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Webinar on ‘Opportunities and Challenges for twenty first Century Public Health’

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IIHMR University one of many leaders in greater schooling in healthcare and a
Global Hub for Public Health scheduled a webinar on Opportunities and Challenges in twenty first Century Public Health on twenty second January 2021. Considering the present scenario of the Pandemic and the rising Public healthcare disaster throughout the globe needsa extra complete method. IIHMR
University lately launched the SD Gupta School of Public Health (SDG-SPH) to handle varied alternatives and challenges within the space of public well being.
During the webinar, Eminent audio system akin to Dr. Ashok Agarwal, Management Trustee and Founder IIHMR, Board of Trustee- Bhoruka Charitable Trust and Board Member of Johns Hopkins, Bloomberg School of Public Health USA, Dr. Akshay C. Dhariwal, Public Health Specialist,
Government of India together with Dr. V M Katoch, NASI-ICMR Chair on Public Health Research at Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, Jaipur, President JIPMER Puducherry and AIMMS Madurai, Former Secretary Department of Health Research, Govt of India and Director General Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi mentioned on key public well being challenges and alternatives that might deliver us nearer to attaining the sustainable improvement objectives 2030 . The webinar was moderated by Dr D Ok Mangal, Prof and Dean Research, IIHMR University Jaipur.
Dr. Ashok Agarwal, Management Trustee and Founder IIHMR mentioned, “The disruptions in the healthcare sector have never been subtle nor have they arrived overnight. Public Health has never been complacent as there has always been a stir due to emergence of new diseases;
experimentation of new therapies; educated patients; the rise of consumerism amongst health beneficiaries. This compiled with evidence-based decision made by both seekers and creators of
health services; economies of cure; enhanced use of technology for universal health coverage. There must be action on Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) a great mechanism to facilitate the availability and use of medical countermeasures, including vaccines, during public
health emergencies, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic. ” Dr. Agarwal shared his opinion that the general public well being sector has seen a higher channelization of funds and a spotlight of Governments to healthcare everywhere in the world as a result of huge disaster created by the Pandemic and the warning that the globe once more could possibly be affected by such disaster now repeatedly. Thus, a globalized motion agendas within the sector; empowered logistics and provide chain administration can be the focal areas

by which the consultants should suppose and ponder upon. All the above features have led us to launch the S D Gupta School of Public Health to match up the imaginative and prescient of being agile and fast responding primarily on public well being practices.”
During the webinar, consultants got here ahead to debate and share their views on the last decade plan for reaching the SDGs.
Dr. Akshay C. Dhariwal, Public Health Specialist, Government of India, mentioned main achievements of twentieth and first 20 Years of the twenty first Century like infrastructure underneath National Health Mission, superior expertise. Dr. Dhariwal mentioned, “The major achievements in the 20th and 21st century in public health were Artificial intelligence, non-communicable and communicable diseases, climate change. These achievements also included giving tools to public health professionals for disease eradication, elimination and control which was done effectively by the epidemiologists. Guinea Worm eradication program was the best example where this disease was eradicated within limited human resources.”
While elaborating on the challengesDr. Dhariwal mentioned,“The challenges that outlay in future for public health must have a strong focus on Bioterrorism, Nuclear threat and Chemical Warfare. We have wonderful policies without having periodic review on implementation. There are various
opportunities like Swacchh Bharat Abhiyan, Poshan Abhiyan, Fit India Campaign, Digital India campaign, Ujwala Yojna where we could have benefited to many public health programmes.
National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) under National Disaster Management Act 2005 could play an important part in the public health decisions; and NITI Aayog- Vision 2035 Document on Public Health Surveillance in India would
play an important role where Public Health Surveillance must be on top priority. The NITI Aayog has identified about 117 districts on the basis of composite index for developmental activities. Issues such as malnutrition problem of Health Ministry or Women & Child Development Ministry, Dengue health problem or water management issue remained unresolved during this time frame and need a strong approach.”
Dr. V M Katoch, NASI-ICMR Chair on Public Health Research at Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, Jaipur, highlighted on the necessity of SD Gupta School of Public Health and elaborated to say, “IIHMR University has a unique model and has been given the credit of creating thinking people.
IIHMR University trains people in the highest order from the point of view of technologies, how to deal with the pandemic and working in the filed with hands on experience. People in the public health sector must be trained for timely reaction, however the number of public health care
professionals is very few. The SD Gupta School of Public Health would make a difference only if they are able to train public healthcare professionals to be strong in areas of health economics, social behaviour, clinical genetics, they must be able to think on the policies in the public healthcare sector
etc. Dr S D Gupta School of Public Health would be a school for people who would be futurethought leaders and not just a school to train Public Health specialists.”
The Public well being has performed a key function in creating enhancements in well being standing globally. However, that is additionally true that it has not given due weightage as in comparison with healing features of well being. As a
end result, enhancing of high quality of life is remained a sluggish progress. There is a necessity for a extra complete imaginative and prescient for public well being and the strengthening public well being to face the challenges of the twenty first century. With a imaginative and prescient to assist the rising requirements, challenges and alternatives in
Public Health, IIHMR University with an excellence on this area launched the SD Gupta School of Public Health. SDG School of Public Health is established with twin targets of making,
documenting, and disseminating public well being information amongst public well being policymakers, healthcare suppliers, seekers, and most of the people and to arrange future leaders and construct public well being capability and abilities with emphasis on public well being apply to fulfill the challenges of the twenty first century consequently bridging gaps in public well being schooling and practices.