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 PREVENTIVE & SOCIAL MEDICINE

1. About Dept

Department of Preventive & Social Medicine at Medical College, Vadodara is one of the first departments to be established in the country under the able guidance of Dr. A. K. Niyogi, the then director of Health services of the combined state of Bruhad Mumbai (Maharashtra and Gujarat) who headed the department from 1955 to 1971. The national level of the association for PSM and many other activities originated from this department, Curative and Preventive General Practice unit of the hospital for the training of interns being one more such model.

2. Current Staff

1. Teaching

Sr. No NAME Designation MOB. NO E-MAIL
1 Dr. V. S. Mazumdar Professor & Head  9825676499 vihang.mazumdar@gmail.com
2 Dr. R. K. Baxi Professor 9426748210 baxirk@gmail.com
3 Dr. Shobha Misra Associate Professor 9998787375 shobhamisra@rediffmail.com
4 Dr. Jivraj Damor Associate Professor 9638393666 jivrajdamor@yahoo.co.in
5 Dr. Sangita Patel Associate Professor 9825552478 sangita_psm@yahoo.co.in
6 Dr. Rahul Parmar Assistant Professor 9825465472 drrahulparmar@yahoo.co.in
7 Dr. Bharati Makwana Assistant Professor 9426245989 Bharatimakwana676@gmail.com
8 Dr. Vikas Doshi Assistant Professor 9925304671 vikas_design@reddifmail.com
9 Dr. Raman Damor Assistant Professor 9978908064 ramandamor@gmail.com
10 Dr.  Preeti Panchal Assistant Professor 9925471571 ppanchal86@gmail.com
11 Dr.  Pritesh Patel Assistant Professor 9998538084 pritesh_psm@yahoo.com
12 Dr. Bansari Chavda Assistant Professor 9724304405 bansarichawada@gmail.com
13 Dr. Prerna Agarwal Tutor 9427346572 agarwalprerna@hotmail.com
14 Dr. Kalpita Shringarpure Tutor 9824673141 kshringarpure@gmail.com
15 Dr. Ajaysinh Parmar Tutor 9601297307 dr.ajaysinh@gmail.com
16 Dr. Amit Ganasva Tutor 9427349717 dramitganasva@gmail.com
17 Dr. Niyati Parmar Tutor 9687625204 dr.niyati251@gmail.com
18 Dr. Jaydeep Devaliya Tutor 9687256820 dr.jaydeep_devaliya@yahoo.com
19 Dr. Chetan Popat Tutor 9978760117 drchetan.popat2011@gmail.com

Non-teaching staff:

Sr.No Name Designation Mobile no
1 Rajeshree Shah Social Worker 9898243733
2 Veena Patel Social Worker 9924893099
3 Samir Parmar Social Worker 9426376848
4 Purvi Joshi Laboratory Technician 9429052008
5 Neeta Shinde Public Health Nurse 9879758225
6 Preeti Mehta Public Health Nurse 9898243733
7 Varsha Katewala Staff nurse (CPGP OPD) 8490892970
8 Archana K. Sagar Clerk 9571220760
9 Varun Darji Clerk (IDSP) 8401046885
10 Chandrakant R. solanki Data entry operator 9726763572
11 Harivaadan A. Valand Peon 9998248928
12 Hasmukh A. Vasava Peon 9574895154
13 Mahesh S. Panchal Peon 9925130616
14 Chhitu Vasava Driver 9974130818
15 Kalidas Vasava Driver 8141732265

3. PG intake capacity:
MD: 6
DPH: 4
PhD:

4) Research publications (last five years)

1.      Ninama DGL, Mistry DK, Rajat DM, Damor DJR, nanda DSO. Antibiotic Sensitivity Pattern Of Causative Bacterial Pathogens Responsible For Corneal Ulce . NJIRM. (2012), 3(4): 76-79.
2.      Shobha Misra. Randomized Double Blind Placebo Controlled Trial, Gold Standard in Epidemiological Studies. Review article. Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS 2012; Vol. 33(2): 51-54.
3.      Sadaf A, Helan G, Mehta K, Kumar A. Matching research design to clinical research questions. Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases.2012; 33:49-53.
4.      Bhatt Shwetal, Parikh Pooja, KanthariaNeha, DahatAmit, Parmar Rahul. Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Postnatal Mothers for Early Initiation of Breast Feeding in The Obstetric Wards of a Tertiary Care Hospital of Vadodara City. National Journal of Community Medicine.2012; 3(2):305-309.
5.      BharaniSheela, ParmarTarun, KanthariaNeha, Parmar Rahul, Kharod Nikhil. A Study to Assess The Implementation and Effectiveness of IMNCI Program and Evaluation of Skills of Rural Anganwadi Workers in Vadodara Taluka. National Journal of Community Medicine. 2012;3(2):207-212.
6.      Mazumdar VS, Baxi RK, Shroff B, Madan G, Parmar A. E-MAMTA Data Validation In Gujarat” “Health and Population: Perspectives and Issues.” 2012;.33(3)
7.      Madan G, Panchal P, Mazumdar VS, Patel SV, Shringarpure K. Effect of Antenatal Counseling on Initiation of Breast Feeding – An Interventional Study. Indian Journal of Maternal and Child Health. Jan 2012 ; 14(1):1-7.
8.      Kotecha PV, Patel SV, Shah D, Bhalani KD, Shah VS, Mehta KG. A cross sectional study to assess the prevalence of skeletal Flurosis and the relationship for Dental Fluorosis and Skeletal Fluorosis in Baroda district villages. The Indian Practitioner . Feb 2012 ; 65(2):85-89.
9.      Parmar Rahul, Baxi R K. Measure to Improve Detection of Smear Positive Cases Under RNTCP: Comparision of 2 sputum examinations versus 3 Sputum Examinations. National Journal of Community Medicine. Jan-March 2012;3(2):183-186 ISSN 2278-4748
10.  Patel S, Baxi RK, Mehta M, Patel SN, Golin CE, Bakshi H, Shingrapure K, Modi E, Coonor P, Mehta K. Sexual Behavior among Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Gujarat, India – A Qualitative Study. Indian Journal of social work. 2012 April; 73(2):177-193. 
11.  Patel SV, Patel SN, Baxi RK, Golin CE, Mehta M, Shringarpure K, Bakshi H, Modi E, Coonor P, Mehta K. HIV serostatus disclosure: Experiences and perceptions of people living with HIV/AIDS and their service providers in Gujarat, India. Ind Psychiatry J. 2012 Jul;21(2):130-6. doi: 10.4103/0972-6748.119615. PubMed PMID: 24250046
12.  Shobha Misra. CME, Evidence based medicine- utilizing existing databases. Healthline. Jan-June 2012; Vol. 3(1):7-9. ISSN 2229-337X
13.  Kotecha PV, Patel SV, Mazumdar VS, Baxi RK, Misra S, Diwanji M, Bakshi H, Modi E, Shah S, Shringarpure K. Reproductive health awareness among urban school going adolescents in Vadodara city. Indian J Psychiatry. 2012 Oct;54(4):344-8. doi: 10.4103/0019-5545.104821. PubMed PMID: 23372237; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3554966
14.  Kotecha PV, Patel SV, Bhalani KD, Shah D, Shah VS, Mehta KG. Prevalence of dental fluorosis and dental caries in association with high levels of drinking water fluoride content in a district of Gujarat, India. Indian Journal of Medical Research. June 2012;135(6):873-7. PubMed PMID: 22825606; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3410214
15.  Misra Shobha, Baxi R K. Knowledge about Eye Diseases and Eye Care Needs in school going Children among Teachers and Children of a city located in Western India. Short Communication.  Healthline ISSN 2229-337X  July-December 2012;Vol 3, Issue 2:64-66.
16.  Misra Shobha. Criteria for Causality. CME. HealthlineISSN 2229-337X  July-December 2012;Vol 3, Issue 2:6-10.
17.  BhaveshBariya, Kalpita S. Shringarpure, Sangita V. Patel, V. S. Mazumdar, Archana U. Gandhi, Keyur M. Brahme. Compliance of Animal Bite Patients Managed by Intradermal Route of Antirabies Vaccination. RRJoI. 2013; 3(1):8-15 ISSN: 2277 –6206
18.  Misra Shobha, DashrathaChintan,.Baxi R.K, Mazumdar V.S., ChavdaParag. Evaluation of Medical Certificate of Cause of Death Training imparted to Medical Officers of a District located in Gujarat. Medical Journal of western India.  February 2013/Vol 41/Issue1;pp30-32
19.  Misra Shobha, DuttaroyBithika, ShroffBhavesh. The Prevalence of Intestinal Parasitic Infections in the Urban Slums of a City in Western India.   Journal of Infection and Public Health april2013; Vol 6,Issue 2: 142-149.
20.  Kotecha PV, Patel S, Mazumdar VS, Baxi RK, Misra S, Shah MB, Mehta KG, Gandhi A. BMI and Self-Perception of Weight and Height among Adolescents in Urban Vadodara, India. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health. 2013; 2(3):745-748.
21.  Patel SV, Popat CN, Mazumdar VS, Shah MB, Shringarpure K, Mehta KG, Gandhi AU. Seroprevalence of HIV, HBV, HCV and syphilis among blood donors at Blood Bank of a tertiary care hospital. Int J Med Sci Public Health. May, 2013. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2013.160520132
22.  Misra Shobha. An Approach to reading Clinical research “The MAARIE  framework” . CME. h e a l t h l i n e ISSN 2229-337X January –June 2013;Vol 4, Issue 1: 7-11.
23.  Kotecha PV, Patel S, Baxi RK, Shah S, Mehta KG, Diwanji M. Perceptions of Pelvic Inflammatory Diseases (PID) regarding the causes and treatment of PID at SSG hospital Vadodara. Asian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2013 April; 2 :43-48.
24.  Misra Shobha, ChavdaParag, Baxi RK, MakwanaBharti. Assessment of Postgraduate Teaching in Community Medicine at a Medical college-A Focus Group Discussion with Postgraduate students .h e a l t h l i n e ISSN 2229-337X January –June 2013;Vol 4, Issue 1: 94-6.
25.  Misra Shobha, Baxi RK, Damor JR, Niraj P, Ravija Patel. Prevalence of Visual Morbidity in Urban Primary School Children in western India. Innovative Journal of Medical and Health Science July-August(2013); 3( 4):  193-196.
26.  SangeetaRajani, Shital Patel, JitendraRajani, AmitGanasva, Jivraj Damor, study of palmarislongus tendon agenesis through clinical examination in gujarat region of india, e ISSN:2320-2742 p ISSN: 2320-2734, Int J Res Med ; 2(1);83-87, 2013.
27.  BhaveshBariya, Kalpita S. Shringarpure, Sangita V. Patel, V. S. Mazumdar, Archana U. Gandhi, Keyur M. Brahme. Compliance of Animal Bite Patients Managed by Intradermal Route of Antirabies Vaccination. RRJoI. 2013; 3(1):8-15 ISSN: 2277 –6206 
28.  Misra Shobha. Gender Mainstreaming in Medical Education- A Feedback from Medical Educators. healthlinepISSN 2239-337X337X/eISSN 2320-1525 July-December 2013;Vol 4, Issue 2: 74-75.
29.  MacwanaJayaprakshkumar, Misra Shobha. Client’s perspective on obstetric care received at 24x7 primary health centers of a district located in western India. Innovative Journal of Medical and Health Science2013; Vol 3, Issue 3, No 1: 136-139.
30.  KalpitaShringarpure, Sangita Patel, Mazumdar VS, Baxi RK, GeetikaMadan.       Health-seeking pathway of patients coming to a tertiary care hospital in Vadodara City. Healthline. 2013 Jan-June;4(1):23-29.
31.  Katara PS, Patel SV, Kantharia SL, Mazumdar VS, Shah MB.Study on feeding practices among children 6 months to 2 years and its effect on their nutritional status in urban slums.  NJCM. July-Sept 2013; 4 (3): 475-478
32.  Kotecha PV, Patel SV, Baxi RK, Mazumdar VS, Misra S, Mehta KG, Diwanji M, Modi E. Dietary pattern of school going adolescents in urban in Baroda. Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition. 2013 December; 3(4):490-496.
33.  Patel SV, Popat CN, Mazumdar VS, Shah MB, Shringarpure  K,  Mehta  KG, et al.  Seroprevalence of HIV,  HBV, HCV and Syphilis in blood donors at a tertiary hospital (Blood Bank) in Vadodara. Int J Med Sci Public Health 2013; 2:747-750.
34.  Macwana JP, Baxi RK, Chavda P, Mehta KG Study of sleep deprivation and obesity among adolescents of Vadodara city International Journal of Scientific Research, Vol.III, Issue.I January 2014
35.  Meghna M. Patel, Apurv N. Patel, Jitendra A. Sisodia, K. R. Patel, KalpitaShringarpure. Spot and early morning sputum report study for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis at dmc of medical college vadodara, gujarat: a retrospective analysis. IJCRR May 2014; 6(10):45-50
36.  Misra Shobha, Shah Bharat, Sathaye Swati, AndaniRashida. Morbidity Profile and Health Seeking Behavior of Patients Admitted At a Naturopathy Center of Baroda, India. IJIRS May 2014; Vol 3, Issue 5,638-645.
37.  Niyati Parmar, Ajay Parmar, Shobha Misra, BansuriChawada. “BetiBachavo” Street Play-An Approach to Spread Message Among Community Members of Rural Area of a District Located in Western India. International Journal of  Scientific Research Aug 2014; Vol 3, Issue  8 :42-43.
38.  Popat CN, Chaudhari AI, Mazumdar VS, Patel SV. A cross sectional study to measure the prevalence of malnutrition and factors associated with malnutrition among    under  five children of an urban slum of  Vadodara city. J Res Med Den Sci 2014;2(3):59-64.
39.  Chaudhari A, Popat CN, Mehta KG, Mazumdar VS.Clinico-Demographic Profile of Swine Flu (Confirmed H1n1) Patients Who Did Not Survive in Baroda District, Central Gujarat, Vol: 3, Issue:5,May 2014,ISSN No 2277 - 8160 
40.  NiyatiParmar, Ajay Parmar, V. S. Mazumdar. What can we miss in identifying “Maternal Near Miss” event?  IJCRR. 2014; 6(13): 45-50 
41.  KalpitaShringarpure, Sangita Patel, Kedar Mehta, KeyurBrahme, Vihang Mazumdar, Rajendra Baxi. Patients’ willingness to pay user charges at a tertiary care government hospital in Western India: A Qualitative study. IJCST 2014;online 
42.  P.V. Kotecha, Sangita V. Patel, R. K. Baxi, ShagufaKapadia  Women’s Experiences with Injectable Contraceptives (Depo Provera): A View from Vadodara, India Research & Reviews: A Journal of Immunology  RRJoI (2014) 18-23  Volume 4, Issue 3 
43.  Patel S. V, Bakshi H. N., Mazumdar V. S., Popat C. N.,Kotecha P. V., Dave M. G.Validation of the Vitamin A Supplementation Data Reported Under Health Management Information System by the Primary Health Centres of Rural Vadodara,RRJoI (2014), Vol 4, Issue 2 12-19
44.  Pathan A, Baxi RK, Shingarpure K. HIV serostatus and treatment outcome among patients Registered under RNTCP. SAARC journal of Tuberculosis, Lung Diseases and HIV/AIDS. Print ISSN 1818-9741. Online ISSN 2091-0959. 2014; XI(1):24-33. 
45.  Savaliya U, Patel SV, Zalavadiya D, Mazumdar VS. Proportion of malnutrition in children of 0 to 60 months attending well baby clinic of tertiary care hospital of Gujarat, Research and Reviews: A Journal of Immunology ISSN 2277 – 6206 (online), ISSN: 2349-1280 (print), Vol. 4, Issue 3 
46.  Bariya B, Patel S, Shringarpure K, Mazumdar V, Compliance of animal bite patients managed by intramuscular route of anti-rabies vaccination. Research & Reviews: A Journal of Immunology. 2015  ISSN: 2277-6206 (online), ISSN: 2349-1280 (print) Volume 4, Issue 2 www.stmjournals.com 
47.  Patel SV, Bakshi H, Zalavadiya D, Kotecha PV. Validation of post natal care health data reported under health management information system by the primary health centre of rural Vadodara, Gujarat, Indian Journal of clinical practice, Vol. 25, No 10, March 2015. 
48.  Ganasva A, Bariya B, Modi M, Shringarpure K. Perceptions and treatment seeking behaviour of dog bite patients attending regional tertiary care hospital of central Gujarat, India. J Res Med Den Sci 2015; 3(1):60-4 
49.  Shilpa Patel, ZalavadiyaDhara, Ganatra Dimple, KanchanNagdev, VasantVaniya. Morphometry of Basilar artery in population of Gujarat, Journal of Anatomical Society of India, April 2015 
50.  Shukla LK, Patel RN, Patel SV, Baxi RK. Evaluation of effect of ‘Block Level Awareness Campaign’ on performance indicators of National Leprosy Elimination Programme in Vadodara District, Gujarat, India, Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, May - June 2015, 81(3)
51.  Shringarpure KS, Isaakidis P, Sagili KD,Baxi RK. Loss-To-Follow-Up on Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis Treatment in Gujarat, India:The WHEN and WHO of It. PLoS ONE June 2015 10(7):e0132543. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0132543
52.   Patel S.V,Bakshi H N Mazumdar V S,Kotecha P V. Validation of Immunization data reported under health management information system by the primary health centre of rural Vadodara . Journal of  Health management, volume 17 Number 2 June 2015,154-162
53.   Patel N, Shroff B, Mazumdar V VS. Investigation of an outbreak of cholera in Sankheda village of Chotaudepur district, Gujarat. IJCRR July 2015; 54-57
54.  Chavda P and Misra S.  Evaluation of input and process components of quality of child health services provided at 24 × 7 primary health centers of a district in Central Gujarat. J Family Med Prim Care. 2015 Jul-Sep; 4(3): 352–358
55.  Shringarpure K, Agrawal A. Menstruation mystery: The way forward. Editorial. Indian J Child Health. 2015;2(4):148
56. Patel S V,Nimavat K ,Patel A, Shukla L,Shringarpure K, Mehta K. Adverse drug reaction among MDR-TB Patients prospective study. Journal of Young Pharmacists. 2015 October; 7(4):1-7
57.  Misra S ,Shringarpure  K. Perception of field workers and community leaders regarding vector control activities in Urban Vadodara. ISSN:2332-0877 JIDT, open access journal November 2015 vol-3:issue 5:3-5
58. Chavda P, Misra S, Duttaroy B. Item Analysis of Multiple Choice Questions based Undergraduate Assessment in Community Medicine. Short Communication. South East Asian Journal of Medical Education. 2015. 9 (1): 66-68
59. Shobha Misra. Remedial Education in Medical Colleges. CME.Healthline Journal. July –December 2015;Vol 6: Issue 2:5-10
60. Parmar N T, Solanki J B, Misra S. Health Talk and Demonstration-an Effective Way of Communication among Rural Population. Healthline Journal. July –December 2015; Vol 6: Issue 2:5-73-75. (indexed in Index Copernicus,DOAJ,OPENGATE,CABI,Gulib.georgetown.edu)
61.  Chauhan V, Shah MC, Patel SV, Marfatia YS, Zalavadiya D. Efficacy of syndromic management measured as symptomatic improvement in females with vaginal discharge syndrome. Indian J Sex Transm Dis. 2016 Jan-Jun;37(1):28-32. doi: 10.4103/0253-7184.176215. PubMed PMID: 27190409; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4857679.
62. Chenneville T, Menezes L, Kosambiya JK, and Baxi RK. A Case-Study of the Resources and Functioning of Two Research Ethics Committees in Western India. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics. 2016: 1-10. DOI: 10.1177/1556264616636235
63. Shringarpure KS, Isaakidis P, Sagili KD, Baxi RK, Das M, Daftary A (2016) “When Treatment Is More Challenging than the Disease”: A Qualitative Study of MDR-TB Patient Retention. PLoS ONE 11 (3): e0150849. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0150849
64.  Mehta KG, Baxi R, Chavda P, Patel S, Mazumdar V. Predictors of unsafe sexual behavior among people living with human immunodeficiency virus/AIDS attending antiretroviral therapy center in Western India. Indian J Sex Transm Dis. 2016 Jan-Jun;37(1):21-7. doi: 10.4103/0253-7184.176220. PubMed PMID: 27190408; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4857678.
65.  Zalavadiya dI, Kuriya SI, Mazumdar VS, Patel SV, Baxi RK. Evaluation of growth progress among malnourished children attending village child nutrition centre (vcnc) under the programme ‘mission balam sukham’ in a tribal area of western india. Int j cur res rev. 2016 may; 8(9):31-9.
66. Parmar NT, Parmar AG, Mazumdar VS. Incidence of maternal “Near Miss” events in a tertiary care hospital of Central Gujarat, India. The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology of India. June 2016. Online first
67.  Patel SV, Nimavat KB, Alpesh PB, Shukla LK, Shringarpure KS, Mehta KG, Joshi CC. Treatment outcome among cases of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) in Western India: A prospective study. J Infect Public Health. 2016 Jul-Aug;9(4):478-84.
68. Devaliya J J,Brahme K,Shringarpure K. A Study on Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) of Universal Precautions in The Nursing Staff of Tertiary care Hospital. Sch. J. App. Med. Sci., July 2016; 4(7A):2368-2371
69. Brahme K, Devaliya J J, Shringarpure K, Parmar M. Haemato-Biochemical Profile of Sickle Cell Disease patients attending Shri Sayajirao General Hospital Vadodara, Gujarat. Sch. J. App. Med. Sci., Aug 2016; 4(8D):3015-3019
70. Brahme K, Devaliya J J, Haldar I, Parmar M, Shringarpure K. Does the glycemic control and duration of diabetes affect Thyroid Dysfunction? A cross-sectional study from a tertiary hospital in Central Gujarat. Sch. J. App. Med. Sci., Aug 2016; 4(8D):3031-3036
71. Godhani U R, Devaliya J J. Clinical Profile of Patients with Thrombocytopenia Attending a Tertiary Care Hospital, Gujarat. Sch. J. App. Med. Sci., Aug 2016; 4(8E):3058-3062
72.  Shah M, Monga A, Patel S, Shah M, Bakshi H. Pain relief in dysmenorrhea: Exploring hypnosis as an alternative therapy. CHRISMED journal of Health and Research. 2016 October; 3:197-202.
73. S. V. Patel , R. D. Khokhariya , N. J. Patel , Maitri Shah. Effect of Health Education on Grass root level Health Workers Regarding Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act (PCPNDT Act). Healthline Journal Volume 7 Issue 2, July-December 2016
74. Accepted in upcoming issue of “ J Infect Dis Ther” titled ”Operational efficiency of Urban Malaria Scheme in a district of Central Gujarat, India: An evaluation study” (Index Copernicus, GoogleScholar, OPENJGATE, refseek, Jamia Hamdard University, EBSCO, wordcat.)
75.  Shah M, Karena Z, Patel S, Parmar N, Singh P, et al. Treatment of Vaginal Atrophy with Vaginal Estrogen Cream in Menopausal Indian Women,. Oman medical journal. 2017; 32(1).
76. Pareshkumar A. Thakkar, Paresh Valia, Niyati Parmar, Bakul Javadekar, Ukti P. Thakkar. Clinical profile, outcome and clinical indicators for poor prognosis in full term babies born with severe birth asphyxia: study from tertiary care hospital from western India. International Journal of Contemporary Pediatrics; 2017 Mar;4(2):470-476.

 

5) CME Programmes, conferences and academic activities conducted by Department: (last three years)

1. PG Booster 2014: Gender Equality - “Be human, be considerate to woman”.
2. F-IMNCI training of Medical Officers and nursing staff conducted by Dept. of PSM during 2015, 2016 and 2017 in collaboration with SIHFW.
3. Non- Communicable Disease (NCD) training of DM and HT screening of Medical Officers during February 2017.
4. Vaccine and Cold- Chain Handler (VCCH) training of Pharmacist of Government Hospital during February 2017.

 

 

6) Awards and Achievement received by students or faculty: (last three years)

NAME and DESIGNATION AWARD and PLACE  TITLE
Dr. Bansari Chawada
Asst. Professor
 1st prize ‘H.M.Patel trophy for the best paper’ in IAPSM-Gujarat Chapter State conference, held at Bhavnagar in 2014 Delphi Technique- an experience for developing a standardized evaluation tool.
Dr Varun Parmar
3rd yr. resident
2nd prize in oral presentation in the State conference of IAPSM-Gujarat Chapter held at GMERS, Sola, Ahmedabad in 2014. Reason for discontinuation of treatment among MDR TB patients of Western India.
Dr Swapnil Malkhede
2nd yr. resident
3rd prize in oral presentation of in the State conference of IAPSM-Gujarat Chapter held at GMERS, Sola, Ahmedabad in 2014. Health awareness among the doctors of SSG Hospital, Vadodara.
Dr. Kalpita Shringarpure,Dr. Nikhil Patel, 1st prize in “PG QUIZ” in State conference of IAPSM-Gujarat Chapter  held at GMERS, Gotri, December 2016  
Dr. Mehul Patel
3rd yr. resident
1ST runner up in scientific poster presentation in State conference of IAPSM-Gujarat Chapter held at GMERS, Gotri, December 2016 Family burden of cognitive impairment among rural and tribal population aged over 59 yrs.  Residing in a district located in central India- a baseline study
Dr. Vishakha Chavda
1st yr. resident
1st runner up in scientific oral presentation in State conference of IAPSM-Gujarat Chapter held at GMERS, Gotri, December 2016 Assessment of mid-upper arm circumference as a parameter to identify undernourished child.
Dr. Paresha Solanki
1st yr. resident
2nd runner up in scientific oral presentation in State conference of IAPSM-Gujarat Chapter held at GMERS, Gotri, December 2016 Bone mineral density study in field practice area of urban health training centre, Medical College Baroda.
Dr. Kalpita Shringarpure Tutor Received Dr C K Purohit award for best paper published in 2015, at National conference of IAPSM held at GMERS, Gandhinagar, January 2016 Loss to follow up on multidrug resistant T.B. treatment in Gujrat,India
Dr. Kalpita Shringarpure Tutor 1st prize in Best poster presentation at National conference of IAPSM held at GMERS, Gandhinagar, January 2016 Community based maternal death review: 3 delay model
Dr. Kalpita Shringarpure Tutor 2nd prize in oral presentation at National conference of IAPSM held at GMERS, Gandhinagar, January 2016 Multidrug resistant T.B.: Providers perspective on LFU
Dr. Bansari Chawada
Asst. Professor
1st prize in oral presentation at National conference of IAPSM held at GMERS, Gandhinagar, January 2016 Expense of Time and Money at government hospital- A time motion study. 

 

 

Courses offered

MD (PSM), (Doctorate in Medicine)

D.P.H. (Diploma in Public Health)

PhD

The department currently enrolls 6 MD and 4 DPH students per year.

Besides, faculty staff visits number of other prestigious courses as visiting professors and as advisors or consultants to Municipal Corporation and the State Government as well as National Polio Surveillance Programme.

The Department is a centre for imparting training of IMNCI for doctors and paramedical staff as well as training for IMNCI supervisors.

Projects at hand with National partners

                    I.     Monitoring of ICDS project by Medical Colleges with NIPCCD (Ministry of Women and Child Development).

                 II.     WASH Mentoring and WASH gap assessment of all Functional delivery points (FDP) of Dahod, Panchmahal and Mahisagar districts in partnership with Health and Family Welfare Department, UNICEF and IAPSM- GC during year 2016-2017.

Recently completed Projects by the Department

I.     Multi indicator cluster survey –Bharuch District (July 2016)

II.     A Multi-centre Operational Research into MDR-TB diagnosis and treatment pathway. Are all eligible patients getting identified, tested and treated in India? (2015-16)

III.     Knowledge, Attitude, Practices and Feasibility of private practitioners in the delivery of Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) and other antigens in urban settings in India – A study project supported by CDC, Atlanta & UNICEF, involving private providers of Vadodara & Surat Municipal Corporation-2015.

IV.     Knowledge, Attitude and Practice on Mental Health among rural and tribal population of Halol block of Panchmahal – A baseline study, in collaboration with Sir Ratan Tata Trust & Navajbhai Ratan Tata Trust-2015

V.     Assessment Of WASH Of Functional Delivery Points, Health Care Facilities, Panchmahal District, Gujarat(2014-15)

VI.     Prevalence of Iodine Deficiency Disorders in the Districts of Vadodara, Bharuch , Narmada, Panchmahal and Dahod ( Govt of Gujarat)

VII.     Evaluation of School Health Programme in Vadodara, Bharuch, Narmada, Panchmahal, Dahod and Anand districts.( Govt of Gujarat)

VIII.     Evaluation of Mass Drug Administration of DEC for prevention of Lymphatic Filariasis ( Govt of Gujarat)

IX.     Evaluation of implementation of Wheat Based Nutrition Programme in Gujarat State ( NIPCCD)

X.     Organizing “Team training” for the staff of ICTC centres of districts of Vadodara, Panchmahal and Dahod (GSACS)

XI.     Community Based Maternal Death Review (CB-MDR) and confidential enquiry in Vadodara District 

Research Projects undertaken by the Department

ICMR 
1. Promotion of Vasectomy (Multi-centric study)

2. A cross sectional study to detect and measure the association of high fluoride content in drinking water and prevalence of Fluorosis and Dental Caries in Baroda district.

UNICEF 
1. Micronutrient Support Unit spearheading the District micronutrient related program in five districts of Gujarat

2. Multi Indicator Cluster Study going on for Demography, MCH, Environment, Nutritional Indicators for Vadodara slums.

3. Post Intervention Iron status of the girls (hemoglobin and serum ferritin) estimation.

4. Multi Indicator Cluster Survey for Earthquake affected areas 2003 along with Rajkot Medical College 

5. A Study of Anemia Prevalence in Adolescent School Girls Vadodara District.

6. Incidence of Measles among under-five children among slums of Vadodara city.

7. Impact of Measles pulse vaccination on Measles incidence in Vadodara urban slums.

8. Measles Elimination Program of Urban slums for Vadodara technically guided and monitored.

9. Multi-Indicator Cluster Surveys for several districts of Gujarat

10. Initiated IMNCI ToT for the state of Madhya Pradesh

11. Initiated IMNCI ToT for practicing pediatricians of Mumbai, jointly with UNICEF (MH) and IAP Mumbai.

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

Adolescent Friendly Center, a project technically and financially supported by World Health Organization and Government of India

POPULATION COUNCIL

Health seeking behavior and perception in pelvic inflammatory disease patients attending Shree Sayaji General Hospital Vadodara, India

UNFPA

Assessment of Quality Assurance Programme of Department of Health & Family Welfare, Gujarat State

GOVERNMENT OF GUJARAT

1. Study of utilization of CSSM components of RCH and reasons for utilization and non-utilization

2. Prevalence of intestinal parasites in Urban slums of Baroda city

3. Evaluation of operational efficiency of Malaria clinic and its staff involved in National Anti Malaria Programme (NAMP)

4. Re-survey of Iodine deficiency disorders for Panchmahal district Project on Adolescent health in rural slums of Baroda district.

5. Review of Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme in Vadodara City

6. Cost Analysis of RCH Service in Tribal & Rural Areas of Vadodara District. 

 

Infrastructure Facilities & Learning Resources

Besides classroom teaching, field visits, involvement in community programs like pulse polio, and field studies for their own course curriculum guided and accompanied by teaching staff members.

 Department has following resources for the students’ use:

· Over 600 books and journals with a seminar room and library

·  17 computers and 23 internet connections and all of them have access to online journals

·  Overhead projectors, Multimedia projector, TV and DVD for use during seminar presentations

·  Museum with charts, models and reading facilities

 
 
 

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