DT Campus: the findings of the NFHS-5 of the SRM School of Public Health are unveiled
These Ministry of Health and Family Welfare projects aim to survey and collect health-related data from households in all districts.
Recently, the Union government released the main findings of the investigation after the successful completion of the second phase in 14 states by Dr VK Paul, Member Niti Ayog and Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary of the Ministry of Health and family well-being.
NFHS-5, the fifth of the NFHS cycles, provides population, health and nutrition information for India and each State / Union Territory (UT) and also provides district level data.
This cycle includes new topics, such as preschool education, disability, access to toilets, death registration, menstrual hygiene and abortion. The scope of clinical, anthropometric and biochemical (CAB) testing has also been extended to include waist circumference and hip measurement, and the age range for blood pressure and blood sugar measurement has been expanded.
This fact sheet provides information on key indicators and trends for Tamil Nadu. Due to the pandemic situation and the imposition of the lockdown, the NFHS-5 fieldwork in phase 2 states / UTs was conducted in two parts. The NFHS-5 fieldwork for Tamil Nadu and Puducherry was conducted from January 6 to March 21, 2020, before the lockdown, and from December 21, 2020 to March 31, 2021 after the lockdown by the School of Public Health.
“Study UK Virtual Fair” on December 4th
The British Council is holding its fourth edition of the âStudy UK Virtual Fairâ on Saturday 4 December 2021. The fair is a unique platform for participants to interact with multiple academic representatives and gather information on study opportunities in UK: including courses, universities and scholarship offerings as well as application processes and eligibility criteria. The fair also provides information on UK student life, accommodation, as well as career prospects.
During the virtual fair, prospective students will be able to consult representatives from 42 UK universities, including 12 prestigious Russell Group institutions. The fair will also provide attendees with an interface with the British Visa and Immigration Officers (UKVI), to clarify any doubts about the current process for obtaining a student visa. Officials will also host a session on post-study work opportunities and the graduates route.
Janaka Pushpanathan, South India Director, British Council, said: âStudy UK Virtual Fairs are part of our commitment to enable young Indians to achieve their higher education and professional goals and thus succeed in a global economic landscape. “
Virtusa adds 32 colleges in HeadStart
Virtusa Corporation, a global provider of digital strategy, digital engineering and IT services and solutions that help customers change and disrupt markets through innovation engineering, hosted its 7th annual program of connection to engineering universities, âHeadStart 2021â in Chennai.
Over 200 educators from 100 colleges attended this year’s event, where they discussed current industry requirements for retraining and training and highlighted the opportunities and challenges faced by educators in preparing for the students in industry.
At the event, Virtusa announced the addition of 32 additional colleges to this one-of-a-kind Campus Connection program, reaching over 5,000 students. Inspirational actor, screenwriter, director and speaker Ashish Vidyarthi gave the keynote address on âFinding Your Potentialâ.
At the event in Chennai, Sundar Narayanan, Director of Human Resources at Virtusa, said, âWe recognize that as companies increasingly focus on balancing innovation and controlling costs. , an ongoing process of employee development is of the utmost importance. Virtusa’s Thrive Academy aims to address this need by providing hands-on exposure through our Campus Connect program called HeadStart.