Cervical cancer awareness webinar organised by ICMR-NCDIR on 30th January 2021
A virtual webinar on Cervical cancer awareness was organised by ICMR-NCDIR on 30th January 2021 culminating the cervical cancer awareness month. This webinar aimed to create awareness by recognizing the symptoms early and touched upon cervical cancer care. Strategies towards prevention and screening of cervical cancer were discussed in the webinar. The presentations were followed up by interactive sessions with the audience.
Online Release of Report on Profile of Cancer and Related Health Indicators in the North Eastern Region of India by ICMR-NCDIR on World Cancer Day, 4 February 2021
The Report of ‘Profile of cancer and related health indicators in the North East Region of India’ was released online on 4th February 2021 by Prof. Balram Bhargava, Secretary DHR and DG, ICMR, to mark World Cancer day, decadal year of NCDIR and forty years of NCRP. Prof. G K Rath,
Head, National Cancer Institute, Jhajjar and the chairperson of the Scientific Advisory Committee of NCDIR addressed the audience. The virtual invitees included registry investigators and state NCD officials of North East States, members of Scientific Advisory Committee, Research Area Panel on cancer, Directors of ICMR Institutes, Division Heads and Scientists.
Celebration of Republic Day on 26th January 2021 at NCDIR.
72nd Republic Day was celebrated with enthusiasm at NCDIR. In this context Director remembered about the role played by the ICMR, doctors, health workers etc. during the pandemic COVID-19. He said that if all the citizens do their work with dedication and responsibility, it will be contributing to the growth of the nation.
Foundation Day and launch of Decadal year of ICMR-NCDIR, Bengaluru by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Hon'ble Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India on 25th January 2021
Hon’ble Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India, Dr Harsh Vardhan launched the Decadal year celebrations of ICMR-NCDIR. The Report of “National Noncommunicable Disease Monitoring Survey 2017-18” and the e book on “Framework for Telemedicine use in Management of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Stroke” were released by the Hon’ble Minister.
Secretary DHR and DG, ICMR Dr. Balram Bhargava, addressed the audience. Meeting was virtually attended by Heads of Divisions of ICMR, Directors of ICMR Institutions, members of the various advisory committees, experts, members of the contributing centres of NNMS and ICMR NCDIR staff.