There was a sudden outbreak of Cholera due to drinking water contamination through municipality pipelines in Guntur district during the period 09/03/18 to 20/03/18. Around 220 patients residing in and around Guntur region who had been consuming municipality water had experienced symptoms such as diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and dehydration, which led to further complication such as acute renal failure. Medical personnel attenders discovered that patients had been consuming municipality water contaminated with drainage runoff and the pipes were degraded. The physicians and paramedical team along with a PharmD (Doctor of Pharmacy) from the ISPOR India Amaravathi regional chapter, Chalaapthi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences attended and contributed their services to the victims and applied primary care management interventions. The majority of the patients have experienced recovery. The healthcare team suggested that there should be a system in place to identify breaches in pipelines and regular monitoring of sanitation to prevent the recurrence of such incidents.
News! The National Conference on Health Economics and Outcomes Research [NCHEOR-2017] organized by Department of Pharmacy Practice & ISPOR India-Amaravati Regional Chapter was held on 15 December 2017 at Chalapathi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India.
The theme of the conference was "Revolutionizing Health Care across the Globe" and the conference features the plenary lectures on fundamentals of health economics and outcomes research, oral deliberations on current issues and poster presentations.
News! International Conference on “New Insights of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics” was held on 17&18 February 2017 at Chalapathi Institute of PharmaceuticalunturSciences, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India.
News! As monthly community activity, ISPOR India-Amaravati Chapter organizes Home Medication Review (HMR) in rural areas of Guntur, India.
For information, view the following report and photo gallery.
|President||Rama Rao Nadendla, M.Pharm, PhD, F.I.C.|
|President-Elect||P. Sharmila Nirojini, M.Pharm, PhD|
|Secretary||J. Naga Lakshmi, M,Pharm, PhD|
|Treasurer||N. Venkata Rama Rao, M.Pharm, PhD|
Contact InformationISPOR India-Amaravati Regional Chapter Office