Highlights of the PGHTNCON 2016, a World Mega Scientific Event
PGHTNCON 2016 is world’s mega medical event, in which all the 6 continents, 100 countries, 300 foreign delegates and 1000 national delegates from all part of the countries has joined this mega event. This world mega event has 6 parallel halls and 6 parallel sessions, 42 symposia’s in these halls, 8 Young Scientist Symposia for 51 young doctors/researchers, various state of the art lectures, 34 keynotes lectures occurred and selected 50 scientific posters were presented. View Highlights of PGHTNCON-2016 In this conference controversies and consensus as regard to recent developments in aetiology, aetiopathogenesis, complications and treatment has been summarized of following diseases having their 2 to 3 symposia’s for Liver disease, Gastrointestinal disorder, Transplant, Biliary Atresia & Cystic Fibrosis, Liver, GERD, IBD, Cholestasis, Child Obesity and Nutrition, Nutrition, Food and GIT, Nutrition and Diseases, Liver disease associated with Systemic Disease, Management of IBD, Functional GI Disorder and Intensive Care, Constipation, Metabolic Liver Disease, Eating Disorder, Celiac Disease, Current status of Probiotics, Vaccine, Protein and genetic Disorders, Hepatitis, Liver Failure, Esophagitis, GI Disorders and Malnutrition. In view of this, summarily after great discussions, many new areas has been emerged out for research activities in different fields for approach towards the treatment of certain diseases and new understanding for etiology and etiopathogenesis which will be very beneficial for whole world and in particular to pediatric population worldwide. Another important aspect of this world congress is that, the first time in this world event the medical site people who are involved in the Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatobiliary, Nutrition are jointly had a scientific meeting with their surgical side of Transplant group so this combined approach of Medical and Surgical group has tremendously welcomed by all over the world and have given a new era to had such regular meetings in the future where Medical group and Surgical group of all these diseases under Gastroenterology, Hepatobiliary, Transplant and Nutrition can jointly discuss their problems with their counter parts. The remarkable scenario of this conference was adolescent group of patients in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Transplant and Nutrition. Adolescents are overlapped by adult population at one hand, and on other hand by the pediatric population. These were putting two symposia specifically on adolescent group of these disease with the joint interaction of adult and pediatric experts in this Super Speciality had a common platform to discuss the problems of adolescence group, jointly, this gave new chapter to start and many new thoughts came out with this interactions. Last but not the least a very important approach in the starting of the world congress on the morning of 11th Feb 2016 was having a great symposia on the interaction of country’s Traditional Medicine with Modern Medicine was discussed very widely and again it gave a overwhelming response by the experts of Modern Medicine and Traditional Medicinal System. This congress strongly recommend the integration of Traditional Medicine into Modern Medicine due to its widely use in developing countries (80% of the population depend on Traditional Medicine for primary healthcare). Moreover, it is increasing rapidly in developing countries and moreover it is also increasing rapidly in developed countries. The recommendations of WHO and SPGHTN should be put forward to the health practitioners of all countries. This will give a modern path for all the countries for improving the health status and with the help of new guidelines, new era, new thoughts, new vision in which we all together will certainly achieve the Sustainable Developmental Goals set by United Nations, before time, very efficiently with minimum expenditure, minimum efforts and minimum tolerance. Global Achievement Awards: You will be happy to note that, from this conference following World Level Awards has been constituted for the people who has contributed his outstanding service to the society globally in the field of these super specialities. The award includes a Gold Medals, Certificate and Cash Prize for the scientists, researchers, clinicians for their outstanding contribution globally in their areas in these super specialities. 1. Special Awards for Extraordinary Contribution Globally Recognized: The following Special Awards are given annually : a. HOTAM SINGH TOMAR INTERNATIONAL AWARD b. SAVITA DHAWAN INTERNATIONAL AWARD c. RAJESHWARI TOMAR INTERNATIONAL AWARD d. SAROJNI AGGARWAL INTERNATIONAL AWARD The selection of the above awards will be done by International renowned Juries. 2. Oration Award: Prof. Balvir S. Tomar Oration Award – Awarded to an eminent person of extraordinary repute who has contributed in the field of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Transplant or Nutrition. The Award carries a cash prize of INR 100,000/- (1500 USD), a medal and a Plaque. 3. Other International Awards: The others International Awards given annually are as follows: International Life Time Achievement Awards International Achievement to International Faculty of Indian Origin / or of that country in which congress is to be scheduled International Achievement of the Indian Faculty / or of that country in which congress is to be scheduled International Healthcare Awards Young Scientist Award for oral and poster presenter Entertainment Activities during PGHTNCON 2016: The ‘Camelry’ of the Border Security Forces is one of the best parts of the conference entertainment and welcome of 300 delegates of 100 countries. The various programme organised by Border Security Force with 40 Camels and 40 Horses are like Parade, Camel Dancing and Escorting the Delegates. 300 delegates from 100 countries and 1000 delegates from India was welcomed by the pipe band of the Indian Army. One of the delegate from Japan Dr. Mureo Kasahara’s birthday was celebrated on the eve night of the conference and a newly developed big garden from where a wonderful view of the sunset can be seen was inaugurated by Dr. Mureo Kasahara. The garden was named Mureo Kasahara – Tomar’s lawn. It’s a symbol of friendship of Mureo Kasahara and Dr. Tomar. During the conference four special dinners was arranged by the Organizing Committee. The first one is Welcome Dinner on 11th February 2016, the second dinner was on 12th February 2016 – Taste of India in which cuisines from different states of India has been served along with cultural programme. The third banquet dinner was on 13th February 2016 held at City Palace which is located in the heart of the old city of Jaipur, occupying about one-seventh of the old city area, the place offers a perfect amalgamation of Mughal and Rajasthani cultures. The marvel is divided into a series of courtyards, gardens and buildings and numerous additions that were made by Jai Singh’s successors adds further grace to the existing glory of the Palace, where the son of the last Maharaja and his family still lives. The fourth and last dinner was on 14th February 2016 named Dawat-e-Nims it was a special dinner given by Prof. Dr. Balvir S Tomar in which the renowned world famous doctors, eminent scientists and special friends was invited. In the dinner there was a cultural sufi programme.