22 Nov,2012

Seminar at Jammu and Kashmir

JAMMU, Nov 22: A seminar on Peace & Society- Public Health Perspective was organised at Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences and Hospital Sidhra, near here today. The seminar was organised by IDPO Wing of ASCOMS students. Dr Arun Mitra, general secretary Indian Doctors for Peace and Development (IDPD) and Dr N S Bewa, vice president Indian Doctors for Peace and Development (IDPO) were invited as main speakers on this occasion. The impact of violence of any form on the individuals, society, State and country was highlighted by the guest speakers and the loss of human life and property with its effect on physical and mental health of population, education and moral values was also deliberated. The affects of environmental pollution and degradation of natural resources were also discussed. The medical students and faculty deliberated on the public health approach to emphasize the human face of violence and role of doctors in such disaster management situations.