Eye Donation Fortnight Program

The department of Ophthalmology is conducting “Eye Donation Fortnight Program”.

Title: DHRISTI – 2018

Date: 29th Aug 2018, Wednesday

Time: 10:00 am onwards

Venue : Kadamba Hall (College Auditorium)

Speaker: Dr.Rekha Gyanchand, (Eye Bank Director, Lion Eye Hospital)


About the Programme:

The Department of ophthalmology observed “DRISHTI 2018”, 33rd National Eye Donation Fortnight on 29th August 2018

Various competitions were held in singing, face painting, sketching, painting, slogan writing, poetry based on “Eye Donation” theme. FLASH MOB, that happened in the RRMCH regarding eye donation, caught the attention of all the patients & there relatives & helped us to motivate them. Cultural events like contemporary dance, skit, and singing took place.

Our honorable chief guest, Dr Rekha Gyanchand , Eye bank director from B.W.L.E.H addressed our awareness programme. We the department of ophthalmology appreciate the efforts of all the UGs, Interns & PGs for their fantabulous performances and enthusiasm in participating in all the events.

The Success of “DRISHTI 2018” has given us the enthusiasm to conduct many more events like these in the future!!!

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Microbiology – Quiz 2018

A Quiz Contest was conducted by Department of Microbiology for MBBS 5th term Students on 29-9-2018. 6 Teams took part in the contest. 7 rounds were conducted- 1- Identifying the Pathogen/disease/ condition based on mechanism of action, 2- Identifying the Scientist and their contribution to Microbiology, 3- Case history, 4- Pictionary Round, 5- Vector Borne disease, 6- Visual Round, 7- Rapid fire Round. In addition to 6 teams, rest of the students also participated in the audience rounds.

It was a unique & interesting event. Students appreciated & participated enthusiastically in this exposure to many aspects of Microbiology.

Prizes & certificates were awarded to the winners & Participants by the Vice-Principal, RRMCH.

Following were the winners

Prize Name    
Ist PRIZE Pushpanjali S Maithreyi S Akshatha A
IInd PRIZE: Abhijna Chandar Shreyas Vaijinath Manasa Krishnana
IIIrd PRIZE Nayanashree V U Kausikaa Harshith R
Consolation PRIZE Saniya Jabbar Vedashree V Tiwari R Nanditha

Congrats Dr.S.Prabhakara

The Management and the Staff congratulate Dr. S. Prabhakara, Senior Research Scientist and Incharge, Central Research Lab, RRMCH for getting Honour from A.S.V.N.V.S, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

Shri. Dr. C. Somashekar, Retired IAS officer gave the award at Shree SJRC, Auditorium, Bangalore on 19-8-2018

The Award is in recognition for the Achievement in the filed of Science

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Congrats Dr. Amit Jain


Dr Amit Jain, Associate professor of surgery, was given a travelling award certificate for outstanding presentation at 2nd Diabetic limb salvage congress 2018 that was held in Seoul , Korea. Its indeed yet another portray of excellent work being done by the Department of Surgery of Rajarajeswari medical college, Bangalore. We congratulate you for your efforts and work.

Saturday Clinical Update: Department of OBG

The weekly clinical update by the department of OBG will be held in College Auditorium on 15th Sep 2018 at 9:30 AM. All Faculty members, PG’s and UG’s are requested to attend the same.


Speakers : Dr.Varalakshmi – Assistant Professor.

Clinical Meeting / CPC for the Month of August 2018

The CPC for the month of Aug will be held on 28th Aug 2018 at 2:30 PM at College Auditorium (Kadamba Hall). The following case will be discussed.

The case presentation is by the Department of Pulmonary Medicine.

Topics : “A Interesting Case”.


Dr. Pradeep – Jr. Resident – Department of Pulmonary Medicine.
Dr. Prashanth. J – Jr.Resident – Department of Radiology.
Dr. Rajalakshmi. G – Tutor – Department of Pathology.

Chair Persons:

K.N.Mohan Rao – Professor & HOD – Pulmonary Medicine
Dr. Swaroop – Asst. Professor – Radiology
Dr. Mahanthachar – Professor – Pathology

All faculties, PG’s & UG’s are requested to attend clinical meeting.


Guest Lecture – Dept of Pathology

Speakers: Dr. B. K. Adiga, Professor of Pathology, King Khalid University, Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia.

All Faculties and Postgraduates participated in this Guest Lecture. The crowd was around 50 and more.

Prostate biopsy is a procedure in which small hollow needle-core samples are removed from a man’s prostate gland to be examined for the presence of prostate cancer. It is typically performed when the result from a PSA blood test are high. Extended biopsy schemes take 12-14 cores from the prostate gland through a thin needle in a systematic fashion from different regions of the prostate Schematic histopathological approach to evaluate prostatic tissue was discussed.
The tissue samples are then examined under a microscope to determine whether cancer cells are present, and to evaluate the microscopic features (using Gleason’s score). The lowest Gleason Score of a cancer found on a prostate biopsy is 6. These cancers may be called well-differentiated or low-grade and are likely to be less aggressive – they tend to grow and spread slowly. Cancers with Gleason Scores of 8 to 10 may be called poorly differentiated or high grade. Reporting of Prostatic biopsy was discussed along with conditions which mimic carcinoma. The histopathological features to differentiate them were highlighted along with immunohistochemical markers.


Date: 21st Aug 2018

Time : 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm.

Venue: Demonstration Room (Pathology)



NNF Quiz for PG’s & Nurse

On 25th August 2018 Department of pediatrics held south zone NNF (National Neonatology forum) Quiz session for the Post Graduates and Nursing Staff. The quiz session was started with an official Inauguration followed by Preliminary round. The selected teams participated in the final round. Participate from various colleges around Bangalore and Mysore Including JSS, MMC, Baptist, St. marthas, St.philaminus Hospital, Indiragandhi Child health Institution MSR, etc participated in quiz. It was information and enlightening session. Winners were awarded and appreciated

Date: 25th Aug 2018

Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Venue: Kadamba Hall, College Auditorium


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World Breastfeeding Week Observation Awareness Program

A Program regarding Breastfeeding was conducted in Channasandra UHC, for mothers on 02/08/2018, as a part of WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK. The department of Community Medicine RRMCH organized this event and the faculty, Dr. SHASHIKALA (HOD & Prof) Dr. SWAPNA & Dr. SHYAM, (Associate Professors) Dr. VIDUSHA (Assistant Professor) of Community Medicine department RRMCH were present for the event. Undergraduate students posted in Community Medicine were also present for the event.

Mothers from the nearby area were gathered for this event which was organized to create awareness among them regarding the importance of Breastfeeding and to access their knowledge in this matter.
The objective of the program was to educate the mothers regarding

1. The importance of exclusive Breastfeeding
2. Advantages of the Breastfeeding to the mother and baby.
3. Myths regarding prelactal feeds and colustrum
4. The timing of complementary feeds

Initially the program started with an introductory speech from Mr. Ramesh (MSW). Later Dr.Shashikala (HOD & Prof) welcomed gathering and spoke a few words about the importance of Breastfeeding followed by which the interns posted in Community Medicine department performed a role play for the mothers regarding advantages of exclusive Breastfeeding and the hazards associated with not Breast feeding the baby exclusively. The role play also included a short talk on advantages of Breastfeeding to the mother and baby.

The role play was performed by Dr. Akhila, Dr. Arundhati, Dr. Vishnupriya, Dr. Akshatha, Dr. Amal, Dr. Srinidhi, Dr. Sheen Lal and Dr. Yamuna.
Followed by the role play the Postgraduates in the department addressed the mothers.

Dr. Naziya introduced the topic, Dr. Akshatha spoke about complementary feeds and Dr. Kritika about prelacteal feeds.

After this talk , Dr. Swapna (Associate Professor) hosted a question and answer session with the mothers to clear their doubts associated with breastfeeding .The mothers participated actively in the session and questions were raised regarding exclusive Breastfeeding , importance of Colostrum, timing of breastfeeding after normal delivery and c- section , about the timing of complimentary feeds. Sixty mothers attended the program and gained information regarding Breastfeeding and cleared their doubts.
Refreshments like Coffee and Biscuits were served to the mothers during the session and at the end Dr. Shashikala, Dr. Shyam, Dr. Swapna distributed gifts in the form of bags as a token of appreciation .The entire programme was very informative to the mothers.

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