ICMR-National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases

आई सी एम आर - राष्ट्रीय कॉलरा और आंत्र रोग संस्थान

Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
स्वास्थ्य अनुसंधान विभाग, स्वास्थ्य और परिवार कल्याण मंत्रालय, भारत सरकार
WHO Collaborating Centre For Research and Training On Diarrhoeal Diseases

Training & Extension

Training & Extension

Training & Extension

Other than research, Human Resource Development (HRD) is an important mandate of National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases. On request, NICED regularly takes part in training the scientists, research fellows, graduate and post graduate students, physicians, laboratory personnel and paramedical staff visiting this institute. Programs like National and International seminars, symposium, workshops and conferences are organized by the scientists with the help of support staff of Training & Extension Division, utilizing well-equipped modern facilities of NICED.

In 1980, WHO recognized this Institute as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Diarrheal Diseases. Among the events contributed by the Training & Extension Division during the period between 1984 and 1989, most important ones were holding around ninety National Seminars on "Oral Rehydration Therapy" in joint collaboration with WHO-ICMR-DGHS for promotion of ORT usage among diarrhea patients by the attending physicians in different states of India. UNICEF also funded training programs on "Management of Diarrhea" in the states of West Bengal, Assam and Orissa organized by NICED. Long term (2-3 months) residential Training programs for national and international WHO fellows were organized by this Division. Holding fifty training programs on "Immunization Strengthening Project" funded by M/o Hlth& FW, Govt. of India for mid-level managers of the districts of 11 Eastern States, A & N Island, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Orissa, Sikkim, Tripura, West Bengal are the example of other activities of this Division.

NICED also conducted eight JICA-NICED Domestic and Third country Training Programs on "Molecular Epidemiology of Diarrheal Diseases with special reference to cholera" in collaboration with Japan International Cooperation with special reference to cholera" in collaboration with Japan International Cooperation Agency with the help of this division. Training programs including hospital and field visit for the Medical Students of Japan were also been conducted by this Division. This Division took part actively in organizing "Training Program for German Doctors on Tropical and Travel Medicine" jointly with Jadavpur University for consecutive six years. Division was also involved in conducting "Indo Usa Workshop on Opportunistic Enteric Parasites" and "Workshop on diarrhea and enteric pathogens"

ICMR conducted several programs like "Workshop on Research Ethics", "Role of ICMR in disease surveillance", "Development of an Atlas of Cancer in North India", "ICMR Annual Day Celebration", "Integrated Disease Surveillance Program", "Drinking Water Quality Monitoring" and many more in close association with NICED training and extension division.

NICED conducts "Orientation course for PhD fellows" on a regular basis as a mandatory event for registration of the candidate for Ph.D. under Calcutta University. Students of courses like M. Sc Biotechnology of Visva Bharati University, M. Sc Biotechnology of Kalyani University, M. Sc Life Science of North Eastern Hill University, Shillong were also benefitted by attending lecture and training classes specially arranged for them. Graduate and post graduate students of Calcutta National Medical College, Calcutta Medical College and National Homeopathy Medical College are trained by the scientists belonging to different divisions of this Institute.

List of Training/ Workshops organised at NICED (last 3 years)


Title: Identification of Soil Transmitted Helminths using KatoKatz technique
Duration: July 2-11, 2015

Title: Interactive session on medical informatics: to make most out of clinical data through computational approaches
Duration: July 6, 2015

Title: Molecular Modelling & drug Designing
Duration: October 13-14, 2015

Title: Application of Statistics in Clinical Research
Duration: October 15-16, 2015


Title: Flow Cytometry
Duration: January 15-17, 2014

Title: Frequently Used Databases in Biomedical Research
Duration: January 31, 2014

Title: Pre-testing questionnaires, Computer Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI) and Sample Frame Designing (SFD) for IBBS
Duration: March 10-11, 2014

Title: GCLP, NABL Accreditation and EQAS workshop for State Reference Laboratories
Duration: March 12-13, 2015

Title: Laboratory Microbiology for Surveillance of Acute Diseases
Duration: March 18-21, 2014

Title: Design and Statistical Analysis for Biomedical Research
Duration: March 25-27, 2014

Title: Regional Training of Trainers (ToT) for IBBS
Duration: March 31-April 6, 2014

Title: Surveillance and Laboratory Techniques for Indian Rotavirus Surveillance Network: Eastern Region
Duration: May 28-30, 2014

Title: Assessment of malnutrition among adolescent school children
Duration: June 28-30, 2014

Title: EQAS workshop for HIV testing for the State Reference labs of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Assam, Meghalaya, Orissa and Jharkhand
Duration: January 23, 2014 and September 6, 2014

Title: Design and Statistical Analysis for Biomedical Research
Duration: September 16-18, 2014

Title: EQAS Workshop and NABL Accreditation for State Reference Laboratories
Duration: October 30-31, 2014

Title: Regional Training of Trainers for eastern region
Duration: November 24-25, 2014


Title: Rapid Detection of Cholera
Duration: January 27, 2013

Title: Scanning Electron Microscopy in Life Sciences
Duration: February 7-8, 2013

Title: Laboratory and Epidemiology Training Course for Food borne Infections
Duration: February 14-16, 2013

Title: Induction Training for Technical Officers
Duration: February 26-28, 2013

Title: Summer trainee (M.Sc. M.V.Sc.)
Duration: April 2012 to March 31, 2013

Title: Good Clinical Practice
Duration: April 1-2, 2013

Title: The 2nd Kolkata Annual Research and Medical (and Dental) International Congress, KARMIC 2013
Duration: April 12, 2013

Title: For participants of National Institute of Homeopathy
Duration: June 6, 2013

Title: Pre-surveillance Assessment: IBBS
Duration: June 11-15, 2013

Title: Cryo-electron Microscopy in Life Sciences
Duration: July 1-2, 2013

Title: Surveillance and Laboratory Techniques for Indian Rotavirus Surveillance Network: Eastern Region
Duration: September 3-5, 2013

Title: Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
Duration: September 18-19, 2013

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