29-APR-2015: Dr Mohd Faizan, Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, JN Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University recently received the second best prize for one of his papers presented at the 'National Clubfoot Conference,' GB Pant Hospital, New Delhi.
Dr Faizan had presented two papers at the conference including the winning paper entitled 'Comparison of Accelerated and Standard Ponseti methods in clubfoot management,' for which he received Rs 3000 as prize money.
Renowned international faculties and pioneers in Ponseti technique of Clubfoot management shared their experiences during the conference. The event witnessed participation and presentation of papers from all over the country. The participants in the conference included Prof M Zahid and Prof M Abbas.
It is pertinent that JNMC's Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in collaboration with Cure India conducts a weekly clubfoot clinic. Conducted by Prof Mazhar Abbas and Dr Latif Zafar Jilani, the clinic attends on an average of 40 patients every Thursday in OPD 19 of the JNMC.
The principal of JNMC and CMS, Prof Tariq Mansoor has extended his full cooperation to the clinic and hospital for providing free plaster to poor and needy patients. Post correction brace is provided free of cost to all the patients by Cure India foundation.