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CME on HIV updates-2016

Dept of OBG, RRMCH has organised a CME on HIV updates-2016 in collaboration with Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement.

Date: 27/09/2019
Venue: Kadamba Hall, RRMCH College Auditoriuim.
Time: 9:0o am to 4:00 pm.

Chief Guest: Dr.(Flt Lt). M.A. Balasubramanya.
Secretary & Chief Executive Officer, SVYM.


A CME on “HIV –Updates 2016” was conducted on 27/09/16 by the department of OBG in collaboration with Swamy Vivekananda Youth Movement and project Svethana, Saraguru, Mysore. The event was conducted from 9.00am – 5.00pm and had 2 CME credit hour allotted by KMC. It was a brainstorming session with lot of interaction with audience. The topics included Basics of HIV, epidemiology, clinical and lab diagnosis, Anti Retoviral Therapy (ART), Prevention of parent to child transmission of HIV (PPTCT), and Care of HIV positive mothers, HIV and Women, Opportunistic infections and clinical staging, EID and Care of HIV Exposed Child, Experience Sharing by PLHIV on Positive living, HIV –TB, Palliative care in HIV, PEP, Universal work Precaution, Bio medical waste management, IYCF (Infant Young Child Feeding Practices), Relevance of PPP in reaching PPTCT, Goal and Perspective of Health care System in India. Person from PLHIV community also shared his experience with the gathering. Speakers were Recourse persons – well trained and experienced in treating HIV patients from KSAPS and Swamy Vivekananda Hospital, Mysore. Dr. R Nagarathnamma, Professor and HOD –OBG, RRMCH. Dr.Rupakala, Professor of OBG, and Dr. Shashikala, Professor and HOD, Community Medicine participated as speaker and highlighted respectively on PPTCT, PEP and universal precautions and ICTC over view of RRMCH. All Speakers highlighted as the recent NACO guidelines and updated the knowledge on the recent aspects in the management of HIV patient. It was well attended by 300 delegates from all departments that included, faculty, PG’s Interns, Students, Nursing Students and Staff. The CME was a grand success which was appreciated by one and all.

Thanking you,

Dr. R Nagarathnamma
Professor & HOD