Chandigarh-21.09.17

Dr. Mahesh Prakash working as Professor in the Department of Radiodiagnosis, PGIMER, Chandigarh has been elected as national President of prestigious Musculoskeletal society of India (MSS)

 

Dr. Mahesh Prakash working as Professor in the Department of Radiodiagnosis, PGIMER, Chandigarh has been elected as national President of prestigious Musculoskeletal society of India (MSS) during its 5th annual conference which was held on 15-17th September at Kolkata. The Musculoskeletal society of India is scientific forum of Indian musculoskeletal radiologists which also includes doctors of other specialities like pathology & nuclear medicine. The society’s main role is to provide platform for the exchange of knowledge in a rapidly advancing field of musculoskeletal radiology by promoting awareness, teaching and training to medical professionals who deals in diagnosis of musculoskeletal disorders like orthopaedic trauma, sports injuries, arthritis, tumours and other related diseases. Dr. Mahesh Prakash has been the founder member and main force behind to create this society considering the importance of correct diagnosis for management of musculoskeletal disorders. He has served the society as Honorary Secretary & Vice- president in the past. He has been the recipient of various national and international awards for presenting research related with diagnosis of musculoskeletal system in previous years. 

 

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MCI sponsored seminar on polycystic ovarian syndrome in PGIMER

 Department of Community Medicine and Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology PGIMER, Chandigarh jointly hosted a seminar on “Multi-disciplinary action for managing PCOS cases in Gynecology OPDs: A multipurpose behavior therapy room based approach” today at PGIMER.  The seminar was sponsored by Medical Council of India (MCI).

The aim of this seminar was to formulate Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for effective doctor patient communication in Gynaecology OPDs for providing user-friendly management of PCOS and infertility cases. This seminar also amount to ‘training of trainers’ for further dissemination of this approach in medical colleges.

There were approximately 100 participants: Faculty, SRs, JRs, researchers, nurses and dieticians from various Medical colleges and hospitals of Chandigarh and Mohali.

Dr. Amarjeet Singh, Prof. Community Medicine gave the keynote address. Dr. Vanita Suri, Prof. & Head - Dept. of OBG, PGIMER, Chandigarh gave the inaugural address on the rising burden of PCOS. Dr. Suneela Garg, Dir. Professor & Head Community-Medicine, Maulana Azad Medical College & Associated Hospitals, New Delhi, highlighted about the importance of Lifestyle in management of PCOS and overcoming the barriers faced in following lifestyle regime.

Dr. Shalini Gainder, Asst Prof. - Dept. of OBG, PGIMER, Chandigarh emphasized on the PCOS among young and adolescents girls. Dr. Sujata Siwatch, Asstt. Prof. Dept. of OBG, PGIMER, Chandigarh presented the Gynecological perspective in Managing PCOS. Dr. Deepankar De, Assoc. Professor - Dermatology, PGIMER, Chandigarh addressed the self-image problems of girls with PCOS. Dr. Madan Gulati, Ex-director AYUSH, Chandigarh talked about the De-medicalization of PCOS through naturopathy and Dr. Balvinder Acharya, Associate Prof. Govt. College of Yoga Edu. & Health, Chandigarh emphasized on the role of yoga in treating PCOS.

The whole seminar is linked to PhD work of Ishwarpreet kaur. She presented preliminary results of her research work.