The welcome address was delivered Prof. (Dr) US Krishna Nayak, Principal, ABSMIDS. Prof. (Dr) Vikram Shetty, Dept. of Orthopaedics & Coordinator of the COVID Taskforce, Nitte DU gave a brief oversight about the functioning of the taskforce. Prof. (Dr) Sripad Mehandale, Head, Dept. of Anaesthesiology shared comprehensive information about the protocols and guidelines to be followed by the healthcare personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mrs. Sabitha, Asst. Nursing Superintendent, Justice KS Hegde Charitable Hospital delivered a lecture on ‘Hospital Disinfection Measures’. Dr. Audrey M D’Cruz and Dr. Sahana Maben spoke about the functioning of the Rural Dental Satellite Centres during the pandemic. Dr. Padmaraj Hegde, Coordinator of the ABSMIDS COVID Taskforce delivered the concluding remarks. Dr. Audrey M D’Cruz proposed the vote of thanks.
A total of 29 staff and 25 paramedical staff attended the program.