Arivu-Neravu, a one-day workshop for children

Arivu-Neravu, a one-day workshop for children from various orphanages and childcare homes in Mangalore was conducted by the Mangalore Police on 28th March 2021.

This program was conceptualised with inputs from Dr Mahabalesh Shetty, HoD, Dept. of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, KSHEMA. AAKAASH (Adolescents and Kids Abuse and Sexual Health) a screening tool has also been designed by the Dept. of Forensic Medicine for this purpose.

The Departments of Community Medicine, Psychiatry and Paediatrics also participated and contributed greatly to the program. In addition, ten psychologists from School of Social Work Roshni Nilaya counseled the children. Nearly 500 chil
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The Department of Orthopaedics, K S Hegde Medical Academy in association with Canara Orthopedic Society (COS) organised the Eighth Prof (Dr) M Sudhakar Shetty Memorial 38th Mangalore Orthopedic Course under the aegis of Karnataka Orthopedic Association.

The Course was conducted from 19th to 21st February.2021 at Aavishkaar, 7th Floor, ABSMIDS. It was inaugurated by Prof (Dr) M Shantharam Shetty, Pro Chancellor, Professor (Dr) Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Vice Chancellor, Professor (Dr) P S Prakash, Dean, KSHEMA and Dr Edward Nazreth, President, Canara Orthopedic Society.

Prof (Dr) Lawrence Mathias welcomed the gathering and spoke briefly about the program. Faculty from othe
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White Coat Ceremony

The Medical Education Unit (MEU), K S Hegde Medical Academy conducted the White Coat Ceremony for the first-year MBBS students on 2nd February 2021 at K S Hegde Auditorium. Major Shivakumar Hiremath, Medical Superintendent, Justice KS Hegde Charitable Hospital, Deralakatte was the Chief Guest.

He stressed the importance of the white coat and briefed students on the challenges of the medical profession. Dr. Jayaprakash Shetty, Vice-Dean (Admn) welcomed the gathering. Prof (Dr) Amrit Mirajkar, Vice Dean (Academics), administered the White Coat oath.

Dr. P S Prakash, Dean, KSHEMA released the foundation course logbook. Dr. Swathi Shetty, Foundation Course Coordinator intro
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