03-NOV-2017: Dept of Community Medicine team bags second prize during World Breastfeeding Week-2017 celebrations
Aligarh, November 2: A team of Department of Community Medicine, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) consisting Prof M Athar Ansari, Dr Ali Jafar Abedi, Dr Salman Shah, Dr Suboohi Afzal, Dr Tabassum Nawab, Dr Nafis Faizi, Dr Urfi, Dr Sakeena Mushfiq and other senior and junior residents and medico-social workers were conferred with the second prize for the presentations during World Breastfeeding Week-2017 celebrations held at the urban and rural health training centres of the department.
The award was received at the Annual 20th Conference of Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine- UP & UK Chapter (IAPSMUPUKCON 2017) at the University of Medical Sciences, Saifai, Etawah. Brigadier T Prabhakar Rao (Vice Chancellor, University of Medical Sciences, Saifai) presented the award to the JNMC team. Thirteen medical colleges from across Uttar Pradesh and Uttrakhand participated in the event.
Meanwhile, JNMC also won the bid to host the next year?s State Annual Conference. The last conference of IAPSMUPUKCON in AMU was held in 1994.
Prof Ali Amir, Prof M. Athar Ansari and Dr Saira Mehnaz chaired the scientific sessions during the conference. Dr Menaz and Dr Ali Jafar Abedi presented scientific papers; while Dr Samreen, Dr Nikhat, Dr Ambreen and Dr Shaigan presented research papers.
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