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World AIDS Day, 2022

On 1st December, 2022 our students directed a street play to spread awareness on AIDS for World AIDS Day, 2022. They performed for the community nearby and the patients at DY Patil Hospital, educating them on the year’s theme to bring in equality and inclusivity for the effective prevention and control of this public health […]

Disruptive Technologies Driving Healthcare 4.0

On the occasion of Padmashree Awardee Dr. D.Y.Patil’s birthday, the School of Public Health commemorated the Founder’s Day by conducting a talk on ‘Disruptive Technologies Driving Healthcare 4.0’ by Dr. Nitika Pant Pai. Dr. Pai is a tenured Associate Professor and a Senior Scientist at McGill University, Canada. She is an adjunct faculty with the […]

Finding Your Ikigai

Dr. Nitika Pant Pai MD, MPH Ph.D. is a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, McGill University, and Senior Scientist at MUHC RI. Her global implementation research program is based in Canada, India, and South Africa. She is an expert in point-of-care diagnostics, digital health and implementation science. She synergizes rapid diagnostics with […]

MPH Orientation Programme for batch 2022-2024

Our school welcomed the third batch of MPH students (2022-24) on 15th September 2022 in the august presence of the President and Chancellor of DY Patil University, Dr. Vijay D. Patil, Vice President, Ms. Shivani V Patil, and Vice Chancellor, Dr. C S Thammaiah. This event also witnessed the release of the school’s first handbook […]

Quality Assurance in Project Management

Mr. Abhishek Saxena, an industrial expert, spoke on ‘Quality Assurance in Project Management.’ With over 16 years of experience in the industry, his achievements include 2 US Patents, one for Carbon Nanotube in virus filtration and the other for a Blood separator for diagnostic test kits. He primarily discussed operations in Health Management and Quality […]

Transforming Environmental Health Governance in India: Towards a Planetary Approach

This webinar was conducted in collaboration with DYPU Climate Action Lab. Dr. Dhanasree Jayaram, the speaker, is a renowned academic in Environment Health and Geopolitics and is associated with MAHE, Manipal and the University of Berlin. In the lecture, Dr. Jayaram delved into discourses on planetary health, the various international, institutional and policy frameworks that […]

Preventing Malnutrition in Under Fives: A Public Health Approach

Dr. Harivansh Chopra, President of Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine, with over 40 years of experience as an academician and a practitioner of preventive medicine and public health, dwelt on the magnitude of the problem of malnutrition among under-fives and the challenges in tackling it. His experience with a cohort of 1000 infants […]

Career Planning Workshop

An Education Consultant and Professional Mentor, Mrs. Sangeetha Sashindhran discussed the varied routes that one can take in the area of public health and the significance of effective networking. Further, she gave ideas on building a career strategy, potential goals for the long-term in this field and ways to stay focused enough to pursue them.