As a part of medical education, the postgraduate Department of Paediatrics, Government Medical College, Srinagar Tuesday organised one day Continuous Medical Education (CME) on management of childhood asthma at GB Pant Children Hospital, Srinagar.
A statement from the authorities said the program was inaugurated by the Principal/Dean Government Medical College, Srinagar, Dr Parvaiz Ahmad Shah at the hospital’s auditorium.
“The program saw huge participation of paediatricians across hospitals and medical colleges across Kashmir,” the statement said.
Professor and Head Department of Paediatrics, Dr Muzaffar A Jan said the CME was aimed to share expertise of specialists, so that doctors are exposed to latest advancements on the subject.
“It would help in improving patient care services and would help postgraduate students of the department to earn four- credit points as part of academics from State Medical Faculty,” he said.
Medical Superintendent GB Pant Hospital, Dr Kanwaljeet Singh welcomed the participants and hailed the efforts of the department for organising such programs.
Singh assured full administrative support to the faculty in delivering healthcare services at the lone tertiary care paediatric hospital in the valley.
The program was attended by faculty members of GMC Srinagar, Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura, GMC Baramulla and Anantnag and doctors from peripheral hospitals across Kashmir.
The participants said the CME would go a long way in improving the healthcare especially paediatrics.
The participants including specialists thronged light on Management of Childhood Asthma and other vital areas of paediatrics.
The CME included hands on workshop on management of childhood asthma.
The program ended with a certificate distribution ceremony and vote of thanks
The CME was coordinated by senior doctors of the hospital, Dr Abdus Sami and Dr Umar Amin.