The Department of Public Health Dentistry, People’s College of Dental Sciences, Bhopal observed the World AIDS day with distribution of red ribbon to all the health professionals in the college. With this, went a reminder to all the working medicos that proper precautions and preventive measures should be followed regularly so as to keep themselves protected in their work environment.
On the occasion of World Geriatric Day, which is observed on 1st October, an oral hygiene awareness and dental checkup camp was organized by Prosthodontic department of Peoples College of Dental Sciences & Research Centre, Bhopal under the banner of Indian Prosthodontic society, Bhopal branch at Sewa Bharti- Anand Dham.
In this camp, a total of 27 patients were examined. A talk on oral hygiene awareness and geriatric nutrition was conducted for geriatric patients followed by fruits distribution.
An AHA Certificate training workshop was organized on 24th – 26th July 2017 in People’s College of Dental Sciences, Bhopal by Indian Institute of Emergency Medical Services for “Basic life Support “ and “Advanced cardiac life Support”. It was an instructor led course with ample use of videos, team activities and hands on CPR practice using manikins and AED trainers. Participants were trained to promptly recognize several life threatening emergencies and manage them along with immediate post cardiac arrest care also. There was a mega code test and a written exam at the end for the AHA Programme Certificate. There was participation from PCDS & RC, PDA, AIIMS, Various Schools and NGOs
World yoga day was celebrated at People’s College of Dental Sciences on 21st June 2017.The objectives of the program were to create awareness of how yoga can heal the physical and mental diseases,to promote better mental,physical and spiritual development ,to enhance growth,development and spread peace all throughout the world.
The chief guest for the function was Dr Neerja Mallick (Registrar ,People’s University). The function was attended by HOD’s of various departments, staff and students of the institution. On this occassion, the registrar , People’s University Dr Neeraja Mallick and yoga trainer Ms Adeena Khan were felicitated by Dr Shreenivas Kallianpur (Officiating Dean,PCDS) . The coordinators for the event were Dr Rinky Ahuja(Staff Reprentative, Anand Vibhag ,PCDS) and Dr Parimala Tyagi(HOD Department of Pedodontics,PCDS)
Various stretching and strengthening poses along with deep breathing techniques ,YogaAsanas ,Pranayama,Mantras were demonstrated by the Yoga Trainer Ms Adeena Khan and her team.
A camp was conducted at 40 Quarters, Piplani, on 31-5-17, to commemorate the “World No Tobacco Day” by the department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, PCDS&RC, under the aegis of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine & Radiology. The logistics of the program was managed by CFI, an NGO.
The ill effects of tobacco were elaborated along with the prevalence of cancer and precancer. Methods of tobacco cessation were elaborated along with the importance of self examination for early detection of cancer. The talk was interactive with active participation from the audience.
Patients comprised of children, middle aged and elderly, turned up for oral screening which included mothers and children. A few patients with potentially malignant disorder were diagnosed and referred to PCDS, for further evaluation and treatment. Some patients specifically reported, to be rid of tobacco chewing, and were counseled.
IX Graduation day of Peoples College of Dental Sciences & Research Centre, People’s University of BDS Batch 2011-2016 & MDS batch 2013-2016 was held at the PCMS auditorium on Friday, 21st October, 2016. K.J.Alphons IAS ( resigned), EX- MLA ( Independent) Kerala, Member, BJP National Executive was the chief guest. The entire audience in the auditorium were waiting to hear him and he left no one disappointed with his oration. More than 100 students were awarded with their degrees on the occasion. Dr Monica Telgaonkar secured the highest number of gold medals for her academic performance. Capt Ambrish Sharma, Director Admin, Sri IH Siddiqui, Project Director, People’s Group, Col Ashok Khurana, Director Planning and Development, Peoples Group, Dr Shaji Thomas, Dean PCDS, HOD’s of all the dental departments were present.
Onam celebrations were held on September 17 2016 at PCDS & RC campus. A beautiful athapookalam was done in front of the college by the students. The inaugural function began with the lighting of lamp by Capt. Ambrish Sharma (Director,Administration Peoples Group). This was followed by a welcome address by Dr Shaji Thomas( Dean). The celebration was graced by the Vice chancellor Peoples university Dr V K Pandya sir.
The programme started off with a animation video on origin of onam. A semi classical dance was performed by Ms Anu Shaju ( Third BDS Student). Onam games including lemon spoon race, Candle race, Bindi for beauty. The celebrations concluded with distribution of onam special snacks and payasam. The program was a successful one with participation from teaching staff, students and Non teaching staff.
Ganesh mahotsav was celebrated at PCDSRC campus from 5 september to 15 september 2016. The ganesh murti sthapana was held on 5th sepetember.Puja was conducted twice a day by the intern batch ( 2011-2012).
Various events were organised, which included bhajan kirtan, rangoli competition ( 7th september) , 56 bhog and mahaarti( 10th september) , Ratri jagran with orchestra & dances ( 12th september) and bhandara with sandhya bhajan(14th september). On the 15th idol immersion was performed. It was a event filled 10 days with devotion and fervour.