SYMPOSIUM ON RARE DISEASES ON OCCASION OF RARE DISEASE DAY
Dept. of Community Medicine, Viswabharathi Medical College, Kurnool has organized a Symposium on Rare Diseases to observe “Rare Disease Day” on 28, February 2017. The staff of various departments, and the students have participated in this program. Dr. V Nagapraveen, Assistant Professor of Community Medicine introduced the topic and invited the speakers.
Dr. C Niranjan Paul, Professor & HoD, Dept. of Community Medicine initiated the deliberation and spoken about aging and related rare diseases. Dr. Surya Kumari, Professor and HoD, Dept. of Microbiology spoken about rare viral diseases and their diagnosis. Dr. Amarnath, Assistant professor of Physiology spoken about Uddanam Nephrotic syndrome which is endemic in Uddanam region of Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh, its etiology yet to be established.
The program was concluded by Dr. K Jahnavi, Assistant Professor of Community Medicine.