Activities and Events

Activities and events conducted by IRA members in past 3 months

Rheumatology workshop organised as a part of the NMUD (National Medicine Update) at AFMC – Command Hospital Pune Complex on 5th September 2023.

– Col Varghese Koshy, Pune

One day CME on Pediatric Rheumatology at Bhubaneswar on 17th September 2023 covering basics of rheumatic diseases affecting children.

– Rasmi Ranjan Sahoo, Bhubaneswar

Patient education programme conducted at MMC, Chennai on 11th October 2023 to mark the World Arthritis Day.

– Rohit V, Chennai

Awareness programme on 12th October 2023 to mark the World Arthritis Day.

– Mukhtar Masoodi, Srinagar

Public awareness program on the occasion of ‘World Arthritis Day’ on 12th October 2023 in the department of Rheumatology at AIIMS, New Delhi.

– Uma Kumar, New Delhi

Articles published in leading newspapers, Times of India and Dainik Bhaskar on the occasion of World Arthritis Day.

– Akhil Goel, Jaipur

Seventh Rheumatology Pearls Annual CME held at Udaipur, Rajasthan in collaboration with the Indian Rheumatology Association on 22nd October 2023.

– Mohit Goyal, Udaipur

Workshop for Rheumatoid Arthritis patients at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, Pune on exercise, ergonomics and mind relaxation techniques on 22nd October 2023.

– Vaijayanti Joshi, Pune

First Allergy and Immunology Conclave, on 23rd October 2023 at BVP, Pune.

– Kavita Krishna, Pune

Online CME on “Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis” was held at Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi on 25th October 2023.

– Sumeet Singla, New Delhi

AIMS Mohali’s Rheumatology Update 2023 Conference, in collaboration with the Indian Rheumatology Association on 4th November 2023.

– Ashish Jindal, Mohali

Second edition of the Chattisgarh Rheumatology Rendezvous held at Raipur on 5th November 2023.

– Arun Kumar Kedia, Raipur

Interactive session on ‘workplace ergonomics’ with students and teachers in Jakir Hussain College, Delhi University on 30th November 2023.

– Uma Kumar, New Delhi

With IMA Midnapore Branch, organized a screening camp under the banner of “AaoGaon Chaein” on 5th December 2023 at the remote village of Jagul in association with Radhashyam Gantait Memorial Charitable Trust.

– Kripasindhu Gantait, Jhargram

IRA Odisha Annual Conference was held on 9th and 10th of December 2023 at SCB Medical College, Cuttack.

– Bharat Panigrahy, Bhubaneswar

Delivered a talk on the ‘Approach to Polyarthralgia’ and conducted a quiz to assess the knowledge of IMA members regarding rheumatological diseases at the State-level IMA conference at Pune.

– Pravin Patil, Pune