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MAHE, Manipal holds Pre-Congress Workshop at WALTCon2023

MAHE Manipal holds PreCongress Workshop at WALTCon2023
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Mangaluru: Manipal Academy of Higher Education in association with World Association for PhotobiomoduLation Therapy (WALT) and Indian Podiatry Association (IPA), Karnataka Chapter – jointly organized a Pre Congress-Workshop on, Assessment and Management of Diabetic Foot today at Preclinical Lab, Tower -1, Ground floor, Manipal College of Health Professions.

The workshop was unveiled by the Chief Guest, Dr Padmaraj Hegde, Dean, Kasturba Medical College, MAHE, Manipal. Guests of Honour, Dr Anand Venugopal, Chief Operating Officer, Kasturba Hospital, Manipal, Dr Ullas Kamath, Professor & Head, Department of Basic Medical Sciences, MAHE, Manipal, and Dr Rajnish Saxena, Diabetologist graced the event with their presence. Dr APS Suri, President, Indian Podiatry Association presented the overview of the workshop. Dr G Arun Maiya, Dean of MCHP, President of IPA Karnataka Chapter, and Membership Director at WALT, Manipal gave the welcome note.

The workshop received an excellent interest and participation from delegates across top 200 ranking universities from countries like USA, UK, South Africa, Australia, Iran across healthcare, and technology industries. It also attracted excellent industry support from top companies working in the field of photobiomodulation making it a great “Industry-Academia Partnership”.

Dr Anand Venugopal, COO of the Teaching Hospital in MAHE, expressed his gratitude, stating, “This Congress is a testament to the relentless dedication and collaboration of the IPA, MAHE, and WALT teams. We are pleased that it commenced on such a promising note with two highly successful workshops.”

Dr Rajnish Saxena, National Secretary of IAP, commented, “In today’s comprehensive workshop, we explored the fascinating world of photobiomodulation (PBM) and its applications in alleviating pain and promoting tissue healing. We eagerly anticipate the upcoming days, where we will share the stage with industry experts to discuss various facets of photobiomodulation.”

Dr Ullas Kamath, Professor and Head of the Department of Basic Sciences at MAHE, praised the immersive event, saying, “”This event represents a significant milestone in our commitment to advancing knowledge and collaboration in the fields of photobiomodulation and dentistry.”

Addressing the gathering at the workshop Dr Padmaraj Hegde, Dean of Kasturba Medical College at MAHE, added, “This event has offered professionals and students invaluable opportunities to gain practical insights into the latest advancements in dentistry and photobiomodulation. Through hands-on training and interactive sessions, participants have been able to explore innovative techniques, technologies, and best practices. We are proud to be part of this initiative, equipping aspiring professionals with industry-driven knowledge.”

Dr G Arun Maiya, Dean of MCHP, President of IPA Karnataka Chapter, and Membership Director at WALT welcomed the esteemed gathering.

The Vote of Thanks was extended by Mukesh Kumar Sinha of MCHP.

About Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE):
MAHE is recognized as a leading quality academic and education service provider and has significantly contributed to continuously improving the standards and penetration of higher education in India. The Manipal Academy of Higher Education has, as its genesis, an enthralling story of a genius, the late Dr T. M. A. Pai who had the vision of making society rid of the three major ills of illiteracy, ill health, and poverty. It provides a great variety of graduate and postgraduate skill enhancement educational courses covering several important disciplines like medicine, engineering, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, allied health, management, communication, life sciences, hotel administration, etc. through its 28 Professional Higher Education institutions. It has world class academic and research departments in Statistics, Commerce, Geopolitics & International Relations, European Studies, Philosophy & Humanities, Life Sciences and Biophysics, etc. Over 40,000 students from all over the world pursue undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in diverse subjects. The finest of infrastructure facilities, state-of-the-art equipment, well-equipped laboratories, and dedicated and competent faculty have enabled MAHE to be recognized as Institution of Eminence status by the Ministry of Education, Government of India. The University has two off-campus centres, one each at Mangalore and Bangalore, one Medical College with TATA Group at Jamshedpur and two off-shore campuses, one in Dubai (UAE) and the other in Melaka (Malaysia).
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About Indian Podiatry Association (IPA) is a non-profit organization based in New Delhi, India with a primary vision of saving every limb from amputation “I Prevent Amputation” especially in people living with T2 Diabtes Melitus with diabetic foot complications, Under the dynamic leadership of Dr APS Suri, as the National President

About World Association for Photobiomodulation Therapy (WALT): The leading world body for promoting research, education and clinical applications in the field of photobiomodulation with lasers and other light sources. The multinational membership includes the world’s leading experts in all forms of treatment mediated by the photobiomodulating effects of light occurring without thermal effects on irradiated tissue,under the leadership of Dr Rene Jean Bensoudoun, Nice France.


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