Sunday, December 22, 2013

Events: Grand Baby Show at Mother's Pride, Ludhiana

More than 200 babies participated      Sun, Dec 22, 2013 at 4:04 PM
Ludhiana22 December 2013: (Education Screen Bureu)
A Grand Baby Show was organized at Mother’s Pride, Ludhiana on Sunday 22nd December, 2013.
A show that showcased baby’s most spell binding antics and qualities. Children were evaluated under different age groups i.e. 0 - 6 months, 7 - 12 months, 1 -2 years & 2-3years. Ramp walk was done by participants with their family members that turned their little heroes into megastars and superheroes. Family fashion show added a massive attraction. Be it a mesmerizing smile or a flittering expression in the eyes, there were several titles like Most Active Baby, Most Attractive Baby, Friendliest Baby, Most Sparkling Eyes & Sunniest Smile along with grand prizes. Titles & gifts were also given to parents like the Most Aware Parent & Best Dressed Family. Surprise gifts were given to all the participants. Title of ALL ROUND SUPER BABY was also given to the child securing the highest scores in all the categories.
The Baby Show received huge response from the premium segment of Ludhianvies as more than 200 babies participated in the show. Great energy can be seen in the participants, who surely had a fulfilled Sunday with lots of pomp and show. It was a moment of great celebration. Almost 70 participants received prizes in different age categories under different titles. The participants were evaluated not only on their cute quotient but also on the health and activeness by the renowned doctors of the city i.e. Dr. Rama Sofat, Dr. Anurag Jain, Dr. Sunaina & Dr. Deepak. Winners were given the title of Most Healthy Baby. 
It was not only a health educative session, but also provided abundant parenting knowledge to the parents. 
The Director of the School, Shobhan Soi told the parents about the importance of Parenting and Nurturing children in the right manner.
Grand Baby Show at Mother's Pride, Ludhiana

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Merry Christmas Celebration, 2013

College of Nursing+CMCH Wishing U a Merry Xmas 
 Ludhiana, 13th December, 2013: (Shalu Arora+Rector Kathuria): Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a blessed experience. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy and to re-dedicate our own lives. College of Nursing, CMC, Ludhiana celebrated Christmas on 13.12.2013. The programme began with a welcome speech by Principal, Prof.(Mrs.) Ponnamma R. Singh, after which all the dignitaries, guests, teachers and students joined the college choir to sing the congregational hymn.
The opening prayer and the Christmas message was given by Rev. Rogers. The whole gathering was then enlightened with the message from the Director Dr. Abraham G. Thomas. He wished all that the Christmas fill their hearts with warmth, peace and joy! And to have a blessed Christmas and graceful New Year. The soulful and pleasant carols by students mesmerized all and filled the whole air.
Continuing with the Christmas merriment College of Nursing students presented the Christmas play “The Wonderful Star” which showed God’s love for mankind by sending His only begotten Son for our salvation and this love has to be reflected in all of us and then came the most awaited moment i.e. “Arrival of Santa” who had a merry time with the gathering and distributed gifts among students. At the end all enjoyed the fellowship & relished the banquet together as a family in the beautifully decorated College of Nursing.
Christmas Celebration, 2013

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Role of a clinical microbiologist in the present era

Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 2:05 PM
Dr. Aroma Oberoi spoke in the CME at CMC Ldh

Ludhiana, 7th December, 2013: (Rector Kathuria//Punjab Screen): A continuing medical education (CME) programme on Infectious diseases was conducted in Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMC), Ludhiana on December 7. The CME was jointly organized by the Departments of Medicine and Microbiology of CMC, Ludhiana. Dr. Abraham G Thomas, Director of CMC was the Chief Guest. Along with him, Dr. Karamveer Goyal, President of Local Indian Medical Association, Dr. S.M. Bhatti, Principal of CMC, Dr. Kanwal Masih, Medical Superintendant, CMC, Dr. Kim J Mammen, Associate Director, CMC inaugurated the CME officially. A total of 170 delegates from different parts of Punjab attended the meeting.

The participants in this CME included distinguished faculty members from different medical colleges, specialists in district hospital and other government hospitals, medical officers and private practitioners from the state of Punjab. The aim of this update was to improve the understanding of common infectious diseases relevant to clinical practice and interpretation of microbiological results. The meeting was accredited with two hours by the Punjab Medical Council.
Dr. Aroma Oberoi, Head of the Department of Microbiology spoke on the topic “Role of a clinical microbiologist in the present era of pan drug resistant bugs and no drugs”. She mentioned the importance of clinical microbiologists in tackling the emergence of antimicrobial resistance. Mrs. Shereen Rachel Varghese from the department of Microbiology educated the audience on the various mechanisms of drug resistance.

Dr. Mary John, Head of the department of Medicine gave a talk on “Antibiotic Stewardship”. In this talk, she stressed on the need to have an antibiotic stewardship programme in the hospitals to prevent the emergence of drug resistance. Dr. Jency Koshy from the Department of Medicine spoke on “Pre-ART work up in HIV infection”, in which she educated the audience on the importance of work up before starting antiretroviral therapy. Dr. Divya Deodhar fom the Department of Medicine talked on “Syndromic approach to Acute Undifferentiated Fevers”. She gave an overview of the clinical diagnosis of undifferentiated fevers.

Dr. Sanjay Rajpal from New Delhi spoke on newer diagnostic methods in Tuberculosis, in which he updated the audience on the newer tests for the diagnosis of Tuberculosis. The delegates actively participated by asking questions to the speakers. The scientific sessions were chaired by eminent Professors from CMC like Dr. Anna Mani, Dr. Nitin Malhotra, Dr.Vandana Berry and Dr. Chanchal Gera. The in-charge of the scientific session was Dr. Vipin Sam Alexander. The Masters of ceremony were Dr. Eshani Dewan and Dr. Chris Baby. The vote of thanks was given by Dr. Sangeetha Mohan from CMC. As per the delegates, the CME was a very enriching and educational feast.
Dr. Aroma Oberoi in “Infectious Diseases Update-2013”