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School of Public Health, KIIT University launched Master of Public Health(MPH) & Master of Hospital Administration(MHA) course from the academic year 2017-2018 and onwards.
A welcome ceremony of Master of Public Health (MPH) and Master of Hospital Administration (MHA) students of School of Public Health, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar was held on 17th August 2017 from 11 AM – 12. 30 PM at Lecture Theatre 3, First floor, Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Campus 5, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar. The ceremony was attained by newly joined students, parents, faculties from the School of Public Health, Department of Community Medicine, Blood Bank, Management representatives and Dignitaries of KIMS and KIIT University.
The welcome ceremony was presided by Dr Mrutyunjay Suar, Professor and Director, School of Biotechnology, KIIT University. Other dignitaries on the dais were Prof. (Dr) B. C. Das, Advisor, KIMS; Maj. Gen (Dr) P. K. Patnaik, Medical Superintendent, Pradyumna Bal Memorial Hospital & Director Surgical & Allied Services, KIMS; Prof. (Dr) R. N. Rout, Head of the Department Community Medicine and Prof. (Dr) Sudhir Kumar Satpathy, Director, School of Public Health. Among other dignitaries, Dr Panchanan Parida, Management Representative and Dr Niranjan Brahma, In-charge Blood Bank, Pradyumna Bal Memorial Hospital also attended the welcome ceremony.
The ceremony started with lighting the lamp by the dignitaries. This was followed by the welcome address by Prof (Dr) Sudhir Kumar Satpathy, Director, School of Public Health, KIIT University. In his deliberation, he highlighted the scope and prospect of public health as well as hospital administration profession. He advised newly joined students to work hard and prepare them-selves with necessary skills to become competent public health professionals and hospital administrators by end of the course. Prof. Satpathy thanked Prof (Dr) Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS, all the management and directors of various departments and schools, KIIT University for their support in strengthening the school of Public Health.
Self-introduction of the newly joined students and the faculty of School of Public Health followed the welcomes address.
In his address, Prof (Dr) R. N. Rout, Head of the Department, Community Medicine highlighted the importance of public health, its broad domains as well as emerging public health issues India has been witnessing in recent past. He also emphasized regarding the opportunities that exist for collaborative initiatives between the department of Community Medicine and the School of Public Health. In his deliberation Maj. Gen (Dr) P.K. Patnaik, Medical Superintendent, Pradyumna Bal Memorial Hospital & Director Surgical & Allied Services, KIMS highlighted the importance and role of hospital administrators in efficient and effective management of hospitals. He advised the students to nurture special management qualities and pleasing personality during their stint at School of Public Health, which will distinguish themselves from others in their professional arena.
In his address to the gathering, Prof (Dr) B.C. Das, Advisor, KIMS expressed his appreciation towards School of Public Health and thanked to the Director, School of Public Health for his effort in establishing the School of Public Health. In his address, Dr Mrutyunjay Suar, Professor and Director, School of Biotechnology highlighted the linkages between Public Health and Biotechnology and emphasized on wide range of career scope for public health and hospital administration professionals. He encouraged the students not to limit themselves within the class room setting and they should think and come up with innovative ideas supported with robust technology to address complex public health issue in a simpler and cost-effective manner. He expressed that department of Biotechnology would be happy to extend technical support in the domain of technological innovation in public health as and when required.
The proceedings of the welcome ceremony were facilitated by Mr Himanshu Sekhar Pradhan, Associate Professor, School of Public Health, KIIT University.The welcome ceremony ended with the vote of thanks by Ms. Kavitha A.K. Faculty Associate, School of Public Health, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar.
Dr. Sudhir Kumar Satpathy, Director, School of Public Health, on invitation has participated in following National and international Meetings / Conferences:
|Dr. Satpathy in the GBM meeting of APACI||Dr. Satpathy Addressing the APACI and Chinese Preventive Medical Association (CPMA) symposium on Seasonal Influenza Vaccination policy at Beijing, China.|
|Dr. Satpathy as a panellist in the Panel Discussion of APACI Symposium at Beijing, China.|
Dr. Satpathy with Mr. Won O Chong, the Mayor of Seongdong-gu, Seoul, Korea at the 8th Social and Solidarity Economy Academy organised by the ILO (International Labour Organization) and Global Social Economic Forum(GSEF) at Seoul, South Korea
Visit to SSE Organizations in Seoul City
26th - 30th June, 2017: Dr. S. K. Satpathy, Presented paper on Social Solidarity Economy in Bhubaneswar Smart City: Need for Inclusion in the New Urban Agenda. The Article published Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy: Innovation Ecosystems for Solidarity Economy and South-South Cooperation Based on the Work of the South-South Scholar Seoul, June 2017. Published by International Labour Office (ILO)
Dr. Sudhir Kumar Satpathy, Director, School of Public Health has participated in following National and international Meetings and Conferences:
1. January 4-5, 2017: Participated and chaired a Session in the workshop on Innovation in Sustainable Development at XIMB, Bhubaneswar.
2. February 10-11, 2017: Participated in Asia-Pacific Public Policy Network (AP-PPN) Conference, at Chiang Mai University, Thailand.
3. February 12 & 16 -17, 2017: Participated in 43rd Asia-Pacific Advance Network (APAN) Conference at India Habitat Centre , New Delhi organized by confederation of Indian Industries (CII).
4. February 13-15, 2017: Participated in the 8th South-East Asia Public Health Education Institutions Network (SEAPHEIN) Annual Meeting, at the Indian Institute of Health Management Research – IIHMR, Jaipur, India supported by WHO-SEARO.
|Dr. Satpathy at AP-PPN conference with Dr. Michael Howlett, Yong Pung How Chair Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore and the Lead, AP-PPN)|
5. February 21, Participated in VBD review meeting at NHM conference room Bhubaneswar held under the Chairmanship of Dr Arun Panda, Addl. Secretary & Mission Director, NHM, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt of India.