KL NEWS NETWORK
Governor NN Vohra Saturday inaugurated 6thAnnual National Airway Conference of “All India Difficult Airway Association” at Gulmarg.
The two-day Airway Conference being held for the first time in Jammu and Kashmir, has been organized by the Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, SK Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Srinagar, in collaboration with the Indian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (IAPMR), in which more than 300 delegates from India and abroad are participating, an official statement said this evening.
Complimenting the organizers for their initiative to hold this important event in Jammu and Kashmir, the Governor observed that it is a valuable opportunity for the medical fraternity to discuss the emerging trends with the experts in the various related areas of specializations and be better equipped for dealing with the emerging challenges in the field of medical care.
The Governor called upon the delegates to the Conference to also find time to discuss the varied problems relating to the provision of adequate healthcare to the over billion and a quarter population of India. In this context, he drew attention to timely initiatives being taken to fill the very large gap in the availability of doctors, nurses, para-medics, technicians and other personnel required to manage hospitals and health care institutions. He observed that, despite many handicaps, the medical fraternity was rendering yeoman service to the country and lauded the doctors and their supporting staff.
On the occasion, the Governor also released a Souvenir on the achievements of the All India Airway Association and gave away mementoes to the dignitaries.