Patiala: Fellowships are being awarded to Dr. Gurpal Singh Sachdeva, Assistant Professor in Medicine, and Dr Harshindar Kaur, Assistant Professor in Paediatrics at the Government Medical College, Patiala for their outstanding work and research in the field of female foeticide prevention.The fellowships are being granted by the International Medical Science Academy, which is an associate member of the Council for International Organisation of Medical Sciences, Geneva, and partner of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow, UK.
The two doctors will be presenting a scientific paper drawing attention to a congenital defect in a five year old girl child, which is to be a unique presentation, as it is the first case report of its kind that highlights a rare congenital defect in blood supply to the brain. Such cases open up research possibilities and throw light on new facets of congenital defects. The case to be presented jointly by Dr Harshindar Kaur and Dr Gurpal Singh brings forth the catastrophic damage that can be caused to the developing fetus when exposed to terratogens, which can be taken by the mother inadvertently
Being held in Mauritius, between October 6 and 8, in collaboration with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, UK, and Mayo Clinic, US, the conference will have eminent physicians from around the world participating in the plenary sessions. It is expected to have 200 participants attending it.
New aspects of Diabetes Mellitus management, as well as, other lifestyle diseases will form an integral part of the conference. The role of nutrition in disease prevention will also be discussed.
Professionals and medical students from various universities and countries will be part of the scientific deliberations.