Paediatricians meet in city on Nov.1 & 2

Karnataka Pedicon-2008, a two-day conference of about 500 Paediatricians from all over the country, organised under the joint auspices of JSS Medical College, Mysore Medical College and Research Institute (MMC&RI) and Indian Academy of Paediatrics (Mysore District) will be held on Nov. 1 and 2 at the Platinum Jubilee Hall in J.K.Grounds here.

Announcing this at a press meet yesterday at Pathrakartara Bhavan here, IAP State President Dr. U.G.Shenoy said that the theme of the conference will be 'Care, not just cure for better child survival.' It would feature workshops, lectures and create an awareness among the people on child care, he explained.

The event would be inaugurated on Nov.1 at 4 pm by Suttur Seer Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Swamiji. Dr. R.K. Agarwal, IAP National President, will be the chief guest. JSS University Vice-Chancellor Dr. B. Suresh, JSS Medical College Principal Dr. K. Raghothama Rao, MMC&RI Director Dr. G.Venkatesh, JSS Mahavidyapeetha Executive Secretary B.N. Betkerur and Director Dr. M. Anantharaju will participate, he said.

Dr. Narayanappa, Organising Chairman, Karnataka Pedicon-08 and Secretary Dr. S.N. Prashanth were present at the press meet.