Mangaluru: Father Muller Medical College held a press meet at the Press club Urwa here, on January 20.
Addressing the mediapersons Course Coordinator,Department of Hospital Administration, Sweta D’Cunha said, “The Department of Hospital Administration and IQAC, Father Muller Medical College, Mangaluru, in collaboration with Karnataka Science and Technology Academy Bangaluru will be organizing a conclave “Go Green in Health Care 2016″, a signature event to promote green hospitals and protect environment. It is organized to provide a platform for students to enhance their knowledge through discussions and deliberations, innovation and creativity regarding the go green initiative through collage.”
She further said, “Healthcare is one of India’s Largest sectors in terms of revenue and employment and the sector is expanding rapidly. The heathcare industry in India is reckoned to be the engine of the economy in the years to come. Health care contributes significantly to a country’s economy.”
“Conclave “Go Green in Health Care 2016″ will be inaugurated at 9:30 am by the Minister for Health and Family Welfare U T Khader. It will be held on 23 January at the Decennial Hall, Father Muller Medical College.” she added
Dr Prashanth Marla, Medical Director & CEO at AJ Hospital & Research Centre will deliver the key note address.
Fr Patrick Rodrigues Director of Father Muller Charitable Institutions will preside over the function.
The resource persons will be Derrick Joshva, Environment Executive, Manipal University, Dr G Somu, Professor and HOD, Hospital Administration Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, and Vidya Dinkar, Social Activist Mangaluru.
As hospital construction projects continue to grow and remain on a steady uptrend, health administrators are increasingly looking to introduce green initiatives and environment- friendly practices into the design, building and management of healthcare.
Colleges from Medical, Homeopathy, Nursing, Social Work and other sciences are participating in this conclave on “Go Green in Health Care”.
Namratha Staff Coordinator, Prathvi Shetty Assistant Professor, Tijo Alappatt Student Coordinator, Anusha Anna D’Souza Media Member and others were also present.