More than 400 delegates from across the country and 200 local delegates attended third National Conference and CME-cum-Workshop of Indian Society for Rational Pharmacotherapeutics-ISRPTCON 2011, organized by Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Government Medical College, Jammu.
The workshop was organized on the theme ‘Bridging Clinical Medicine with Rational Pharmacotherapeutics’.
More than 120 original scientific papers were read in the conference by the delegates. Padham Shri award winners Dr Pran Nagpal from Ahmedabad and Dr Ashok Vaid from New Delhi also attended the conference.
Dr Y K Gupta National Coordinator - PvPI (Pharmacovigilance Programme of India) Prof. and Head, Department of Pharmacology, AIIMS, New Delhi was the chief guest. Dr Pran Nagpal (Ahmedabad) eminent ophthalmologist of the country was presiding guest while Dr Behram S. Anklesaria Chairman - Indian College of Obst and Gynacology was the special guest for the occasion.
Dr K K Sharma, the eminent author of many medical books and president - Indian Society for Rational Pharmacotherapeutics (ISRPT) and Dr H S Rehan (secretary ISRPT), Dr Z A Wafi president ISRPT state chapter, Dr Rajinder Singh Principal and Dean GMC, Jammu and Dr Aniece Choudhary (Principal Clinical Coordinator), Dr Zahid Gillani (organising secretary) and Dr. Vishal R. Tandon (co-organizing secretary) were the prominent persons, who joined the function.
The conference and CME cum Workshop laid emphasis on the understanding of rational use of medicines, Evidence Based, Interactive, Integrative, Patient Specific, Problem Based Learning, Scientic Paper Writing and Problem based Protocol Designing. Core medical issues and treatment guidelines of many clinical conditions which are most prevalent in India were discussed in the conference.
Fellow pharmacologists, eminent clinicians inter-acted under one roof for the first time in the city of temples.