27-MAR-2019: Advance Course on Interventional Pulmonology concludes
Aligarh, March 27: Dr Shivangi and Dr Shehzad shared the first position, while Dr Sadaf and Dr Shamshad were second and third respectively in the Advance Course on Interventional Pulmonology organised by the department of tuberculosis and respiratory diseases, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in collaboration with Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN).
Distributing the certificates to the toppers of the course during the valedictory function, AMU Pro Vice Chancellor, Prof M H Beg said that it is imperative to train the next generation of leaders in interventional pulmonology (IP) techniques and bronchoscopy, which are allowing specialists to accurately diagnose and stage lung cancer and provide less-invasive therapeutic and palliative procedures.
He added that these courses will hone skills of pulmonologists, which they can apply in their medical practice.
Dr Jamalul Azizi Abdul Rahaman (National Head, Pulmonology Services, Ministry of Health, Malaysia) said that he is very impressed with IP techniques used for therapeutic purposes in India and how these techniques are revolutionizing the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer.
Delivering the welcome address, Course Co-Coordinator, Prof Mohammad Shameem (Chairperson, department of tuberculosis and respiratory diseases) said that the course provided the participants with a high-level overview of topics within the field and a platform to interact with current interventional fellows, expert faculty and practicing physicians.
It is for the first time that through this workshop, hands on training on new techniques such as bronchial thermoplasty, argon plasma coagulation, cryobiopsy, flexible and rigid thoracoscopy and thoracic USG were provided, Prof Shameem added.
Dr Nafis A Khan presented the report of the course, while Dr Ummul Baneen proposed the vote of thanks.
Dr Maqsoomi conducted the programme.
Certificates were also distributed to all the participants of the course.
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Related PicturesAMU PVC Prof M H Beg addressing at the concluding ceremony of the Advance Course on Interventional Pulmonology
AMU PVC Prof M H Beg with Prof M Shameem and Dr Jamalul Azizi Abdul Rahaman