ENT screening program laudable: Kaloji Varsity VC

Hyderabad, Jan.11 (NSS): Dr B Karunakar Reddy, Vice-Chancellor, Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences, lauded the efforts of the doctors in organizing such a huge international conference which was a platform of great learning.

Speaking as the chief guest at the 14th Asia Oceania ORL HSN Congress and the 71st National Conference of Otolaryngologists of India Dr Karunakar  said it was a great platform to learn live surgical workshops. Dr Karunakar, who is also a surgeon, recalled how by watching experts in the respective fields he learnt laparoscopy which is a recent advancement. He said the Telangana Government has initiated the ENT screening program for whole of Telangana people, which was laudable as it will record  the data of its population in the ENT area of the entire State and steps to take for their wellness.

The 14th Asia Oceana ORL HSN Congress and the 71 National Conference of Otolaryngologists of India meet began on January 9. Besides performing live surgeries  will discuss  the latest advancements made in the ENT. To create further awareness on Pollution titled ‘War Against Pollution “A Walkathon from Hitec to Hitex venue was organized on Friday which was flagged off by Cyberabad Police Commissioner V.C. Sajjanar, who was the chief guest.

Speaking on the occasion, he expressed gratitude to the organizers and NGO Sanofi for taking the lead in war against pollution. He urged the ENT surgeons to initiate many more programs to prevent pollution and promised all support to help them from the department of Police. The walkathon was organized to raise awareness on the need to fight pollution.

According to Dr Manish Gupta, organizing treasurer, the conference showcased at least 10 surgeries related to ear, nose and throat specially in the area of cochlear implants for the deaf, mute and children.

Dr D. Dwarakanath Reddy, convener, 14th Asia Oceana ORL HSN Congress, in his welcome address  said it was laudable effort for holding the conference in India as the organizers can showcase to the world how much India has developed since the last Congress  and also to demonstrate high level of academic skill which Indians have known for. Such type of conferences are a major glory of the intellectual life of the nation.

On the occasion, they recalled the contributions of Dr. LHL Hiranandani and Dr. S K Kacker that led to the second Congress being held in India at Hyderabad after 1987 Asia Oceania which was held in New Delhi. The participants included a lady from Thailand,  who attended the conference 13 out of 14 times The conference is held once every four years.

Dr Sheng Po Hao, Taiwan President, Asia Oceania ORL HNS, Dr Kaushal Sheth, Dr Chen Chi Wng, Dr D. Dwarakanath Reddy, Dr TV Krishna Rao were also present. (NSS)

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