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Dr KK Aggarwal
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  Editorial …

3rd June 2012, Sunday

Calcium pills may raise risk of heart attack

People taking calcium supplements had nearly double the risk of heart attack as individuals not taking any dietary supplements. Among 23,980 participants in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC–Heidelberg) study, the hazard ratio for MI in those using calcium supplements, compared with nonusers of supplements, was 1.86 (95% CI 1.17 to 2.96), according to Sabine Rohrmann, MD, of the University of Zurich in Switzerland, and colleagues.

The study, published online in the journal Heart, also suggested that calcium intake from food, previously considered to be beneficial for cardiovascular health, may not make much of a difference after all.

This study suggests that increasing dietary calcium intake from diet might not confer significant cardiovascular benefits, while calcium supplements, which might raise MI risk, should be taken with caution. The increased risk of MI in users of calcium supplements was especially prominent in participants who took only such supplements, not other minerals or vitamins.

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No Tobacco Day 2012

DMA and Heart Care Foundation of India demanded ban on Gutka, Tobacco and Tobacco Products in Delhi on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day.

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    National News

Appeal For All–India Medical Bandh on Monday, June 25, 2012 against NCHRH Bill, Clinical Establishment Act, MCI Dissolution, BRHC Course

  1. Introduction of NCHRH Bill–2011 is going to affect our medical practice as the National Commission for Human Resources in Health (NCHRH) so formed will be a superarching body on all the Councils of medical profession, which clearly means that the powers of Medical Council of India, Dental Council, Pharmacist Council and Nursing Council etc. will be lost and all these would be governed by the proposed Commission, which will be managed by the nominees of the Government and not by elected persons of the medical profession. Action taken by this National Commission will not be challengeable in any Court of Law.
  2. Clinical Establishment Act will not let any doctor with limited resources (single doctor) practice medicine comfortably. Running our clinics in accordance with the provisions of this Act will mean having fully equipped clinics like Nursing Homes etc. and therefore, the cost of treatment or stabilization of any kind of emergencies will increase manifold.
  3. Dissolution of MCI and 3rd consecutive term for its autocratically appointed Board of Governors. Restoration of democratic set up of MCI is very important so that our working and medical education can be controlled by only medical graduates. Any further attempt to take away our autonomy needs to be opposed now with our full might.

The Central Working Committee of IMA discussed all the issues of the medical profession with great concern at its 207th meeting held at Mumbai, Maharashtra on April 22, 2012 and it was decided as follows:

  1. A Protest Dharna of leaders of IMA will be organized at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi on 18–6–2012.
  2. A complete All India Medical Bandh along with a Protest Rally/Dharna in front of the offices of the local authorities related to Health department will be organized by all State/Local Branches of IMA on Monday, the 25th June, 2012.
  3. All State and Local Branches of IMA will submit a letter/memorandum to the political leader/concerned Health Department of their area regarding the above grave issues of concern for the medical profession.

You are requested to kindly:–

  1. Sensitize all your members and the general masses on the gravity of the situation and arrange to organize a complete one–day token protest/Medical Bandh in your area, invite Local Political Leaders of your area on Monday, June 25th, 2012, organize press conferences and circulate hand bills etc on the above said issues.
  2. Submit a letter/memorandum to the Chief Minister/Health Minister/Collector/MP/MLA/Political Leaders/Health officials of your State/Branch apprising them about IMA’s viewpoints on all the above issues. The draft matter for Memorandum and IMA’s view points on the above issues are available on the IMA website – www.ima–india.org

You will kindly agree that if we surrender to assaults on our profession today, the Govt. will come up with many more suppressive moves to demean and harass the medical profession.

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78 pc rise in cancer cases in India by 2030

A study, published in The Lancet Oncology, predicted cancer incidents to rise by 78 per cent among Indian population by 2030. Analysis was drawn by applying human development index (HDI) indicators to a set of data on cancer. "Cancer is set to become a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the coming decades in every region of the world. We aimed to assess the changing patterns of cancer according to varying levels of human development," said the study. International agency for research on cancer (IARC) data, 2008, from 184 countries was used to draw conclusions. The study examined how current and future cancer trends vary between countries based on their levels of development and the HDI. Among the regions with highest HDI, female breast cancer, lung cancer, colorectum cancer, and prostate cancer accounted for half of the overall burden. In regions with medium HDI, oesophagus cancer, stomach cancer, and liver cancer are also common. And together these seven types of cancer comprised 62 per cent of the total cancer burden in areas with medium to very high HDI. If the trends estimated in the study continue, an increase of all cancer cases from 12.7 million cases in 2008 to 22.2 million by 2030 is predicted — 75 per cent rise worldwide. India, with 78 per cent rise, fares worse than the world average. (Source: Deccan Chronicle, Jun 1, 2012)

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    International News

(Contributed by Dr Monica and Brahm Vasudev)

Dry eye disease may respond to new topical treatment

Tofacitinib, a topical ophthalmic Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor, may be effective in patients with dry eye disease (DED), according to a new study. Treatment for 8 weeks resulted in a reduction of cell surface HLA–DR expression, as well as a reduction in tear levels of proinflammatory cytokines and inflammatory markers. Previous studies have implicated the proinflammatory Th1 and Th17 cells in DED pathogenesis. Jing–Feng Huang, PhD, and colleagues at Pfizer Inc, San Diego, California, published the results of the biomarker substudy of a phase1/2 clinical trial online May 18 in Ophthalmology. (Source: Medscape)

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Purine intake linked to recurrent gout attacks

Dietary intake of purine intake, especially from animal, rather than plant, sources, increases the risk for recurrent gout attacks almost 5–fold among patients with gout, according to new research findings. Yuqing Zhang, MD, DSc, from the Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Department of Medicine, Boston University, Massachusetts, and colleagues described their findings in an article published online May 30 in the Annals of Rheumatic Diseases. (Source: Medscape)

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Glucose levels may predict pneumonia death risk

Nondiabetic patients who have acute hyperglycemia on admission for community–acquired pneumonia (CAP) are at significantly elevated risk for death and may benefit from intensified care, according to the results of a large prospective European study. The study was published online May 29 in the British Medical Journal. (Source: Medscape)

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Dietary calcium better than supplements, latest research suggests

Authors of another study suggesting that calcium supplements might increase the risk of MI say people who do need more calcium should first and foremost try to up dietary intake of this mineral (1). Reporting their findings in the June 2012 issue of Heart, Dr Kuanrong Li (German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany) and colleagues conclude that calcium supplements "should be taken with caution." (Source: Medscape)

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    Prayer Meeting

Dr. Vidya Prakash Sood (13/04/1936 – 03/03/2012)

A prayer meeting will be held to pay homage to the departed soul of Dr VP Sood
(Issue Editor – Asian Journal of Ear, Nose and Throat) who passed away peacefully on March 3, 2012 in USA.

Date: Sunday 10th June 2012
Venue: Chinmaya Mission (Auditorium), 89, Lodhi Road, New Delhi.
Time: 11 A.M – 12 Noon

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@DeepakChopra: Fear is the memory of pain. Addiction is the memory of pleasure. Freedom is beyond both.

    Spiritual Update

(Dr KK Aggarwal, Group Editor in Chief, IJCP Group of Publications and eMedinews)

Science of Nirjala Ekadasi

Nirjala Ekadasi is observed the next day after Ganga Dusshera, a 10–day period of self confession to remove the guilt acquired over the last year.

Our mythology says that observing Nirjala Ekadasi fast which falls during the waxing phase (Shukla Paksha) in Jyeshta month has the benefits of observing all the 24 Ekadasis. Nirjala Ekadasi is one of the strictest fast in Hindu religion and also among all Ekadashis.

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    Infertility Update

(Dr Kaberi Banerjee, IVF expert, New Delhi)

What could damage my fallopian tubes?

Infections, abdominal surgery, and other diseases, such as endometriosis, can cause scars to form between the end of the tube and the ovary. The tubes also can become damaged with adhesions or scar tissue inside the tube or can become completely blocked. You can get a tubal infection after your appendix ruptures or bursts. Surgery or endometriosis (lining of the uterus deposited in the lower part of the belly) can also damage your fallopian tubes.

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    Tat Tvam Asi………and the Life Continues……

(Dr N K Bhatia, Medical Director, Mission Jan Jagriti Blood Bank)


Anemia is one of the common health problems, especially amongst the women, in the developing countries. An anemic person has the following symptoms:

  • Tiredness
  • Easy fatigability
  • Generalized muscular weakness
  • Lethargy
  • Headache
  • Looks pale
  • Attacks of faintness
  • Menstrual disturbances
  • Loss of weight and appetite
  • Palpitations
  • Breathlessness
  • Severe anemia leads to heart problems
  • Depression
  • Irritability
  • Listlessness– lassitude and weakness

Iron deficiency is the commonest cause of anemia world over. The other main cause is the deficiency of vitamin B12 and folic acid. Iron obtained from diet replaces the loss of iron from the body. Requirement of iron is 1mg.daily in a normal adult. It increases to 1.5 mg daily in females. Average daily requirement of folic acid or folate is 100–200 micrograms. A minor amount of trace elements like zinc, cobalt, copper and vitamin C etc. is required for proper maturation of the red cells.

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    An Inspirational Story

(Ms Ritu Sinha)

Father’s Gift

A young man was getting ready to graduate from college. For many months he had admired a beautiful sports car in a dealer’s showroom, and knowing his father could well afford it, he told him that was all he wanted. As Graduation Day approached, the young man awaited signs that his father had purchased the car.

Finally, on the morning of his graduation his father called him into his private study. His father told him how proud he was to have such a fine son, and told him how much he loved him. He handed his son a beautiful wrapped gift box.

Curious, but somewhat disappointed the young man opened the box and found a lovely, leather–bound Bible, with the young man’s name embossed in gold. Angrily, he raised his voice to his father and said, "With all your money you give me a Bible?" and stormed out of the house, leaving the Bible.

Many years passed and the young man was very successful in business. He had a beautiful home and wonderful family, but realized his father was very old, and thought perhaps he should go to him. He had not seen him since that graduation day.

Before he could make arrangements, he received a telegram telling him his father had passed away, and willed all of his possessions to his son. He needed to come home immediately and take care of things. When he arrived at his father’s house, sudden sadness and regret filled his heart. He began to search his father’s important papers and saw the still new Bible, just as he had left it years ago. With tears, he opened the Bible and began to turn the pages. His father had carefully underlined a verse, Matt 7:11, "And if ye, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more shall your Heavenly father which is in heaven, give to those who ask Him?"

As he read those words, a car key dropped from the back of the Bible. It had a tag with the dealer’s name, the same dealer who had the sports car he had desired. On the tag was the date of his graduation, and the words…PAID IN FULL.

How many times do we miss God's blessings because they are not packaged as we expected?

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Apixaban cuts stroke risk in all types of AF, Says ARISTOTLE Read More

Aspirin response in PAD predicts long–term risk Read More

FAME II: FFR pinpoints stable cad patients who fare worse with OMT
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Zinc helps fight infant infections Read More

Overweight children at higher risk for liver cancer as adults Read More

Hypothermia cut deaths in infant encephalopathy Read More

    IJCP Special

Dr Good Dr Bad

Situation: A patient was found to have CRP of 0.8 mg/dl.
Dr. Bad: It is normal.
Dr. Good: It may reflect inflammation.
Lesson: Values between 0.3–10 mg/dl may reflect minor degree of inflammation but may also reflect obesity, cigarette smoking, diabetes, uremia, hypertension, low physical activity, hormone replacement therapy, sleep disturbance, chronic fatigue, alcohol consumption, depression, ageing, periodontal disease or other apparently inflammatory states.

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Make Sure

Situation: Sir, he collapsed after sublingual nifedipine was given.
Reaction: Oh, my God! I forgot to check for LVOT obstruction.
Lesson: Make sure that before giving sublingual nifedipine that the patient does not have LVOT obstruction.

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    Rabies Update

(Dr AK Gupta, Author of "RABIES – the worst death")

What are the types of Rabies?

There are mainly two types of rabies.

Two-third of rabies patients suffer from typical furious type of rabies which has three cardinal signs: Fluctuating consciousness, phobic spasms – Aerophobia, Hydrophobia and Photophobia and autonomic dysfunctions like increased salivation, excessive sweating, priapism and pupillary abnormalities.

Remaining patients present with an ascending paralysis or a condition resembling Guillain–Barre Syndrome (Dumb Rabies, rage tranquille). The clinical features are a gradual ascending paralysis, constipation, urinary retention, stupor, coma and death in 1–14 days. Hydrophobia is usually absent in these cases.

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    Legal Question of the day

(Prof. M C Gupta Advocate & Medico–legal Consultant)

Q. Is it a bad policy to allow private medical colleges?


  1. The government, with its budgetary constraints, should concentrate on fulfilling the RTE and 100% literacy, which are gigantic tasks in themselves. It should not subsidize higher education by opening medical and engineering and management colleges where education is given at very low fees chargeable from the students.
  2. There is nothing wrong with private education. There are excellent private teaching institutions in India at both school and college level.
  3. While allowing private colleges, the government must enforce law regarding capitation fee and minimum standards. Charging capitation fee is against law. MCI inspections are meant to enforce standards. It is well known that capitation fee is charged and MCI inspections are a farce. Who is to blame for this? Not the private colleges or the students. The blame lies with the politicians and the government. The politicians, who often are in important positions to influence government decisions, see to it that corrupt practices thrive in medical education so that they may continue to reap the benefits.
  4. Private education should never mean depriving the deserving poor students from pursuing higher education. They must be given adequate free-ships and soft loans etc. I would rather say that education at all levels should be made free for girls. This will go a long way in empowering women which is necessary for reducing crimes against women and for containing population growth.
  5. Most medical education in USA is private. This has not caused standards to fall there. If private education is good in USA, why should it be bad in India?

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    Quote of the Day

(Dr GM Singh)

Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.

    Lab Update

(Dr Navin Dang and Dr Arpan Gandhi)


Amylase (the pancreatic enzyme responsible for digesting carbohydrates) is the most common blood test for acute pancreatitis. It increases from 2 to 12 hours after the beginning of symptoms and peaks at 12 to 72 hours. It may rise to 5 to 10 times the normal level and will usually return to normal within a week. Amylase also may be monitored with chronic pancreatitis; it will often be moderately elevated until the cells that produce it are destroyed.

    Mind Teaser

Read this…………………

A male client has undergone spinal surgery, the nurse should:

a. Observe the client’s bowel movement and voiding patterns
b. Log–roll the client to prone position
c. Assess the client’s feet for sensation and circulation
d. Encourage client to drink plenty of fluids

Yesterday’s Mind Teaser: A recent fitness walk left you breathless, and you’ve been having trouble sleeping. You’ve also been dealing with an upset stomach and occasional dizziness. These could be symptoms of:

A. Depression
B. Heart disease
C. Diabetes
D. High blood pressure
E. All of the above.

Answer for Yesterday’s Mind Teaser: B. Heart disease

Correct answers received from: Dr Shashi Saini, Dr LC Dhoka, Dr Satyanarayana Akupatni, Dr Kanta Jain, Dr RK Sahoo, Dr Chandresh Jardosh, Dr Jainendra Upadhyay, Dr Thakor Hitendrsinh G, Raju Kuppusamy, Dr Avtar Krishan.

Answer for 1st June Mind Teaser: b. Palms of the hand
Correct answers received from: Dr PC Das.

Send your answer to ijcp12@gmail.com

   Laugh a While

(Dr GM Singh)

Little Susie, a six year old, complained: "Mother, I’ve got a stomachache."
"That’s because our stomach is empty", the mother replied. "You would feel better if you had something in it."

That afternoon her daddy came complaining that he had a severe headache all day.
Susie perked up: "That’s because it’s empty", she said. "You’d feel better if you had something in it."

    Medicolegal Update

(Dr Sudhir Gupta, Additional Prof, Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, AIIMS)

Forensic medicolegal examination needs application of medical sciences knowledge, experience of medical practice with exercise of common knowledge, and the comparative information received in discussion with the concerned persons of the case as well as the observations of investigating officer. The main motive is to find out or make nearest approximation of the factual truth by way of medical examination for the furthering and administration of justice for legal system of land.

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    Public Forum

(Press Release for use by the newspapers)

Plate your food now

A ‘Food Plate’ symbol has replaced the traditionally recommended ‘Food Pyramid’ of the USFDA. Elaborating on this, Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India said that these guidelines break down a healthy diet into 4 main quadrants on a plate: red for fruits, green for vegetables, orange for grains and purple for protein. A small blue circle attached to the plate signifies dairy products.

Fruits and vegetables occupy half of the plate space, with the vegetable portion being a little bigger than the fruit section. Eating more fruits and vegetables means consumption of fewer calories on the whole, which helps to maintain a healthy body weight. Fruits and vegetables are also a rich source of fiber along with vitamins and minerals.

The other half is divided between grains and proteins. Grains, with emphasis on whole grains make up one quarter of the plate. Protein is a smaller quarter of the plate. The recommendation is to aim to eat different kinds of protein in every meal.

In a major shift from the food pyramid, the Plate does not mention the number of servings for any food group or portion size. Nor does it mention fats and oils.

Remember the following tips for a healthy meal:

  • Eat less and enjoy your food by eating slowly
  • Fill half your plate with fruit and vegetables.
  • Avoid oversized portions which can cause weight gain.
  • At least half of your grains should be whole grains.
  • Reduce intake of foods high in solid fats and/or added sugar.
  • Use fat–free or low fat milk and/or dairy products.
  • Drink plenty of water. Avoid sugary drinks.
  • Avoid foods that have high sodium levels such as snacks, processed foods.
  • Above all, balance your food choices with your activity level.
    Readers Responses
  • Dear Dr. Aggarwal, The portion of ‘Satyamev Jayate’ dealing with doctors is very well written. It should be made more aggressive and needs a nation–wide circulation, both in media and TV discussion which I am sure you can achieve. The whole message should also be sent to Aamir Khan. Let this issue not die a natural death. Dr. Parashar.
  • Dear Dr. Atul Agarwal, I read your article in emedinews. Very well written. I agree. There are black sheep in every profession so why target the doctors who are the least paid and least protected and most needed professionals. We also need to clean our fraternity and if we decide we can do it. Regarding social service – if doctors do – it is their duty and if actors do – they are made Gods by the media. Very sorry state of affairs. "Doctor Bhagwan ka roop hota hai, Satyamev Jayate ne use shaitan project kar diya". Very very sad. Dr. Sushma Chawla.
  • Please see details of one of the cases discussed in the show; the other side of the story. I have hidden the details of the doctor. The complainant (Mr. Rai) has provided false information and also withheld crucial information, which may have made Aamir Khan believe the fabricated story of Pankaj Rai.
    • Mr. Rai never informed Aamir Khan that Mrs. Seema Rai was registered for a cadaver transplantation more than one year prior to surgery. The call on the night of admission was made because a cadaver donor had become available. Cadaver transplantation has to be done emergently; otherwise the organ(s) will decay and become useless. That is why the patient was admitted on the night of May 1, 2010. The patient and her family were all informed about risks and benefits of transplantation for more than 2 years (since June 2008).
    • Mr. Rai, Mrs. Rai and Abha Rai were all again counseled for more than 1 hour on the night of admission about kidney and pancreas transplantation. Subsequently they also discussed with their relative in New York. Then on the night of 1st May itself Mr. Rai personally informed the doctors to proceed with kidney + pancreas transplantation. The Informed Consent form was signed on the night of 1st May itself and handed over to the ward doctor.
    • The Karnataka Medical Council as well as the National Law School of India have investigated the Informed Consent issue and clearly stated that Informed Consent was indeed taken prior to surgery. In fact, if the Informed Consent was not given on the night of 1st May, the organ would have been allocated to the next patient on the waiting list for cadaver transplantation who was already admitted to another Hospital. (Whenever a cadaver donor is available, several patients on the waiting list such as Seema Rai are called and advised to get admitted.)
    • Mr. Rai never asked anybody in the Hospital to stop the surgery at any time. He was plainly lying when he made a statement to that effect to Aamir Khan. On the contrary, during the entire hospitalization, Mr. Rai was praising the doctors for their hard work in trying to save his wife.
    • The patient did not receive 119 units of blood, i.e., 60 liters of blood. She received 33 units of blood over 4 days which is about 10 liters since she had developed a massive bleeding condition called Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC). She also received platelets, FFP and other blood products to correct DIC.
    • The surgeon is definitely qualified to conduct pancreatic transplantation as well as kidney transplantation. He is trained at the world famous Hospitals in the United States where he had conducted numerous multi–organ transplantation surgeries.
    • The Hospital was registered for multi–organ transplantation. There was a clerical error in the Certificate which was acknowledged by the Health Department. The Health Department have clearly stated in their report that registration for liver includes pancreas as well (since the skill required for transplantation of both these organs is one and the same).
    • Mr. Rai also withheld from Aamir Khan that the Karnataka Medical Council has thoroughly investigated the case and found no evidence of any negligence on the part of the doctors.
    • I am sure Mr. Rai has used his theatrical skills to convince Aamir Khan and his team about his false allegations. I am also confident that Aamir Khan will realize the lapse his research team has done once all the facts are provided to him.

      Dr. Sanjeev Gupta MD, DNB, MNAMS, Professor of Dermatology.
  • Dear Sir, who will keep watch on spurious generic medicines, there are huge number of pharma companies spread all over India, as there is no any control on drug prices by Govt, nor on these pharma companies. The shop owner will dispense a most profitable drug and not a generic drug of standard company. In such situation, the patient will deteriorate due to inadequate, substandard doses. Considering this fact we in Arvi Dist Wardha, Maharashtra have launched a scheme of cost effective medicines called as NIRAMAYA. Enlisting a cheap standard brands from Standard pharma companies which will deliver an adequate doses and patient will be benefited. Dr Arun Pawade, MD (Medicine), Past President IMA MS
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Dr K K Aggarwal

4th Asia Pacific Vascular Intervention Course (APVIC–IV)

Date: June 8–10–2012

THE OBEROI, Dr. Zakir Hussain Marg, New Delhi
In association with ‘International Society of Endovascular Specialists’ ‘Vascular Society of India’ ‘Society of Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions’


All are cordially invited for the 2nd National Conference of IYCF Chapter of IAP. This conference is organized by: IYCF Chapter, MOH&FW GOI, MOWCD GOI, WHO, UNICEF, IMLEA, SDHE Trust.
The theme of the conference is: "Proper Nutrition: Defeat Malnutrition – Investing in the Future"
Venue: India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110 003.
Date: 5th Aug 2012
For further details contact:
Conference Secretariat: Dr. Balraj Yadav, E–Mail: drbalraj@ymail.com, drvisheshkumar@gmail.com,
Ph: +91.124.2223836, Mobile: +91.9811108230

Dil Ka Darbar

September 23, 2012 at 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tal Katora Indoor Stadium, Connaught Place, New Delhi, 110001

A non stop question answer session between all the top cardiologists of the NCR region and the mass public. Event will be promoted through hoardings, our publications and the press. Public health discussions

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