Mexico conference: Experts from BJ Medical College make presentations on TB, treatment

Post Date: 
2017-11-09
Source: 
The Indian Express

News article highlights four Fellows of the BJGMC-JHU Fogarty HIV-TB Training Program, and their presentations at The World Union Conference on Lung Health in October 2017.

. . . "The conference program included 800 scientific presentations globally and faculties from BJ Government Medical College and Sassoon General Hospital, Pune, had been invited to present their research on tuberculosis, especially highlighting Pediatric and Genital Tuberculosis. Dr Aarti Kinikar made a presentation on prevalence of Vitamin D deficiency in patients with Childhood TB, while Dr Chhaya Valvi focused on delays and barriers in early treatment initiation for Childhood TB. Dr Shilpa Naik emphasised on the need for an intensified approach in diagnosing Genital TB as an emerging cause of infertility while Dr Vasudha Belgaumkar drew attention to barriers in Isoniazid Preventive therapy uptake in children with Latent Tuberculosis." . . .