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Dr. Vani Prasad Plastic and Reconstruction surgeon and Dr. Mohan Kishore specialised in Emergency medicine visited IAD.

Dr. Vani Prasad Plastic and Reconstruction surgeon from Adelaide, Australia and Dr. Mohan Kishore specialised in Emergency medicine at United Kingdom visited Institute of Applied Dermatology and observed the Integrative treatment protocol of Lymphedema.

Osler Centenary

Sir William Osler was Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford 1905-19. Osler demonstrated two cultures, humanity,and science in his practice according to the conventions of his time. As to humanity, his friendliness was therapeutic and for science his accurate observations of symptoms in the alive,and signs in both the alive and dead were more numerous. well described and analysed than ever before.
Born and educated in Montreal, Osler was the first Physician at Johns Hopkins Baltimore and wrote The Principles and Practice of Medicine. This was the foremost textbook of medicine for the first 40 years of the 20th century and brought modern medicine to all the physicians of the World.
The Osler McGovern centre at 13NorhamGardens Oxford, where the Oslers lived, will celebrate the centenary of his death in December 1919, during the Academic year 2019-20. The celebration will include six seminars on the theme For Health and Wellbeing Science and Humanity are one.

Seminars/workshops to celebrate the Osler Centenary.

1. Education for a more Caring World: This is hosted by Green Templeton College in a partnership with ACTasia.(www.ACTasia.org) It concerns the teaching of children in Asian Primary Schools to care for animals ,the environment and the frail human being.1-3rd October2019
2. Adding Science to Traditional Medicine: a tale of the foundation of the Global Initiatives forTraditional Systems (GIFTS) of Health: Its partnership with the Department of Dermatology (Oxford International Foundation for Wound Healing) and its link with Green College led to the support of Traditional Health practitioners from Vietnam and China with studies of herbal healing agents for wound and burns which resulted in leadership in the field of Global Stem Cell research while retaining an attitude of care in practice.. The role of the Community Health Worker’s contribution to Biomedicine,Traditional and Alternative Medicine (Especially in making contact with the isolated ,rejected and lonely disabled patient)will be discussed in terms of For Health and Well being Science and Humanity are one. 8th November 2019
3. The swollen leg, podoconiosis , lymphatic filariasis and of the frail elderly: Speakers from World class centres on Lymphatic Filariasis in India (Dr Narahari of Institute of Applied Dermatology) and from a major study of Podoconiosis(The Shoeless in irritant soil) in Ethiopia will show how what has been learned there can be applied to the frail elderly in the UK for whom Leg swelling is becoming a problem of epidemic proportions. The practices described are best examples of the blend of science and humanity. 14th November 2019
4. Revising the Geneva Convention and the Hippocratic Oath. This is led by the Ethicist and President of the BMA Raanan Gillon and is hosted at 13Norham Gardens by the London Osler Club. It concerns discussions in Geneva and elsewhere revising definitions of Health and well-being and seeking to add fairness in the distribution of resources and in the provision of other aspects of Justice. November 28th2019

5) Leprosy the prototype of disability and the link between Science and Humanity. Its Oxford research history in its Cochrane Annex funded by the Nuffield Foundation and by LEPRA over a 20 year period. It helped to give rise to an elimination campaign by WHO which sadly was discontinued too early. 13 Norham Gardens houses the Archive of the WHO and International Leprosy Association www.leprosyglobalhistory.org. There are contemporary revised needs especially in India and Brazil for Health and wellbeing (of those especially children currently presenting as new cases) and the need for both science and humanity as one.). With Leprosy Mission, Early December2019

IAD took part in the symposium “United to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis”

Dr Harsha vardhan, Health Minister Government of India interacting with Dr Narahari at the “Lymphedema information stall” put up by Institute of Applied Dermatology during the Symposium on“United to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis” on 30-10-2019 organized by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Government of India in Delhi.

Dr S R Narahari, Director Institute of Applied Dermatology also participated in the Panel Discussion themed “Increasing access and quality of Morbidity Management and Disability Prevention (MMDP) services”

Ms Kathleen Lisson a Lymphedema Therapist from California USA visited Institute of Applied Dermatology.

Ms Kathleen Lisson a Lymphedema Therapist from California USA visited Institute of Applied Dermatology on 18-12-2019.

She was at the Institute to learn on Integrative treatment protocol of Lymphedema.

Her authored books on Lymphedema care were presented to Institute of Applied Dermatology’s Library.

Scientists from the Center for Medical Genetics visited IAD On 26/10/2019

Scientists from the Center for Medical Genetics, Ghent University, Belgium and Nitte University, Mangalore visited Institute of Applied dermatology on 26-10-2019. They were here to learn about the Integrative treatment protocol of Lymphedema.

Prof Callewaert Bert and Prof. Coucke Paul listening to the protocol learning material with Dr SR Narahari on Filariasis Integrated treatment.

Special interest group on NTD

Institute of Applied Dermatology (represented by Dr Narahari) is now a part of special interest group on neglected tropical diseases (SIG-NTD) constituted by Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists. This group works under IADVL ACADEMY the highest research body of national dermatology association, New Delhi. SIGNTD has responsibility to organize regular updates like symposia, seminars, and workshops on the subspecialty. It has plans to publish position papers monographs and books.
More information is available on //www.iadvl.org/

BMGF visits IAD

Dr. Bhupendra Tripati and Dr. Kayla Laseron from Bill and Melinda Gates foundation (BMGF) visited Institute of Applied Dermatology on 5.9.2019 Dr. G K Swamy, Director National Research Institute for Panchakarma Cheruthuruthi along with Dr Shankar Pratap also attended this event.

Field visits for lymphedema/Lymphatic Filariasis patients was conducted.

Dr. Roopa Kamath, Mr Prajul and Mr Vivekananda from team IAD accompanied during field visits.