42nd Annual Conference of IADVL (Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists) begins
Author(s): City Air Newsphoto: city air news Ludhiana, November 5, 2016: Department of Skin and VD today organised two-days 42nd Annual Conference of IADVL (Punjab, Chandigarh and Himachal Pradesh Chapter). The conference ‘CUTICON 2016’...
Ludhiana, November 5, 2016: Department of Skin and VD today organised two-days 42nd Annual Conference of IADVL (Punjab, Chandigarh and Himachal Pradesh Chapter). The conference ‘CUTICON 2016’ is based on the theme ’Challenges, Innovation & Advances. The conference was inaugurated by Vice President of DMCH Managing Society-Sh Amrit Nagpal along with Sh Gian Chand Dhawan and Principal Dr Sandeep Puri. The office bearers of IADVL (Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists) including Dr Bimal Kanish, Dr Sanjeev Handa, Dr BB Mahajan and Dr Anil Ganjoo were also present on the occasion
According to Organizing Secretary- Dr Sunil Kumar Gupta (Professor & Head of Dermatology). the conference will focus on major breakthroughs and advances in the field of Dermatology, ranging from clinical practice to research, technology and innovation. During the conference, the participating delegates will broaden the area of their knowledge by listening to the scientific lectures of distinguished dermatologists from different parts of the country.
The first day of the conference began with ‘Workshop on Dermatology’ by Sanjeev Gupta, Professor & Head of Dermatology, MMI Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Ambala
Dr Rajeev Sharma from Aligarh and Dr Asit Mittal from RNT Medical College, Udaipur spoke elaborately on ‘Typical cases of Dermatology’ and ‘Unusual Manifestations of Connective Tissue Disorders’
The lectures held in the post-lunch session include ‘Chilocoris Pigmentation’ by Dr M Ramam from AIIMS, New Delhi and ‘Leprosy in Children’ by Dr Sunil Dogra from PGIMER, Chandigarh. Dr Vikram Mahajan from Dr RP Medical Collge, Tanda gave a lecture on ‘Cosmetics & Contact Dermatitis’ Leprosy currently affects approximately a quarter of a million people throughout the world, with majority of these cases being reported from India. Since children are most susceptible to leprosy, they face worse discrimination from childhood, including the denial of basic rights and medical care, said Dr Sunil Dogra
Other guest speakers on the first day of the conference were Dr Rekha Sheth, Dr Dimple Chopra and Dr Anil Ganjoo who spoke on different aspects of skin diseases.