GMC holds lecture on Perspective planning in Health Sector

Excelsior Correspondent

Srinagar, Jan 31: A guest lecture on “Perspective Planning in the Health Sector” was held today at the Government Medical College (GMC), Srinagar, under the aegis of the state chapters of the Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine (IAPSM) and Indian Public Health Association (IPHA).
The lecture was organised by GMC’s Department of Community Medicine and was delivered by Mohammad Yaseen Lone- Joint Director, Planning and Chief Planning Officer, Srinagar.
In his detailed PowerPoint presentation, he covered the complexities of perspective planning in the Health sector and its function in the twenty-first century with inter-sectoral coordination and collaboration with other departments.
He emphasised the importance of numerous health determinants, particularly social factors such as education, environment, housing, sanitation, nutrition, etc. in the growth of the nation’s general health.
The chief guest at the event, Prof. Masood Tanvir, Principal and dean of GMG, Srinagar presented the speaker with a souvenir and a certificate of gratitude. The presentation was followed by a question and answer session.
“The audience comprised HODs, faculty, doctors, planning officials of government medical college, Srinagar and BMO Hazratbal who appreciated the guest lecture by Muhammad Yaseen Lone, CPO Srinagar in better understanding of perspective planning,” Dr S. Muhammad Salim Khan, HOD Community Medicine who was the organising chairman of the guest lecture said.