The Telangana Government is committed to offer Medical Services on par with the Private Hospitals, said Dr. Laxma Reddy, Minister of Health. He addressed the gathering at the TS ASICON-2015 in a city hotel today.
Talking to 600 plus surgeons gathering, Dr. Laxma Reddy said the conference of TS ASICON which was supposed to have been held in Osmaina Medical College had to be shifted due to logistical problems. Hence, Laxma Reddy promised them that he will see to it that a state of the art auditorium comes up at Osmania Medical college and it will be ready by this time next year. He added that both private hospitals and surgeons play a key role along with the government in providing good health care services to poor.
Earlier he flagged off ASICON Jagruti Yatra Vehicle, which will travel and reach Gurgaon where ASICON 2015 meet will be held from 17th to 20th December. The biggest contract of this conference was bagged by Hyderabad based Violet Woldwide company, which is doing event set up with German structures in Gurgaon for ten thousand doctors.
Jagruti Yatra is a unique awareness activity, undertaken by ASICON. It is ASICON on Wheels. It is a unique initiative organized for the first time in the history of any Medical Conference in the world.
The conference at Gurgaon will be attended by 10000 Surgeons from all over India. The ASICON Jagruti Yatra is an initiative to reach out to its members at their door steps to create awareness about the forthcoming conference which will be held with the theme “Ensuring Safety in Surgery” with a focus on “Make in India”, informed DR. Suresh Vasistha, President Elect 2015 of the Association of Surgeons of India.
Addressing the gathering, Dr. Suresh Vasistha, President Elect-2015, Association of Surgeons of India urged all the 23000 members of ASICON to perform one surgery free of cost every year. People are loosing trust in doctors. We must restore that trust by doing such charitable activities, he said.
Earlier speaking on the past, present and future of metabolic surgery in Asia, Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala said three top most politicians have gone through bariatric surgery in the recent past. There are lot of doubts in the minds of the people about the surgery. He urged to train more doctors in surgical skills.
The first TS ASICON 2015 is the 1st Annual Conference of newly formed state. It will conclude tomorrow.(NSS)