Lal Singh highlights importance of biochemistry in medical education
SRINAGAR, MAY 10- A two-day national conference was organized by Department of Biochemistry, Government Medical College Srinagar in collaboration with Association of Clinical Biochemists of Indian Society for Lead Awareness and Research (INSLAR) at convocation Centre University of Kashmir. The theme of the conference was “Advances in Bio-Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics”.
Minister for Health & Medical Education Ch Lal Singh was the chief guest on the concluding day of the conference which commenced May 9. Eminent Scientists and clinicians scholars of the country presented papers at the two-day conference.
Speaking on the occasion, the Minister highlighted the importance of biochemistry in medical education. He said that such conferences prove beneficial for professionals and research-fellows. He also called for organizing more such conferences, hoping that the participants would get benefitted from the deliberations.
The Chief Guest and other dignitaries also released Souvenir regarding proceedings of BOICME-2015 on the occasion.
Vice Chancellor of Kashmir University Khursheed Iqbal Indrabi, a biochemist himself shed light on future of molecular medicines, need of researchers to pursue in this field with great zeal and passion.
Chief Advisor, Prof. Dr. Girdhar Gyani, New Delhi, National Chairman Prof. Dr. T. Venkatesh, Bengaluru, National President Prof. Dr. A. A. Mahdi, Lucknow and National Vice President Prof. Dr. Parveen Sharma, Jodhpur, Principal, Government Medical College, Srinagar Prof. Dr. Raqiq Ahmad Pampori and Head, Department of Biochemistry, Government Medical College, Srinagar Dr. Sabhiya Majid and students of Government Medical College were present on the occasion.
Later, the Minister paid surprise visit of PHC Hazratbal. He found that the some staff members were without uniform and fined an amount of Rs. 500 and Rs. 200 to Medicos and Para-medicos respectively.