Name

Dr. Asim Saha

Present Designation

Scientist 'E'

Education Qualification

MBBS, DIH , PhD

Contact Number

+91-33- 2367 4390

Email Address

asimsaha2311{AT}yahoo{DOT}co{DOT}in

Membership/Fellowships

Life Member-Indian Association of Occupational Health

Awards/Honors

  1. Young Scientist Award – 2005: Awarded by Indian Association of Occupational Health during the 56th National Conference of IAOH, Jamshedpur, 8th-10th February 2006 for contribution in Occupational Health.
  2. P. N. Raju Oration Award – 2008 for outstanding contribution in the field of biomedical research (National recognition in the form of ICMR Award).
  3. WHO in country fellowship training course “Certificate Course in Epidemiology of Non-communicable Diseases”, at All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, Kolkata, 12th Nov. 2007 to 11th May 2008.

Foreign Visits

 

Research Interest

Occupational Health, Environmental Health, Epidemiology

Number of Publications

(a) International Journal: 16 (b) National Journal: 07 (c) Book chapters-02

Selected Publications

  1. Saha A, Ramnath T, Chaudhuri RN, Saiyed HN. An Accident-risk Assessment Study of Contract Piece Rated Workers. Industrial Health 2004;42:240-245.

  2. Saha A, Sadhu HG, Karnik A, Patel T, Sinha SN, Saiyed H. Erosion of nails following thallium poisoning: a case report. Occup Environ Med 2004;61:640-642.

  3. Tiwari RR, Saha A, Parikh JR, Saiyed HN. Injuries and injury care among child labourers of gem polishing industries of Jaipur, India. J Occup Hlth 2004:46(3): 216-219.

  4. Saha A, Kulkarni PK, Shah A, Patel M, Saiyed HN. Ocular morbidity and fuel use: an experience from India. Occup Environ Med 2005;62:66-69.

  5. Saha A, Podder E, Mankad M. Effectiveness of different methods of health education: A questionnaire survey in a scientific conference. BMC Public Health 2005, 5:88.

  6. Saha A, Kulkarni PK, Chaudhuri R, Saiyed H. Occupational injuries: Is job security a factor? Indian J Med Sci 2005;59(9):375-38.

  7. Saha A, Rao NM, Kulkarni PK, Majumdar PK, Saiyed HN. Pulmonary function and fuel use: A population survey. Respiratory Research 2005;6:127.

  8. Saha A, Nag A, Nag PK. Occupational injuries in fish processing: A survey among women workers. J Occup Med Toxicol 2006, 1:23

  9. Saha A, Kulkarni PK, Saiyed H. Living Environment and Self-Assessed Morbidity: A Questionnaire Based Survey. BMC Public Health 2007, 7: 223.

  10. Saha A, Kumar S, Vasudevan DM. Occupational injury surveillance: A study in a metal smelting industry. Indian J Occup Environ Med 2007;11(3):103-107.

  11. Saha A, Kumar S, Vasudevan DM. Factors of occupational injury: a survey in a chemical company. Ind Health. 2008 Apr;46(2):152-7.

  12. Saha A, Karnik A, Sathawara N, Kulkarni P, Singh V. Ceruloplasmin as a marker of occupational copper exposure. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2008;18(3):332-7.

  13. Saha A, Sharma YK, Kulkarni PK, Saiyed HN. Risk of tuberculosis and fuel use: A population survey. Occup Environ Med 2011;68:934.