Unravelling the Links: Menopause-Induced Insomnia and Its Impact on Women’s Health

Insomnia manifests as a sleep disorder characterised by difficulties falling asleep or maintaining sleep. It is classified into two categories such as insomnia lasting for shorter period and one which lasts for longer period. Various factors, such as genetics, medical conditions, mental health conditions, hormonal changes, life situations, and habits, can contribute to its onset.…

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Depression in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a form of neurodevelopmental disorder defined by limited and repetitive patterns of behaviour, interests, or activities, as well as limitations in social interaction and communication. Globally, 1 out of every 100 children has autism. Although early childhood may show signs, autism is frequently not diagnosed until much later. People living…

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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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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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Public Health Students of ECIPH explore the process of Recovery at the Deaddiction Centre.

Public Health scholars from Edward and Cynthia Institute of Public Health (ECIPH) as part of the practical learning visited Link Integrated Rehabilitation Centre for Addicts in Bajal.  ECIPH facilitated the visit to provide students with firsthand exposure to the challenges and solutions associated with addiction treatment and recovery. Link Integrated Rehabilitation Centre for Addicts is…

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Edward & Cynthia Institute of Public Health (ECIPH) Empowers Future Healthcare Professionals with Advanced Communication Strategies

One day workshop on Mastering effective communication in Public Health was conducted for Masters of Public Health students of Edward & Cynthia Institute of Public Health. In a dedicated effort to equip future healthcare professionals with the essential skills for effective communication, the Edward & Cynthia Institute of Public Health (ECIPH) held a one-day workshop…

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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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Nutritional Challenges in North – East India

Nutrition is a critical part of health and development. Better nutrition is related to improved infant, child, and maternal health, stronger immune systems, safer pregnancy and childbirth, a lower risk of non-communicable diseases, and longevity. According to the UNICEF-WHO-The World Bank: Joint child malnutrition estimates – level and trends, 2023, suggests that in 2022, 45…

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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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