TheÂ AnnualÂ dayÂ ofÂ NephrologyÂ SocietyÂ Nagpur wasÂ celebratedÂ onÂ Sunday, atÂ Hotel CentreÂ Point, Nagpur. This was an extendedÂ celebration ofÂ â€œWorldÂ KidneyÂ Dayâ€, whichÂ fallsÂ on secondÂ ThursdayÂ ofÂ MarchÂ everyÂ year.
Member of Parliament, Padmashri Dr Vikas Mahatme, was the chief guest, whereas, MLA Dr Milind Mane and renowned Nephrologist, from Mumbai, Dr Kumud Mehta were the guests of honour. The programÂ started Â withÂ a welcome speechÂ of Â PresidentÂ NephrologyÂ Society Nagpur, Dr Sameer Chaubey .
AÂ book, entitled, â€œEssentialsÂ ofÂ EvidenceÂ BasedÂ Medicine, principlesÂ andÂ practiceâ€, pennedÂ byÂ Dr. V.L. Gupta , an eminentÂ NephrologistÂ fromÂ NagpurÂ was released atÂ handsÂ ofÂ chiefÂ guest, Dr. MahatmeÂ . Dr Mahatme emphasizedÂ the need ofÂ practiceÂ of evidence basedÂ medicine byÂ givingÂ interestingÂ examples,Â andÂ appreciated theÂ effortsÂ ofÂ author,Â Dr. V.L. Gupta.
AnÂ interactiveÂ websiteÂ ofÂ NagpurÂ Nephrology SocietyÂ wasÂ launchedÂ atÂ handsÂ of the chief guest, Dr Milind Mane. Dr. Mane in his speech, appreciatedÂ the Â progressÂ andÂ the developmentsÂ inÂ health care scenario, andÂ emphasizedÂ to doÂ moreÂ toÂ improveÂ healthÂ careÂ delivery.
PrestigiousÂ Dr B. S. Chaubey, oration wasÂ deliveredÂ by,Â Dr. KumudÂ MehtaÂ fromÂ Mumbai. TheÂ topic was, â€œ TransitionÂ ofÂ KidneyÂ diseasesÂ fromÂ childhoodÂ toÂ adulthoodâ€.
Eminent Nephrologist from Nagpur, Dr. D.S. Ookalkar wasÂ felicitated with Â Dr H R SalkarÂ ProfessionalÂ ExcellenceÂ Award.Â Â HeÂ talkedÂ on,Â â€œKidneyÂ Health forÂ Allâ€.
There wasÂ guestÂ lecture, byÂ Dr.ValentineÂ LoboÂ fromÂ PuneÂ onÂ â€œSpectrumÂ ofÂ HUSâ€,Â followedÂ byÂ lecturesÂ on, â€œEvidenceÂ basedÂ MedicineÂ inÂ todayâ€™sÂ eraâ€,Â byÂ Dr. V.L. Gupta, andÂ UTIÂ inÂ paediatricÂ Â populationÂ byÂ Dr S Achanta.
VoteÂ ofÂ thanks was Â proposedÂ by SecretaryÂ Nagpur NephrologyÂ Society, Dr. ManishÂ Balwani, Dr.Rajshree Yadav, andÂ Â Dr. VishalÂ RamtakeÂ comparedÂ the program.
AboutÂ 200 copiesÂ ofÂ the releasedÂ bookÂ wereÂ distributedÂ toÂ delegatesÂ whoÂ attended the program.
ThisÂ bookÂ is not for sale, andÂ free copyÂ can beÂ obtainedÂ on requestÂ fromÂ author.