Association of Occupational Health - Jamnagar

Events

Past Events

GUJCON 2023

10th June 2023

Annual Conference of Association of Occupational Health (AOH), Jamnagar branch -GUJCON 2023 with theme “Workplace Well being – Challenges and Opportunities in Post Pandemic Scenario” was organized on 10th & 11th June 2023 at Hotel The Fern Residency, Jamnagar. Cultural program with Gala Dinner was organized on 10th June 2023.

Conference was inaugurated by Shri P M Shah, Director, Industrial Safety & Health, Labour Skill Development & Employment Department, Government of Gujarat and Dean, Sh M. P. Shah Govt Medical College, Jamnagar Dr. Nandini Desai, IAOH Past President Dr. R. Rajesh, IAOH President Dr. (Major) Bishwadeep Paul, IAOH National secretary Dr Kishor Parikh, Central coordinator Dr Hitesh Shingala, Conference Chairman & Branch President Dr. Niraj Vora, Org. Secretary Dr. Bhavesh Khodadiya, Branch Secretary Dr. Yogesh Shingate.

Professional Development Courses were organized on 10th June on topic 1. Basics of Occupational Health & 2. Basic Trauma Life Support.

Scientific program consisting of scientific sessions on Occupational & Clinical subjects, Orations, Scientific papers were arranged in this conference. Imminent faculties in field of medical & occupational health were invited to deliver sessions. JOSH Oration was given to Dr. (Major) Bishwadeep Paul, Senior Director & Regional OH Leader (India, Middle East & Africa), Procter & Gamble & President of IAOH for his outstanding contribution in the field of Occupational Health. Dhirubhai Ambani Oration for Excellence in Medical Field was given to Dr. Mridul Sharma, Senior Interventional Cardiologist at Sterling Hospital, Rajkot for his excellent outstanding contribution in the medical field.

Cultural program – Musical night by Mr Sunil Menon & team was enjoyed by delegates and their family member.

252 delegates participated in this conference.

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Webinar OCCU-CONNECT

26th Nov 2022

Live webinar was organized on 26th November 2022, Participants : 75

Following Sessions were delivered by eminent faculties:

  • CAD in Young Population - Dr. Ravi Bhojani, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, at Sterling Hospital, Rajkot
  • Recent Advancement in Medical Oncology – Dr. Jimmy Dadhania, Consultant Medical Oncology at Sterling Hospital, Rajkot

Webinar OCCU-CONNECT

15th Oct 2022

Live webinar was organized on 15th October 2022, Participants : 65

Following Sessions were delivered by eminent faculties:

  • Tobacco Let’s Talk about it - Dr. Prashant Vanzar, Consultant Cancer OncoSurgeon, at Sterling Hospital, Rajkot
  • Recent Advancement in Medical Oncology – Dr. Jimmy Dadhania, Consultant Medical Oncology at Sterling Hospital, Rajkot
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Webinar OCCU-CONNECT

1st Oct 2022

Live webinar was organized on 1st October 2022, Participants: 57

Following Sessions were delivered by eminent faculties :

  • Approach to GI Bleed - Dr. Purushottam Vashistha, Consultant Gastroenterologost and Hepatology, at Apollo Hospital, Mumbai
  • Renal Stone Management – Dr. Pratik Shah, Consultant Urologist at Sterling Hospital, Rajkot

Webinar OCCU-CONNECT

27th Aug 2022

Live webinar was organized on 27th August 2022,Participants : 62

Following Sessions were delivered by eminent faculties:

  • When to use ECMO? - Dr. Zenith Sinojiya, Consultant Critical care Specialist & Physician, Fellowship ECMO, at Sterling Hospital, Rajkot
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery – A Paradigm shift in the Cardiac Surgery – Dr. Sudhir Adalti, Sr. Consultant CVTS at Apollo Hospital, Navi Mumbai
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Webinar OCCU-CONNECT

30th July 2022

Live webinar was organized on 30th July 2022, Participants: 55

Following Sessions were delivered by eminent faculties.

  • Basics of Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant – What the practicing physician should know? - Dr. Punit Jain, Haemato-oncologist and BMT Physician at Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai.
  • What’s new in Stroke and Movement Disorders – Dr. Sarika Patil, Consultant Neurophysician and Movement Disorders Specialist at Sterling Hospital, Rajkot

Occupational Health Day Celebration

10th July 2022

OH Day was celebrated on 10th July 2022 at Aaram Hotel, Jamnagar. Participants: 75

Following Sessions were delivered by eminent faculties.

  • Occupational Health: Foundation for Future Ready Organizations and Well-Being of Workforce - Dr. Vandana Shinde, Sr. Public Health Specialist Corporate Medical Services.
  • Mental Health – Dr. Sarika Patil, Consultant Neurophysician and Movement Disorders Specialist at Sterling Hospital, Rajkot.
  • ECMO – Indication and Appropriate Timing – Dr. Sankalp Vanzara, Senior Consultant and Head of Critical Care & Emergency Medicine at Sterling Hospital, Rajkot.
  • Ergonomics – Science and Practice of Designing Job – Dr. Pradip Serathia, Superintendent Medical Officer at Reliance, Jamnagar.
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Webinar OCCU-CONNECT

25th June 2022

Live webinar was organized on 25th June 2022, Participants: 60

Following Sessions were delivered by eminent faculties.

  • Emergency Management of Poly-trauma Patients - Dr. Sanjay Shah, Head Emergency Department & Sr. Trauma Surgeon, Apollo Gandhinagar.
  • Rheumatology Beyond Joints – Dr. Prashant Dudhagara, Consultant Rheumatology and Immunology, Sterling Rajkot

Webinar OCCU-CONNECT

26th May 2022

Live webinar was Organized on 26th May 2022, Participants : 45

Following Sessions were delivered by eminent faculties & Webinars were moderated by Dr. Rimmy Takvani, Member AOH Jamnagar.

  • Lung Tranplantation – Dr. M S Kanwar, Senior consultant and Advisor Respiratory, Critical Care & Sleep medicine, Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi
  • Endovascular Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke – Dr. Gaurang Vaghani, Head of Department of Neurosurgery, Sterling Rajkot.
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Webinar OCCU-CONNECT

26th March 2022

Live webinar was organized on 26th March 2022.

Webinar OCCU-CONNECT

26th Feb 2022

Live webinar was organized on 26th Feb 2022, Participants : 49

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Webinar OCCU-CONNECT

18th Dec 2021

Live webinar was organized on 18th Dec 2021, Participants : 63

Webinar OCCU-CONNECT

28th Aug 2021

Live webinar was organized on 28th Aug 2021, Participants : 53

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Occupational Health Day Celebration

11th July 2021

Occupational Health Day was celebrated on 11th July 2021 by online webinar. Participants : 62

Webinar OCCU-CONNECT

20th Feb 2021

Live webinar was organized on 20th Feb 2021, Participants : 40

Following Sessions were delivered by eminent faculties:

  • Early diagnosis and management of Cancer with a special focus on Breast Cancer Dr Sapna Nangia, Senior Consultant-Radiation Oncology, Apollo Proton Cancer Centre
  • Dental Care during COVID times Dr Praful Sabadra, Dr. Sabadra's Advanced Dentistry Center, Mumbai
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Webinar OCCU-CONNECT

16th Jan 2021

Live webinar was organized on 16th Jan 2021, Participants : 50

Following Sessions were delivered by eminent faculties:

  • Effective Communications - A Key to Success by Dr. Shrinivas Shanbhag, Board Member- MEDICHEM, Past President IAOH, Past Board Member ICOH.
  • Learning from Past Pandemics by Dr Shyam Pingle, Sr. Occupational Health Specialist & Adjunct Professor, Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar, Past President IAOH, Board Member ICOH.

Webinar OCCU-CONNECT

19th Dec 2020

Live webinar was organized on 19th Dec 2020, Participants : 25

Following Sessions were delivered by eminent faculties:

  • "Corporate Strategy to Covid Scenario – ABG experience" Dr. Rishikesh Naik, CMO, Aditya Birla
  • Post Covid Complications Dr. Jay Kothari, Director & Consultant Critical care, Apollo Hospital, Ahmedabad
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Webinar OCCU-CONNECT

21st Nov 2020

Live webinar was organized on 21st Nov 2020, Participants : 40

Following Sessions were delivered by eminent faculties:

  • Review of vitamin 'D' status and Novel Corona Infection-Prof Dr S Bakhtiar Choudhary (Retd), President IAOH (AP&TS), President Indian Federation of Sports Medicine(AP), Vice President Life Saving Society of India
  • Covid19;Learnings So Far and Futuristic Preparedness-Dr Dharmesh Kumar Lal, Sr. Public Health Specialist, Reliance Industries Limited, Navi Mumbai

Webinar OCCU-CONNECT

17th Oct 2020

Live webinar was organized on 17th Oct 2020, Participants : 45

Following Sessions were delivered by eminent faculties:

  • Presenteeism in the COVID Era,
    Dr Bobby Josheph, Professor and Head, Occupational Health Services, Department of Community Health, St John’s Medical College, Bangalore
  • Nutrition during COVID 19 Dr Subhasree Ray, Corporate Dietitian, Reliance Industries Limited, PhD, Ketogenic Diet
    Clinical and Public Health Nutrition Specialist.
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Webinar OCCU-CONNECT

19th Sep 2020

Live webinar was organized on 19th Sep 2020, Participants : 97

Following Sessions were delivered by eminent faculties:

  • Challenges & Opportunities in the Era of COVID 19-Dr. Naresh Trehan, Chairman & Managing Director – Medanta The Medicity
  • Health Worker Safety : A Priority for Patient Safety-Dr. Rajiv Kumar Jain, Senior Consultant-Health, Indian Railways, New Delhi, Vice President-AEOHD

Webinar OCCU-CONNECT

15th Aug 2020

Live webinar was organized on 15th Aug 2020, Participants : 203

Following Sessions was delivered by eminent faculties:

  • COVID Management and Plasma Therapy
    Dr. Tarang Gianchandani, Chief Executive Officer, Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre
  • COVID 19: Clinical Management
    Dr. Om Shrivastava, Consultant in Infectious diseases & Immunology, Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre
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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH DAY CELEBRATION

18th July 2020

On Occasion of Occupational Health Day special webinar was organized by AOH Jamnagar branch on theme "Health and Safety at Workplace: Battle Against COVID-19" on 18th July 2020 at 04:30PM. Participants : 340

Chief Guest, Dr Sidram Raut, National President IAOH, has spared his valuable time and addressed the audience.

Guest of Honour, Ms Suneeta Readdy, Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group, has spared her time and delivered session on theme.

Dr. Hitesh Shingala, National Secretary IAOH & Past President AOH Jamnagar, spared his valuable time and addressed the audience.

Following Sessions were delivered by eminent faculties and webinar was moderated by Dr. R. Rajesh, Head Medical Services, Reliance Industries ltd, Past President IAOH :

  • Financial impact of COVID on healthcare institutions- Effect on care continuum-Ms Suneeta Reddy, Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group
  • Covid response of caring organisations-Dr. Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director-Apollo Hospitals Group, President-FICCI
  • Public health criteria for return to work- The Unilever experience-Dr. T Rajgopal, Vice President, Global Medical and Occupational Health, Unilever

Dr R Rajesh has presented a poem at the end of webinar.

Webinar OCCU-CONNECT

20th June 2020

Monthly live webinar started and 1st webinar organized on 20th June 2020, Participants : 114

Following Sessions was delivered by eminent faculties:

  • Covid 19 - A Perspective : Dr. R. Rajesh-Past President IAOH, Group Head-Medical Services, Reliance Industries Limited
  • Mental Stress and Management during COVID 19 Dr. Shivaramkrishnan- President IAOH, AOH Jamnagar branch members, all CCM members, IMA members were invited and participated in this webinar. Electronic certificate was given to participants.
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CME

11th Feb 2020

CME was organized by calling superspecialist from Mumbai on 11th February 2020

  • Renowned Gastroenterologist Dr Chetan Bhatt and Rheumatologist Dr Puneet Mashru from Sir H N Reliance foundation hospital delivered interactive CME at Jamnagar.
  • More than 60Doctors attended the CME

BOHS in unorganized sector

7th Dec 2019

OH training program for animal care taker, farm worker and waste disposal workers was arranged at Gaushala Dared, Jamnagar today on 7th Dec 2019.

  • Training on Basics of occupational health, basic first aids, personal hygiene and prevention of occupational health hazard given to workers
  • 30 workers benefitted by this session.
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GUJCON 2019

17th Nov 2019

Annual Conference of Association of Occupational Health (AOH), Jamnagar branch -GUJCON 2019 with theme “Health & Wellness - A Key to Sustainable Development” was organized on 17th Nov 2019 at Hotel Aram, Jamnagar. Cultural program with Gala Dinner was organized on same day at Hotel Rajwadu.

Conference was inaugurated by Dean, Sh M. P. Shah Govt Medical College, Jamnagar Dr. Nandini Desai, CDHO-Jamnagar Distric Dr A G Bathwar, IAOH Immediate Past President Dr. R. Rajesh, IAOH National secretary Dr Hitesh Shingala, Conference Chairman Dr. Niraj Vora, Org. Secretary Dr. Krutarth Agravat, Branch President Dr (Sqn Ldr) NN Jha, Branch Secretary Dr. Pradip Serathia.

Scientific program consisting of scientific sessions on Occupational & Clinical subjects, Orations, Scientific papers, OHPL Quiz was arranged in this conference. Imminent faculties in field of medical & occupational health were invited to deliver sessions. JOSH Oration was given to Dr. V. R. Buch, Founder president of AOH Jamnagar branch & Senior Physician of Jamnagar for his outstanding contribution in the field of Occupational Health. This time branch has started giving Dhirubhai Ambani Oration for Excellence in Medical Field and Dr M A Santwani Memorial Medal for Best Scientific Paper. Dhirubhai Ambani Oration for Excellence in Medical Field was given to Dr Gustad Daver, Medical Director Sir H N Reliance Foundation Hospital for his excellent outstanding contribution in the medical field. Dr M A Santwani Memorial Medal for Best Scientific Paper was given to Dr Aditya Paliwal, Chief Medical Officer – RIL – PMD. Scientific program was appreciated by delegates.

Cultural program – Musical night by Mr Sunil Menon & team was enjoyed by delegates and their family member.

123 delegates participated in this conference.

CME

31st Aug 2019

CME was organized by inviting Dr Devang Tank (Consultant Gastroenterologist) and Dr Ketan Chudasma (Consultant Neurologist), Wockhardts hospital Rajkot on 31/08/2019 at Hotel Rajwadu, Jamnagar. More than 30 Doctors of all speciality attended this CME.

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Workshop on universal occupational health care-need of the hour

07th July 2019

was organized by AOH Jamnagar branch on 07th July 2019. Workshop was inaugurated by CDHO-Jamnagar Distric Dr A G Bathwar, IAOH National secretary Dr Hitesh Shingala, Branch President Dr (Sqn Ldr) NN Jha, Dean Medical Faculty, Saurashtra University, Dr Vijay Popat. Doctors from PHC, CHC, Medical college, Govt hospital and private practitioner participated in this workshop.

Dr Suvarna Moti delivered interactive session on What is Universal Occupational Health Care, BOHS for Working Women, Module on Bricks Industry, Domestic Work, Textile dyeing Industry and Dr DV Lele on Introduction to Occupational Health, Module on Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Building & Construction Work, Video Module on Principles of Prevention & Control of Occupational Diseases. More than 60 doctors participated.

CME by Super specialists

29th June 2019

CME was organized on 29th June 2019 by inviting super specialists, from Mumbai, Neurophysician Dr Manish Chhabaria on approach to acute stroke, Endocrinologist Dr David chandy on understanding of thyroid tests, Oncosurgeon Dr Krunal on early detection of cancers. 35 members participated in these interactive CMEs.

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BOHS in unorganized sector

02 June 2019

Occupational health awareness program was organized on 02 June 2019 at brass part industry, Dared, Jamnagar. Basic of occupational health, first aid measures, Importance of PPEs, Heat stress inducted illnesses discussed in this session. 140 workers benefitted by this session.

OCCUCON 2019

9th to 12th Jan 2019

AOH Jamnagar branch has organized the 69th Annual National Conference of Indian Association of the Occupational Health, OCCUCON 2019, from 9th to 12th January 2019 at Rajkot with the theme of - “Achieving Vision Zero through Basic Occupational Health Services (BOHS)”

Honorable Minister of Labour & Employment, State of Gujarat, Sh. Dilipkumar Thakor inaugurated this grand events i.e. OCCUCON 2019 on 9th Jan 2019. On this occasion eminent personalities like Sh. Parimalbhai Nathwani, MP Rajyashabha, State of Jharkhand, with other dignitaries accompanied Hon Minister. National as well as International delegates participated and witnessed this grand inauguration.

During this period, from 9th to 12th, varieties of sessions like sessions on lifestyle management, mental health, Occupational health, Industrial hygiene, various medical and surgical emergencies e.g. Trauma management, Burns management, management of head & spine injury, Asthma, cancer, cardiac emergencies, besides symposiums like best practices in safety and health in industries, disaster management, woman empowerment, and discussion about newer advance like heart transplant, robotic surgery, and interactive quiz on occupational and clinical health etc were organized.

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