antimicrobial Surveillance Programme in Thailand. Indian Dermatology Online Journal. 2016;7(6):545-546.
  417. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Exploring the multiple dimensions in the control of Zika virus disease: Vector control, Surveillance, Clinical care, Risk communication, Travel, and Promotion of research. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(6):377-378.
  418. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Responding to the public health challenge of rising maternal mortality in humanitarian crises. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(6):404-405.
  419. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Where does the world stand in the battle against the tuberculosis? 2015 global update. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(6):405-406.
  420. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Enhancing the involvement of stakeholders in developing the list of assistive products for the disabled & the elderly. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(6):406-407.
  421. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Implementing Strategic Response Framework for the control of Zika virus infection: World Health Organization. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(6):408-409.
  422. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Don’t we have better challenges and bigger enemies than targeting the health sector itself? Time to introspect! Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(6):412-413.
  423. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Devising a comprehensive strategy to improve the neonatal health and survival rates in low resource settings. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(6):414-415.
  424. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. An indispensable need to offer comprehensive clinical care to the Ebola survivors. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(6):425-426.
  425. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Targeting the challenge of reducing the adverse consequences of mercury on health. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(6):428-429.
  426. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Neutralizing the contribution of obesogenic environment in the development of childhood obesity. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(6):430-431.
  427. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Strengthening and expanding the targeted interventions to accomplish Schistosomiasis elimination. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(6):431-432.
  428. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Human African trypanosomiasis: Aiming to eliminate the disease by 2020. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(6):438-439.
  429. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Addressing the public health concerns associated with Buruli ulcer on a global scale. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2016;9(6):441-442.
  430. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Addressing the issue of shortage of oral cholera vaccines on the global front. Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil University. 2016;9(6):774-775.
  431. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Responding to the risk posed to health and environment by short-lived climate pollutants. International Journal of Advanced Medical and Health Research. 2016;3(1):1-2.
  432. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Ebola outbreak in West-Africa exposes the need for reforms in the functioning of the World Health Organization. International Journal of Advanced Medical and Health Research. 2016;3(1):3-4.
  433. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Ensuring improvement in the health data to revamp the health systems: World Health Organization. International Journal of Advanced Medical and Health Research. 2016;3(1):34-35.
  434. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. An urgent global need to reduce the prevalence of youth violence in heterogeneous settings. International Journal of Advanced Medical and Health Research. 2016;3(1):36-37.
  435. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Why not universally empower adolescents? Commitment by the World Health Organization. International Journal of Advanced Medical and Health Research. 2016;3(1):46-47.
  436. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Systematically addressing the health concerns of migrants universally. International Journal of Advanced Medical and Health Research. 2016;3(1):48-49.
  437. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. What can be done at national level for the welfare of the ageing population: World Health Organization leads the way. Journal of Geriatric Mental Health. 2016;3(2):185-186.
  438. Mani G, Danasekaran R, Annadurai K. Substandard, spurious, falsely labeled, falsified and counterfeit (SSFFC) drugs: Time to take a bitter pill. Journal of Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University. 2016;5(4):122-124.
  439. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Envisaging plain packaging of tobacco products: Appeal to national policy makers. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2016;7(1):131.
  440. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Addressing the public health concern of childhood pneumonia: Global perspective. Journal of Medical Society. 2017;31(1):63-64.
  441. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Responding to the public health threat of Lassa fever in West Africa. Journal of Earth, Environment and Health Sciences. 2016;2(3):135-136.
  442. Shrivastava SR. Integrated health care. Primary Health Care: Open Access. 2016;6(3):e116.
  443. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Extending humanitarian assistance to the survivors of gender-based violence in Ukraine. Primary Health Care: Open Access. 2016;6(4):e117.
  444. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Extending care and support to the survivors of gender-based violence in Iraq during humanitarian emergencies. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2017;3(1):51-52.
  445. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Rising trends of risk factors for non-communicable diseases in African region. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2017;3(1):52-53.
  446. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Tapping into the resources of skilled birth attendants in reducing the maternal mortality rates in developing nations. Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research. 2017;22(1):81-82.
  447. Sathiyakala R, Srinivasan S, Karnaboopathy R. Comparison of vaginal hysterectomy and laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy in women with benign uterine disease: A retrospective study. International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2016;5(11):3915-3918.
  448. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Preventing attacks on health facilities and health professionals by terrorist groups or conflicting parties: An urgent need. International Journal of Health System and Disaster Management. 2017;5(1):28-29.
  449. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Progress made in Mali and South Sudan towards eradication of dracunculiasis: World Health Organization. Community Acquired Infection. 2017;4(1):20-21.
  450. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Exploring the scope of enhanced gonococcal antimicrobial surveillance programme. Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS. 2017;38(1):100-101.
  451. Gopalan U, Rajendiran S, Jayakumar K, Karnaboopathy R. Composition of vaginal microbiota and their antibiotic susceptibility in symptomatic women. International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2017;6(2):427-432.
  452. Gopalan U, Rajendiran S, Karnaboopathy R. Study of endometrial histopathology in women with abnormal uterine bleeding. International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2017;6(3):824-828.
  453. Rajendiran S, Gopalan U, Karnaboopathy R. Evaluation of histopathology of cervix in women with unhealthy cervix. International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2017;6(3):842-845.
  454. Annadurai K, Danasekaran R, Mani G. Elimination of maternal and neonatal tetanus in India: A triumph tale. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2017;8:15.
  455. Annadurai K, Mani G, Danasekaran R. Preconception care: A pragmatic approach for planned pregnancy. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2017;22:26.
  456. Annadurai K, Danasekaran R, and Mani G. Exploring the role of self care in preventive nephrology. Scholars Report. 2016;1(2):1-3.
  457. Mani G, Danasekaran R, Annadurai K. Endocrine disrupting chemicals: A challenge to child health. The Journal of Pediatric Research. 2017;4(1):39-41.
  458. MuthuKumar T, Chauhan RC, Samuel AK, Singh Z. Perception of medical freshmen towards public health. Journal of Comprehensive Health. 2017;5(1):117-119.
  459. Rajkamal R, Kumar M, Raj M, Rajesh M, Kiruthiga J, Bazroy J. Assessment of water quality standards in the villages of Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu, India. International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health. 2016;3:3179-83.
  460. Shrivastava SR. Holistic health. Primary Health Care: Open Access. 2016;6(4):e118.
  461. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Improving the health standards of women and girls trapped in conflicts: An urgent need. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(1):264-265.
  462. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Adopting mobile technology to improve maternal care in rural and low-resource settings. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(1):266-267.
  463. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Improving patient safety standards in hospitals: A global public health concern. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(1):275-276.
  464. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Zika Virus Disease: The current status and necessity to implement Strategic Response Framework. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(1):277-278.
  465. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Switching from trivalent to bivalent OPV: A landmark step in the global eradication of Polio. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(1):278-279.
  466. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Supporting and encouraging breastfeeding through strengthening of the existing legal provisions globally. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(1):280-282.
  467. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Ensuring health system resilience following a public health emergency: World Health Organization. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(1):282-283.
  468. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Improving adolescent health by meeting global standards set by the World Health Organization. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(1):284-285.
  469. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Strengthening reproductive and sexual health services to minimize the risk of Zika virus associated complications in newborn. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(1):287-288.
  470. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Maternal and neonatal tetanus elimination accomplished from the South-East Asia Region: World Health Organization. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(1):289-290.
  471. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Polio continues to be a public health emergency of international concern: Current updates. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(1):291-293.
  472. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Training midwives and other cadre of health workers using a solar-charged device in Ethiopia. Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research. 2017;22(2):170-171.
  473. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Morocco succeeds to eliminate trachoma as a public health problem: World Health Organization. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2017;22(1):46.
  474. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Ensuring early detection of cancer in low and middle income nations: World Health Organization. Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences. 2017;5(1):141-142.
  475. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Discouraging the practice of child marriage in Cambodia: United Nations Population Fund. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2017;3(2):106-107.
  476. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Role of public health laws in the advancement of right to health on an international scale. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2017;3(2):107-108.
  477. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Reinforcing the need to invest in health related research and development activities. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2017;3(2):108-109.
  478. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Scope of gender bias in health sector: Insights for policy makers. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2017;3(2):109-111.
  479. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Addressing the root causes for child marriage in Costa Rica by involving young advocates: United Nations Population Fund. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2017;3(2):112-113.
  480. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Aiming to achieve universal health coverage and improve health standards among migrant populations. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2017;3(2):113-114.
  481. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Advocating for the sexual and reproductive health and human rights of women. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2017;3(2):115-116.
  482. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Uniting the efforts of stakeholders to end tuberculosis globally by 2030. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(2):297-298.
  483. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Accelerating progress to achieve the Sustainable development Goal target 3.3 worldwide. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(2):299-300.
  484. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Improving urban health standards: Promotion of equity and development of healthier cities for sustainable development. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(2):301-302.
  485. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Terminating the status of Public Health Emergency of International Concern for Ebola outbreak in West Africa: What does it mean? What next? Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(2):303-304.
  486. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Moving ahead from leprosy elimination to leprosy-free world by 2020. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(2):305-306.
  487. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. The public health concern of mental illnesses: Strengthening of the mental health sector. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(2):307-308.
  488. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Addressing the public health concern of depression and anxiety disorders: Financial perspective. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(2):309-310.
  489. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Advocating for the implementation of the updated guidelines for the management of Hepatitis C infection universally. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(2):311-312.
  490. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Radiation exposure in pediatric imaging: Justification, Optimization, and Risk communication. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(2):313-314.
  491. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Aiming for malaria elimination: World Health Organization. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(2):315-316.
  492. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Ensuring the universal adoption of Health Equity Assessment Toolkit to minimize health inequalities. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(2):317-318.
  493. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Conditional cash transfer to improve the status of the girl: Indian perspective. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(2):319-320.
  494. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Addressing the public health challenge of HIV infection among the vulnerable population group of transgender: An urgent global need. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(2):457-458.
  495. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. World Health Organization advocates for a two point strategy to achieve eradication of Yaws from the endemic nations. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(2):475-476.
  496. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Limiting pesticide access to minimize suicide incidence. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(2):477.
  497. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Exploring the geographical burden and responding to the threat of the spread of dengue infection to the unaffected nations. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(2):481-482.
  498. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Childhood cancers in low-resource settings: Reinforcing the need for intensification of efforts. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(2):488-489.
  499. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Advocating for the community empowerment and family support to improve the quality of care to Schizophrenia patients. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(2):490-491.
  500. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Ensuring global patient safety by minimizing medication-related errors: World Health Organization. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh). 2017;9(3):e126.
  501. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Discouraging the practice of tobacco initiation among children & adolescents through promotion of smoke-free films. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2017;8:34.
  502. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Childbirth rights for pregnant women: Success for Poland and inspiration for other nations! International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2017;8:42.
  503. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Encouraging collaborative efforts between environment and health sector to arrest climate deterioration. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2017;22:59.
  504. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. World Health Organization validated websites provide reliable information on vaccine safety. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2017;22:78.
  505. Thresa SS, Ramasamy JD, Shrivastava SR. A cross-sectional study to assess the knowledge and practices about breastfeeding among women in Sembakkam village, Kancheepuram District. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health. 2017;6(4):707-714.
  506. Thresa SS, Ramasamy JD, Shrivastava SR. A descriptive study to assess computer related health problems among software professionals. Biomedicine. 2016;36(4 suppl):163-165.
  507. Barman DD, Nair VK, Karnaboopathy R. Estimation of stature from measurement of the percutaneous length of radius in adult Tamil males. Journal of South India Medico-Legal Association. 2017;9(1):51-54.
  508. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Necessity to augment the financial investment in the water, sanitation, and hygiene services worldwide. Environmental Disease. 2017;2(2):67-68.
  509. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Strategic implementation of the global strategy for the containment of the viral hepatitis infections. Journal of Current Research in Scientific Medicine. 2017;3(1):64-65.
  510. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Empowering the vulnerable and disadvantaged girls from the indigenous community of Guatemala. Journal of Current Research in Scientific Medicine. 2017;3(1):68-69.
  511. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Necessity to break the relationship between tobacco addiction and deprived economy in China. Al Ameen Journal of Medical Sciences. 2017;10(3):229-230.
  512. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Exploring the role of color coding in ensuring delivery of quality assured health care services. Menoufia Medical Journal. 2017;30(1):331-332.
  513. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Recommending global public health strategies to counter the impact of climate change on health. Journal of Medical Society. 2017;31(2):138-139.
  514. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Involving traditional leaders to respond to the problems faced by youths: United Nations Population Fund. Primary Health Care: Open Access. 2017;7(2):e120.
  515. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Promotion of physical activity: A crucial strategy to delay the onset of non-communicable diseases. Muller Journal of Medical Sciences and Research. 2017;8(2):106-107.
  516. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Strengthening primary prevention interventions to tackle the problem of congenital anomalies. Journal of Medical Society. 2017;31(3):217-218.
  517. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Tackling the public health concern of the double burden of malnutrition on the global scale. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):493-494.
  518. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. A newer toolkit to respond to sexual violence on a global scale: World Health Organization. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):495-496.
  519. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Addressing the challenges of diagnostic delay and longer treatment duration for multi-drug resistant TB: World Health Organization. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):497-498.
  520. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Strengthening research and development activities to effectively contain the epidemics of infectious diseases: World Health Organization. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):499-500.
  521. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Safe Space: An effective option to ensure normalcy in the lives of refugee women and girls in conflict-affected Syria. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):501-502.
  522. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Involving fathers in achieving gender equality through a television reality show. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):503-504.
  523. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. INSPIRE: A comprehensive package to reduce violence against children and provide a safe and nurturing environment. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):507-508.
  524. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Challenges in HIV care: Accelerating the pace of HIV-related services to accomplish the set global targets. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):509-510.
  525. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Census: A systematic and comprehensive tool to address the needs of the disadvantaged population groups. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):511-512.
  526. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Legal protection for women in Yemen: A sorry state. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):513-514.
  527. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Anticipated shortage of benzathine penicillin: A threat to the ongoing global commitment for elimination of mother-to-child transmission of syphilis. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):515-516.
  528. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Employing mobile applications to improve the outcomes of adolescent's pregnancy. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):517-518.
  529. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Sexual and reproductive health needs of women and girls: Determinants, Utilization, and Role of adolescent peer educators. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):519-520.
  530. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Social and health inequalities augment the incidence of Zika virus disease and its aftereffects. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):521-522.
  531. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Yellow fever outbreak in Angola: The potential global threat and the prevailing challenges in the control of the disease. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):523-524.
  532. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Promoting, protecting and supporting breastfeeding for ensuring sustainable development. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):525-526.
  533. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Aiming to target gender barriers for improving the health and welfare standards of girls. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):527-528.
  534. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Improving the drinking water supply universally and bridging the existing gaps. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):529-530.
  535. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Accomplishing mother-to-child elimination of human immunodeficiency and syphilis: A remarkable achievement and a ray of hope for other nations. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):521-532.
  536. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Up scaling of interventions for the control of Echinococcosis and its associated complications. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):737-738.
  537. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Targeting the underestimated and under-diagnosed global problem of headache disorders. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):739-740.
  538. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Rising global estimates of dementia: An urgent public health need to stem the tide. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):741-742.
  539. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Taking major strides in dengue vaccine research: World Health Organization. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):743-744.
  540. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Recommended strategies to respond to the challenge of poor immunization coverage in low and middle income nations. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):746-747.
  541. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Planning a concerted effort to minimize the adverse consequences of cannabis: Public health perspective. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):749-750.
  542. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. After three decades of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster: Where we are? What we have to focus upon? Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):753-754.
  543. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Responding to the challenge of rising air pollution levels in world's poorest cities. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):756-757.
  544. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Minimizing the rates of unsafe abortion in developing nations. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):760-761.
  545. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Targeting health sector to tackle the menace of female genital mutilation. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):761-762.
  546. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Zika virus disease: Potential risk for the athletes and the international visitors in the Rio Olympic Games, 2016. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):762-764.
  547. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Potential risk of Zika virus outbreak in the European region: Public health alert. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):764-765.
  548. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Increase in average life expectancy and the need to strengthen the monitoring process to track the progress of Sustainable Development Goals. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(3):765-766.
  549. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Extending humanitarian assistance to people in the Borno state of Nigeria. International Journal of Health System and Disaster Management. 2017;5(2):49-50.
  550. Danasekaran R, Raja P, Ranganathan K. Utilization of antenatal healthcare services among fishermen population in Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu: A cross-sectional study. Indian Journal of Community Medicine. 2017;42(3):159-62.
  551. Johnson AKS, Abraham SB, Muthukumar T, Joy Bazroy, Purty AJ, Singh Z. Knowledge of food groups among mothers of preschool Children in a rural area of Villupuram district, Tamilnadu. Journal of Comprehensive Health. 2017;5(2):67-71.
  552. Annadurai K, Mani G, Danasekaran R. India – An Emerging Epicenter of Medical Tourism. Journal of Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University.2017:6(2):135-6.
  553. Mani G, Danasekaran R, Annadurai K. Controlled temperature chain: Reaching the unreached in resource-limited settings. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science. 2017;16(3):477-79.
  554. Annadurai K, Mani G, Danasekaran R. Prophylactic Mastectomy: A boon or bane? Journal of Comprehensive Health. 2017;5(1):34-51.
  555. Annadurai K. Exploring the application of colour coding for quality health care. Journal of Comprehensive Health. 2017;5(2):74-6.
  556. Annadurai K, Danasekaran R, Mani G. Nutritional psychiatry: An evolving concept. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2017;22:88.
  557. Mani G, Danasekaran R, Annadurai K. E-Pharmacies in India. Empowerment or an Emerging Conundrum? Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences. 2017;16(1):14.
  558. Annadurai K, Selvasri S, Ramasamy J. Self Medication: Predictors and Practices among Rural Population of Nellikuppam Village, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu. Journal of Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University. 2017;6(1):90-8.
  559. Vishnuprasad R, Bazroy J, Madhanraj K, Prashanth HR, Singh Z, Samuel AK, Muthukumar T. Visual impairment among 10–14-year school children in Puducherry: A cross-sectional study. Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care. 2017;6:58-62.
  560. Shrivastava PS, Shrivastava SR, Mukthar MS. A community based study to assess the treatment adherence and its determinants among hypertensive patients residing in a rural area of Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu. International Journal of Medicine Science and Public Health. 2017;6(9):1386-1393.
  561. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Scope of genetic counseling in reducing the magnitude of hereditary disorders: Developing nations' perspective. Menoufia Medical Journal. 2017;30(2):633-635.
  562. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Depression: A global public health priority. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh). 2017;9:e127.
  563. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Global update on malaria control and status in Sub-Saharan Africa. Cukurova Medical Journal. 2017;42(3):592-593.
  564. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. 2017 measles outbreak in the European region: An urgent public health alert. Community Acquired Infection. 2017;4(2):41-42.
  565. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Expanding the delivery of preventive medicine for malaria during pregnancy in Africa. Community Acquired Infection. 2017;4(2):43-44.
  566. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Role of contact tracing in containing the 2014 Ebola outbreak: A review. African Health Sciences. 2017;17(1):225-236.
  567. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Implementation of double-duty actions to counter the public health challenge of double malnutrition. Turkish Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care. 2017;11(3):142-143.
  568. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Targeting global elimination of rabies by 2030: Stakeholders’ consensus. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(4):779-780.
  569. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Promoting health standards of the workers in the informal sector: A global concern. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(4):781-782.
  570. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Aiming to achieve 100% voluntary blood donation in all nations: Global vision. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(4):783-784.
  571. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Displaying solidarity and compassion to meet the needs of the refugee population in European region. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(4):787-788.
  572. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. My Best Friend: A community-based initiative to ensure women welfare in conflicts-affected Central African Republic region. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(4):789-790.
  573. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Meeting the sexual and reproductive health needs of the neglected population groups in Bhutan. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(4):791-792.
  574. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. New guidelines released to ensure transparency and enhance credibility of the reported health estimates: World Health Organization. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(4):793-794.
  575. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Offering integrated package of services to counter stigma associated with HIV. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(4):795-796.
  576. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Responding to the public health challenge of obstetric fistula in developing nations: A preventable cause of physical and social disability. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(4):797-798.
  577. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Responding to the sensitive issue of sexual health by improving awareness and sexual education. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(4):799-800.
  578. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Training and deploying midwives to reduce the incidence of maternal deaths in Somalia. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(4):801-802.
  579. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Reducing the level of pesticide residues in foods: World Health Organization. Environmental Disease. 2017;2(3):95-96.
  580. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. The public health implications of Mycetoma: A neglected tropical disease. CHRISMED Journal of Health and Research. 2017;4(4):289-290.
  581. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Recommendations to promote safe and effective use of contraceptives: World Health Organization. CHRISMED Journal of Health and Research. 2017;4(4):291.
  582. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Springboard program: A ray of hope for the empowerment of victims of child marriage in Yemen. CHRISMED Journal of Health and Research. 2017;4(4):292.
  583. Muthukumar T, Konduru RK, Manikandan M, Asir J, Iqbal N, Bazroy J. Scope of integrated teaching in a medical college: A study from South India. Journal of Medical Society. 2017;31(2):127-130.
  584. Barman DD, Nair VK, Karnaboopathy R. Study of the trend of poisoning in a tertiary care hospital in Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu. Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine. 2017;39(1):20-24.
  585. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. World Health Organization launches a network to improve quality of care for mothers, newborns and children. Al Ameen Journal of Medical Sciences. 2017;10(4):184-185.
  586. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Promoting safe use of wastewater: Public health perspective. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2017;3(3):170-171.
  587. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Assessment of the health needs and preparation of an election manifesto by young people in Liberia. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2017;3(3):171-172.
  588. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Continue the intensity of the ongoing prevention and control measures to contain the 2016 outbreak of yellow fever in Angola. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1099-1100.
  589. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Necessity to strengthen prevention activities and expand treatment services to accomplish global elimination of Hepatitis C. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1101-1102.
  590. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Delivering comprehensive sexuality education among youths to eventually achieve human immunodeficiency virus-free generation. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1103-1104.
  591. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Young people acting as ambassadors for the accomplishment of women-related sustainable development goals. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1105-1106.
  592. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Universal health coverage: Necessity, monitoring, and the vision ahead. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1107-1108.
  593. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Building an effective mechanism to respond to the repeated outbreaks of cholera in the African region. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1109-1110.
  594. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Combating infectious diseases on the global scale in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1111-1112.
  595. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Developing a mechanism to reduce aftereffects and track health workers affected by terrorism. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1113-1114.
  596. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Meeting the sexual and reproductive health needs of young people in developing nations. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1115-1116.
  597. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Implementing Maternal Death Surveillance and Response through the Millennium Villages Project: World Health Organization. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1117-1118.
  598. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. International agencies working together to empower adolescent girls in Mozambique: A community-based intervention. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1119-1120.
  599. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Encouraging and expanding screening activities for cervical cancer in low-resource settings. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1121-1122.
  600. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Expanding the reach and utility of Emergency Medical Teams to ensure appropriate management of disasters. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1356-1357.
  601. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Establishing connection among all through blood donation: Current status and Public health implications. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1357-1358.
  602. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Identifying gaps and recommending targeted strategies to ensure effective control of Asthma. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1359-1360.
  603. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Preventing the outbreaks of food-borne botulism and minimizing the risk of fatality. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1360-1361.
  604. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Strengthening civil registration system on a global scale: Offering double benefit for the Policy Makers and the Community. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1361-1362.
  605. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Targeting cervical cancer in low and middle income nations: Necessity of a comprehensive approach. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1363-1364.
  606. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Preventing the acquisition and progression of chronic Hepatitis B infection in middle and low income nations: World Health Organization. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1364-1365.
  607. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Fast-tracking efforts to accomplish the global elimination of trachoma by 2020. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1366-1367.
  608. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Aiming to achieve elimination of Chagas disease: Before it acquires a status of global public health concern. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1367-1368.
  609. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Elimination target for lymphatic filariasis attained in Sri Lanka and Maldives: World Health Organization. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1369-1370.
  610. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Prevention and control of Legionellosis: A public health perspective. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1370-1371.
  611. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Public health approach to minimize the prevalence and associated sequels of Leishmaniasis in the affected regions. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1371-1372.
  612. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Dealing with the neglected issue of oral health: Building a global consensus. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1373-1374.
  613. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Targeting the end of the AIDS epidemic in the era of sustainable development by the year 2030. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1374-1375.
  614. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. The global public health challenge of malnutrition: Ensuring trend reversal. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1375-1376.
  615. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. How can we respond to the challenge of insufficient physical activity? Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1377-1378.
  616. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Offering adolescent girls’ centered care in developing nations: Fighting against all odds. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1378-1379.
  617. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Whether fractional dosing of yellow fever vaccine can be recommended to meet the challenges of the ongoing 2016 West African outbreak and the resulting vaccine shortage? Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1379-1380.
  618. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Noncommunicable diseases: Strengthening the process of data collection for potential risk factors. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1381-1382.
  619. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Prevention and control of Hepatitis-A in developing nations: Public health perspective. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1382-1384.
  620. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Responding to the rapid upsurge in the rise of overweight and obesity at global scale. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1384-1385.
  621. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Targeting asbestos across different industries to minimize the incidence of asbestos-related diseases on the global front. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1385-1386.
  622. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Global Health Security: Transforming commitments into practical actions. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1387-1388.
  623. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Public health measures to minimize exposure to arsenic and associated morbidities. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1388-1389.
  624. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Ensuring availability of pregnancy and childbirth care services in conflict-affected regions of Syria. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1390-1391.
  625. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Application of data available through health information systems in preventing maternal deaths. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1391-1392.
  626. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Ensuring delivery of integrated care for reducing the morbidity and mortality attributed to cardiovascular diseases. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1392-1394.
  627. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Mobilizing youth population to spread peace in the conflict-affected regions of Central Africa. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1394-1395.
  628. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Extending humanitarian assistance to displaced pregnant women in armed conflict-affected nations. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1396-1397.
  629. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Cardiovascular diseases in low and middle income nations: Responding to the leading cause of mortality. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(5):1397-1398.
  630. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Necessity to invest in cost-effective interventions for the prevention of hearing loss. Primary Health Care: Open Access. 2017;7(3):e121.
  631. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Bhutan and Maldives eliminate measles: World Health Organization. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2017;8:91.
  632. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Ensuring tobacco control to strengthen the economy of a nation and improve the health standards of the population. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2017;8:94.
  633. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Zika virus disease: Necessity to have a better and sustained preparedness. Cukurova Medical Journal. 2017;42(4):790-791.
  634. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Adoption of the nutri-score system in France to reduce the incidence of non-communicable diseases. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2017;22:111.
  635. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. HEARTS package for the management of cardiovascular diseases. Saudi Journal of Medicine & Medical Sciences. 2018;6(1):45-46.
  636. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. World Health Organization emphasizes for the development of the priority list of medical devices for the management of cancers. International Journal of Health & Allied Sciences. 2017;6(4):245-246.
  637. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Prequalification of the first rapid diagnostic Hepatitis C virus test: World Health Organization. Journal of Medical Sciences. 2017;37(6):259-260.
  638. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Fighting against the menace of gender-based violence by resorting to web-based or mobile-based apps in Namibia. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh). 2017;9(6):e128.
  639. Muthukumar T, Raja TK. Black dog: the future pandemic? International Journal of Scientific Reports. 2017;3(12):326.
  640. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Force field analysis: An effective tool in qualitative research. Journal of Current Research in Scientific Medicine. 2017;3(2):139-140.
  641. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Systematically designing a questionnaire to assess the knowledge levels of postgraduate students & faculty about Competency-based medical education. International Journal of Academic Medicine. 2017;3(2):331-333.
  642. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Employing adult learning theories in designing a module. Research and Development in Medical Education. 2017;6(2):64-65.
  643. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Meeting the health care needs of the millions of the refugee population through the mobile clinics approach. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(6):1401-1402.
  644. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. World Health Organization calls for the adoption of updated guidelines for the management of chlamydial, gonococcal and syphilitic infections. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(6):1403-1404.
  645. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Saving lives of mothers and newborns from infections around the time of childbirth by strengthening health sector response to the public health concern of antibiotic resistance. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(6):1405-1406.
  646. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. World Health Organization raises concern over the urgent need to respond to the multiple outbreaks of infectious diseases reported in South Sudan amidst the ongoing conflict. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(6):1407-1408.
  647. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Zika virus disease outbreak in Brazil: Existing challenges and role of young people in containing the infection. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(6):1409-1410.
  648. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. World Health Organization appeals for investment in the strengthening of the global health workforce to accomplish financial growth. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(6):1411-1412.
  649. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Strengthening childbirth services in conflict-affected regions of South Sudan. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(6):1413-1414.
  650. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Expanding the coverage of preventive chemotherapy for the prevention and control of neglected tropical diseases. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(6):1415-1416.
  651. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Implementing mTobacco Cessation program in India to assist users in quitting tobacco: World Health Organization. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(6):1417-1418.
  652. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Streamlining efforts to fight against the global problem of malnutrition in the 2016-2025 decade of action on nutrition. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(6):1419-1420.
  653. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Encouraging pregnant women to deliver in upright position: United Nations Population Fund. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(6):1421-1422.
  654. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Dealing with the issues of gender inequality and aiming for the empowerment of adolescent girls. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(6):1423-1424.
  655. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Improving the access of assistive products and aiming to make it more affordable. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(6):1827-1828.
  656. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Advocating for the implementation of recommended measures to improve infant and young child feeding. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(6):1835-1836.
  657. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. World Health Organization prequalifies tests to respond to the challenge of early diagnosis of HIV in infants. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(6):1837-1838.
  658. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Advice to the international visitors to Rio Olympics: World Health Organization. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(6):1838-1839.
  659. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Aiming to reduce salt intake in the world’s population and minimize risk of cardiovascular diseases. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(6):1841-1842.
  660. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. We Decide: An initiative by the UNFPA to fight for the rights of disabled individuals. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2017;10(6):1843-1844.
  661. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Necessity to invest in research and development activities to combat the threat of antimicrobial resistance: World Health Organization. Indian Journal of Health Sciences and Biomedical Research. 2018;11(1):101-102.
  662. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Implementing environmental health related strategies to improve the well-being of women and children. Environmental Disease. 2017;2(4):105-106.
  663. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Employing digital technology to strengthen public health services in African region. The Nigerian Journal of General Practice. 2018;16(1):36-37.
  664. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Development of a module to successfully implement competency based medical education program in an institute. Muller Journal of Medical Sciences and Research. 2018;9(1):27-29.
  665. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Employing One-Minute Preceptor model in clinical settings. Muller Journal of Medical Sciences and Research. 2018;9(1):34-35.
  666. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Use of in-depth interviews in medical education research. Muller Journal of Medical Sciences and Research. 2018;9(1):41-42.
  667. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Utilizing a toolkit to respond to the health needs of migrant people in the European region: World Health Organization. Muller Journal of Medical Sciences and Research. 2018;9(1):44-45.
  668. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Addressing the issue of ethics in public health surveillance: World Health Organization. Muller Journal of Medical Sciences and Research. 2018;9(1):47-48.
  669. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Alarming rates of violence against women in Indonesia: United Nations Population Fund. International Journal of Health System and Disaster Management. 2017;5(3):75-76.
  670. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Ensuring sound mental health in the workplace. Indian Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2017;21(2):97.
  671. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Implementing the World Health Organization's package of essential noncommunicable disease interventions in primary care settings. Journal of the Scientific Society. 2017;44(3):165-166.
  672. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Improving and expanding the quality of emergency obstetric and newborn care services in rural areas of Cambodia. Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research. 2018;23(2):155.
  673. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Containment of the health care associated infections by adhering to hand hygiene practices. Medicine Science. 2017;6(4):783-784.
  674. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Can legalization of abortions be the right approach to minimize the incidence of unsafe abortions worldwide? Journal of Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences. 2018;7(1):81-82.
  675. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. The urgent need for a new drug to contain gonorrhoea infection. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2018;4(1):60-61.
  676. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Need for an urgent response to counter the risk of famine and malnutrition in the African region: United Nations Children's Fund. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2018;4(1):61-62.
  677. Muthukumar T, Raj kamal, Bazroy J, Prahankumar, Singh Z. Prevalence of Gastro Intestinal symptoms and its determinants among rural population of Kancheepuram district,Tamil Nadu, India. Journal of Comprehensive Health. 2018;6(1):42?46.
  678. Venkatachalam J, Muthukumar T, Madhanraj K, Sathya GR. Prevalence of depression and its determinants among elderly population in a rural area of Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health 2018;7(2):147-152.
  679. Raja TK, Muthukumar T, Anisha MP. A cross sectional study on prevalence of hypertension and its associated risk factors among rural adults in Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu. Int J Community Med Public Health 2018;5:249-53.
  680. Muthukumar T, Raja TK. The unwanted second line: Unmet needs of contraception. Journal of Comprehensive Health 2018;6(1):54.
  681. Annadurai K, Balan N, Ranaganathan K. Non-communicable disease risk factor profile among Fishermen community of Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu: a cross sectional study. Int J Community Med Public Health 2018;5:708-13.
  682. Annadurai K. Awareness and preventive practices related to hypertension among government school teachers in rural Tamil Nadu. Journal of Comprehensive Health. 2018;6(1):9-13.
  683. Raja D, Pavithra R, Karnaboopathy R, Ramasamy J. A Cross-Sectional Study on Intranatal and Postnatal Healthcare Usage among Mothers in Fishermen Community of Kovalam Area in Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu. Healthline Journal. 2017;8(2):15-21.
  684. Gopinath TT, Logaraj M, John KR. Assessment of nutritional status of children aged under five years in tribal population of Jawadhu hills in Tamil Nadu. Int J Community Med Public Health 2018;5:1041-6.
  685. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Improving the quality of maternal, sexual and reproductive health care in women in conflict affected parts of Syria. Primary Health Care: Open Access. 2017;7(4):e122.
  686. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Implementation of periodic and large-scale deworming activities for the control of soil-transmitted helminths. Environmental Disease. 2018;3(1):27-28.
  687. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Setting up hard-to-reach teams in the conflict-affected parts of Nigeria: World Health Organization. Cukurova Medical Journal. 2018;43(1):250-251.
  688. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Declaring the end of 2015-2016 yellow fever outbreak in Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Cukurova Medical Journal. 2018;43(1):254-255.
  689. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Conflict management in the field of medical education and healthcare. International Journal of Academic Medicine. 2018;4(1):91-92.
  690. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Emphasizing the necessity to register and report the results of all clinical trials: World Health Organization. Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth. 2018;11(1):81-82.
  691. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Smile clinics in Haiti: Improving the quality of obstetric and newborn care. Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth. 2018;11(2):197-198.
  692. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. The rising incidence of severe acute malnutrition in the conflict affected parts of Nigeria. Indian Journal of Health Sciences and Biomedical Research. 2018;11(2):184-185.
  693. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Delivering rehabilitation and relief services in the conflict affected hard-to reach areas of Borno state. Medicine Science. 2018;7(1):246-246.
  694. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Sustaining the fight against tobacco industries to attain permanent benefits. Primary Health Care: Open Access. 2018;8(1):e123.
  695. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. The role of environment in determining children's health. Cukurova Medical Journal. 2018;43(2):507-508.
  696. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. World Health Organization releases global priority list of antibiotic-resistant bacteria to guide research, discovery, and development of new antibiotics. Journal of Medical Society. 2018;32(1):76-77.
  697. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Expanding the range of interventions to prevent and effectively respond to the social problem of elder abuse. Journal of Geriatric Mental Health. 2018;5(1):78-79.
  698. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Addressing the issue of discrimination in health-care settings. Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth. 2018;11(3):280-281.
  699. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. World Health Organization releases the list of blueprint priority diseases. Journal of the Scientific Society. 2018;45(1):45.
  700. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Spotlight initiative: A step of United Nations and European Union to end violence against women. Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth. 2018;11(4):380-381.
  701. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Responding to the challenge of antibiotic resistance: World Health Organization. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2018;23:21.
  702. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. 2017 Measles-Rubella vaccination campaign in India. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2018;9:31.
  703. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Necessity to address gender-based violence in conflict-affected regions of Myanmar: United Nations Population Fund. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2018;4(2):105-106.
  704. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Approaches to resolve a conflict in the medical education and healthcare sectors. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2018;4(2):106-107.
  705. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Talking about Sexual health: Need of the hour to contain sexually transmitted infections. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2018;4(2):107-108.
  706. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Exploring the scope of introducing Buzz Group in teaching Community Medicine to undergraduate medical students. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2018;4(2):109-110.
  707. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Introducing Team Based Learning within the purview of Competency Driven Curriculum: Points to ponder. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2018;4(2):110-111.
  708. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. World Health Organization intervenes to contain the 2017 cholera outbreak in the Borno state of Nigeria. Community Acquired Infection. 2017;4(3):62-63.
  709. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Containing leishmaniasis in the war-affected Syria. Community Acquired Infection. 2017;4(3):64-65.
  710. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Scope of reflection in medical education. International Journal of Academic Medicine. 2018;4(2):187-188.
  711. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Failure to attain set targets for non-communicable diseases: World Health Organization. Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth. 2018;11(5):455-456.
  712. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Safeguarding the health and wellbeing of migrant women workers worldwide. Medical Journal of Babylon. 2018;15(3):263-263.
  713. Annadurai K, Mani G, Danasekaran R. Defensive Medicine: Breaking the Code of Hippocratic Oath. MRIMS Journal of Health Sciences. 2018;6(3):110-111.
  714. Karnaboopathy R, Venkatesan D, Manikandan M, Muthukumar T, Raja D, Ramasamy J. Forecasting dengue incidence in Tamil Nadu, India: An time series analysis. Journal of Comprehensive Health. 2018; 6(2):62-66.
  715. Nilofur Banu, Kalaivani A, Muthukumar T, Karnaboopathy R. Knowledge Attitude and Practices about dengue among adults slum population of Chennai, India. National Journal of Research in Community Medicine. 2018;7(1):6-9.
  716. Muthukumar T, Singh Z, Vishnu Prasad R, Samuel AK, Raja TK. An epidemiological study of road traffic accidents among patients admitted in a tertiary care hospital in Puducherry. International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health. 2018;5(8):3362-67.
  717. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. The necessity of a holistic response to minimize the morbidity and mortality attributed to road traffic injuries. Al Ameen Journal of Medical Sciences. 2018;11(4):239-240.
  718. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Midterm assessment of the Every Newborn Action Plan: A lot needs to be done. Libyan Journal of Medical Sciences. 2018;2(3):124-124.
  719. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Containing the 2017 plague outbreak in Madagascar: World Health Organization. Environmental Disease. 2018;3(3):74-75.
  720. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Programmatic Assessment of medical students: Pros and Cons. Primary Health Care: Open Access. 2018;8(3):302.
  721. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Violence against women: Survivors need the support of all. Primary Health Care: Open Access. 2018;8(3):304.
  722. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Preventing deaths of adolescents through targeted investments: World Health Organization. Primary Health Care: Open Access. 2018;8(3):124.
  723. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Supporting girls through encouragement of sports to respond to gender inequality: United Nations Population Fund. Primary Health Care: Open Access. 2018;8(3):125.
  724. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Assessment of the inequalities in the immunization coverage: World Health Organization. Journal of Medical Society. 2018;32(2):160-161.
  725. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. A cross-sectional study to assess the out-of-pocket expenditure of families on the health care of children younger than 5 years in a rural area. Family Medicine and Community Health. 2018;6(3):124-130.
  726. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. World Health Organization envisages for strengthening of primary care and integration of health services to improve wellbeing of elderly people. Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth. 2018;11(6):573-573.
  727. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Employing qualitative research in medical education research. Mustansiriya Medical Journal. 2018;17(2):104-105.
  728. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Addressing the global public health concern of childhood cancers. Mustansiriya Medical Journal. 2018;17(2):106-107.
  729. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Implementing Case Based Learning in Medical Colleges in India. Muller Journal of Medical Sciences and Research. 2018;9(2):98-99.
  730. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Reducing the deaths of under-five children through integrated community case management strategy in Nigeria. Muller Journal of Medical Sciences and Research. 2018;9(2):108-109.
  731. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Resorting to Programmatic Assessment in medical education system in India. Muller Journal of Medical Sciences and Research. 2018;9(2):110-111.
  732. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Offering customized and supportive care to ensure positive childbirth experience: World Health Organization. Muller Journal of Medical Sciences and Research. 2018;9(2):112-113.
  733. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Brainstorming: A tool to facilitate learning among undergraduate medical students. Muller Journal of Medical Sciences and Research. 2018;9(2):114-115.
  734. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Containment of non-communicable diseases to accomplish universal health coverage. Muller Journal of Medical Sciences and Research. 2018;9(2):116-117.
  735. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Improving the living standards and health status of the migrant women workers. Muller Journal of Medical Sciences and Research. 2018;9(2):118-119.
  736. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Potential factors influencing the effectiveness of feedback in medical education. Journal of Current Research in Scientific Medicine. 2018;4(2):122-123.
  737. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Feedback role in enhancing the professional growth of the medical student and the teacher. Libyan International Medical University Journal. 2018;3(2):70-71.
  738. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Need to take urgent actions to contain tuberculosis: United Nations. Medical Journal of Babylon. 2018;15(4):396-397.
  739. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Evidence-based medicine workshop for teaching faculty of a medical college: Kirkpatrick level 1 evaluation. International Journal of Academic Medicine. 2018;4(3):289-294.
  740. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Medical professionalism in India: Present and Future. International Journal of Academic Medicine. 2018;4(3):306-307.
  741. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Meeting the mental health needs of the adolescents: A global perspective. BLDE University Journal of Health Sciences. 2018;3(2):128-129.
  742. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Eliminating discrimination in the health sector to attain universal health coverage. Acta Medica International. 2018;5(2):95-96.
  743. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Call for raising the financial allocation to attain the goal of toilet for all: World Health Organization. International Archives of Health Sciences. 2018;5(4)161-162.
  744. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Role of feedback in the feed-forward of undergraduate medical students. Research and Development in Medical Education. 2018;7(2):62-63.
  745. Shrivastava SR, Chacko TV, Bhandary S. Capacity building of faculty and postgraduate residents of Community Medicine to streamline the assessment process in competence driven curriculum. South East Asian Journal of Medical Education. 2018;12(2):63-64.
  746. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Midwives: A crucial link in the delivery of quality assured obstetric and newborn care. International Journal of Gynecological and Obstetrical Research. 2018;6:1-2.
  747. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Assessment of the progress made in the prevention and control of neglected tropical diseases. Cukurova Medical Journal. 2018;43(Suppl 1):320-321.
  748. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Strengthening the public health response to combat the global problem of viral hepatitis. Cukurova Medical Journal. 2018;43(Suppl 1):324-325.
  749. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Uniting to end tuberculosis: World Health Organization. Cukurova Medical Journal. 2018;43(Suppl 1):328-329.
  750. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Global prevention and containment of gender-based violence. Journal of Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences University. 2018;13(3):162.
  751. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Critiquing the component of integrated teaching proposed under the new Graduate Medical Regulations 2018. Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth. 2019;12(1):93-94.
  752. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Implementing measures to minimize the measles-associated deaths and accomplish global elimination. Environmental Disease. 2019;3(4):88-89.
  753. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Necessity to invest in the welfare of the 10-year-old girls: United Nations Population Fund. Social Health and Behavior. 2019;2(1):39-40.
  754. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Qualitative study to identify the perception and challenges faced by the faculty of Community Medicine in the implementation of Competency Based Medical Education for postgraduate students. Family Medicine and Community Health. 2019;7(1):e000043.
  755. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Restrict antibiotic usage among healthy animals to prevent the spread of antimicrobial resistance. Primary Health Care: Open Access. 2018;8(4):e126.
  756. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. United Nations Population Fund assists victims of child marriage in Jordan through vocational services. Primary Health Care: Open Access. 2018;8(4):e127.
  757. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. How to successfully implement competency-based medical education in India. Education in Health Professions. 2018;1(2):61-63.
  758. Shrivastava SR, Krishnan S, Shrivastava PS. Meeting the needs of people with autism spectrum disorders in rural settings. Journal of Medical Society. 2018:32(3):234-235.
  759. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Encouraging real-time tracking of vaccines to reduce the risk of stock-outs: World Health Organization. Journal of Medical Society. 2018:32(3):239-240.
  760. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Necessity to urgently respond to the challenge of malnutrition: World Health Organization. Cukurova Medical Journal. 2019;44(1):303-304.
  761. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Worldwide implementation of the global roadmap to end cholera by 2030. International Journal of Health & Allied Sciences. 2019;8(1):75-76.
  762. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Tackling non-communicable diseases effectively to attain universal health coverage. Indian Journal of Medical Specialities. 2019;10(1):48-49.
  763. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Development of a module for the implementation of integrated teaching in a medical college in India. Journal of Integrated Health Sciences. 2018;6(2):77-78.
  764. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Global elimination of viral hepatitis: Challenges and Encouraging factors. Medical Journal of Babylon. 2019;16(1):82-82.
  765. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Antimicrobial resistance: Global scenario and its relation with nation’s development. Libyan Journal of Medical Sciences. 2019;3(1):34.
  766. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Involving men volunteers to effectively respond to the problem of gender-based violence in Myanmar: United Nations Population Fund. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh). 2019;11(1):453.
  767. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Exploring the role of health sector in the prevention and control of cervical cancer. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh). 2019;11(1):e130.
  768. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Use of mobile-app to collect feedback from undergraduate students posted in Community Medicine. Al Ameen Journal of Medical Sciences. 2019;12(2):107-108.
  769. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Employing analyze, design, develop, implement, and evaluate (ADDIE) model to sensitize postgraduate students about competency-based medical education program. International Journal of Academic Medicine. 2019;5(1):82-84.
  770. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Rationale for Programmatic Assessment in medical education and overcoming the anticipated challenges during its implementation. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2019;5(1):39-40
  771. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Faculty Development Programs in Medical Education: Need and points to ponder for its successful organization. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2019;5(1):41-42.
  772. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Challenges associated with the introduction of e-learning in medical education and strategies to counter them. MAMC Journal of Medical Sciences. 2019;5(1):43-44.
  773. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Framing a De novo curriculum on sleep disorders for an Indian Medical Graduate using Kern’s Model. Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth. 2019;12(3):202-206.
  774. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Use of e-learning tools for assessment in medical education. Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth. 2019;12(3):284-285.
  775. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Exploring the data required for evaluation of a competency based medical education curriculum in India. Indian Journal of Medical Specialities. 2019;10(2):114-115.
  776. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Suicide and mental illnesses: Bridging the existing gaps. Annals of Indian Psychiatry. 2019;3(1):68-69.
  777. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Containing violence against children: Global perspective. International Journal of Social Rehabilitation. 2018;3(2):47.
  778. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Tobacco: A serious threat to the development of a nation. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2019;10(1):73.
  779. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Role of curriculum committee in the planning, implementation and evaluation of integrated teaching in medical education in India. Indian Journal of Health Sciences and Biomedical Research. 2019;12(2):179-180.
  780. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Exploring the relationship between air pollution and health of children: A global perspective. Libyan International Medical University Journal. 2019;4(1):39-40.
  781. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Ensuring strengthening and expansion of the prevention & control activities for the elimination of hepatitis C. Libyan International Medical University Journal. 2019;4(1):41-42.
  782. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Preventing newborn deaths in marginalized population groups. Libyan International Medical University Journal. 2019;4(1):43.
  783. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Ending the practice of virginity testing forever: A call to Government, health professionals and society in India. Primary Health Care: Open Access. 2019;9(1):323.
  784. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Containing the morbidity attributed to non-communicable diseases: World Health Organization. Primary Health Care: Open Access. 2019;9(1):e128.
  785. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Ending the tuberculosis epidemic: Necessity to bridge the existing gaps. Acta Medical International. 2019;6(1):49.
  786. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Employing triple-drug therapy to expedite the process of the global elimination of filariasis. Medical Journal of Babylon. 2019;16(2):87-88.
  787. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Loss of productivity interfering with the attainment of universal health coverage in African nations. Environmental Disease. 2019;4(2):35-36.
  788. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Teaching ethics during undergraduate teaching in medical schools in India. South East Asian Journal of Medical Education. 2019;13(1):11-13.
  789. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Targeting unprofessionalism among medical students in Indian settings. South East Asian Journal of Medical Education. 2019;13(1):55-56.
  790. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Responding to the challenge of neglected tropical diseases to attain universal health coverage. Journal of Current Research in Scientific Medicine. 2019;5(1):73-74.
  791. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Flipped classrooms in medical education: Tool to encourage self-directed and active learning. BLDE University Journal of Health Sciences. 2019;4(1):20-21.
  792. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Role of mobile-related health interventions in improving the delivery of maternal and child health services and their outcomes in low and middle income nations. BLDE University Journal of Health Sciences. 2019;4(1):46-47.
  793. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Planning and implementing an e-learning course for medical students: Points to ponder. Journal of Integrated Health Sciences. 2019;7(1):28-29.
  794. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Strengthening of the health workforce to meet Sustainable Development Goals in India. Journal of Integrated Health Sciences. 2019;7(1):30-31.
  795. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Ensuring better management of physical health conditions among people with severe mental disorders: World Health Organization. Archives of Mental Health. 2019;20(1):30-31.
  796. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Strengthening of the vector control measures on a global scale: World Health Organization. Journal of the Scientific Society. 2018;45(3):153-154.
  797. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Integrated teaching in medical education in India: Scope, Current status and Opportunities. Research and Development in Medical Education. 2019;8(1):1-2.
  798. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Implementation of problem oriented learning sessions in para-clinical years of medical college. Research and Development in Medical Education. 2019;8(1):38-40.
  799. Raja TK, Buvneshkumar M, Raja D, Muthukumar T. Self care management in diabetes mellitus: a pitfall in treatment?. International Journal of Scientific Reports. 2019;5(6):159.
  800. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Supporting women to initiate & continue breastfeeding: World Health Organization & United Nations. Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth. 2019;12(4):378-379.
  801. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Whether introduction of competency based medical education should be advocated in India? Indian Journal of Pharmacology. 2019;51(3):212-213.
  802. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Implementation of Competency Based Medical Education for postgraduate courses in India. International Journal of Advanced Medical and Health Research. 2019;6(1):5-6.
  803. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Rising trends of herpes simplex virus - 1: A global public health concern. Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS. 2019;40(1):77-78.
  804. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Necessity to address the challenge of climate change and its consequences in small islands. Mustansiriya Medical Journal. 2019;18(1):57.
  805. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Teaching professionalism and leadership skills to an Indian Medical Graduate. CHRISMED Journal of Health and Research. 2019;6(2):112-113.
  806. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Improving access to health care services to improve the global life expectancy: World Health Organization. Social Health and Behavior. 2019;2(3):114-115.
  807. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Tobacco and Cardiovascular diseases: Are we on the right track? International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2019;10(1):102.
  808. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Employing a systematic approach to conduct program evaluation in medical education. CHRISMED Journal of Health and Research. 2019;6(3):176-177.
  809. Shrivastava SR. Universal health coverage. Annals of SBV. 2018;7(1):5.
  810. Shrivastava PS, Shrivastava SR. Exploring the impact of household air pollution on women`s health: A narrative review. Annals of SBV. 2018;7(1):21-27.
  811. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Urgent need to stall the rise in trends of hunger: World Health Organization. Annals of SBV. 2018;7(1):36-37.
  812. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Role of feedback and mentoring in programmatic assessment. Indian Journal of Health Sciences and Biomedical Research. 2019;12(1):97-98.
  813. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Enhancing prevention and control and preparedness activities for Influenza: World Health Organization. International Journal of Health & Allied Sciences. 2019;8(3):213-214.
  814. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Substituting screen time and sedentary behavior with physical activity among young children. International Journal of Health & Allied Sciences. 2019;8(3):216-217.
  815. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Be Healthy, be mobile: An initiative to improve the quality of life of diabetics in Senegal. Hamdan Medical Journal. 2019;12(3):144-145.
  816. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Assessment in competency-based medical education: Significance and the existing challenges. International Archives of Health Sciences. 2019;6(3):147-148.
  817. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Preventing the emergence of antimicrobial resistance among food-producing animals. International Archives of Health Sciences. 2019;6(3):149-150.
  818. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Scope of programmatic assessment in the ensuring better medical education delivery in India. Current Medical Issues. 2019;17(2):44.
  819. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Scope of the aptitude tests and their validation in medical education. International Journal of Academic Medicine. 2019;5(2):130-131.
  820. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Moving forward towards the attainment of universal health coverage. Apollo Medicine. 2019;16(3):202.
  821. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Strategies to deal with publication misconduct among medical students and teaching faculty: An Indian perspective. Indian Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2019;23(2):97-98.
  822. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Continuing efforts to target all stakeholders to enhance the prevalence of breastfeeding. Medical Journal of Babylon. 2019;16(3):265.
  823. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Strengthening prevention and control activities for snakebite envenoming: World Health Organization. Environmental Disease. 2019;4(3):55-56.
  824. Shrivastava PS, Shrivastava SR. A cross sectional study to assess the awareness and practice about cough etiquettes among respiratory symptomatic patients in Tamil Nadu. International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health. 2019;6(10):4248-52.
  825. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Digital interventions to strengthen the health sector: World Health Organization. Digital Medicine. 2019;5(2):90-91.
  826. Muthukumar T, Venkatachalam J, Zile Singh, Abel K Samuel, Vishnuprasad R, Arun S. Road Traffic Accidents: A Narrative Review. Annals of SBV. 2018;7(2):6-21.
  827. Raja TK, Kumar BM, Muthukumar T, Mohan AP. Awareness and perception of health insurance among rural population in Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu. International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health. 2019;6(9):3808-12.
  828. Muthukumar T, Karnaboopathy R, Annadurai K, Raja TK. Forecasting of malaria in India using time series analysis. Journal of Comprehensive Health. 2019;7(2):16-22.
  829. Surekha A, Suguna A. Time motion study for the effectiveness of intervention by Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) in the control of hypertension and diabetes in a rural population of Kolar District, Karnataka. National Journal of Research in Community Medicine. 2019;8(3):213-5.
  830. Surekha A, Suguna A. Application of yoga in primary health care (Voyaging of yoga basics to grass roots-VYBGR). Annals of SBV. 2018;7(2):38-39.
  831. Surekha A, Suguna A. Work ability and health status of security personnel – Time to wake up from sleep! Journal of Comprehensive Health. 2019;7(2):69-70.
  832. Kumaran KM, Raja P, Jasmine M. An epidemiological study of traumatic head injury in a tertiary care center in Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, India. Asian Journal of Medicine and Health. 2019;16(1):1-5.
  833. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Unguarded and unfavorable atmosphere for the immigrant women workers. Al Ameen Journal of Medical Sciences. 2019;12(4):230-231.
  834. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Bridging the gap in the health research and development activities: Scope of the Observatory. Journal of Medical Society. 2019;33(1):67-68.
  835. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Competency based medical education and its need in the delivery of medical education in India. Indian Journal of Health Sciences and Biomedical Research. 2019;12(3):262-263.
  836. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Need of E-learning in medical education and strategies for its implementation in medical colleges in India. Indian Journal of Health Sciences and Biomedical Research. 2019;12(3):264-265.
  837. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Need to expand and explore self-care for improving the health indicators of the disadvantaged sections of community. International Journal of Health & Allied Sciences. 2019;8(4):289-290.
  838. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Joining hands for the right to health: An appeal to stakeholders. Social Health and Behavior. 2019;2(4):158-159.
  839. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Necessity for sustained efforts to eliminate measles worldwide: An appeal for global leaders. APIK Journal of Internal Medicine. 2019;7(4):146-147.
  840. Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Empower parents and enable breastfeeding: Role of employers. Ibnosina Journal of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. 2019;11(3):109-110.

COMPLETED FACULTY PROJECTS = 64

Sr. No.

AUTHOR & TITLE OF PROJECT

FUNDING AGENCY

PUBLICATION (YEAR)

1.       

Dr. Prateek Shrivastava

A cross sectional study to assess the awareness and practice about cough etiquettes among respiratory symptomatic patients in Tamil Nadu.

SBV

2019

2.       

Dr. Muthukumar

Forecasting of Malaria in India Using Time series analysis.

SBV

2019

3.       

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

A cross-sectional community based descriptive study to estimate the prevalence of substance abuse among women residing in a rural area of Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu

SBV

2019

4.       

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

A qualitative study to identify the perception and challenges faced by the faculty of Community Medicine in the implementation of competency-based medical education for postgraduate students

SBV

2019

5.       

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

Development, validation and use of appropriate assessment tools for certification of Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) in Community Medicine to produce a competent postgraduate: A pilot study

SBV

2019

6

Dr. A.Kalaivani

Preconception Care: Predictors and Practices among Married Female Software Professionals in Chennai, Tamil Nadu

SBV

2018

7

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

A cross-sectional descriptive study to assess the knowledge and practices about road safety measures among college going students in an urban area of Chennai

SBV

2018

8

Dr. Prateek Bobhate

An Epidemiological Study to Assess the Knowledge and Self Care Practices among Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients Residing in Rural Areas of Tamil Nadu

SBV

2018

9

Dr. Muthukumar

Scope of integrated teaching in a medical college: A study from South India.

SBV

2017

10

Dr. Karaboopathy

Study of endometrial histopathology in women with abnormal uterine bleeding.

SBV

2017

11

Dr. Karaboopathy

Composition of vaginal microbiota and their antibiotic susceptibility in symptomatic women.

SBV

2017

12

Dr. Karaboopathy

Evaluation of histopathology of cervix in women with unhealthy cervix.

SBV

2017

13

Dr. Karaboopathy

Estimation of stature from measurement of the percutaneous length of radius in adult Tamil males.

SBV

2017

14

Dr. Muthukumar T.

Visual impairment among 10–14-year school children in Puducherry: A cross-sectional study.

SBV

2017

15

Dr. Karnaboopathy.

Study of the trend of poisoning in a tertiary care hospital in Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu.

SBV

2017

16

Dr. Muthukumar T.

Knowledge of food groups among mothers of preschool Children in a rural area of Villupuram district, Tamil Nadu.

SBV

2017

17

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

Assessment of the level of awareness about tuberculosis among the different stakeholders of a medical college, Tamil Nadu.

SBV

2016

18

Dr. Pradeep Sukla

Assessment of the cardiac autonomic neuropathy among the known diabetics and age-matched controls using non-invasive cardiovascular reflex tests in a South-Indian population: A case-control study.

SBV

2016

19

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

A longitudinal study to assess the cost incurred by patients undergoing treatment for tuberculosis at directly observed treatment centre located in an urban slum community of Mumbai.

SBV

2016

20

Dr. Raja Danasekaran

Evaluation of Anti-HBs response in Hepatitis B vaccinated health care workers in a tertiary care hospital of rural Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu, India.

SBV

2016

21

Dr. Muthukumar.

Assessment of water quality standards in the villages of Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu, India.

-

2016

22

Dr. Karnaboopathy

Comparison of vaginal hysterectomy and laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy in women with benign uterine disease: A retrospective study.

SBV

2016

23

Dr. Geetha Mani

Perceptions and practices related to organ donation among a rural population of Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu, India.

SBV

2016

24

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

Estimation of the cardiovascular risk using World Health Organization/International Society of Hypertension (WHO/ISH) risk prediction charts in a rural population of South India

-

2015

25

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

An epidemiological study to assess the knowledge and self care practices among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients residing in rural areas of Tamil Nadu.

SBV

2015

26.

 

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

A longitudinal study to assess the impact of exercise on clinical, biochemical and anthropometric parameters among the type-2 diabetes patients of South-India.

SBV

2015

27

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

Prevalence and epidemiological determinants of obesity in rural Pondicherry, India - A community based cross-sectional study.

-

2015

28

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

Profile of inmates of a special school for the mentally ill and disabled in Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu: An institution based cross-sectional study.

SBV

2015

29

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

A study of epidemiology of hypertension in an urban slum community of Mumbai.

-

2015

30

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

Burden and determinants of hypertension in rural Pondicherry, India.

-

2015

31

Dr. Raja

A study on relation between BMI and hypertension among adolescents in Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu.

SBV

2015

32

Dr. Karnaboopathy

Comparison of different diagnostic criteria for screening of gestational diabetes mellitus: a study in Indian women.

SBV

2015

33

Dr. Vinoth R.

Stochastic model to detect the HIV nd TB through socio-behavioral study

Tuberculosis association of India

 

34

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

Developing a comprehensive Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilization action plan focusing on tuberculosis for a medical college

Tuberculosis association of India

 

35

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

High prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus and its risk factors among the rural population of Pondicherry, South India.

SBV

2014

36

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

Awareness about eye donation among students in a medical college in Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu.

SBV

2014

37

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

The acceptance of H1N1 Influenza A vaccine by resident doctors in a tertiary care hospital of Mumbai.

-

2014

38

Dr. Raja Danasekaran

A cross-sectional study on the prevalence of Hepatitis B virus infection among patients attending a tertiary care hospital in rural area of Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu.

SBV

2014

39

Dr. Kalaivani

Tobacco Usage among Males in Rural Tamil Nadu, India: A Cross-sectional Study.

SBV

2014

40

Dr. Kalaivani

Knowledge, attitude and practices on anti-tobacco measures imposed under the ‘Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act’ among adult males in rural areas of Tamil Nadu, India.

SBV

2014

41

Dr. Geetha Mani

Awareness Regarding Cervical Cancer and Preventive Practices among Rural Married Women of Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu.

SBV

2014

42

Dr. Geetha Mani

A cross-sectional study to assess knowledge and attitudes related to Basic Life Support among undergraduate medical students in Tamil Nadu, India.

SBV

2014

43

Dr. Geetha Mani

Perceptions and health seeking practices among an urban population of Tamil Nadu, India- A baseline survey.

SBV

2014

44

Dr. Raja

A Cross-sectional study on Awareness and Practices about Blood donation among Medical students.

SBV

2014

45

Dr. Geetha Mani

Drug Inventory control analysis in a Primary level Health care facility in Rural Tamil Nadu, India.

SBV

2014

46

Dr. Geetha Mani

Application of Indian diabetic risk score in screening of undiagnosed rural population of Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu-A cross-sectional survey.

SBV

2014

47

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

Tuberculosis: Active case finding survey in an urban area of India, in 2012.

-

2013

48

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

Study to assess utilization of antenatal and intra-natal services amongst women in an urban slum.

-

2013

49

Dr. Prateek Shrivastava

Assessment of knowledge and practices about menstrual health among adolescent girls of an urban slum.

-

2013

50

Dr. Prateek Shrivastava

Post burn avenues in rehabilitation of female burn victims.

-

2013

51

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

A longitudinal study of maternal and socio-economic factors influencing neonatal birth weight in pregnant women attending an urban health centre.

-

2013

52

Dr. Prateek Shrivastava

Rehabilitation of female burns patients admitted in a tertiary care hospital: A longitudinal study.

-

2013

53

Dr. Prateek Shrivastava

A study of spousal domestic violence in an urban slum.

-

2013

54

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

Depression in an older adult rural population in India.

SBV

2013

55

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

HIV – tuberculosis interface: A comparison of collateral prevalence of HIV and tuberculosis (TB) in an urban health centre.

-

2013

56

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

Assessment of knowledge about obesity among students in a medical college in Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu.

SBV

2013

57

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

Knowledge and practices about Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program among clinicians of a medical college in India: A cross-sectional study.

SBV

2013

58

Dr. Geetha Mani

Healthcare Seeking Behaviour for Symptoms of Reproductive Tract Infections among Rural Married Women in Tamil Nadu - A Community Based Study.

SBV

2013

59

Dr. Geetha Mani

Knowledge and use of contraception among rural married women of Kancheepuram district of Tamil Nadu, India: A community based study.

SBV

2013

60

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

Computer related health problems among software professionals - A cross-sectional study.

SBV

2012

61

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

Correlates of antenatal Body Mass Index (BMI) as a determinant of birth weight – A longitudinal study.

-

2012

62

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

Evaluation of trained Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers regarding their knowledge, attitude and practices about child health.

-

2012

63

Dr. Prateek Shrivastava

An epidemiological study of adult female burns patients admitted in a tertiary care hospital.

-

2012

64

Dr. Prateek Shrivastava

Contraceptive practices adopted by women attending an urban health centre.

-

2012

Student projects – UG and PG

Sr. No.

Title

Investigators

Year

ICMR /

Non ICMR

1.       

Quality of life among elderly living in old age home and in family, Kancheepuram district of Tamilnadu

Indhumathi

Dr. Sahaya Sona Thresa

2019

ICMR

2.       

Community based interventional study to assess the role of health education strategies in improving the awareness of breast cancer and practice of breast self examination among rural women

Sowbha

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

2019

Non ICMR

3.       

A cross sectional study on unmet needs among elderly population in rural areas of Kancheepuram district. Tamil Nadu (PG dissertation)

Dr. Kalusivalingam

 

Dr. Prateek Bobhate

 

2017-2019

PG Dissertation

Non ICMR

4.       

A cross sectional study to assess the morbidity pattern, health care seeking behavior and its determinants among adults of urban slum dwellers of Chennai (PG dissertation)

Dr. Nilofur Banu

 

Dr. Kalaivani

 

2017-2019

PG Dissertation

Non ICMR

5.       

Knowledge, attitude and practices about dengue among  adults urban slum population of Chennai, India

Dr. Nilofur Banu

 

Dr. Kalaivani

2018

Non ICMR PG Project

6.       

Knowledge, attitude and practices about cervical cancer among women working in Business Process Outsourcing in Chennai, India

Dr. Nilofur Banu

 

Dr. Kalaivani

2019

Non ICMR PG Project

7.       

A community based cross sectional study on self reported self care activities among type 2 diabetic patients in rural areas of Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu

Dr. Kalusivalingam

Dr. Prateek Bobhate

2019

Non ICMR PG Project

8.       

A community based cross sectional study on compliance to treatment of hypertension among hypertensive patients in rural areas of Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu

Dr. Kalusivalingam

Dr. Prateek Bobhate

2019

Non ICMR PG Project

9.       

Utilization of online health information by smart phone users of an urban area of Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu- A cross sectional study

Ragavi

Dr. Kalaivani

2018

ICMR

10.   

Doctor shopping behavior and its determinants among people with chronic diseases in rural Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu- A cross sectional study

Jerrin Cinthiya

Dr. MuthuKumar

2018

ICMR

11.   

Prevalence of anxiety and depression among women of reproductive age group in a rural area of Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu

Dr. Indrabala

Dr. Kalaivani

2018

PG Dissertation

Non ICMR

12.   

Pre and post flood preparedness among residents of Saidapet, Chennai – A Comparative study

Dr.Indra Bala, Dr.Kalaivani, Dr. Jegadeesh Ramasamy

2018

Non ICMR PG Project

13.   

Mental Health of Diabetic patients and their Glycemic Control in a rural area of Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu.

Dinesh M, Dr. Kalaivani

 

2017

ICMR

14.   

A community based study to assess the treatment adherence and its determinants among hypertensive patients residing in a rural area of Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu.

Mohammad Mukthar, Dr. Prateek Shrivastava

 

2016

ICMR

15.   

Non-Communicable Disease Risk Factor profile among Fishermen community of Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu – A Cross Sectional study

Nithya Balan, Dr. Kalaivani

 

2016

ICMR

16.   

Food safety profile of street food vending units in Chennai, Tamil Nadu: A step towards safer street foods in India

Arul Anand, Dr. Geetha M.

 

2016

ICMR

17.   

Risk factors profile of non-communicable diseases among auto-rickshaw drivers in chennai city, Tamil Nadu

 

Shrivyas Pradeesh, Dr. Geetha Mani

 

2015

ICMR

18.   

A cross-sectional study to assess the utilization of maternal health services among fishermen population in Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu

Pavithra, Dr.Raja Danasekaran

 

2015

ICMR

19.   

A study on depression among residents of old age home in Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu

U Sharath, Pradeep Sukla

 

2014

ICMR

20.   

knowledge , attitude of adolescent school girls on menstrual hygiene and sanitary pad usage and other practices in Thiruporur, Tamil Nadu .

A.Sivakami, Dr .Syed Hasan Nawaz Zaidi ,

2014

ICMR

21.   

A study on knowledge, attitude and practice of organ donation among college students in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

M.Kumaresan, Dr. Kalaivani Annadurai

 

2014

ICMR

22.   

A cross-sectional study to assess pre-hospital care among victims of road traffic accident in a rural area of Kancheepuram district

Pradeep Pandian , Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

 

2013

ICMR

23.   

Health seeking behaviour on child care among fishermen community in Tamil Nadu .

Venkatesh, Dr. Jegadeesh Ramasamy

2013

ICMR

24.   

Self medication: predictors and practices among rural population of Tamil Nadu.

Selvasri, Dr. Kalaivani Annadurai

2013

ICMR