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DMCH sports tourney

Ludhiana, February 18
The inaugural function of the Annual Sports Inter-Class Tournament, JOSH-2006, of the DMCH was held yesterday at the PAU grounds. The tournament was inaugurated by the Principal of the DMCH, Dr Daljit Singh.

The inaugural football match started with the medical faculty and the students displaying great enthusiasm. In the inaugural match, the team of faculty members outclassed the students by a big margin.

The results: Batch 2004 beat Batch 2005 3-1 in a penalty shootout, Batch 2004 beat Batch 2003 3-1 in a penalty shootout, Batch 2003 beat Batch 2001 2-1 in a penalty shootout. The final match was played between Batch 2003 and Batch 2004, in which Batch 2003 beat Batch 2004 5-3. OC

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Orientation course concludes at CMCH
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, February 18
A two-day orientation course for primary school teachers, involved in school health education, organised by the Department of Health Education and Family Welfare of Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) concluded here today.

The two-day long training focused on orientation of the teachers to prepare the younger generations to adopt measures so as to have normal growth and development and remain healthy. More than 300 elementary school teachers participated in the training programme.

The Punjab Education Minister, Mr Harnam Das Johar, while presiding over the concluding function, appreciated the efforts of the institution and the role of the Department of Health Education and Family Welfare in acting as a role model. He encouraged participants of this innovative and need-based school health education programme being run by CMCH for the past 19 years for reaching the under-privileged in remote areas.

In his detailed report on the project, Dr Mohan Verghese, focused on the activities and the impact of the teachers training programme for school health education. He said CMCH had been constantly conducting teacherís training in school health promotion since 1987. The Department of Health Education and Family Welfare, so far, had trained over 2,010 primary school teachers for school health education and health promotion under one week short-term course.

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