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Guest lecture on Advances in HCV Diagnosis and Management

Date : Nov 7, 2018

Father Muller Medical College and the IPAQT initiative under Clinton Health access initiative (CHAI) organized a guest lecture on key issues in HCV diagnosis and management, “Advances in HCV Diagnosis and Management” in the AV Hall, Knowledge Centre.

The lecture was aimed to discuss the availability and usage of the latest WHO-endorsed tests in the diagnosis and advances in treatment

 The programme commenced by an invocation followed by lamp lighting by the dignitaries.

Mr Rohith Chandrashekar, Manager-Lab Operations-South India, Clinton Health Access Initiative, William J Clinton Foundation, and Dr Anup Kumar Shetty,Associate Professor, FMMC introduced the resource persons.

Dr Jayaprakash Alva, Dean, FMMC congratulated the department for taking the initiative in organizing the guest lecture. And said it would be very beneficial in getting a better view of the problems encountered and also would be of immense help to the clinicians in solving problems related to HCV diagnosis and management.

Dr Rattan Icchpujani, Senior Microbiologist and Dr Shivaprasad B, Medical Gastroenterologist, AJ hospital, Mangalore, were the resource persons for the programme.