Training For Medical Officers at Tumkur | Institute of Public Health Bengaluru
The Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru in association with Department of Health & Family Welfare, Tumkur organised a 5 day “Induction Training” for newly appointed medical officers and specialists in Tumkur district, between 1st February to 5th February, 2016. The training was conducted in the premises of the District Health Office. This is a first of it’s kind training in the state of Karnataka, Tumkur being the first district to organise such an induction training.


As these medical officers are new to the system, the need to orient them about their role and responsibilities was the main objective of this training programme. The topics covered were relevant to the aforementioned objective and included technical knowledge with a combination of leadership and managerial skills. 

Organised By

Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru

Department of Health & Family Welfare, Tumkur

About Participants


The training programme was attended by twenty-six (26) recently appointed Primary Health Centre Medical officers and five (5) Specialists. These participants had been recruited by the Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) and placed at various primary health centres and taluka hospitals across Tumkur district, respectively. Majority of the participants were from Bangalore while the rest were from other districts within Karnataka.

Topics Covered

Health System Organisation
Dr N Devadasan (Director, IPH Bengaluru)
Emergency Case Management
Dr Muddarangappa (Prof, Sri Siddartha Medical College, Tumkur)
Karnataka Civil Service Rules
Mr Adhishesh Murthy (Ex-vice principal, District Training Institute, Tumkur)
Medico legal cases
Dr Rudramurthy S (Resident Medical Officer & Senior Specialist (Forensic Medicine), District Hospital, Tumkur)
National Health Programmes
Topics                                                                                                     Resource person
  • Reproductive Maternal Newborn Child Health & Adolescent Programme
Dr Keshav Raj District RCH Officer, Tumkur
  • Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme
  • National AIDS Control Programme
Dr Sanath Kumar, District TB Officer, Tumkur
  • National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme
Dr Veena District NVBD Officer, Tumkur
  • Integrated Disease Surveillance Project
  • Non Communicable Disease Programme
Dr Purushotham, District Surveillance Officer, Tumkur
  • National Leprosy Eradication Programme
Dr Chetan, District Leprosy Officer, Tumkur
  • National Family Welfare Programme
Dr —— District Family Welfare Officer, Tumkur
Health Management Information System
  • Dr N Devadasan (Director, IPH Bengaluru)
  • Mr Hucchegowda (District Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, Tumkur)
Finance - National Health Mission
Mr Arvind (District Account Manager, Tumkur)
Health Financing Schemes
Dr N Devadasan (Director, IPH Bengaluru)
Bio Waste Management
Mr Adarsh P (District Healthcare Waste Management Consultant, KHSRDP, Tumkur)
Panchayati Raj Institution, Arogya Raksha Samiti & Village Health Sanitation Nutrition Committee
Dr Rajasekhar (Institute of Social & Economic Change, Bengaluru)
Information Education Communication
Mr Kulkarni, (Retd) (District Health Education Officer, Tumkur)
Communication, Teamwork & Leadership
Dr N Devadasan (Director, IPH Bengaluru) & Dr. Samantha (Training officer, IPH Bengaluru)


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