GUWAHATI, April 29 � The GNRC Hospitals conducted a Continuing Medical Education (CME) programme on �Cardiac Sciences and Neuropsychiatry� at its Dispur unit today.
According to recent studies, 45 million people in India suffer from coronary artery disease (CAD). Moreover, every year, 16,43,300 people are affected by CAD in Assam. Keeping in view this disturbing development, the CME was aimed at discussing various facets of preventive aspects of such diseases and their treatment.
More than 100 doctors, aspiring to enhance the healthcare delivery system, attended the event.
The speakers for the event were Prof (Dr) Arup Dasbiswas, retired professor and head of the Department of Cardiology of NRS Medical College, Kolkata; Dr Saptarshi Roy, cardiac surgeon at BP Poddar Hospital, Kolkata; and Dr Uday Choudhury, senior consultant psychiatrist of Kolkata.
Dr Arup Dasbiswas deliberated on the recent updates on sudden heart attack, while Dr Saptarshi Roy spoke on Minimal Invasive Cardiac Surgery. The concluding lecture was delivered by Dr Uday Choudhury on the topic, �Interface between Psychiatry and Cardiology � A clinical Perspective.�
Speaking on the occasion, Dr NC Borah, chairman-cum-managing director, GNRC Hospitals, expressed his gratitude to Prof (Dr) Arup Dasbiswas, Dr Saptarshi Roy and Dr Uday Choudhury for sharing their knowledge about recent updates in their respective areas of expertise.
Dr Borah said that as a medical professional, one needs continuous information about the recent developments in the field of medical science not only to educate oneself but also to keep abreast of the latest trends, which translates into better patient care in the long run.
The main objective of the programme is to educate and update the professional colleagues on the recent advancements in the medical field and to propagate the principle of the GNRC Hospitals which is �Health for All and Smiles for All,� he added.