Guest Lectures


Event Topic World Hepatitis Day
Category Others
Date & Day 27th July, 2021

Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad

(University Courses Campus)


Event Report of World Hepatitis Day

Event Name: World Hepatitis Day

Date & Day: 27th July 2021, Tuesday

Guest Speaker: Dr. Kunal Das

Designation/Organization: HOD & Consultant of Gastroenterology Manipal Hospital ,New Delhi

Topic: General awareness of chronic hepatitis virus: prevention and control

Event Timing: 1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Number of participants: 56

Venue: Online Zoom Platform


Summary of the Event:

School of Biosciences, Institute of Management studies, University Courses campus, Ghaziabad, has addressed World Hepatitis Day for the very first time. We foster the exchange of knowledge from expertise about the role of hepatitis virus towards severe liver cancer from diverse disciplines and backgrounds. This health talk has attributed with as a part of our assignment to enhance general awareness of viral hepatitis: an inflammation of the liver that causes a range of health problems, including severe liver cancer.

The event incepted with a welcome note by Dr. Umesh Kumar, Program Chairperson. He discussed about the role of hepatitis virus including the control as well as the prevention from this chronic virus. Along with this, the event has been demonstrated by Dr. Anwesha Khanra, Faculty co-ordinator, to welcome the eminent speaker- Dr. Kunal Das.

Dr Kunal Das, the resource person, is an HOD and consultant-Gastroenterology at Manipal Hospital, Dwarka, New Delhi. He has done DM ( Gastroenterology)  from GB Pant Hospital and FRCP ( Gastroenterology)  from Edinburgh. His field of Expertise is : Diagnostic and therapeutic Endoscopic Procedures.  EUS - Diagnostic, FNAC, EUS Guided Biliary Drainage, Celiac Ganglion Block/Neurolysis. Enteroscopy-Diagnostic and Therapeutic, Capsule Endoscopy, Esophageal manometry, Hydrogen Breath Test. The entire conversation would ensure the causes, prevention and control of hepatitis virus by changing the food habits as well as for reducing the obesity. The world has realised its importance more than ever after witnessing humanity suffer one of the worst pandemics in decades. The emergence of COVID-19 has also shown just how disastrous the consequences of liver problem occurred in human-being. He suggested to a stress free life and get vaccinated.

Dr. Surabhi Johari, programme chairperson, formally thanked management, organisers and resource person for an insightful session.

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