Mangalore: Srinivas University, College of Physiotherapy had conducted the 2 day’s E-Conference titled “Embedding a rehabilitative approach in oncology care” on 26 and 27 of December 2020 at Srinivas University, City Campus, Pandeswar.The conference started with a pre inaugural session on 26th December at 9 am followed by the formal inaugural ceremony.
Dr Srinivas Rao, Pro chancellor, Srinivas University, Dr U T Iftikar Ali, Syndicate member, RGUHS, Dr Ajay Kumar ,Registrar(Development), Dr S Rajasekar, Dean, College of Physiotherapy graced the occasion with their presence.The ceremony started with a prayer song. Dr S Rajasekar, Dean, College of Physiotherapy addressed the gathering and the dignitaries were florally welcomed. Dr U T Iftikar Ali, President of IAP, Karnataka inaugurated the function by lighting the lamp.
Briefing about the conference was done by Dr N Mageswaran, Assistant Professor College of Physiotherapy who gave the idea on importance of physiotherapy in oncology care . Dr Srinivas Rao, Pro chancellor, Srinivas University encouraged the audience with his inspiring words.
The formal function ended with the vote of thanks delivered by Dr, Radhika Gopal, Joint Secretary of the oncology conference.
Over 110 delegates participated in the conference virtually from different parts of the country.
The sessions in Day 1 given by Dr Venktesh Vaidhyalingam – Surgical Oncologist, Dr Udayakumar Maiya – Onco surgeon and Dr Stephen R Samuel – Onco physiotherapist who inspired the Physiotherapy students with their knowledge and experience.There was a Scientific poster presentation (PG category) in which many students have participated. Winners were awarded with cash prize.
Day 2 conference had with 4 sessions given by Dr M S Satish, Chief Physiotherapist, Dr N Mageswaran , assistant professor, Dr Srinivasan Vijay, Onco physiotherapist and Dr Vincent Paramanandam who enlightened our delegates with their sessions. The conference ended with a valedictory ceremony.