Annual Homoeopathic Conference - Ventura '17
Father Muller Homoeopathic Medical College organized the 22nd Annual National Homeopathic Conference Ventura'17, new avenues in Homoeopathy on the 6th and 7th of October 2017 at the Father Muller Convention Centre Hall, Kankanady.
The inaugural programme began at 9.30am with the traditional Arthi welcome. The Chief Guest of the programme was Shri. Prof. K. UmamaheshwarRao, Director of National Institute of Technology, Suratkal. Dr. Shrikanth B. Konkani M.D.(Hom), Principal, Bharatesh Homoeopathic Medical College, Belagavi, and also a member of Central Council Homoeopathy, New Delhi, was the Guest of Honour. Rev. Fr. Richard A. Coelho, Director of Father Muller Charitable Institution, presided over the function.
The Programme began with a prayer song. Dr Shivaprasad K, Principal, Father Muller Homoeopathic Medical College gave the welcome address followed by lighting the lamp.
The Chief Guest spoke on his experiences with Homoeopathy as a child and later at his workplace at IIT, Kharagpur. He urged the young doctors to do research and enlighten the world on how Homoeopathy works.
The Guest of Honor in his speech, assured the audience, Homoeopathy too is evolving with the changing times. Both the Guests were presented with mementos and Dr Konkani was felicitated.
The Director of FMCI gave his presidential address.
The Souvenir of the conference was released by the Chief Guest and Guest of Honor. The programme ended with the Institution anthem.
The Administrators and Principals of Father Muller Charitable Institutions were all present.
In keeping with the high reputation and name of the College, high profile speakers of international fame were invited to speak on the latest cutting edge research topics like Nano science, New Drug Research in Homoeopathy, Bach Flower Remedies and Autism.
Dr. E.S Rajendran MD(Hom), PhD, Director of Vinayaka Mission Homoeopathic Medical College, Salem spoke on the topic 'Homoeopathy Proved as Material Science, and Nano Medicine'. Dr Rajesh Shah, MD(Hom), Director of Life Force Homoeopathy, Mumbai, deliberated on 'New Drug Research in Homoeopathy'. Dr. A.N Sundaresh, MD(Hom), Consultant Homoeopath, Surabhi Homoeopathic Healing Center, Davangere spoke on the topic 'Implications of Bach Flower Remedies to Homoeopathic System of Medicine' and Dr R Vijayanand, MD(Hom), MSc, MPhil (Psych), Professor, Shri Sai Ram Homoeopathic Medical College, Chennai presented 'New Dimensions of Treatment for Autism in Homoeopathy'.
The conference also included open forum session and short paper presentations
The Alumni meet was held at the end of the 2nd day and a banquet was arranged for the induction of interns into the alumni and the election of new alumni association office bearers took place.