Mokokchung, March 16 (EMN): Mokokchung branch of the Indian Medical Association (IMA), in association with Hayat Hospital, Guwahati, held its ‘Continuing Medical Education (CME)’ at Whispering Winds Hotel, Mokokchung, on March 16.
CME is an essential compound for health professionals to update themselves with the latest medical knowledge. Nagaland Medical Council has established a code of ethics stating that members should complete 30 hours of CME (CME credit hour) every five years in order to re-register as doctors.
Dr. Kilang, a young doctor in Mokokchung, urged physicians on the need to equip themselves and provide quality treatment to the patients with the rapid advancement in medical sciences. He said IMA Mokokchung members are fortunate to have resource persons from Hayat Hospital.
Dr. Aonungdok, secretary of IMA Mokokchung local branch and secretary of CME organising committee, expressed happiness to witness gathering of doctors from various specialised fields to discuss and shared the latest treatment for various ailments. He disclosed that local prevalent health problems are the main topics discussed during CME.
Dr. Daboo Patwari, MD IDCCM and senior consultant of internal medicine from Hayat Hospital, disclosed that most of the patients from Nagaland suffer from heart problems, diabetes and stroke. He added that people living in remote areas in the Northeastern states do not take serious about their health.
Topics on cardiac arrest, diabetes, lungs problem and dengue were presented by resource persons Dr. Prodip Doley, Dr. Changdra Das, and Dr. Daboo Patwari from Hayat Hospital.