MAY and JUNE 2018 :
17.05.2018 : Blood Bank Department had organized a Blood donation camp at Coimbatore Airport on 17.05.2018. Our Honourable Chief Minister Thiru.Edappadi Palanisamy inaugurated the function. Our esteemed Minister for Local Affairs & Municipal Administration Thiru.S.P.Velumani had graced the occasion. Our beloved Dean Prof.Dr.B.Asokan and Blood Department Head Dr.Mangayarkarasi had organized the camp. The program was a grand success.
23.05.2018 to 29.05.2018 : Medical Council of India Inspection for continuation of post-graduate seats were carried out in the following nine departments –General Medicine, Dermatology, Physiology, Microbiology, Pathology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics & ENT from 23.05.2018 to 29.05.2018. The Inspection was successfully carried out under the guidance of our esteemed Dean Prof.Dr.B.Asokan, MCI Co-ordinator, Prof.Dr.Raveendran & MCI Nodal Officer Dr.Dheebalakshmi.
06.06.2018 : In view of the “ World Environment Day” – saplings were planted by our esteemed Dean Prof.Dr.B.Asokan at Coimbatore Medical Hospital. The event raised public awareness on the theme of environmental care.
12.06.2018 : Medical Education Unit conducted “Post-graduate Orientation Programme” for first year post-graduate students on 12.06.2018 at New Lecture Hall, Coimbatore Medical College Hospital from 8.00 am to 5 pm. The program was presided by our esteemed Dean Prof.Dr.B.Asokan and organized by Medical Education Unit resource faculties, Prof.Dr.S.Usha, Prof.Dr.M.Geethanjali and Dr.G.S.Thiriveni Balajji. The program was a grand success.
21.06.2018 : “World Yoga Day Celebrations – 2018” were held on 21.06.2018 at Coimbatore Medical College Hospital at 8.00 am. The program was presided by our esteemed Dean Prof.Dr.B.Asokan & graced by Prof.Dr.S.Balasubramanian, Medical Superintendent and Dr.R.Soundaravel, Resident Medical Officer. The program was organized by Yoga & Naturopathy Centre of Coimbatore Medical College Hospital and raised public awareness and importance of practicing Yoga for a healthy life.
23.06.2018 : Our Coimbatore Medical College – Department of Community Medicine has achieved the Best Award for observation of World TB Day 2018 from IAPSM among all medical colleges in Tamilnadu. This has been achieved by the involvement of second MBBS students under the able guidance of our beloved Dean Prof.Dr.B.Asokan & Prof.Dr.Kalidas, HOD of Community Medicine. The activities that were carried out were survey in urban slums, survey among private practitioners, Among TB patients in Thoracic Medicine and Health education to community in Singanallur from 24.03.2018 to 31.03.2018.
26.06.2018 : Celebration of International Day against Drug abuse and Illicit drug trafikking were held in the Department of Community Medicine on 26.06.2018 at Coimbatore Medical College. Seminar on the topic was conducted to second year and third year MBBS students to create awareness on drug addiction. Students were sensitized about drug abuse and its ill effects, drug addiction and how to motivate the friends, school students, college students and community to say “NO TO DRUGS”. Our esteemed Dean Prof.Dr.B.Asokan and Vice-Principal Prof.Dr.A.Arjunan congratulated the Department of Community Medicine and the able guidance of Prof.Dr.Kalidas, HOD of Community Medicine.
26.06.2018 : Prof.Dr.Shanmugiah, HOD of Psychiatry, Coimbatore Medical College Hospital has conducted an awareness programme on alcoholism for the patients & their family members under the guidance of our esteemed Dean Prof.Dr.B.Asokan on 26.06.2018. This was to commemorate the International Day against Drug abuse and Illicit Drug Traffikking. The program increased the awareness of the ill-effects of alcoholism & drugs to the public and ways to overcome the addiction habit was explained in detail.
28.06.2018 : Our esteemed Dean Prof.Dr.B.Asokan has received “ Award of Appreciation – 2018” from Department of Health & Family Welfare presented by Honourable Health Minister Dr.C.Vijayabaskar in appreciation of his outstanding performance in health related activities on 28.06.2018. Prof.Dr.V.Booma, HOD of Paediatrics & Nodal Officer- SNCU, Prof.Dr.Vetrivel Chezian, HOD of Orthopaedic Surgery had also received the award. Coimbatore Medical College & Hospital extended their warm greetings and congratulated the award winners at this achievement of excellence.
29.06.2018 : Neuro Rehabilitation Unit was inaugurated at the Department of Neurology, Coimbatore Medical College Hospital on 29.06.2018 for the needy people. Our esteemed Dean Prof.Dr.B.Asokan along with Dr.N.Shobana, HOD of Neuromedicine and Prof.Dr.Elango, HOD of Physical Medicine had organized the event. The program was a grand success.