CME Programme on H.I.V. AIDS at IMA Hall, Calicut

A continuing medical education (C.M.E.) programme on “HIV AIDS” is to be hosted by Department of Dermatology- KMCT Medical College Hospital, Manassery at IMA hall on 17th Feb [Sunday].

Dr. Navas K M [CEO & Executive trustee] will inaugurate the programme. Dr Lathi Nair [Principal-KMCT Medical College] will preside over the function. Dr Lakshmi V. Nair [Professor – Dept. of Dermatology, KMCT Medical College], Dr. Najeeba Riyaz [Professor and HoD- Dermatology Dept. KMCT Medical College] and Mr. Ramees [Chief Operating Officer – KMCT Medical College Hospital] will also address the audience.

Dr P Sugathan [Former HoD- Dept. of Dermatology- GMC Calicut] and Dr K Pavithran [Former HoD- Dept. of Dermatology- GMC Calicut] will be the guests of honour at the function. Dr Balraj [Vice Principal – KMCT Medical College] will deliver the felicitation speech.

Students, dermatologists, Clinicians, postgraduate students and house surgeons from across the State are expected to attend the event. Special classes have been arranged on different topics in Dermatology.

A speech on” AIDS- An Overview will be delivered by Dr. Susna S.S.[Asst. professor- Dept. of Dermatology- KMCT Medical College]. A talk on the topic “Acute HIV illness- Differential Diagnosis “will be given by Dr. Aishwaria Suresh [Senior Resident – Dept. of Dermatology].

Dr Lathi Nair [Principal-KMCT Medical College] will speak on the topic “Laboratory Diagnosis”. Dr Riyaz A [Professor- Paediatrics Dept, Kannur Medical College] will address on the topic “Paediatric HIV Infection”.

A speech on” HIV Dermatoses” will be delivered by Dr Najeeba Riyaz [Professor and HoD- Dermatology Dept. KMCT Medical College]. Dr P.K. Sekharan [Former Professor and HoD- GMC Calicut] will speak on the topic “Mother to Child Transmission of HIV”.

Dr Sajith Kumar R.[ Prof. and HoD- Infectious Diseases ,GMC Kottayam] will give sessions on the topics “Treatment of HIV Infection” and “Liver and HIV” . A talk on “Case studies” will be given by Dr Sheela Mathew [Addl. Professor- Infectious Diseases – Govt. medical college Calicut].

Dr Ajith Kumar K.[Professor- Dept of Dermatology GMC Thrissur] will deliver a speech on “ Living with HIV- Changing perspective “. Dr Anirudh V Mutalik [Asst. Professor- Preventive Medicine, KMCT Medical College] will speak on the topic” Advances in HIV prevention “.

A speech on” HIV & STI” will be delivered by Dr Saritha S [Associate Professor – Dept. of Dermatology, Calicut Medical College]. The continuing medical education will conclude with the panel discussion.