Organisation of 44th Annual National Conference of IAPSM at Science City, Kolkata


  • Chief Editor





Most important event in this year was the organisation of 44th IAPSM Annual National Conference at Science City Kolkata on 10-120February, 2017. Pre conference CME was also organised on 9th February, 2017.Dedicated work by the member of the organisation made it a grand success. Throughout the year members were involved in various activities. Organisation committee and different Subcommittee had large number meetings to make it a success.

The inaugural ceremony was graced by Dr (Mrs).Sashi Panja, Minister of State for Health, and Minister, Women and Child Development, Govt. of West Bengal. Other dignitaries were (Retd) Justice Shyamal Kumar Sen, Dr. Dilip Mahalanobis -a noted paediatrician and public health researcher. The National President and Secretary- General of the Central Body of IASM were also present.

The conference was attended by over 950 delegates. During the conference a series of oration/seminar/panel discussion were organized in different halls of the Science city. Scientific papers were presented in the four different award sessions, more than 250 oral papers were presented in the free papers session and more than 300 posters were presented in the different halls during the three days conference. Scientific session were held on topic –Sustainable development, HR reform, New Vaccine introduction, Hand Washing, Tuberculosis, Urban Health, National Mental Health Survey, Iodine deficiency disorder etc.

Conference was sponsored by National and international organisation and State and central government organisation and Pharmaceutical companies.

Pre conference CME was organised on GIS, Newer Vaccine, health Economics and Operational Research in Public Health. On 2nd day of the conference, a†WALK FOR HEALTH†was organized in the morning.

During all three days of the conference food was served in the conference venue. On second night gala dinner was organised at Swabhumi. Cultural programme was also organised.




How to Cite

Editor, C. (2017). Organisation of 44th Annual National Conference of IAPSM at Science City, Kolkata. Journal of Comprehensive Health, 5(2), 77–79.