POSHAN ABHIYAN PROGRAMME
NSS Unit-4 in collaboration with Department of Community Health nursing of KAHER Institute of Nursing Sciences Belagavi and Sub-center Kakati conducted Poshan Abhiyan program at primary school, Kakati Village Belagavi on 22/9/2022 to create awareness regarding Importance of Nutrition and how to Prevent and reduce under-nutrition (underweight prevalence) in children (0-6 years) Reduce the prevalence of anemia among young Children, Reduce the prevalence of anemia among Women and Adolescent Girls in the age group of 15-49 years and reduce Low Birth Weight etc… Dr. Anjali Joshi, Senior Medical Officer department of OBG, KLE’s Dr. Prabhakar kore Hospital & Medical Research Centre Belagavi Delivered the health talk. NSS volunteers from KAHER INS participated in different types food exhibition and celebrated baby shower for Antenatal Mothers (By filling the lap with sweets and fruits) Mrs. Namrata Devulkar NSS Programme Officer and Departmental staffs From KAHER INS and Child Development project officer (CDPO), ZP Officer, Taluk and Zilla Panchayat members and Ms. Ashwini Jadhav CHO were present during the programme. Around 250 Children & 60 Mothers were benefited from the program.
DONATION OF 75 BLANKETS TO POOR AND NEEDY PEOPLE RESIDING IN SLUM AREA OF KANBARGI VILLAGE
To commemorate the 75th birthday of our beloved chancellor DR Prabhakar Kore sir.We at NSS unit -4 KHER Institute of nursing sciences, Belagavi along with Dept.of Community Health Nursing Donated 75 Blankets to poor and needy people residing in slum area of Kanbargi villege, Belagavi.
Beneficiaries -75 families.
VACCINATION DRIVE, GENERAL HEALTH CHECKUP (14/07/2022)
KAHER Institute of nursing science Department of Community Health Nursing in collaboration with Rukmini Nagar PHC organized vaccination drive, General health checkup (Hb% estimation, BP, Sputum Smear & malaria Test) at Humanity foundation Belagavi on 14/7/2022
Around 30 LGBTIQ Transgender community benefited from the program.
COMMUNITY REPORT PRESENTATION OF BUTARAMANAHATTI (10/06/2022)
KAHER Institute of Nursing Science Belagavi, Dept of Community Health Nursing organized Community report presentation of Butaramanahatti by PB BSc Nursing final year students on 10/6/2022. Pricipal Dr. Sudha A Raddi, inaugurated the function & all fuculties of KAHER INS were present during the function.
TREE PLANTATION (06/06/2022)
KAHER Institute of nursing science Belagavi, Dept of community health nursing on the eve of environmental day (Vanamastava) conducted tree plantation at Gajapati village adopted by Govt of Karnataka under Azadi ka amrut mahotsav on 6 June 2022. Around 50 trees were planted in the premises of Govt primary school and Vidyaniketana High school gajapati Village Belagavi
HEALTH AWARENESS PROGRAM AT PRIMARY & HIGHER SECONDARY SCHOOL
On the occasion of World Rabies Day, KAHER Institute of Nursing Sciences Dept of Community health nursing organised health awareness programme at Primary and higher secondary School ,Vantamuri Belagavi.
It is celebrated every year on 28th September also marks the anniversary of Louis Pasteur's death, who developed the first efficacious rabies vaccine. World Rabies Day aims to raise awareness about the impact of rabies on humans and animals, provide information & advice on how to prevent the disease in at-risk communities & support advocacy for increased efforts in rabies control.
PROTECT BREASTFEEDING: A SHARED RESPONSIBILITY
World breast feeding week is an annual celebration which is held from 1-7th August, the theme this year is “Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility". On this occasion , KAHER INS, Department of Community Health Nursing organized health education program to encourage and explain the importance of breast feeding along with distribution of baby clothes to the mothers at the Central bus stand, Belagavi.
More than 28 mothers benefited from this programme.
VACCINE DRIVE AT KSRP CENTRE BELAGAVI (22/4/2021)
KAHER Institute of Nursing Sciences Belagavi, Department Community Health Nursing & NSS Unit – 4 , in collaboration with Primary Health Centre Kinaye conducted vaccine drive at KSRP centre Belagavi on 22-4-2021.
ROLE PLAY ON HOW TO PREVENT COVID 19 INFECTION
On the occasion of World Health Day, Department of community Health Nursing along with KAHER NSS Unit-4 organised rally and conducted Role Play on how to prevent Covid 19 infection and the importance of Covid Vaccination and also showed hand washing techniques to the people of Vantamuri village Belagavi.
GUEST LECTURE ON “CHANNELIZING YOUTH POWER FOR NATION BUILDING”
KAHER Institute of Nursing Sciences NSS Unit-4 & Department of Community Health Nursing organized guest lecture on the eve of National youth day on “Channelizing youth Power for nation Building “ the speaker for the function Mr. Kishor Kakade delivered wonderful motivational speech & Dr. Sudha A Raddi Principal KAHER INS Belagavi& Mrs. Namrata Devulkar NSS UNIT- 4 Programme officer, Mr. Sanjeev Badli, Mr. Bhairgouda Patil& other Staffs of KAKER INS Belagavi were present and also 100 NSS Volunteers from KAHER INS were present.
REPORT OF CNE ON “CHALLENGES IN MANAGEMENT OF LIFESTYLE DISORDERS”
Department of Community Health Nursing, KAHER Institute of Nursing Sciences, Belagavi had organized a CNE on “Challenges in management of lifestyle disorders” at Seminar Hall on 27 th November 2019 with the objectives to sensitize and enhance the capacity of nursing students/ nurses in the management of lifestyle disorders.
The program began with first session at 9:30-10:30am, Mrs. Namrata Devulkar, Asst. Prof.& HOD, Department of Community Health Nursing spoke on Introduction/Overview of Lifestyle Disorders.
Inaugural function started at 10:35 am. The dignitaries present were Swami Mokshatmanandaji Maharaj, Ramkrishna Mission Ashrama, Belagavi, Prof. Dr. Sudha A Raddi Principal KAHER Institute of Nursing Sciences Belagavi, Mrs.Namrata Devulkar, Asst. Prof.& HOD, Mr. Shivrajkumar Dandagi, Asst. Professor, Mr. Sanjeev Badli Senior Tutor, Mr. Bhairgouda Patil Senior Tutor, Mr. Arjun Arer Senior Tutor, Mrs. Chandbee Junior Tutor, Ms. Vidyashree K Junior Tutor, Ms. Meghana D Junior Tutor.
Program began with invocation song followed by introduction and welcome speech by Mr. Shivarajkumar Dandagi Asst. Professor, Department of Community Health Nursing. The programme was inaugurated by watering a plant by the dignitaries. Chief Guest Swami Mokshatmanandaji Maharaj and guest of honour addressed the gathering. Prof. Dr. Sudha A Raddi gave the presidential remarks of the function. Vote of thanks was given by Mr. Bhairgouda Patil Senior Tutor, Department of Community Health Nursing. KAHER Institute of Nursing Sciences, Belagavi. Participants of the CNE were around 180 & were from BIMS Govt, School of Nursing, Belagavi, Vijaya School of Nursing, Belagavi and KAHER Institute of Nursing Science Belagavi.
Next session started at 11.00am. Swami Mokshatmanandaji Maharaj Ramkrishna Mission Ashrama, Belagavi, spoke on “Building a Positive Personality” followed by “Designing, Monitoring, Implementing & Evaluating Health Promotion Programmes” by Mr. Sanjeev Badli Senior Tutor, KAHER Institute of Nursing Sciences, Belagavi.
Lunch facility was arranged to all the dignitaries, Teachers and Students by Department of Community Health Nursing. Post lunch session was on “Health Promotion Strategies” by Mr. Shivrajkumar Dandagi, Asst. Professor Dept. of Community Health Nursing, KAHER Institute of Nursing Sciences, Belagavi, followed by “Role of Diet, Yoga & Nutrition in Management of Life Style
Disorders” by Dr. Sanjeev Tonni Asso Prof, dept of Swasthavritta & Yoga KAHER Shri. BMK Ayurvedha Mahavidyalay, Belagavi also they took a practical class on how to practice yoga and shown us the basic yoga types with help of their
The participants were allowed to interact and give feedback about the day. CNE came to an end by valedictory function after the distribution of the certificates.
WORKSHOP ON “PRIMARY HEALTH CARE”
Department of Community Health Nursing, KAHER Institute of Nursing Sciences, Belagavi had organized a Workshop on “Primary Health Care” at Seminar Hall on 26th October 2018 with the objectives to understand the epidemiology of communicable & non communicable diseases and to prevent occurrence of epidemic diseases.
Beneficiaries: 137 & were from BIMS College of Nursing, Govt. School of Nursing Belagavi, KAHER Institute of Nursing Science Belagavi.
“SCHOOL HEALTH PROGRAMME”
Department of Community Health Nursing, KAHER Institute of Nursing Sciences, Belagavi had organized a “School Health Programme” at Govt Primary School Bahadurvadi, KInaye on 15th March 2019 with the objectives to create awareness among school children regarding health.
Beneficiaries: 75 School children were benefited by the programme.
PULSE POLIO PROGRAMME
Department of Community Heath Nursing in collaboration with District Health & Family Welfare Department Belagavi Conducted Pulse Polio Programme from 10th March to13th March 2019. 39 Final year B.Sc Nursing students were participated in the programme.
Students were placed in Rukmininagar, Ramnagar, Ashoknagar Muthyanatti & Bus-stand.
Beneficiaries: 12,699+ Children Covered.
HEALTH CHECK-UP CAMP FOR ANTENATAL MOTHERS
Department of Community Health Nursing, KAHER, INS organised a Health Check-up camp for Antenatal Mothers at Kinaye PHC Belagavi on 18TH March 2019. Department of community Heath nursing in collaboration with PHC Kinaye carried out the Antenatal health check-up camp. Total 18 Antenatal Mothers were screened, of which 08 had Mild Anaemia (10Hb %), 01 High Risk case detected (short Stretch) & 09 cases were normal
Beneficiaries: 18 Antenatal Mothers were benefited by the programme.
GERIATIC ASSESSMENT AT SHANTAI OLD AGE HOME, BELAGAVI
KAHER Institute of Nursing Sciences, Department of community health nursing had organized a health check up camp for geriatric people of Shantai old age home, Belagavi on 27th March 2019.
Beneficiaries: 39 geriatric people were benefited by the programme.
HEALTH AWARENESS PROGRAMME ON “THE OCCASSION OF WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL DAY 2019"
KAHER Institute of Nursing Sciences Department of Community Health Nursing had organized a health awareness programme on the eve of World Environmental Day at Kinaye village on 6th June 2019. Trees were planted in the premises of Government Primary School, Bahdurwadi & Kineye.
Beneficiaries: 150 School children.
ROLE PLAY ON “BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO”
KAHER Institute of Nursing Sciences, Department of Community Health Nursing had organized a organized role play on “BETI BACHAO-BETI PADHAO” on 15th April 2019 at Honaga, Belagavi district.
Role play was organized by final year nursing students KAHER INS Belagavi with the objectives of Prevention of gender biased sex selective elimination, Ensuring survival & protection of the girl child and Ensuring education and participation of the girl child.
Beneficiaries: General public
HEALTH CHECK-UP CAMP FOR INDUSTRIAL WORKERS
KAHER Institute of Nursing Sciences Department of Community Health Nursing organized a Health Check-up camp for Industrial workers at Auto Nagar Industrial Area Belagavi on 26th October 2019.
Faculty Department of Community Health Nursing Mrs.Namrata Devulkar, Mr.Shivarajkumar Dandagi, Mr.Sanjeev B, Mr. Bhairgouda, Mr. Arjun Ms. Meghana, Ms. Vidyashree and Dr. Charantimath from community medicine department of JNMC were present .
GUEST LECTURE ON “ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE: ATTITUDE OF YOUTH"
The Department of Community Health Nursing, KLEU Institute of Nursing Sciences Belagavi, had organized a Guest Lecture on “Alcohol and Drug Abuse: Attitude of Youth” for the Nursing Students of KLEU Institute of Nursing Sciences, Belagavi on 23rd April 2016.
The Expert Lecture was delivered by Dr.Shobha Karikatti, Associate professor, Belgaum Institute of Medical Sciences, Belagavi. After the lecture the forum was open for queries to clear their doubts. Total 120 Nursing Students were benefited by the guest lecture.
All the faculty of Department of Community Health Nursing along with B. Sc (N) 2nd year, and P. B. B. Sc (N) 2nd year students were participated in this program.
HEALTH CHECK-UP CAMP FOR INDUSTRIAL WORKERS
KAHER Institute of Nursing Sciences Department of Community Health Nursing organized a Health Check-up camp for Industrial workers at Auto Nagar Industrial Area Belagavi on 28th September 2018. Total 65 Workers from Jain engineers and Uday Industries were screened, out of which 08 were Diagnosed with Hypertension & 06 with Blood sugar 4 with Mild Anemia, 2 Blurred Vision, skin allergy, minor ailments cases were treated, Medicines were given & 3 cases were referred to Dr. Prabhakar Kore Charitable Hospital & MRC Belagavi for further treatment.
Health education was given by final year PBBSc Nursing students & Staffs from department of community health nursing on importance of maintaining good health, Diet, Occupational Health Hazards & Protective measures etc. After the programme forum was open for discussion.
Department of Community Health Nursing HOD Mrs.Namrata Devulkar and faculty Mr.Shivaraj D, Mr.Somshekhar K, Mr.Sanjeev B, Mrs.Chandbi and Ms.Jyoti were present with Dr.Vinayak from community medicine department of JNMC.
Beneficiaries: 65 Factory workers were benefited by the programme.
BREAST FEEDING WEEK CELEBRATION 2018
KAHER Institute of Nursing Sciences, Department of Community Health Nursing had organized a Breast Feeding Week for the antenatal and postnatal mothers at UHC, Rukmini Nagar Belagavi on 9th August 2018 on the occasion of World Breast feeding week.
The programme was inaugurated by Dr. Soudagar, Medical Officer UHC, Rukmini Nagar Belagavi. Mr. Sanjeev Badli, Mr. Basavaraj G, Mr. Cyril P, Ms. Jyoti G staffs, Department of Community Health Nursing, KAHER Institute of Nursing Sciences Belagavi participated in the event.
Health education followed by Poster Exhibition was executed by Mr. Basavaraj G Junior Tutor on meaning of Exclusive Breast Feeding, importance, advantages, different positions for breast feeding .After the health talk the forum was open for queries to clear their doubts. New born cloths were distributed to Antenatal & Postnatal Mothers.
All the staffs of department of community health have participated in the programme. Around 5 Anganawadi Teachers, 50 Antenatal & Postnatal Mothers were benefited by the programme.
NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME UNIT
Assessment of Malnutrition Among Ganwadi Children in Vantmuri
As a part of NSS (National Service Scheme) Program, Dept. of Community Health Nursing conducted Malnutrition Survey Program for Anganwadi Children in Vantmuri Village on 21-09-2017. Total 122 children were surveyed and basic parameters like height, weight and mid-arm circumference (MUAC) was assessed.
Out of 122 children who were surveyed, only 4 of them were found to have moderate malnutrition where MUAC calculated was less than 11 cms. Total 5 Anganwadis were there in the village. No children were reported with severe malnutrition.
The department of community health nursing aims to prepare nurses to assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurses in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services to the community.
Community Health Nursing, now more than ever, is a challenging, evolving field of nursing practice-one that is on the cutting edge of many innovations in the health care delivery.
Community Health Nursing represents an effort to introduce and elaborate upon the basic scope and nature of contemporary community health nursing practice.
It is a field of nursing practice, which blends primary health care and principles of nursing practice with public health nursing. The department of community health nursing is intended to mould fully pledged community health nurses, who are ready to serve the patients at any place and at any time by applying the principles of community health nursing.
The department of Community health nursing is enthusiastic to provide quality education to students in graduation and post graduation level, under the supervision of excellent faculty. Moreover, the department takes great interest in conducting public health research and community welfare programmes. The department has promised to facilitate both professional and personal growth in the students and the faculty by encouraging and supporting their participation in continuing educational activities.
The department conducts
- Regular home visits
- Individual, Group and Mass Health Education
- Special health programmes like eye camps, Health Exhibitions, School Health programmes, Immunization Clinics, ANC Tracking etc
- Observation of days significant to public health
- Industrial visit to Goa- Occupational health nursing
The department has a fully equipped community health laboratory which accommodates 50 students at a time. This is used for the preparing for the activities during the field visit and to train students.
External Posting: Students are also posted to PHC, CHC and various sub centres for observation and regular posting.
Community health activities: Regular home visits, Health need assessment, Family coping, Health Awareness and activities concerned with public interest and also social activities.
REPORT OF AWARENESS PROGRAM ON “GERIATRIC HEALTH PROBLEMS & MANAGEMENT"
KLEU’s Institute of Nursing Sciences, Department of Community Health Nursing had organized a health awareness programme on the occasion of world Environmental day at Ramnagar on 5th June 2017. Trees were planted in the premises of Government Kannada, Marati & Urdu Primary School, Ram Nagar, Belagavi.
Beneficiaries: 80 Kannada Marathi & Urdu Primary School Children’s
Department of Community Health Nursing had organized and conducted Health education program on Geriatric Health Problems & its management in Shantai Old age home Belagavi on 24th March 2017.
Awareness programme was organized with the help of manager- Shantai Oldage home & Final year PBBSc (N) students & departmental staff of Community Health Nursing in order to create awareness among the geriatric people regarding health problems & its management, importance of exercise, sleeping pattern, increased risk of falls, depression and an impaired immune system, dietary management etc…
Beneficiaries: 37 Geriatric People were benefited by the programme.
REPORT OF AWARENESS PROGRAM ON “THE OCCASION OF WORLD WATER DAY"
Department of Community Health Nursing had organized and conducted Health education program on the occasion of world Water day in Ranakundaye village Belagavi on 22nd March 2017.
Rally & water awareness programme was organized with the help of Govt. Primary Marti School Ranakundaye village in order to create awareness among the villagers regarding importance of water, its utilization, storage and about rain water harvesting.
Health education programme was organized in the Govt. Primary Marti School Ranakundaye by 2nd year PBBBSc Nursing students and staff Department of Community Health Nursing with the help of A.V.AIDS. Snacks were distributed to students.
Beneficiaries: 90 school students and more than 100 villagers.
CNE ON “NON COMMUNICABLE DISEASES – APPROACHES & PREVENTION”
Press Report (21-02-2017)
A one day CNE (Continuing Nursing Education) on “Non Communicable Diseases – Approaches & Prevention” was organized by Department of Community Health Nursing, KLEU Institute of Nursing Sciences, Belagavi on 17th February, 2017.
The Objective of this CNE was to sensitize students regarding the burden of Non Communicable Diseases, the risk factors associated, approaches and methods to prevent these diseases in the community by proper health education to the people.
The program began with inaugural function at 10:00 am. The CNE was inaugurated by lighting the lamp by Chief Guest Dr.R.G.Viveki, Professor & HOD, Community Medicine, BIMS, Belagavi & Prof.Dr.Sudha A.Raddi, Dean & Principal, KLEU INS, Belagavi. Mrs.Namrata Devulkar welcomed the guests which was followed by lectures. The Resource Persons for the CNE were Dr.R.G.Viveki, Professor & HOD, Community Medicine, BIMS, Belagavi, Mr.Shivarajkumar.Dandagi, Asst.Prof & HOD, Community Health Nursing, Mrs.Namrata Devulkar, Asst. Professor, Mr.Laxmikanth Bhangennavar, Sr.Tutor & Mr.Sanjeev Badli, Sr.Tutor. Prof.Dr.Sudha A.Raddi gave the presidential remarks. Vote of Thanks was proposed by Mr.Shivaprasad Kamat, Jr.Tutor.
Total 180 delegates, students, faculty from BIMS College of Nursing, KLES Institute of Nursing Sciences, Ankola & KLE Academy Of Higher Education and Research’s Institute of Nursing Sciences, Belagavi participated in the CNE.
HEALTH CHECK-UP CAMP FOR ANTENATAL MOTHERS (17th October 2016)
NSS unit of KLEU’s Institute of Nursing Sciences along with Department of Community Health Nursing organised a Health Check-up camp for Antenatal Mothers at Ashok Nagar UHC Belagavi on 17th October 2016. Department of community Heath nursing in collaboration with UHC Ashok Nagar carried out the general health check-up camp. Total 24 Antenatal Mothers were screened, of which 13 had Mild Anaemia (10Hb %), Moderate 10 (8Hb %), Severe 01 (Below 6Hb %), & 01 High Risk case detected (short Stretch).
Health education was given by final year BSc Nursing students & Staffs from department of community health nursing on importance of maintaining good health, Diet, breastfeeding techniques etc.. After the programme forum was open for discussion.Medicines were given to those who were sick. Fruits were distributed after the examination.