Srinagar, May 15: With an aim to take radiology to every nook and corner of the country, the Indian Radiological & Imaging Association (IRIA) in association with YUWA IRIA organized a conference on Remote Radiology program—an Expedition to Kashmir, a high-powered CME here at Srinagar.
The Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad was the Chief Guest on the occasion.
The programme was participated by Coordinator, Remote Radiology CME, Dr Imran Nazir Salroo, President, IRIA, Dr Umesh Krishnamurthy, Principal SKIMS Medical College, Dr Irfan Rabani, Associate Professor, Head, Department of Radiology, SKIMS Medical College, Dr Muhammad Farooq Mir, noted Radiologists from all over the country and other prominent health functionaries.
Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner congratulated the organizers for organising such a programme after many years in Srinagar and hoped that the conference will meet the expectations of all the delegates and prove an excellent learning experience for all the participants and the people of Kashmir as well.
The DC further hoped that the programme would provide a platform for the medical practitioners to look into certain issues with greater concern and prove beneficial for the patients.
The DC also said that this CME will greatly benefit the people of Jammu and Kashmir region. He said that Radiology in India has evolved with a large number of medical practitioners including Radiologists proving their mettle in the field and doing ground-breaking research. Postgraduate diplomas and degrees were started gradually in all the Medical Colleges which has helped the practitioners to divulge deeper into the research part.
During the event, Radiologists including Dr Amarnath C, Dr Rijo, Dr BM Maheesha, Dr Pankaj Sharma, Dr Gaurang Raval and Dr Imran Salroo also delivered special presentations on different burning issues on the topic.
Dr Salroo, who is an International Radiologist at SKIMS Medical College, Srinagar also spoke on the occasion and highlighted various aspects related to Remote Radiology.
The CME was supported by the SKIMS Medical College. Principal SKIMS Medical College, Srinagar.
Dr Irfan Rabani wished his best to the organizers, hoping that the programme would provide a platform for the medical practitioners to look into certain issues with greater concern.
Associate Professor, Head, Department of Radiology, SKIMS Medical College, Dr Muhammad Farooq Mir, wished the best to the organizers.