IIT Ropar Director calls for Doctors Engineers Collaboration
Ropar: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Rupnagr Director Rajeev Ahuja while delivering keynote address in ANNUAL UPDATE organised by Indian Medical Association, Rupnagar said there was a need of the hour for increased collaboration between engineers and doctors which in turn will decrease Indian healthcare industry dependency on international market.
Doctors being end users can give real feedback to engineers which will help them to develop what is best so as to fight various life-threatening diseases. Prof. Rajeev Ahuja shared his experiences of working at Uppsala University, Sweden.
According to him, it is time for “Collaboration and Innovation.” Both doctors and engineers should make a serious effort to improve primary healthcare in the state.
Dr. Rajiv Ahuja was chief guest at Annual Medical Update organised by IMA Rupnagar. Giving this information in a joint statement Dr. Ajay Jindal, President and BPS Parmar, secretary said that over 300 doctors attended this update. One day conference was preceded by one day workshop on laparoscopic surgery and CPR. Prof Rohit Manoj and Dr. Aman Sharma from PGI, and Dr. Rakesh Jaswal, Amit Shanker Singh and Dr Bedi from Fortis, Dr. Nikhil Nadkarni delivered lectures on the latest trends in the management of various complex diseases.
Prominent doctors Dr. RS Parmar, Dr. Paramjit Mann, Prseident IMA Pb, Dr.Amarbir Singh, Dr.Pawan Sharma, Dr. HN Sharma, Dr Bhimsain, Dr. Dharam Singh, Dr KS Pannu, Dr. Surjit Singh, Dr. KP Poswal, Dr. JPS Sangha, Dr. Amrinder Gill, Dr. Rajiv Aggarwal, Dr. Jagdip Chowdhary, Dr. Arun Sharma, Bijedra Singh, Dr Sukhbir, Dr Devinderbir, Dr Sushil were also present in the event.