CME Programme on HIV AIDS Concluded

KMCT Medical College’s Department of Dermatology organized a CME programme on “HIV AIDS”. More than 100 delegates from different parts of the state took part in the programme.

Dr. Navas K. M. [CEO & Executive trustee] inaugurated the programme at I.M.A. hall on 17th Feb [Sunday]. Dr Lakshmi V. Nair [Professor – Dept. of Dermatology, KMCT Medical College] welcomed the audience. Dr. Lathi Nair [Principal- KMCT Medical College] presided over the function. Dr K Pavithran [Former HoD- Dept. of Dermatology- GMC Calicut] was the guest of honour at the function.

Dr Balraj [Vice Principal – KMCT Medical College] delivered the felicitation speech. Dr. Najeeba Riyaz [Professor and HoD- Dermatology Dept. KMCT Medical College] and Mr. Ramees [Chief Operating Officer – KMCT Medical College Hospital] also spoke. The CME saw expert sessions on different topics. Well-known doctors and top dermatologists led the sessions.

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

A speech on “Laboratory Diagnosis” was delivered by Dr Lathi Nair [Principal-KMCT Medical College]. Dr Riyaz A [Professor- Paediatrics Dept, Kannur Medical College] spoke on the topic ““Paediatric HIV Infection””.

A session on” HIV Dermatoses” was led by Dr Najeeba Riyaz [Professor and HoD- Dermatology Dept. KMCT Medical College]. A session on “Mother to Child Transmission of HIV” was given by Dr P.K. Sekharan [Former Professor and HoD- GMC Calicut]

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

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

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