REPORT ON SEMINAR ON CHILD HEALTH
Venue: ICH Auditorium, Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Egmore
No. of Participants: 43
Dignitaries on the Dias:
- Ms. Shiho Bamba, Consul, The Consulate General of Japan
- Mr.Toru Umaechi, Senior Representative, JICA India Office.
- Mrs. Pooja Kulkarni, IAS, Chairperson, JAAI (Southern Chapter)
- Mr. T.P.S Oberoi, Vice President, JAAI
- Dr.Arasar Seeralar, Director & Superintendent, ICH
The registration for seminar programme started around 10.00 am at the front desk followed by the Welcome address that was delivered by Sh T.P.S.Oberoi, Vice President, JAAI. He spoke about the activities that are being carried out by JAAI in other regions.
Smt Pooja Kulkarni, Chairperson, JAAI Regional Chapter (Southern) delivered the Inaugural address. Mr.Toru Uemachi,Senior Representative, JICA India Office discussed about the projects and activities carried out by JICA.
There was a tea break for 15 minutes.
After the break Dr.Mangalabharathi, Associate Professor, Dept. of Neonatology handled a 45 minutes session on Neonatal care – Nature Vs Nurture. The session was very interactive and informative. The speaker made the presentation in such a way that even a non medical person could understand and follow the concepts so well.
Followed by Dr. D.Murali, Sr.Professor, ICH handled a session on performance and facilities provided by of JICA OPD block and Emergency Services at ICH. He guided the participants through the facilities that are available in the OPD block and its functioning. He also shared his hands on experiences that he had in training programme at Japan.
Finally vote of thanks was delivered by Ms. M. Divyasri, Secretary, JAAI, Southern Chapter.