On 3rd Dec 2003, a debate ‘we want peace not violence’ was organized at A.N.M.M.C.H. Gaya by IDPD, as was a seminar at Patna.February, 2004
In Feb 2004, at the National Congress, 20 medical students & 6 doctors attended from Bihar. This was first exposure of medical students at national level meeting. See also: Seminar on War, Violence and Health in New DelhiApril, 2004
On 7th April 2004, World Health Day, guest lecture was arranged at PMCH, Patna ‘On present scenario of Health in India’ by Dr. Imarana Quadir, Prof. of Social Medicine at JNU, New Delhi.May 2004
9th of May 2004 - Seminar on War Violence and Health in NashikJune 2004
24th of June 2004 - Student interactive session on peace and developmentJanuary 2005
22nd of January - Tsunami Relief ActivitiesFebruary, 2005
On 19th Feb 2005, seminar was organized at ANMMCH, through which IDPD & IPPNW was introduced to the students & faculty members of the college by Dr. Satyajit Kumar Singh. Then in the same month, another seminar was organized at NMCH Patna.March, 2005
26 Medical Student from Bihar province participated in 7th All India IDPD Conference at Hydrabad. See also: IDPD Conference in HyderabadApril, 2005
On 30th April 2005, a seminar was organized in ANMCH, on the topic “Doctor’s view on War, Violence, Health & Development. In this seminar about 20 medical student joined IDPD there were altogether 100 Doctors and medical students were present.May, 2005
4 students from the province of Bihar were sent to attend the seminar in Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir state on 21st May 05. The seminar was on “Peace, Health & Development south asian perspective” and there doctors & students resolved to work for Peace, Disarmament & harmony in the region. This seminar was organized by IDPD as a part of its campaign ‘abolish nuclear weapons-give peace a chance.’ See also: Peace, Health and Development Conference in JammuJuly 2005
23.-24. July of 2005 - Conference on Nuclear War PreventionAugust, 2005
We organized a Gala Show in our province by involving all South Asian branches. It was on the occasion of Hiroshima & Nagasaki day from 6th to 9th Aug 05. In this seminar Doctors from South Asian countries representing, IDPD, PDPD , Physian for social responsibility Nepal (PSRN) & Physian for social responsibility by Bangladesh assembled to pay homage to the biggest ever man-made tragedy. On the occasion, the medical professionals held several thought provoking and brain stormy session. Through a resolution serious concern was expressed at the condition of life & health in the region, despite the fact that region inhabits hard working people, is rich in natural resources & has a cultural heritage to be proud of, the life & health here is a matter of deep cause. There was unanimous decision that; it is essential to:
On 5th Aug, delegates visited Gandhi Sangharalya where they exchanged views with each other. Letter in the day a seminars on small arms violence and poly-trauma was organized.
On 6th Aug, run for peace was organized from S.K. Memorial Hall to L.N. Mishra institute in which 60 student from 12 schools participated. In the forenoon of the same day seminar on Peace, Health & Development was held in which our 370 persons participated. As a part of the ‘Nuclear Weapons Inheritance Project’ (NWIP) a student dialogue was organized. It was conducted by 4 member student delegation including Gard Jorgensen from Norway, Thomas Silverberg, Jenny Immerstrand and Camilla Mattson from Sweden held the dialogue. Students from India, Pak & Nepal participated. In the evening formal inaugural session was held at the L.N. Mishra Institute of Business Management. The session was addressed by Dr. Mahesh Maskey Vice-President IPPNW, Dr. Tipu Sultan, President PDPD, Dr. Mushiur Rahman, Bangaladesh, Dr. Arun Mitra, Secretary IDPD, Dr. Satyajit Kumar Singh, Secretary IDPD Bihar and others. The highlight of the function was an exhibition of 160 exhibits depecting dangers of nuclear war and the activities of IDPD for its prevention were put up by Dr. N.S. Bawa. In the end of the day, the participants lit candles for Peace and Hormony.
On 7th August a seminar on Peace, Health and Development held at Gaya was attended by 200 Doctors and Students. In the evening, all the visiting delegates from Norway, Sweden, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan and India did prayer meeting under pipal tree (Mahobodhi Tree) at Bodhgaya and observed one minute silence as a tribute to Herosima and Nagasaki victims and for world peace.
On 8th August delegates visited Rajgir and Nalanda.
On 9th August different events such as drawing, poster, Sketch and quiz competition and along with cultural programme was organized among school students. ‘Peace and Freedom march’ was held from S.K. Memorial Hall to Gandhi’s statues at Gandhi Maidan, around 1500 students and members of other organization participated in it. Delegated from outside India included PAKISTAN-Dr. Tipu Sultan, Dr. Talat, Dr. Ali Afridi and 4 medical students, NEPAL-Dr. Mahesh Muskey, Dr. Sarad Onta, Dr. Subodh Adhikari, Khagendra Dahal(ISR) and 5 other students, BANGLADESH-Dr. Mushi ur Rahman, Dr. Kamal Biswas, and Dr. Tarikul Islam Khan.
See also: NWIP Delegation ReportSeptember, 2005
2 students from Bihar province participated in IDPD West Bengal State conference.October, 2005
It was decided that 2 students from Bihar would be visiting violence torned Srinagar, in Jammu & Kashmir when earthquake played havoc with innocent people out there. Learn more here.
And to help the sufferers, we started collecting funds and relief material for people out there. We ran, relief collection programme for 2 months.December, 2005
On 25th Dec. 2005, six students from India visited Kathmandu to attend the regional student conference which included myself and five others.February, 2006
Four students from Bihar province attended the symposium on ‘National Health and Medical Education Policy’ on 26th Feb. 2006.April, 2006
Medical students conducted awareness campaign in near by school. Also on 16th Apr. we completed one year in the awareness campaign. In last one year the IDPD student members visited 4 schools and slum area nearby for Health check-up and awareness programme.