IMA REPORT FOR NOVEMBER 2014
IMA Tiswadi conducted a CME on 21/11/2014 at Hotel Delmon, Panaji, Goa. The first speaker was Dr. Prashant Lawande (Associate Professor, Department of Urology, Goa Medical College) who spoke on â€œSurgical management of Renal Stonesâ€�; this was followed by a lecture by Dr. Nilesh Talwadker (Consultant Surgeon, Department of Urology, Goa Medical College) who spoke on â€œNephron sparing surgery for Renal Tumoursâ€�; and then there was a lecture by Dr. Madhumohan Prabhudesai (Professor & Head, Department of Urology, Goa Medical College) who talked on â€œOverview of Urology Department of Goa Medical Collegeâ€�. At the end of the talks there was a panel discussion and interactive session with the three speakers. Goa Medical Council had allotted credit points for the CME.
2)Health Camp on 23rd November 2014:
IMA Tiswadi members Dr. MahendraKudchadkar and Dr. AnupamaKudchadkar conducted free Orthopaedic and and Skin health camp at Ideal School in Pilgao, Bicholim, organised by Rugnashrayalaya run by Matruchaya( Bambolim ) on Sunday 23rd November 2014. Total 180 patients were examined from 9.30 till 4pm. Free medicines were distributed for needy by Rugnashrayalaya. They were assisted by Dr. KausthubPatnekar and Dr. KashishPatnekar.
IMA REPORT FOR OCTOBER 2014
A CME was conducted on 31st October 2014 of IMA Tiswadi at Hotel Delmon, Panaji, Goa. First there was a session on â€œRecent Advancements in Cardiothoracic Surgery and Cardiology at Goa Medical Collegeâ€� which consisted of three lectures followed by panel discussion. The speakers for this session were Dr. Shirish Borkar (Head, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Goa Medical College; Dr. Jaganath Kolwalkar, Consultant, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Goa Medical College; and, Dr. Manjunath Dessai, Interventional Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology, Goa Medical College. This was followed by a lecture on â€œManagement of Urosepsisâ€� by Dr. Madhav D. Sanzgiri, Consultant Urologist, NUSI Wockhardt Hospital, Goa. The talks were followed by a question and answer session. Goa Medical Council had allotted credit points for the CME. The meeting was followed by fellowship and dinner.
2) â€œSave the Girl Childâ€� programme on 9th October 2014:
Dr. Preetam Naik, Secretary, IMA Tiswadi, delivered a talk on the topic “Save the girl child” on 9th October at Primary Health Center, Sankhalim. The program was attended by 45 people from the locality
3) Global hand Washing Day programme on 15th October 2014:
A program on Global Hand Washing day was conducted by Dr. Preetam Naik, Secretary of IMA Tiswadi at an Anganwadi in Virdi village on 15th October 2014. 20 children and their mothers attended it. Each child was given a Lifebuoy hand wash soap to emphasize the importance of hand washing. The program was sponsored by IMA Tiswadi. Refreshments were served to all the participants.
IMA REPORT FOR JULY 2014
a) CME :
A CME was held on Friday, 25th July 2014 from 8 pm onwards at Hotel Delmon, Panaji, Goa. The speakers were Dr. Rufino Monteiro, Consultant Physician and Cardiologist and Medical Director Vintage Hospital who spoke on â€œIndividualization of Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitusâ€� and Dr. Nitin Chaudhuri, ConsultantÂ Medical Oncologist & Hematologist, Wockhardt Hospital who gave a lecture on â€œThe role of Chemotherapy and Targeted Therapy in modern day Cancer managementâ€�.
IMA REPORT FOR MAY 2014
a)Monthly meeting of IMA Tiswadi for May 2014:
The monthly meeting for April 2014 of IMA Tiswadi was held on Thursday, 29th April 2014 from 8pm onwards at Hotel Fidalgo, Panaji, Goa. The speakers were Dr. Sabyasachi Mukhopadhyay, MBBS, DNB (Internal Medicine), DNB (Cardiology), Senior Consultant, Interventional Cardiology, NUSI Wockhardt Hospital, Cuncolim, Goawho spoke on â€œSymptoms and Signs in Cardiology â€“ Pathophysiology Explainedâ€�;Â Dr. Madhuja Sawaikar, MBBS, MS (General Surgery), DNB (Urology), Associate Consultant Urology, NUSI Wockhardt Hospital, Cuncolim, Goa who delivered a lecture on â€œManagement of Renal Calculus Diseaseâ€�; and Dr. Mudit Khanna, MBBS, MS (Orthopedics), MRCS (Edinburgh, UK), MCh (Ortho), Consultant Advance Joint Replacement Surgeon, NUSI Wockhardt Hospital, Cuncolim, Goa who talked on â€œOsteochondral defects to Osteoarthritis â€�. There was also a short presentation by Dr. Bikaji Ghanekar on â€œDengue Feverâ€�. Goa Medical Council had allotted credit points for the CME. Themeeting was followed by fellowship and dinner.
b)IMA North Goa CME on 9th May 2014:
IMA Tiswadi Branch organized a North Goa CME on Friday, 9th May 2014 from 8pm to from 11pm at Hotel Fidalgo, Panaji, Goa. Dr. Jagdish Kakodkar (President IMA Goa State) was the Chief Guest and inaugurated the CME in the distinguished presence of Dr. Vinayak Buvaji (Secretary IMA Goa State), Dr. J. F. Alvares (Co-Ordinator), Dr. Francisco Couto (President IMA Tiswadi), Dr. Shailesh Hede (President IMA Bardez), Dr. R. R. Sakhardande (President IMA Bicholim), Faculty of the CME, other dignitaries from IMA Goa State and various IMA Branches, etc. At this occasion the first issue of the IMA News 2014 was released by the Chief Guest Dr. Jagdish Kakodkar. The theme of the CME was â€œHepatocellular Carcinomaâ€�. The CME was conducted in a unique way with case based discussions each case being discussed in detail by the various speakers. The speakers were 1) Dr. Sonal Asthana, MBBS, MS (JIPMER, Pondicherry), Surgical Oncology AIIMS, New Delhi), MRCS (Edinburg), MSc (University of Alberta, Canada), ASTS Fellowship (Canada). Designation: Head, Hepatobiliary Surgery and Multi-organ Transplantation, BGS Global Hospitals, Bangalore. (2) Dr. Kaiser Raja, MBBS, MD (General Medicine), DM (Gastroenterology) (PGI Chandigarh), ACGME Fellowship (Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York). Designation: Senior Consultant in Liver Diseases and Head of Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, BGS Global Hospitals, Bangalore.Â (3) Dr. M. C. Uttappa, Interventional Radiologist, BGS Global Hospitals, Bangalore (4) Dr. J. F. Alvares, MBBS, MD, DM (Gastroenterology) Consultant Gastroenterologist at Apollo Victor Hospital, Margao (5) Dr. Shekar Salkar, MBBS, MS, FICS (Oncosurgery) Consultant Oncosurgeon and Head of Oncosurgery Department , Manipal Goa Hospital (6) Amit Kalangutkar, MBBS, MS Consultant surgeon (7)Dr. Madhusudanan J, MBBS, MS, MCH (Surgical GE) Consultant Gastroenterology and Hepato Pancreatico biliary Surgeon, Manipal Goa Hospital (8) Dr. Charudutt Sambhaji Interventional Radiologist at Manipal Goa Hospitals. Goa Medical Council had allotted credit points for the CME. Themeeting was followed by fellowship and dinner.
IMA REPORT FOR APRIL 2014
a)Monthly meeting of IMA Tiswadi for April 2014:
The monthly meeting for April 2014 of IMA Tiswadi was held on Friday, 25th April 2014 from 8pm onwards at Hotel Fidalgo, Panaji, Goa. The speakers were Dr. Paresh K. Desai, Senior Consultant Radiologist, Apollo Victor Hospital, Margao who spoke on â€œInterventional Radiology â€“ Scope and Practiceâ€� and Dr. Antonio de Fegueiredo,Consultant Neurosurgeon, Apollo Victor Hospital, Margao, Goa who delivered a lecture on â€œEvaluation diagnosis and management of some common Neurosurgical casesâ€�.
- Camp on 20/4/2014 under â€œNetra Deepâ€� programme of IMA:
IMA Tiswadi camp under the Netra Deep programme being held under the auspices of the IMA Goa State was held in Panchayat Building, Mandur on Sunday 20th April 2014. The camp was co-ordinated by Dr. PradeepNaik (Professor & Head, Department of Opthalmology, Goa Medical College) and attended by Dr. Francisco Couto (President IMA Tiswadi) and Dr. JagdishKakodkar (President IMA Goa State)
IMA REPORT FOR MARCH 2014
a)Monthly meeting of IMA Tiswadi for March 2014:
The monthly meeting for March 2014 of IMA Tiswadi was held on Friday, 14th March 2014 from 8pm onwards at Hotel Fidalgo, Panaji, Goa in association with Department of Urology. Gos Medical College. The speaker for the CME was Dr. D. D. Gaur, MBBS, MS (General Surgery), FRCS (England), Honorary Urologist and Associate Professor of Urology, Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Mumbai.Dr. Gaur delivered two lectures â€œRetroperitneoscopyâ€�and â€œFacts and Fantasy in Medicineâ€�. Goa Medical Council had allotted credit points for the CME. Themeeting was followed by fellowship and dinner.
b) Health Camp on 10th March 2014:
To commemorate Womenâ€™s Day on 8th March 2014 the IMA Tiswadi in association with Rotary Mid Town held a health camp on 10th March 2015 for the Ladies of Directorate of Accounts. Dr. Prasad Netravalkar, Past President of IMA Tiswadi and President of Rotary Mid Town lead a team of doctors from IMA Tiswadi and the ladies were examined for common ailments like hypertension, anemia, etc, and was well attended.
IMA TISWADI Â LOCAL BRANCH REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 2014
Aao Gaon Chalen Abhiyaan:
Under AaoGaonChalenAbhiyan acamp was held on 16/2/2014 under â€œNetra Deepâ€� programmeof IMA:
The IMA TiswadiBranch Â held this camp Â under the auspices of the IMA Goa State at Church Hall, Curca on Sunday 16th February 2014. The camp was co-ordinated by Dr. PradeepNaik (Professor & Head, Department of Opthalmology, Goa Medical College) and conducted by Dr. DeeptiSrivastava and Dr. SrithiPrabhudesai and was well attended by the public. The camp was conducted in association with M/s Mukta Opticians.Â The IMA Goa State President Dr. JagdishKakodkar, Dr. Francisco Couto (President, IMA Tiswadi) attended the camp along with other dignitaries likeSarpanch, Deputy Sarpanch, Parish Priest, etc.
Â National award for Dr. Damodar Bhounsule:
Dr. Damodar Bhounsule (President, Tuberculosis Association of Goa) and IMA Tiswadi member was recently honoured by the Hon. President of India for his services to the control of Tuberculosis in India and was presented a scroll and a gold medal. The IMA Tiswadi congratulated Dr. Damodar Bhounsule for this achievement at its meeting on 28/2/2014
The monthly meeting and CME Â for February 2014 of IMA Tiswadi was held on Saturday, 28th February 2014 from 8pm onwards at Hotel Crown, Panaji, Goa. The CME had two speakers the first being Dr. Vivek Jawali MS, DNB, MCh
(Chief Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon; Chairman, Department of Cardio Vascular Sciences,Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore; Chairman, Medical Advisory Council; Member, Medical Council of India (Member Academic Council) who delivered a lecture on â€œCABG in 2014 â€“ An Update for Medical Practitionersâ€�. The second speaker was Dr. Rajat Gandhi,Â DM (Interventional Cardiology) who is Consultant Cardiologist, Vintage Fortis Escorts, Goa who talked on â€œPrimary Plastyâ€�
Goa Medical Council had allotted credit points for the CME. Themeeting was followed by fellowship and dinner.