Report on Woman Doctor Association Tamilnadu Annual Conference 2019 15th September 2019 at The Checkers Hotel, Saidapet Chennai

Woman Doctor Association Tamilnadu Annual Conference 2019 15th September 2019   at The Checkers Hotel, Saidapet Chennai

A well attended meeting this year, which was called to order by the secretary

A wide range of topics were covered

Dr.Ranita Lourdhurajan – spoke on skin care and changes under the title  “Aging gracefully – role of a dermatologist

Dr Seetha V – elaborated the impact of “Developmental delays in childhood & its impact

Dr Nappinai Seran beautifully sewed her lecture around women’s  psychological status  “Living in compromise – a psychological compromise women make and impact on her health

Dr Sabitha.V enumerated the present issues troubling society “To sleep or To Tweet inbed social media a public health concern

Dr.Vijaylakshmi Balakrishnan – enlightened the audience with the evolving immunisation practise “Newer vaccines in practise

Dr Muthuchitra exchanged views another current day issue of ”Obstructive Sleep apnoea

A very enlightening panel discussion  on “Life Style Diseases-a burden “                      moderated by Dr Nandita Thakkar which encompassed a  spectrum of panelists – 

  • Dr.Meenakshi Bajaj (Dietician )
  • Dr.Ambika.R (Yoga and naturopathy)
  • Dr.Neha Shah(Bariatric surgeon)
  • Dr.SripriyaHaridoss  (physician) 

Workshop- in collaboration with Society of Emergency Medicine of India (SEMI)

Dr S Saravana kumar and Dr Syed Adil  were moderators of the workshop

Common emergencies and Basic life support” Airway obstruction,   Basic life supports, Anaphylaxis management, Acute onset altered sensorium management, Cardiac arrest rhythm identification and defibrillation , Open session on management of common emergencies.

Free paper presentations were done by students, teaching faculty and practioners . Our judges were faculty from teaching hospitals – 

Dr UmaDevi, Dr Sripriya Haridoss and Dr A R Malathy  Prizes were distributed to the winners

  • Remission Of Diabetes Through A Remotely Managed 100 Day Gamified lifestyle Modification Approach – Ayesha Fathima         
  • Mixed connective disorder –  Divya Prabha
  • Plant brainstem – Priyanka.P.S
  • Neuromyelitis optica and pregnancy -Case report  Sahana.S 
  • Crippling Paralysis-Serpentine Stripe In Spinal Cord-Devices Disease – Saisindhusingh
  • Mysterous veins-Miscellaneous Webs. –  Sarika
  • Wonder world of millets-An ancient nutrient – Dr Sudharani Micheal
  • Spinomuscular Atrophy And Seizure -A Rare Entity – VibujaElangovan
  • A study  on knowledge and attitude about organ donation among medical students  in private medical college – DR Vidhya.M
  • Vaccine Hesitancy Study – Sahan,  Dr Vijayalakshmi Balakrishnan
  • Alzheimer Disease – Alekya

Lighting of the lamp and the invocation song marked the beginning of the formal inauguration of the conference.

Welcome address by the president Dr M L Shyamla

The  association has 2 endowments which are given to the recipients on this occasion

Ms Malathi  Endowment  :

The recipient of this award Ms.Neeraja Mallik

  “Not A Survivor, But A Conqueror”  has been her motto to embrace life with love , positivity and  laughter.  Her pivotal role of being an “INSPIRER” in the support group of cancer patients has brought a new outlook to all  those who have connected with her.

Mr Kasirajan Endowment and oration:

The recipient this year was Dr Sathya Jegananthan MD, MPH.  To a unique person with humane qualities Her innovative skill and knowledge,  to utilise the material available has revolutionised, the definition of newborn care in a low resource setting . Her dedication and commitment in the field of Neonatology is highly appreciated and she has set a unique  platform for many to improve and take her ideas forward.

At the general body meeting, suggestion were invited from the members.

Elections held and the new team was formed for the next 2 years

President Dr.ML Shyamala 
Vice –President Dr.N.Nilambikai
Secretary Dr.Nandita Thakkar
Joint Secretary Dr. S.Swayam Jothi
Treasurer Dr.M.Maheswari
EC Members Dr.R.Ranjana Kumari,  
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