Academic activities 2018-2019

Details of academic activities in Department of General Medicine, Government Medical College, Kollam


1.Dr.Sunil Prasobh P , Additional Professor in  Medicine was awarded the Fellow of  Royal College of Physicians FRCP ( Glasgow). 

2. CME was conducted by the department involving other allied departments too . on topics like Diabetes. Rheumatology and Brain imaging.

3. Topic presentation by  senior and junior residents are conducted regularly. 

4. As a part  foundation course for 2019 MBBS 

General medicine department conducted sessions on 

 a) History of medicine including quiz competition for students

 b) Alternative and evidence based medicine

 c) Medical professionalism




Details of academic activities in Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Government Medical College, Kollam

1) Anti- Tobacco Awareness campaign on28/3/2019 at Biochemistry lecture hall in association with NHM and Community Medicine Department

2) World No Tobacco Day celebration on 31/5/2019 

3)RNTCP update on Programmatic Management of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis and other Updates on 26-8-2019



1)Dr Jyothi E   - Etiological Diagnosis of Pneumonia. World Clinics in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. 2019;6 (1) 12-26




Details of academic activities in Department of TRANSFUSION MEDICINE, Government Medical College, Kollam


2018  JUNE 14– WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY           








 CME-  2019

Organized  By : Department Of Transfusion Medicine And Immunohematology,

 Government Medical College, Kollam.         

          ISBTI Kerala Chapter Annual Meeting and CME-2019 was held on Sunday August 18, 2019 at Government Medical College, Kollam.

          The programme started at 8.00 am with registration of delegates. The scientific session started with free paper presentation. 10 junior residents  from various Medical colleges, one technician and one consultant from SCTIMST participated in the free paper session.

          Official inauguration of the CME was done by Dr.SaraVarghese, Principal, Government Medical College, Kollam.

          The State Nodal Officer, Dr.Meena, Presented the topic-“Blood Transfusion Services In Kerala- A Step Forward” .  “Current Concepts In Transfusion Practice” –by Dr.Veena Shenoy, “Automation in a blood centre”- by Dr.Mohandoss Murugesan, “Importance of antibody screening in clinical practice” - by Dr.Shiffi Fazal, ” Platelet Rich Plasma Prolotherapy” by Dr.Vinu Rajendran were the talks given followed by lunch and General Body meet with handing over of charges to new office bearers. Finally, Quiz competition  for the Post graduate students was conducted by Dr. Sajith S 

         The CME came to an end by 4 O’Clock, prizes were distributed for the winners of free papers and quiz.

Details of academic activities in Department of ENT, Government Medical College, Kollam

CME, Conferences ,Academic activities

One day Session on disability competencies for Foundation Course 2019 Batch MBBS students

Research publications

1.Patency of Stoma after Endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy

Dr.Salima  Rema Windsor 

( Corresponding Author JMSCR vol 7/Issue 2/page 497-500/February 2019

2.Comparison of ASSR threshold in preterm and term infants at four stages in Indian population

Dr.Muhammed Sufiyan (First author in JETIR vol 5 Issue 6 June 2018)

Faculty Awards and achievements

Dr.Muhammed Sufiyan Audiologist was awarded PhD in Audiology& specch pathology in August 2019

Details of academic activities in Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College, Kollam

Seminars and case discussions are being conducted in the Department of Ophthalmology. 


    Dr. Susan Philip HOD Ophthalmology is chairperson for Instructor course of Kerala state ophthalmic society. 


Details of academic activities in Department of ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, Government Medical College, Kollam



  1. CBCT as surgical guide in removal of multiple impacted supernumerary teeth in maxilla - a case report           IOSR Journals, Vol 17,issue 4, april 2018.  Dr Vivek V


Details of academic activities in Department of Microbiology, Government Medical College, Kollam

Activities of the department during November 2018 – August 2019

Department activities

  • Participating in Kerala Antimicrobial stewardship Programme (KARSAP)
  • Referral lab for IDSP



Name of faculty

Degree secured


Dr Poornima B 

DNB in Microbiology (post MD) 

July 2019


Research Publications

Special Article (co-author)- Antimicrobial stewardship programme- from policies to practices: A survey of antimicrobial stewardship programme practices from 25 centres in India (JACM Volume 21, Issue 1, Jan – June 2019)


Training/ Workshops attended

Name of faculty

Details of program



Dr Geetha Raveendran

3rd National Workshop on Hospital Infection Control 

JIPMER, Puducherry

February 18-23 , 2019


Training on TQM Accreditation of Institutions

IMG, Thiruvananthapuram

June 24-26,2019

Dr Nizamuddin M

CISP training at Nodal Centre 

GMC, Kottayam

February 13-15 2019


Training on e-Health and e- Office for doctors of medical education

IMG, Thiruvananthapuram

Aug 1-3, 2019

Dr Mithu M G



Training on NIPAH- lab testing 

GMC Ernakulam

June 12-13, 2019

Dr Neethu Kishor

Workshop on Kerala Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance (KARS-NET)

GMC, Thiruvanthapuram

May 6, 2019


CISP training

GMC Kollam

May 8-10, 2019

Dr Poornima B

Hands on workshop in Viral diagnostics by Department of Clinical Virology

CMC, Vellore

January 7-10, 2019

Dr Aparna B

Training programme on Quality Management Systems and Internal Audit in Medical Laboratories

Aster Medcity, Kochi

November 22-25, 2018


As guest speaker/ faculty

Name of faculty

Details of program



Dr Nizamuddin M

Association of Southern Urologists; Prof HS Bhat Midterm Workshop – Urogential Tuberculosis- Microbiological aspects conventional to molecular methods

GMC Kottayam

November 18, 2018


CISP training - Faculty

GMC Kollam

May 8-10, 2019

All staff

Infection control practices for Labour room health care workers (for Lakshya)

GMC, Kollam

March 27,29 2019

All staff

Infection control practices for ICU, CCU staff nurses ; hand hygiene audit classes

July 24, 2019

All staff

Biosafety , Standard and Transmission based Precautions – Foundation training –  I MBBS

GMC , Kollam

August 29, 2019


Conference/ CMEs attended

Name of faculty

Details of program



Dr Geetha Raveendran

IPC in a superspeciality setting – Facing the future

SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram

March 22,23 2019

Dr Mithu M G

Dr Neethu Kishor

Dr Poornima B

Dr Neethu Kishor


Sree Gokulam Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram

December 15, 2018

Dr Poornima B

Dr Neethu Kishor

Bridging the gap in Mycology

Pushpagiri institute of Medical Sciences

March 2, 2019

Dr Poornima B


9th Annual Conference of Clinical infectious Diseases Society 

Grand Hyatt, Bolgatty , Kochi

Aug 23-25, 2019



1 asthma day awareness program – classes were taken by Dr. Ajith Krishnan, Prof and HOD, Dr.Shalina CV, Dr. Ansu Sam, and Dr Lakshmi Raj. Proper techniques of metered dose inhalers was demonstrated and various queries from parents addressed

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2 autism week awareness program

Conducted in department on April12, 2019. Classes for parents attending Pediatrics OPD were taken by Dr Ajith Krishnan A S, Professor and HOD,      Dr Kiran N, Assistant Professor, and by DEIC Staffs

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3 ORS Week celebration

Awareness class on acute diarrheal disease was taken by Dr Kiran N, Assistant Professor. Significance of ORS and its mode of preparation was discussed.



4 Breastfeeding week celebration   

The programme was inaugurated by Dr Saravana Kumar, Medical Supdt on 07.8.19. Topics were handled by Dr Ajith Krishnan A S, Professor and HOD,   Dr Sanuja Sarasam E Assoc Prof, Dept of Pediatrics, Dr Renjini Asst Prof Dept of O&G, Dr Binu Abraham, Assoc Prof, Dept of Pediatrics, and by Smt Sainu thampi( Head Nurse LR )

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5 Childrens Day celebration

It was celebrated on November 14th . Various competitions for children were conducted in the dept and Prizes distributed. An animated movie was shown in ward for children. 








  • Dr Ajith Krishnan, HOD Pediatrics was the faculty for the following academic programs

    • Faculty and trainer for  ” PEDIVENT” – Pediatric Ventillation Workshop , SATH

    • Faculty for Critical Care State CME  2018 at Calicut– Stridor in Children

    • Faculty for World Asthma Day Celebrations at SATH – GINA guidelines

    • Faculty  for Critical Care CME at Pushpagiri 2018- Snake Bite in Children

    • Training Class for doctors regarding AEFI under District Medical Office Kollam

  • CME was conducted for General Practitioners  under IMA ( Chattannoor Branch) on     ‘ Short Febrile Illness’ by Dr Binu Abraham

  • Neonatal resuscitation- training for Obstetricians, Kollam district, by Dr. Binu Abraham, Assoc Prof. Pediatrics

  • Dr Binu Abraham, chaired a session in “ Pedheart”, annual pediatric cardiology  held in Kollam.

  •  Perinatal meeting is held monthly in conjunction with Dept of O & G..

  • Monthly presentation of department statistics, and academic activities- clinical updates 

  • DEIC- parent education by DEIC team on every Thursday.

  • Ongoing research activities

    • Quality improvement study on initiation of first hour breastfeeding practice- Dr Binu Abraham, Dr Ajith Krishnan

    • Quality improvement study on improving the breastfeeding practices- Dr Kiran N, Dr.Sanuja Sarasam E