GujPedicon 2022 organises 48th Annual Conference in Ahmedabad

The Academy of Pediatrics Gujarat to discuss Academics, Research, Innovation in a three day Conference through Workshops, Experts lectures and Interactive discussions 

                                            Event to also discuss environment friendly way of life 


Ahmedabad, Dec 17: The Academy of Pediatrics Gujarat is organising its 48th Annual State Conference – GujPedicon 2022 in Ahmedabad. This three day  mega interactive and informative conference for over 550 paediatricians of Gujarat is being held during Friday and Sunday.

Leading paediatrician  of Gujarat Dr Chetan Trivedi is the organising chairperson of the event  informed that the theme of the conference was  “Care, Consern and Cure”.  Dr Trivedi explained that  “in a  post-Covid scenario the newborns, children, adolescents, and parents are experiencing a surge in healthcare issues”.  He emphasised that “there was a dire need to update and upgrade the existing knowledge and improve the systems of care to meet the demand and provide the best care to the children”.

Dr Trivedi while providing further inforamtion about the three day event for the paediatricians said “there are going to be workshops which will discuss and impart knowledge about Kangaroo mother care concept, advanced life support systems for the newborns, antibiotics prescription and infections in children”.

Various seminars during the Conference would highlight medical problems and solutions without turning to self-medication. More than 500 paediatricians from Gujarat and elsewhere will attend this seminar. Manoj Aggarwal, Additional Principal Secretary for Gujarat Health and Family Welfare is the chief guest, and Dr. Upendra Kinjawadekar, President of CIAP 2023 is the  guest of honour on the occasion. Both GujPedicon organising chair Dr. Chetan Trivedi and UNICEF Gujarat head Prashantha Das will be there.

Workshops are designed for the paediatricians and nursing staff to improve outcome of illnesses in newborns and children. There is thrust on various topics that are concerned with the issues of  children. Additionally, the health department representatives from Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, the Gujarati government, and UNICEF will coordinate the sessions.

They have cricket tournament between members of our association from different cities of Gujarat. On Saturday night they have cultural programs for the recreation of our members and their families where own members will perform in form of singing, dancing and playing different musical instruments and fashion show.
“Following that, conferences on a range of subjects relating to children’s health issues will be place for the following two days. We are making an effort to design this conference in an environmentally responsible way, therefore plastic water bottles and bags won’t be utilised in the process. Instead of using paper, we will use environmentally friendly solutions like digital displays or soft copies, Dr. Chetan Trivedi remarked.
Scientific convener Dr. Nishchal Bhatt, organising co-chair Dr. Bela Shah, chief organising secretary Dr. Manish Mehta, convener Dr. Rakesh Sharma, and co-convener Dr. JK Gosai were all in attendance and offered their opinions.
Different experts and seniors in the field of pediatrics and its subspecialities share their wisdom and knowledge with our fellow members to enhance their skill and expertise in the field. Not only that they are updated with the recent advances in the field of paediatrics for improving care of children of our state. Conference includes series of lectures and group discussions on current issues related to child health, social issues, adolescent health problems, life style related issues, newborn problems and immunizations. We also have sessions with UNICEF, Government of Gujarat and Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation for issues related to health department of state.
Dr. Chetan Trivedi’s installation as the Academy of Paediatrics Gujarat’s new president will be celebrated.
Academy of Pediatrics Gujarat is an association of around 2200 pediatricians of Gujarat state. It has 22 city branches and Academy of Paedicatrics Ahmedabad is one of them which has 550 members. Association works on different fields not only related to medical field but various social activities also. GUJPEDICON is an annual state conference of Academy of Pediatrics Gujarat. Since last 48 years its being organized every year in different cities of Gujarat