Annual North Zone NeoCon-2023 Conference concluded successfully in Kashmir

Annual North Zone NeoCon-2023 Conference concluded successfully in Kashmir Dr (Prof) Syed Tariq Qureshi extended gratitude to organizers and participants Srinagar June 10:(ANR) Annual North Zone NeoCon-2023 Conference which was organized by National Neonatology Forum (NFF) in Coordination with Govt Medical College Anantnag concluded successfully here at SKICC Srinagar, in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

The Department of Pediatrics, Government Medical College (GMC) Anantnag played a great role in conducting the “Annual North Zone Conference, NeoCon-2023” at SKICC Srinagar, from June 9 to June 10, 2023, in Coordination with “National Neonatology Forum of India and its JK Chapter”.

It is pertinent to mention here that pre-conference workshops were conducted across many Kashmir Hospitals on the 8th Of June viz-a-viz Neonatal Care, Neonatal Feeding, Neonatal Resuscitation, and Rehabilitation among others. It is also pertinent to mention that it was the first ever “Zonal NeoCon Conference” held in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

The conference focused on several important areas related to neonatal health and medical practice, neonatal resuscitation, neonatal ventilation, Quality improvement, neonatal nursing and other common neonatal health issues and interventions. It also focused on providing participants with the latest advancements and updates in the field of neonatology, said Dr. Showkat Hussain Tali, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, and Chief organizing secretary of the conference.

On the last day during the prize distribution ceremony in the category of “Free Paper Presentation “Dr Chaitra Angadi won the Gold medal, Dr Prachi Patwal Silver, and Dr Andleeb Majeed Bronze Medal while in the Category of “Poster Papers” Dr Risha Dev won the Gold, Dr Prachi Patwal Silver and Dr Om Prakash Yadav and Dr Shaib Mohd Bhat won Bronze medal each. In the category of “Award Papers” Dr Bhrajishna Pallapothu won the Gold medal while Dr Smitamayee Sahu had to settle for the Silver medal.

Patron and Principal GMC Anantnag, Dr (Prof), Syed Tariq Qureshi while thanking the team of organizers including Dr. Ravi Sachan, Dr. Sunil Dutt Sharma, Dr. Mushtaq Ahmad Bhat, and Dr. Showkat Hussain Tali in particular for successfully conducting the national level conference and he further extended gratitude to all the dignitaries, delegates and participants for their participation, contribution, and commitment in providing better child and neonatal care in particular to the society at large.
The conference was designed to update healthcare professionals with the latest evidence-based practices and equip them with the necessary skills to improve neonatal care and outcomes,” he added.

About 400 delegates attended a three-day long conference and workshops of which more than 150 delegates were from all across the country said media Secretary NeoCon-2023, Dr Owais H Dar. He further thanked all the media houses, sponsors including J&K Bank, pharma houses, and supportive staff of SKICC for extending all the necessary support in conducting this national level Neocon-2023 Conference successfully and with a Positive Note.

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