Community Medicine

ACTIVITIES

 

Publication during last 5 years

  • Epidemiological Study of Violence: A Study from North East India. Alak Barua, Anuja Barua. Published in the Indian Journal of Community Medicine, Apr-June, 2007.
  • Prevalence of Hypertension and its risk factors in a tea garden community of Dibrugarh district Assam. T G Mahanta, F U Ahmed, B N Mahanta, A Barua. Published in the Quarterly Journal of the Indian Public Health Association, Jan-Mar, 2008.
  • Growth and Nutritional Status of School Age Children (6-14 years) of Tea Garden workers of Assam. G K Medhi, A Barua, J Mahanta. Published in the Journal of Human Ecology. Feb, 2006.
  • Investigation of an Outbreak of Diphtheria in Borborooah Block of Dibrugarh District, Assam. Benu Nath, T G Mahanta. Published in the Journal of Indian Journal of Community Medicine.2010, Vol.35, Issue 3.
  • Effects of Maternal Nutrition Status on the birth weight among Women of tea tribe in Dibrugarh District. Dr. Gourangi Gogoi. Published in the Indian Journal of Community Medicine, Apr-June, 2007.
  • An Economic Study on various problem of productions Functions with special references to some industrial products of Assam. Dr. Hiranya Saikia. Published in Finance India. Vol. XXII, No.4, Dec 2008.
  • Delay in correction of congenital anomalies in children: Data from a government centre of North East India. Dr H K Dutta, J Baruah, T Goswami, G Khusre. Published in NMJI, Vol.22, 2009.
  • Prevalence of Diabetis Mellitus and testing the significant risk factors: A case study amongst the Executive in an industry of Assam. Dr Sultana J Ahmed. Published in the proceedings of National Seminar on Role of Statistics in Physical & Social Science, Golaghat, Assam. Dec 2008.
  • Dr. T. G. Mahanta ( 2012) (Co-author): Association of Education, occupation, socioeconomic status with Cardio vascular risk factors amongst Asian Indian - A cross sectional study, PloS One.
  • Dr. T. G. Mahanta, et al. (2012): Comparison of Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness (IMNCI) activities amongst frontline workers of Health And ICDS Sectors in Dibrugarh District of Assam and Effect of monitoring and supervision - A Process Evaluation; Journal for Medical and Dental Evolution.
  • Dr. N. Nirmolia (2012): Comparison of Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness (IMNCI) activities amongst frontline workers of Health And ICDS Sectors in Dibrugarh District of Assam and Effect of monitoring and supervision - A Process Evaluation in Journal for Medical and Dental Evolution.

 

Research Project (Undertaken) and Research Activities

  • Dr Tulika Goswami Mahanta
  • a)          A Prevalence of Cardiovascular Risk factor amongst tea garden and general Population in Dibrugarh District. In collaboration with ICRAG, SJRI, Bangaluru
    b)          Monitoring and supervision of IMNCI Implementation of 06 block PhCs by NGO facilitators in Dibrugarh District of Assam. In collaboration with UNICEF
    c)          Prevalence of Anaemia amongst Tea garden workers and effect o directly observed Iron therapy of their productivity in Dibrugarh district. In collaboration with UNICEF
    d)          A Prospective study on maternal foetal outcome of Gestation diabetes mellitus in rural block Assam. In colleboration with ICMR
    e)          Nutitional profile assessment of adolescent girls of selected 15 tea gardens of Assam serve as base line for the nutrition health interventions for adolescent girls in 15 tea gardens in collaboration with UNICEF.
    f)          Follow up study of discharge infant from SCNU in community
    g)         Quality ANC using Haemoglobin colour coding system in all S/Cs of Dibrugarh Districts of Assam
    h)         A Prospective Study on Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Foetal Outcome in Khowang Block of Dibrugarh;(ICMR project)

  • Dr Amarjit Borgohain: Worked in RED project ( a project of CDC Atlanta for improvement of immunization coverage till December, 06
  • Dr Ajanta Deuri
  • a)          Worked as site coordinator for the Assam team under PATH organization for a collaborative study of ICMR GoI and PATH Org. on "Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine (SA-14-14-2) Efficacy Case control Study
    b)         Currently undertaking study on the topic "A Prospective Study on Fetal and Maternal outome of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in Rural Block of Dibrugarh district of Assam"
    c)         (As Co-investigator) Evaluation of Safety and Immunogenicity of Single Dose of Live Attenuated Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine SA 14-14-2 in Adults in Assam (ICMR project)