Chennai: Over 350 delegates from leading hospitals and academic institutions from all over India took part in the three days international conference on ‘Evidence Based Practice in Sub-fertility, Obstetrics and Gynaecology’ held from 1 to 3 February at Madras Medical Mission (MMM).
The 18th edition of the event was organised by Institute of Reproductive Medicine and Womens Health, the second unit of MMM.
Head of the department, K M Kundavi said, ‘Medical world has to stop and think about ways of improving the health of our nation. Science and technology changes, so is the medical practice, so we have to keep pace with it. Having the technology is not good enough, unless we know how and when to use that technology. It is also important to know the drawbacks and limitations of such newer technologies.
Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, vice chancellor, Subhash Chandra Parija, who inaugurated the conference said, “We have to move with time, technological development and advancement, but we should never feel tempted, to undertake any management, for which we have no adequate training or expertise or appropriate facilities. We need to continuously assess and audit our work, and change our practice if needed and re-audit again.”
Madras Medical Mission secretary K Jacob, treasurer John Joseph, Joseph nursing home director Kurian Joseph felicitated the inaugural programme. Some of the international distinguished speakers include Hemashree Rajesh, Singapore,Indu Asanka Jayewardene, Sri Lanka, Kanishka Jeganathan, Malaysa and Dr. Shanthi Sairam, Dubai.