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Seminar on Women and Health – 9 March 2014


A Seminar on Women and Health dedicated to International Women day was held on 09 March 2014 at Manawala Complex of Pingalwara. Dr. Karanjit Singh Director Health Services Punjab and Dr. Tejbir Singh Director Research and Medical Education Punjab were the Chief Guest and Guest of Honour respectively. Bibi Abnash Kaur President Pingalwara Society of Ontario was the special Guest of Honor. The seminar was largely attended by the medical faculties of Guru Nanak Dev Hospital and Sri Guru Ram Das Hospital Amritsar and Nursing students from various colleges of Amritsar.

During the Seminar following issues pertaining to health problems of women were discussed by various doctors:


Chairpersons :

Dr. Karnail Singh Prof of Pediatrics Ex. Principal Medical College Amritsar

Dr. Dinesh Sharma Asstt. Prof ENT

Medical College Amritsar

Women and Nutrition focus on Anemia

Dr. Balwinder KAUR President IIMA

Gender Based violence

Dr. Priyanka Prof and HOD SPM Deptt.SGRD Medical College Amritsar

Maternal Mortality

Dr. Jasmeen Asstt Prof SPM Deptt.

GMC Amritsar

STI/RTI/AIDS among women

Dr. Tajinder Kaur Associate Prof Skin Deptt.

GMC Amritsar

Mental health

Dr. Harbandna

Junior Resident , Deptt. Of Psychiatry

Morbidity pattern

Dr. Shailender Junior resident, Deptt. of Community Medicine.

Panel Discussion



Health care Delivery System

Dr. Usha Bansal, CMO Amritsar

Media & Women

Dr. Rachna Sharma Assist Prof. Deptt of Sociology GND University

Professionalism & empowering women

Mrs. Harjinder Kaur Kang

Principal College of Nursing Pandher

Law & Women

Mrs. Preetinder Kaur Distt. Attorney (Retcol.)


Dr. SS Deepti