Jammu Division Co-ordinators meets of 2nd JK Medical science Congress held at SMVDU

14032017 preconference

SKIMS Soura and MPPCOS (Metabolic Syndrome-Pre-diabetes- polycystic ovary syndrome Society), in association with all Universities of Jammu and Kashmir, Medical colleges, and Directorates of health is organizing 2nd JK Medical Science congress 2017 and from 10-13 May 2017 at SKICC, Srinagar. The JK Medical Science Congress is an initiative of Jammu and Kashmir State Council for Science and Technology and the event is co-sponsored by MP PC0S society.

Being an academic partner in the event, a pre-conference meet of coordinators was held at SMVDU, Katra. The meeting was co-ordinated by Dr. Rakesh Kumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, SMVDU.

Prof. Mohammad Ashraf Ganie, Department of Endocrinology, SKIMS and Convener Medical Science Congress chaired the meeting and gave an Introduction to the conference and discussed the background of the MPPCOS society.

It was deliberated in the meeting to explore the academic partnerships from different Universities and Institutes of Jammu division. Dr. Ashraf laid stress on scientific contributions from various institutes from within and outside the state. He emphasized that there is a need for such a platform so that all scientists from different and varied fileds of Biological sciences can come and share their observations. It was also decided to extend the early bird registration of the meeting and all institutes must give a wide publicity to the event. It will be a major event in the state of Jammu and Kashmir with over 1200 delegates expected to attend the event. Dr Ashraf also presented the draft brochure and announced that 20 international speakers are expected to present in the meeting.

Other coordinators who attended the meeting were Prof. Ravinder Gupta from ASCOMS, Dr. Jitendra Mehta (National Health Mission), Dr. Sandeep Kaul from SMVDNH, Dr. Rakesh Raina (Dental Surgeon-Directorate of Health services, Govt. of J and K), Dr, Parvinder (Jammu University), Dr. Vikas Sharma (SKUAST Jammu), Dr. Audesh Bhat (Central University, Jammu) and Dr Ritesh from Dental College, Jammu.

All the co-ordinators thanked SMVDU for hosting the meeting.


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