Bibhava Vikramaditya

Bibhava Vikramaditya - 2019 Nominee
Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine
Organization: SMMH Government Medical College Saharanpur
Current Location: India, Asia
MD Community Medicine from Dayanand Medical College & Hospital,Ludhiana,Punjab,India
Additional Degrees and Certifications:
He has played active role in training service providers regarding new contraceptives and advocacy at Rural Health Training Centre – Dr Amit Jha, Professor, Department of Community Medicine at SMMH Government Medical College Saharanpur
Describe your contributions to and achievements in family planning.

1. Advocacy of Family Planning measures in general population by health camps in rural area of Saharanpur, health education in schools
2. Training of service providers on new methods of contraception

What sparked your passion for family planning?

Low acceptance of Family Planning measures rural area of Saharanpur leading to unwanted child births at our centres. Proper counselling of eligible couples and training of staff was needed in the area. So as in-charge of the Primary Health Centres attached to our Department of Community Medicine I felt the urge to actively contribute in Family Welfare Program.

Give one or two examples of how you display leadership in your family planning work.:

1. Started Family Planning Counselling at Out Patient Departments of Primary Health Centres.
2. Took active part in initiation of conducting regular training of service providers on new methods of contraception.
3. Organised Poster making competition for students on the theme of Family Planning.

If you are named a winner of 120 under 40, how will you use this new platform and the $1000 grant to advance your work? :

I will conduct Family Planning health education camps in the rural areas of Saharanpur and strengthen the counselling clinics at our Primary Health Centres.

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