The Department of Pharmacology and Biomedical Division have started one day “National training Programme on Materiovigilance”under the supervision of Professor Bikash Medhi and Er. Sanjeev Sharma.

 

Chandigarh,14.11.17-The Department of Pharmacology and Biomedical Division have started one day “National training Programme on Materiovigilance”under the supervision of Professor Bikash Medhi and Er. Sanjeev Sharma. This programme was started in 2015 after the approval of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), Govt. of India (GoI). Materiovigilance Programme of India (MvPI) in an effort to ensure safety of medical devices. In the inauguration programme, the following dignitaries. were present: Professor Rajesh Kumar, Dean, PGIMER; Professor Ajit Avasthi, Head, Psychiatry Department, PGIMER; Er.P.S Saini, Superintendent Hospital Engineer, PGIMER, Chandigarh;Er. Sanjeev Sharma,Hospital Engineer(Biomedical)in LT-1, Lecture Theatre Complex, Nehru Hospital, PGIMER, Chandigarh.

 

This time the programme will focus on the clinical and industry aspects of implementation of Materiovigilanceand will cover current issues facing in medical device use, implantable and nonimplantable medical device safety, recent regulatory changes, Materiovigilance, Current status of medical education and lots of other topics.Many eminent students, Biomedical Engineer and staff of other medical institutes from all over India are attending the programme and efforts are made to aware the personnel of different institute about the programme.

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The Experimental Pharmacology Laboratory (EPL) under Professor Bikash Medhi & Dr. Ajay Praksah, Department of Pharmacology, PGIMER, Chandigarh has started 3 days “2nd Advanced Training Programme in Behavioral Neurosciences.

Chandigarh,14.11.17-The Experimental Pharmacology Laboratory (EPL) under Professor Bikash Medhi & Dr. Ajay Praksah, Department of Pharmacology, PGIMER, Chandigarh has started 3 days “2nd Advanced Training Programme in Behavioral Neurosciences.” Professor Rajesh Kumar, Dean, PGIMER; Professor Ajit Avasthi, Head, Psychiatry Department, PGIMER; Professor SK Gupta, Head, Neurosurgery Department, PGIMER and Professor Bimla Nehru, Biophysics Department, Panjab University, Chandigarh were present at Inauguration Programme held in LT-2, Lecture Theatre Complex, Nehru Hospital, PGIMER, Chandigarh.

 

This training programme was started in 2016 after the approval of PGIMER staff council. This time it will focus on the pre-clinical and clinical aspects of Behavioral Neurosciences including imaging techniques, bioinformatics and drug discovery and development. The delegates will be taken on scientific visit to UIPS, Panjab University where Professor Kanwaljit Chopra and Dr. Anurag Kuhad will guide the delegates and several different department of PGIMER, Chandigarh. This will also offer state of the art facilities for carrying out latest cutting-edge research in neuroscience research.   Students and research scholars from all over India are attending the programme.

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Free blood sugar testing camp was organized at Civil Dispensary Sector 49 to celebrate World Diabetes Day on 14th November, 2017.

Chandigarh,14.11.17-Free blood sugar testing camp was organized at Civil Dispensary Sector 49 to celebrate World Diabetes Day on 14th November, 2017. A total of 45 people above 30 years of age were screened for Diabetes out of which seven got newly diagnosed with Diabetes who weren’t yet aware of their condition. Dr Kanica Kaushal, Senior Resident, PGIMER Chandigarh emphasized on the importance of primordial and primary prevention of Diabetes and its nature as a silent killer disease. Dr Atul Gupta made people aware of the need for early diagnosis and treatment of the condition. Miss Veda, Staff Nurse gave dietary advice to all the persons attending the camp and gave specific Diabetic diet charts to the known diabetics.