Master of Public Health (MPH Degree) – Yenepoya University in Association with ECIPH

MPH is an abbreviation for Master of Public Health, a professional degree which builds on an inter-disciplinary Bachelors Degree. Students of different backgrounds from arts, science and commerce opt for a career in public health. This course does not involve patient care and you are not authorized to see or treat patients, but rather work…

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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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Solid waste: A menace to environment and human health

The World Health Organization defines solid waste as any garbage, trash, refuse or discarded material which can be classified according to the source of production as municipal waste, healthcare waste and e-waste. Annually about 2 billion tonnes of municipal waste and 54 million tons of e-waste are generated.  According to the World Bank report of…

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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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Adolescent’s lives on social media and related mental health challenges

The impact of social media on teenagers is a topic that explores the effects of social media on young people. It is a subject that has aroused concern among parents, educators, and mental health professionals. The use of social media has increased significantly in recent years, and it has become an integral part of many…

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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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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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Climate Change: As a major threat to the existence of humanity

The world is now warming, faster than ever which is a recorded history. This impact, over a time are altering, causing disruption of weather patterns and nature stability. This poses risks to human beings and all other forms of life on earth. The major factors leading to climate change are generating power, manufacturing goods, cutting…

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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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