15-JUN-2019: Prof Najam Khalique awarded IPHA fellowship
Aligarh, June 15: Prof Najam Khalique, department of community medicine, Jawhaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has been bestowed with the estimable Fellowship of Indian Public Health Association (IPHA) for valuable contribution to public health and preventive medicine.
As an IPHA fellow, Prof Khalique will work in protecting the health of the people of India by facilitating exchange of information, experience and research and advocating policies, programs and practices for improving public health.
He informed that his responsibilities include assessing and measuring the health status of population and developing effective interventions to ameliorate public health.
Prof Khalique, who has also been conferred with the Fellowship of Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine (FIAPSM) has worked as principal and co-investigator in over 20 Projects.
He was selected by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India for the Development of 31 modules on social Medicine and community health in the E-Pathsala Programme.
Prof Khalique is also an Elected member of Executive Council of AMU (2018-2021) and has a teaching experience of more than 27 yrs. He is also a recipient of Dr Radha Krishnan Memorial National Teachers Honor Award (2010). He is an Invited Expert in UPSC, UGC, ICMR, NAAC, NBE, MCI Assessor for UG and PG. His thrust areas are Epidemiology, Research Methodology, MCH and Hospital administration.
He has also served as chairperson of the department of community medicine, Medical Superintendent (2008- 2011) and Superintendent of Examination at JNMC.
Prof Khalique has been closely associated with WHO, UNICEF, USAID, INCLEN, IDSP, Rabies Vaccine Trails and has completed a number of projects funded by these agencies.
He was a Content writer and Editor of modules of the Bridge Course Programme for Nurses/ ANM, School of Public Health, IGNOU, New Delhi.
He is reviewer for various national journals. His research work has been published in various international journals namely Journal of Royal Society for Health, International Journal of Medical Public Health, Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, Australian Medical Journal, Iranian Journal of Public Health, Pakistan Journal of Public Health and in major Indian Public Health and Pediatrics Journal.
Prof Khalique actively worked as Consultant in Polio Eradication Programme, a collaborative effort of AMU, UNICEF, District administration and Rotary International.
He has published more than 130 research articles and guided 42 MD students for their thesis.
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