Swacch Bharath Abhiyaan, International Women’s Day celebration and Continuing Dental Education Program
The department of food and nutrition, Government of India, in association with Srinivas Institute of Dental Sciences, Ayurveda Clinic Balkunje and the Indian Dental Association Dakshina Kannada branch organised a workshop and a continuing dental education program on 8 March 2017 at Srinivas Institute of Dental Sciences, Mukka. As part of the program, Dr. Sharath Karanth (H.O.D. Periodontics, Srinivas Institute of Dental Sciences) spoke on infection control and maintenance of cleanliness in clinics and hospitals. Mr. Jayaram Poojary (District Health Office, Mangaluru) spoke on the intake of nutritious food, environmental and personal hygiene. Dr. Shobharani (Medical Officer, Ayurveda clinic, Balkunje) talked about Ayurveda and Women health. Chief guest Dr. Lavanya Varma (Vice Dean, Srinivas Institute of Dental Sciences), Dr. Sreevidya Bhat (In-charge head, Public Health Dentistry department), Dr. Reshma Pai (H.O.D., Pedodontics), and Mr. Shivdarsan Tripathi (Demonstration Officer, Department of Food and Nutrition, Government of India) were present on the occasion. Painting competition and quiz programs were held as part of the International Women’s Day celebration. Prizes were distributed to the winners. Teaching and non-teaching staffs, interns and students of Srinivas Institute of Dental Sciences participated in all the events.