Kottayam Government Medical College
DEPARTMENTS
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Department of Pediatrics

Dept. Head
:
Dr.P.Savida
Location
:
ICH,Medical College
OP Days & Time
:
All days -8.00 a.m to 3.00 pm
Operation Days
:
Tuesday & Friday
Ward No
:
ICH
Phone
:
0481-2597344,9847225476
Email ID
:
superintendentich@gmail.com
 
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  Faculty & Staff of Pediatrics Department
No
Doctor name
Designation
Phone
1
  Dr.P.Savida
  Professor & HOD
  9846225476  
2
  Dr.N.Krisnan Namboothiri
  Professor
  9447369977  
3
  Dr.K.M.Gopinadhan
  Additional Professor
  9447507147  
4
  Dr.Omana S
  Additional Professor
  9447760109  
5
  Dr.C.Jayakumar
  Additional Professor
  9349558260  
6
  Dr.M.Veerendrakumar
  Additional Professor
  9447959077  
7
  Dr.Darly Saramma Mammen
  Associate Professor
    9447213214
8
  Dr.Jiji Mary Antony
  Assistant Professor
  9447521855  
9
  Dr.Surya.K.K
  Assistant Professor
  9446120649  
10
  Dr.Sajini Varghese
  Assistant Professor
  9447261390  
11
  Dr.Deepa.K.Krishnan
  Assistant Professor
  9447594848  
12
  Dr.Jayaprakash.K.P
  Assistant Professor
  9447368066  
13
  Dr.Suresh.S.Vadakkedom
  Assistant Professor
  9447457087  
14
  Dr.Adheena Mini Augustine
  Assistant Professor
  9446018683  
15
  Dr. Bindu K.P
  Assistant Professor
  8943121365  
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 Facilities of Pediatrics Department
 

I.      NEONATOLOGY DIVISION

Neonatology division provide inpatient service to around 2,000 newborn per year.6 bedded Neonatology Intensive Care Unit and 23 baby beds in the ward And we are offering Level III care. Ventilator facility available

 

 

Rejenuvated of the newborn ward was inaugurated by Sr.Vasavan.M.L.A

New Intensive Care Unit for the Newborn Babies- was inaugurated by SriThomas Chazhikadan.M.L.A

 

II.   Valleys Cancer Centre

Valleys Leukemia Care block build by Kochin Cements and Hindustan latex submitted to Kerala Government in the year 2005, and the block was inaugurated by Sri.Ummenchandy the then Chief Minister of Kerala on 29th October 2005.
Implemented Cancer Sureksha Scheme of state government and running effectively from January 2008 onwards.
Free treatment for children below 18 years of age with cancer. At present 36 children are getting treatment from ICH using the scheme. One child will get treatment worth Rs: 50,000

Mental Support programme.conducted ’Unnikala Oru Kathaprayam” -boating at Kumarakom accompanied by their parents and ICH staff in connection with ‘Childrens Day’ celebration of the year 2008.

 

Boating at Kumarakam Lake- children with Leukemia and their parents and ICH staff 

International Wish Group-Indian chapter visited our children with Leukemia following counseling and has given the gifts according to the wish of the children and there was a get together of children and their parents at Hotel”Windsor Castle” and film star Jayasurya entertained the children with Leukemia on May 20th 2010.

 

 

Children with Leukemia and their parents with ICH Doctors &‘Wish Group’

Boating at Kumarakam Lake- children with Leukemia and their parents and ICH staff 

Film Star Jayasurya entertained the children with Leukemia at Kottayam Windsor Castle

 

III.   PROGRAMMES IMPLEMENTED

1. Implemented Cancer Sureksha Scheme and running effectively -
2. Implemented – RSBY programme at ICH..
3. Implemented ‘Thalolam” scheme and running effectively. Already 100 patients benefited through this programme.

IV.   AWARENESS CAMPAIGN CONDUCTED FOR THE PUBLIC - 2010

1. Acute Diarrhoeal illness and World ORS Day Celebration.
2. Asthma in Children.
3. Breast Feeding Week Celebration
4. World TB day and RNTCP programme
5. AIDS Control programme
6. Hepatitis-A vaccine campaign.

V.   TRISOMY – 21 ANGELS PROGRAMME

World Down Syndrome Day was celebrated on 26th March 2010 at Institute of Child Health, Medical College, Kottayam. It was a joint venture with IAP Kottayam.

The Programme was inaugurated by Dr.C.Jayakumar, Asso.Prof.of Pediatrics, State IAP President.

Faculties of Jyothis Centre for Cerebral Palsy in Children-shared their experience with family members in Down Syndrome.

Dr.P.Savida, Prof & Head of Pediatrics, Dr.N.Krishnan Namboothiri, Prof.of Pediatrics, Dr.S.Omana and Lyla Chacko, Asso.Professors in Pediatrics took part in the interactive session.

We organized the group of ‘Trisomy Angels’ aiming at provision of better care and follow up of children with Down Syndrome, and the Research programme was inititated, mega vitamin therapy and the Developmental outcome.

26 children with Down Syndrome and their family, PG students, nurses and audience were attended the programme.

VI.   THALASSEMIA CLUB

Thalassemia is a hereditary hematological disorder Hb synthesis. The incidence varies from 3-12% mainly in Sub Himalayan range, Kerala incidence is low. At present 5 children with Thalassemia is getting treatment from ICH. All the children needs frequent Blood transfusion. They need treatment of transfusion related proble, especially Iron overload. If proper treatment and guidance are given they can lead a dignified life.

The children with Thalassemia and other transfusion dependent anaemia. They are getting free treatment using Govt.programme-Thalolam.

We have convinced meeting of the children formed a club-Thalassemia Club on 12/6/2010 at ICH. 9-10 children and their family attended the meeting.

HOSPITAL DAY CELEBRATION

ICH has celebrated “Childrens Day”(as Hospital Day) at every year . In connection with the Day, Painting Competition and Baby Show are conducted for the childrens. Prizes are distributed for the winners.

 

 

 

 

VII.   CME/CONFERENCES

The Institute hosted a number of continuing Medical Education programmes at the state and National level.

1. RESPICON – 2009 (at National level) organized by Dept.of Pediatrics
at 11th – 13th of August 2009.

2. MEDEPEDS-Pediatrics CME conducted on 25th November 2007.

3. ONCOPEDES-Pediatric CME conducted on 15th March 2009.

4. NRP workshop conducted on 6th December 2009.

5. Sensitization Workshop on the use of Zinc & Low Osmolar ORS in the
Management of Diarrhoea –organised by Dept.of Pediatrics.WHO & UNICEF.

6 Ped. Nutricon – CME on Nutrition by Dept.of pediatrics, and IAP on 29th August 2010.

7. Criticare- Pediatric Intensive Care Chapter- on 18th September 2010 WORKSHOP ON 19th 

 Sensitalization Workshop on “The Use of Zinc & Low Osmolar ORS in the
Management of Diarrhoea”

CRITICARE – Pediatric CME – inaugurated by Sri.Thomas Chazhikadan.M.L.A

 

VII.   RESEARCH WORKS & PAPER PUBLISHED

 

Paper Published

1. “Clinical Profile of Chikunguniya in Infants” presented Dr.Jospeh, Dr.Shibi, Dr.S.Letha,

    Dr.C.Jayakumar and Dr.K.M.Gopinadhan – published by IJT on February 2009.

2. “Clinical Profile and Etiology of Fiabetes Mellitus with onset at less than 6 Months of age”  

    presented Dr.Joseph, Dr.Shibi, Dr.P.savida and Dr.S.Omana – published by ITP December

    2009.

3. ‘Kawasaki’ – presented by Dr.Joseph, published in IP.

4. ICMR project RNTCP – outcome of DOTS therapies in children.

RESEARCH WORKS

1. “Rickets in Children- Clinical Profile and Etiology” 
-Dr.Praveena.N.B- 2007 -2010

2. “A study on the Clinical Profile of Neonatal Seizures”-Dr.Sabin.P-2007-2010

3. “A study on Epidemiological Factors and Clinical Profile in Snake Envenomation in the    

    Pediatric Age Group – 0-12 years” -Dr.Sureshbabu.C- 2007-2010

4. A Study on Clinical profile & follow up of Pediatrics Kawasaki Disease- Dr.Divya Davis

5. Low Birth weight and Risk Factors of Neonatal period - Dr.Nisha.V.Krishnan

6. Correlation between Nutritional Status of Children with Pneumonia In the age group of 1- 5

    yrs - Dr.Baby Sangeetha

7. Study on Clinical Profile, Prognostic factors & treatment outcome of ALL Cases treated by  

    MCP 841 – Dr.Shahin.S

8. Etiological Profile of Hemodynamic Instability in Pediatrics age group - 1yr – 12yr- Dr.Diya

   Thomas

9. Clinical Profile of Pediatric HIV – Dr.Udaya Emmanueal

10. Role of Inhaled MgSO4 in Management of a/c Exacerbation of Asthma-Dr.Priyanka Devapal

11. Incidence of Senosonary Neural Hearing loss detected by Universal Neonatal Auditory

     Screening Programme Secondary to Hyperbilirubenemia - Dr.Sumi K.V

 

 

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