MPH Students visit District Hospital to understand the professional practices in the field of Public Health

To enhance their understanding of public health practices and bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application, Masters of Public Health (MPH) students of Edward and Cynthia Institute of Public Health, recently embarked on a field visit to the Wenlock District Hospital, Mangalore. The initiative, organized by the ECIPH, aimed to provide students with…

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District Surveillance officer interacts with Public Health students of Edward and Cynthia Institute of Public Health

“Public Health is a branch of knowledge that is best learned in the field amidst communities” said Dr. Naveenchandra Kulal, District Surveillance Officer of Dakshina Kannada district while interacting with the students of Edward & Cynthia Institute of Public Health (ECIPH). He also observed that the knowledge acquired in the field of Public Health must…

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Drug abuse Issues in Nagaland

Drug abuse is the use of substances regularly in amounts which can cause severe harm to the body and psychology. It involves the consumption of drugs acquired in illegal ways. Drug use or drug abuse has become an alarming concern in today’s world. All parts of the society, be it developing or under developing states…

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Edward & Cynthia Institute of Public Health’s (ECIPH) ‘Brain Resilience Mission’ to promote Mental Well-Being among teenagers

In a bid to address the rising concerns surrounding teenage stress, Edward & Cynthia institute of Public Health (ECIPH) has initiated Brain Resilience Mission. This mission is a pivotal step towards promotion and managing mental well-being among the teenagers with focus on stress management strategies. Edward & Cynthia institute of Public Health (ECIPH) as a…

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Bangalore Medical Congress focuses on Geriatric Medicine Advances

Indian Air Force Command Hospital Bangalore organized a scientific programme on Advancements in Geriatric Medicine held on 14th and 15th October, 2023 at the T G Jones Auditorium at Command Hospital as part of the Bangalore Medical Congress 2023. Dr. Edmond Fernandes, Director, Edward & Cynthia Institute of Public Health (ECIPH) conducted a workshop for…

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Navigating the Climate Crisis: Assessing Global Efforts and the Impact of Drought

The importance of climate change was ignored in past decades, but now the emergency of studying key aspects of it is rapidly increasing due to the multiple factors concerning it. It poses an existing threat to life on earth. To reduce the magnitude of the climate crisis, global warming needs to be minimized to 1.5֯…

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Unraveling the Impact of the Ayushman Bharat National Health Program

The biggest healthcare schemes aimed at provide financial protection to vulnerable families and improve access to quality healthcare services in India was launched in September 2018, and named as “Ayushman Bharat Yojana” was one of the biggest healthcare schemes in India. However, despite the government’s ambitious targets, the scheme has failed to achieve its goals.…

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Public health students visit Sewage treatment plant to gain insight into city’s efforts to ensure sanitation and disease control

Better sewage treatment is critical for human health and ecosystems – to understand this issue up close, the students of Public Health from Edward & Cynthia Institute of Public Health in Mangaluru visited the city’s sewage treatment plant. This field visit provided students with the valuable insight into the workings of the important component of…

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Understanding Local Self-Governance body: Students of Public Health at Panchayat

The Masters of Public Health students from Edward & Cynthia Institute of Public Health visited the Permude panchayat in a bid to understand the working system and community health initiatives by the panchayat. The visit aimed to provide detailed working knowledge of a local self-government institution and the multiple developmental schemes prevailing for the well-being…

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Learning from Professionals: An industrial visit to Air Traffic control.

To study the working setup of an Air Traffic control, the Masters of Public Health students of Edward & Cynthia Institute of Public Health organised an industrial visit to ATC Mangalore. Students, as part of their curriculum, visited the ATC on 15th June 2023 to get hands on experience of the way the ATC works.…

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