Bhubaneswar, April 7: NSS volunteers from the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, faculty of medicine of the SOA (Deemed to be University), conducted a health camp in a primary school at Shyampur on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar on the occasion of World Health Day on Saturday.
Doctors from different departments of IMS and SUM Hospital examined over 100 children and prescribed medicines for those having ailments.
Dr. P.K. Mishra (Pediatrics), Dr. Anil Kumar Panda (Skin and VD), Dr. Sashikanta Sethi and Dr. Debsruti Nayak (Dental) and Dr. Pragati Jain and Dr. Sarat Nayak (Ophthalmology) examined the children.
The Health Camp was conducted in collaboration with Rotary Club, Kharabela Nagar, in the presence of Dean, IMS, Dr. Gangadhar Sahu and Medical Superintendent, Dr. Pushparaj Samantasinhar. The President of Rotary Club, Kharabela Nagar, Dr. Kishore Chandra Swain felicitated Dr. Sahu and Dr. Samantasinhar on the occasion.
Twenty five volunteers of the NSS along with Program Officers Dr. Saurjya Ranjan Das and Dr. Jyoti Ranjan Sahoo conducted the camp.
Focussing on the theme of the World Health Day this year—Universal Health Coverage- Everyone Everywhere-- a public awareness rally was taken out earlier in which doctors, nurses, para-medical workers and others participated.
A training program on Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) was conducted at the IMS and SUM Hospital on the eve of World Health Day on Friday in which interns and nursing personnel received instructions. A quiz program was conducted by the Community Medicine department to mark the occasion.
Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) Deemed to be University’s achievements in a nutshell
The ranking survey conducted by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Ministry of HRD, in April 2018, has ranked Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan is the Youngest among top 25 in University category in India. It is the Leading Deemed University in the East and 3rd Best Multidisciplinary Deemed University in India. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), has also accredited SOA with ‘A’ grade, and has termed this deemed to be university as socially inclusive, which is a big achievement in itself.
SOA is proud to be associated with 9 degree granting institutes, which has a whopping strength of 10,000 students. The institute leaves no stone unturned in providing quality education in the field of medicine, engineering & technology, dental sciences, management sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, law, nursing, hospitality, tourism management and agriculture. SOA keeps on updating its curriculum from time to time as per the latest industry trends and believes in providing education to students with a holistic approach.
The department of Institute of Technical Education and Research (ITER), faculty of engineering and technology of SOA, has now become the 4th institute in the country to get 3 of its programs accredited by the reputed Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), USA. This shows the commitment and dedication of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan’s vision to work towards the skill development of students and betterment of the society.
This shows the capability and willingness of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan to provide quality education to students and conduct ground-breaking research work in various fields. SOA has been expanding and new disciplines are on the anvil. But the principal objective remains to ensure that students, while training to be professionals, value their own lives as that of others.
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