Mumbai: Endocon 2016 – the largest annual conference of Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI) and hosted by Dr. Rathod’s Medical Foundation commenced yesterday at JW Marriott Sahar in Mumbai. Reputed MLA Ashish Shelar was present as the Chief guest for the inauguration ceremony of this 3-day conference which has Gastroenterologists from across India, neighbouring countries, Middle East, Africa and Asia in attendance.
Mr. Ashish Shelar said, “I feel honoured to be invited on this esteemed platform. This conference is instrumental in exploring newer dimensions in the field of Gastrointestinal & Pancreato Bilary Endoscopy through high quality training and education with varied programs of lectures, discussions and live video presentations by experts from different schools and endoscopy fraternity pioneers.”
Dr. Vipulroy Rathod MS, FASGE – Director of World Gastroenterology Institute; Program Director & Secretary of SGEI (2015-2018) is proud to have been able to bring the most prestigious Endoscopy Conference to Mumbai during his first term of being Secretary of the Society. Says Dr. Rathod, “Endocon is taking place in Mumbai after several years and hence it is a privilege and an honour for Mumbai & the state of Maharashtra to be hosting the country’s largest Gastroenterology conference. The key topics of discussion are Endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease; Cancers of the Esophagus, Stomach, Colon, Biliary, Pancreas; Biliary & Pancreatic Stones and Obesity. Certain procedures were screened live from World Gastroenterology Institute (WGI ) – a state of the art largest standalone Gastroenterology Hospital of Western India located at Andheri which is equipped with the latest technologies.”
Dr. Laurent Palazzo from France, Prof. Guido Costamagna from Italy, Dr. Christopher Thompson from USA and Dr. Toshiharu Sakurai from Japan are present in Mumbai for this esteemed conference. ENDOCON 2016 aims at imparting continued knowledge and training to keep the endoscopy fraternity abreast with the world in advances of medical diagnosis and treatment protocols while uplifting the quality of training in this particular field.
After intensive learning sessions through the day, also had a curated cultural night for the guests. A stellar performance was put together by ‘Prince Dance Group’; winner of popular reality show ‘India’s Got Talent’ fame. Apart from music and dance performances by talented performers, several influential graced the night in support of overall health awareness.
nces by talented performers, several influential graced the night in support of overall health awareness.
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