IN THE YEAR 2019
National Symposium on Evidence Synthesis for Medicine, Public Health & Social Development, New Delhi, 2019.
Dr. Bhumika TV presented a paper of DFID-funded project completed by PHESA (A systematic review on how effective are Public works programmes in stimulating local economic transformation in low and middle income countries) at National Symposium on Evidence Synthesis for Medicine, Public Health & Social Development, New Delhi, from 11th-12th April, 2019.
IN THE YEAR 2018
Global Evidence and Implementation Summit (GEIS) Australia, 2018
Dr. Eti Rajwar attended the Global Evidence and Implementation Summit (GEIS) held at Melbourne, Australia, from 22th to 24th October, 2018. She represented PHESA at the summit, and presented a review paper titled ‘Effect of food fortification and supplementation on nutritional status of women: an evidence summary’, during the poster presentation session. Eminent keynote speakers from different areas of work viz. health, education, environment, crime and justice, and social care; spoke about evidence synthesis and using this evidence for better policy, programs and practice. Participants from around thirty countries across the globe participated in the summit.
Global Public Health Conference, Sri Lanka, 2018
Dr. Prachi Pundir attended the annual Global Public Health Conference held at Negombo, Sri Lanka, from 13th to 15th June, 2018. She presented a paper on ‘Body Mass index and its factors among women of reproductive age in mountainous region of India’. The international conference had representation from 11 countries across the globe and included study tour to understand the health system of Sri Lanka.
Workshop on developing a protocol for a systematic review by Cochrane South Asia, Christian Medical College, Vellore, 2018
Dr. Divya Sussana Patil attended a workshop on ‘Developing a protocol for a systematic review by Cochrane South Asia’, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India; from 16th- 20th April, 2018.
East Asia Biennial Conference of International Biometric Society, Puducherry, 2018
East Asia Biennial Conference of International Biometric Society was held on February 16-17, 2018 at JIMPER, Puducherry. Dr. Bhumika T.V., Dr. Prachi Pundir, Dr. Shruti Murthy, Ms. Ann Mary Sebastian and Ms. Zinnia Sharma attended and presented at the conference. PHESA team members presented the ongoing projects at the conference.
ACIES Conclave at Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar, 2018
ACIES 2018 was organized by Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar, from 18th to 20th January 2018. Dr. Bhumika T.V., Dr. Eti Rajwar and Dr. Prachi Pundir represented PHESA at the conclave. PHESA was one of the nine collaborating partners in the conference. Dr. Bhumika T.V. was felicitated for her participation in the ‘Job Fair’ for public health students of various participating universities. Dr. Prachi Pundir received the best oral presentation award.