NORTH GOA CME ON ROBOTIC SURGERY
A Symposium in Da Vinci Robotic Surger
Dr T. B. Vuvaraja, Consultant Uro Onco Surgeon and Robotic Surgeon, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai talked on â€œSurgery beyond limits: Da Vinci Roboticsâ€�.
Dr. Anshumala Shukla Kulkarni, Consultant Gynaecologist & Robotic Surgeon, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai talked on â€œRobotic Surgery in Gynaecologyâ€�
Dr. Yogesh Kulkarni, Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai talked on â€œRobotic Surgery In Gynaecological Cancersâ€�
The Goa State IMA in association with Medicins Sans Frontieres, an NGO, from Delhi, had an awareness session on 18th June, where executive committee members of Goa State IMA interacted with this group. A talk on â€œKala Azar and Malnutrition in Ethiopian Contextâ€� was delivered by Dr. Alan De Lima Pereira.
IMA GOA STATE LEVEL IST EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEET
The second IMA Goa State Executive Committee meet was held on 17th June 2012 at Panaji, Goa, wherein over 30 members from different branches attended. The house was informed about the HQ matters like NCHRH, BRMS, Clinical Establishment Bill etc. Discussion on various state level activities, Annual State conference and amendments to the Goa State IMA constitution were carried out.
The Goa State IMA had a made representation to the Hon. Chief Minister of Goa State Shri Manohar Parrikar and appraised him of IMAâ€™s stand on NCHRH BiIIIBRC/BRMS course and presented the papers to him, Dr HP Paâ€™, President IMA Goa state, Dr S Salkar Past President, Dr Shailesh Xamat & myself met Shri Manohar Parnkar, Honourable Chief Minister of Goa on 11 May at 1600hrs.
- Clinical estabilishment bill
- Prevention of violence against Medical Personnel Bill
- SABY â€“ Swarnajayanti Arogya Bima Yojana.
The Goa State through its representation had participated in the Diabetic Walk on World Health day Organised by the Hon Chief Minister of Goa.
DISASTER CELL MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES
The following activities were carried out by IMA Goa state DMC:
MFR Programs For Officers of Directorate of Fire and Emergency Services Goa.
The Disaster Management Cell Of Indian Medical Association, Goa conducted training programs of Medical First Responders (MFR) for fire fighters for ten days each in January, February & March, 2012. It was coordinated by Mr. Ashok Menon Director and Shri. Rajendra Haldankar, A.D.O, of Directorate of Fire and Emergency Services Goa.
The topics covered were:
- Pre-hospital management
- Patient assessment
- Basic life support
- Medical emergencies
- Trauma related emergencies
- Extrication of trapped patients, moving and handling of patients.
The faculties consisted of qualified instructors in Basic Life Support & International Trauma Life Support
Dr. Sitakant Ghanekar – Program Director (BLS)
Dr. Kalpana Chodankar Program Coordinator (BLS & ITLS)
Dr Kalpana Mahatme Secretary (BLS, ITLS)
Dr. Hemchandra Mayenkar, Dr. Vijay Naik , Dr. Vishal Dubashi, Dr. Rohit Chodankar, Dr. Mahendra Kudchadkar (all ITLS)
A total of ninety- three fire fighter & trainees attended the courses and were from Goa, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand & Bihar
STATE LEVEL FUNCTIONS
The third CME was in association with Tiswadi on 16th March at Orion Hotel, Porvorim & the fourth CME was held in association with Margao branch on 17th march at Hotel Nanutel, Margao. The speaker for both these CMEâ€™S was Dr Neeta Deshpande, Diabetologist from Belgaum & the topic was â€œEarly Initiation of Insulin In Diabetesâ€�.Â
The fifth CME was in association with Bardez & Bicholim on 24th March at Orion Hotel, Porvorim, the speaker being Dr Shailaja Kale, Diabetologist from Pune & the topic was â€œArt of initiation of Insulinâ€�.
The sixth CME was in association with Ponda on 31st March at Hotel Leela Venkatesh, Ponda, the speaker being Dr Vinaya A S, Endocrinologist from Bangalore & the topic was â€œPrevent Amputation of Diabetic Footâ€�.
IMA GOA STATE LEVEL 1ST EXECUTIVE COMMITTEEÂ MEET
The first IMA Goa State Executive Committee meet was held on 25th March 2012 at Panaji, Goa, wherein over 30 members from different branches attended. The house was informed about the The HQ matters like NCHRH, Leadership Summit, HFCâ€™s etc.
Discussion on various state level activities and Annual State conference were carried out.
The Goa State IMA in association with The Directorate of Health services organized a Seminar on Adolescent health on 12th February 2012 at Vasco d Gama, Goa wherein 35 IMA members representing the seven branches of Goa attended and were trained.Â Â Â Â Â
The speakers were Dr. Uday Nagarsekar, Dr. Shailesh Kamat and Dr. Ajit Nagarsekar. These 35 members will now conduct programmes in schools to begin, with the involvement of teachers identified and PTAs. The CDs on presentations were provided to all the 7 chapters of IMA in Goa and also more sessions will be held to have more members conducting these sessions.
The installation of State Executive IMA ceremony was held on 8th January at Hotel HQ, Vasco Goa. The Chief Guest was Mr B Vijayan, Principal Secretary, Goa State .The special invitee being Dr Rajnanda Dessai, Director, Directorate of Health services, Goa. A CME programme was conducted on the same date on Endocrinology where Dr Uday Phadke & Dr Ankush Dessai delivered talks on Diabetetic Management & Thyroid Disorders respectively.
The Goa State IMA had organised two state level CME on Diabetes with two of the IMA branches. The speaker was Dr Raj Bhrambhatt, Sexologist from Mumbai & the topic was â€œSexual Dysfunction in Diabetesâ€�.