Jammu Tawi, April 22
The annual conference of North West Chapter of Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists (IAPM), PATHCON-2017 is being organized by the Department of Pathology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Jammu from today. This event will focus on recent advances in the field of Histopathology, Hematology, Cytology and Clinical Pathology. In her welcome address, Dr Jyotsna Suri, Organising Secretary welcomed the chief guest Minister of State for Health and Medical Education, AsiyaNaqash and delegates from different states of the country. Dr K K Koul, Organizing chairperson, Professor and Head, Department of Pathology, GMC, Jammu thanked Minister for supporting and encouraging faculty to organize such events in line with MCI, New Delhi requirements. Guest of honour, Principal and Dean, GMC Jammu, Professor Sunanda Raina congratulated the organizers and impressed upon the need of such initiative for the benefit of faculty and students. Dr R K Vasishta, president of IAPM, gave presidential address and spoke on the role of IAPM to network and disseminates recent advances in Pathology. The occasion was graced Director Principal ASCOMS, Dr. Pawan Malhotra; Medical Superintendent GMCH, Dr. Romesh Gupta; Medical Superintendent- CDH, Dr. Yash Pal Bhagat;Medical Superintendent SMGS,- Dr. Dara Singh; Medical Superintendent Dental Hosptal, Dr. SunitaPuri and distinguished guests from Directorate of Health Services, ASCOMS Hospital and GMC & Associated Hospitals, Jammu and Kashmir.
Head of the Departments from GMC & ASCOMS, eminent guest speakers and around 500 delegates from all over India and faculty members from GMC & ASCOMS formed an impressive audience.