Mangaluru: The 2nd state conference of the Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine, Karnataka Chapter will be conducted at Yenepoya Medical College on Oct 21 and 22, 2022 with the theme of ‘Roadmap to Sustainable Development Goals. This conference will be hosted by the Department of Community Medicine. Dr Nupur Roy, National Centre for Vector Borne Disease Control, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and Dr Rajendra KV, Deputy Commissioner, Dakshina Kannada are the guests for the inaugural programme.
Nearly 250 delegates from the field of community medicine/public health are expected to attend the event. Over 25 speakers from various international and national agencies including UNDP, UNICEF, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, World Health Organization, PATH, Department of Health and Family Welfare, and the Government of Karnataka will be taking part. Panel discussions on Neglected tropical diseases, Preventive Oncology, Mental health, and Midwifery as an important public health resource will be a part of the conference. Over 150 delegates will be presenting their oral/poster scientific presentations.