14 May 2020 | News
Experts from fields including Cardiology, Psychiatry, Diabetology, Pediatrics etc. attended the conference
Medtalks, healthcare learning and patient education platform recently organized digital conference on the post-lockdown functioning of various healthcare specialties.
Experts from fields including Cardiology, Psychiatry, Diabetology, Pediatrics etc. attended the conference.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO & HCFI and Editor in Chief Medtalks.in said, “Corona is here to stay and we have to learn to live with it while incorporating the principles of social distancing, hand hygiene, cough etiquette, surface decontamination and respiratory hygiene. It is extremely important to understand impact of the virus on the functioning of different medical specialties to ensure proper functioning in the times to come”.
Adding further Nilesh Aggarwal, CEO at IJCP Group and Founder, Medtalks, said, “We at Medtalks are very concerned about the impact of this global health pandemic. In addition to following protocols issued by world health leaders, there is also a need to understand the interrelation between COVID-19 and other health conditions. This conference is aimed at doing this by bridging the gap between specialties and educating healthcare professionals using technology as an effective medium.”
Key takeaways from different sessions include:
Cardiology: By Dr Balbir Singh, Chairman & Head of Cardiology, Max Hospitals, Saket & Max Healthcare and Dr G S Wander, Chief Cardiologist, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana
Diabetology: Dr Manoj Chalwa, Consulting Diabetologist and Director, Lina Diabetes Care and Mumbai Diabetes Research Centre and Dr Mathew John, Consultant Endocrinologist, Providence Endocrine & Diabetes Specialty Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Psychiatry: Dr Sanjay Chugh, Senior Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Chugh’s Neuropsychiatry Clinic, New Delhi
Pediatrics: Dr Neelam Mohan, Director, Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Liver Transplantation, Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon
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Dermatology: Dr Jayakar Thomas, Professor and Head of Dermatology, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital
Surgical infection: Dr Ajay Kriplani, Director and HOD, Minimal Access, Bariatric and GI Surgery, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon
Gynecology: Dr Nandita Palshetkar, President FOGSI 2019, Infertility Specialist, Lilavati Hospital’s Bloom IVF Centre, Mumbai
Internal Medicine: Dr Sandeep Budhiraja, Group Medical Director, Max Healthcare, New Delhi