Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Workshop
The KEM Hospital Research Center and ENT Department organized a two day’s Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Workshop at KEM Hospital Pune on 22nd & 23rd December 1998.
Prof. S. K. Kaluskar a noted personality in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery from UK conducted the surgical workshop showing newer techniques in FESS surgery. Dr. D. M. Anklesaria and Dr. Piloo Hakim from Bombay coordinated the workshop.
There was live surgery with CCTV and two way communication program at the center, a State of the Art Symposium and a cadaver video demonstration of different techniques in FESS surgery
About 150–200 delegates from different states like Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, M.P. etc attended the workshop which was supported by many pharmaceutical and surgical companies and other organizations. The Organizing Committee Chairman Dr. K. K. Desarda, Secretary Dr. Mrs. Vaid and Treasurer Dr. Suryawanshi, organized this CME event for the postgraduates and practicing ENT surgeons to enable them to learn methods and procedures in surgical applications with competence.
Safe Motherhood Project – Maval
- On 30th October 1998, a day’s training on Honey Bee Keeping was conducted at village Sangamwadi under the guidance of Mrs. Majumdar from Central Bee Research and Training Institute, Pune.
- The project has covered students of Stds. VIII, IX and X in 14 high school in Maval area for “Family Life Education”. School principals voluntarily expressed their gratitude and commented on the usefulness of such sessions. The classes for boys were especially appreciated due to the fear of AIDS.