Healthcare Updates – Upcoming programs

November 25, 2017 by · Leave a Comment
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Upcoming Healthcare Programs

IPCC 2018

Wockhardt Hospitals is conducting its 5th Annual Infection Prevention and Control Conclave at Mira Road, Mumbai on 6th & 7th January 2018.

Wockhardt Hospitals, continue to advance the philosophy of InfectionPreventionand Control through this annual conference by sharing evidence based practicesin Infection Control. IPCC 2018 will feature a range of topics in the modern science of infection prevention which will be useful to all stakeholders (Clinicians/Nurses/Administrators). As always, the scientific sessions will include didactics lectures, panel discussions and workshops by renowned names in infection control from across the country.

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Registration Fees including GST – Rs.2500 ( Clinicians) & Rs.2000 ( Non Clinicians)

For Registration, please contact  + 91 8422920211 or send a mail to

AHPI Global Conclave 2018

AHPI ‘s 5th Global Conclave ( “Is Quality Healthcare Sustainable? Issues, Concerns & Solutions”) will be held at Kochi, Kerala (India) during 16-17th February 2018.

The CONCLAVE will provide in-depth coverage of issues related to the theme by thepracticing/expert faculty and would cover the following;

  • Road Map for UHC in developing economies
  • Economics of healthcare
  • Patients’ Safety and Quality v/s Cost
  • Harnessing Technology to meet MDGs
  • Reforms in medical/nursing education & training
  • Framework for skilling of allied healthcare workforce
  • Clinical Governance; Role of Clinicians/Nursing Staff

The sessions have been uniquely designed to bring hospitals and allied healthcare industry including pharmaceuticals, medical equipment and IT industry among others under one umbrella to deliver seamless, safe and affordable care across regions. The Conclave has been conceived to offer road map for delivery of universal health care for developing nations. Special interest sessions and activities will be on anvil for delegates from SAARC and ASEAN countries The conclave will also encompass the unique blend of 4th edition of ‘AHPI Awards for Excellence in Healthcare’ which will be presented on the eve of 16th February 2018

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Drug resistant bugs and evolving infections need to be researched

January 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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This Article was originally posted here by By Habil Khorakiwala 

The Centre for Disease Control (CDC), USA, believes that a single infectious organism, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA), kills more people in the US than AIDS, Parkinson’s and homicide combined. The chief medical officer of England believes hip surgery in a not-too distant future may be life threatening because of infections which may not have antibiotic treatment available. Read more

UK Regulator Withdraws Certification For Wockhardt Unit

October 16, 2013 by · Leave a Comment
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This article was originally posted by Press Trust India here

In yet another setback to drug firm Wockhardt, UK’s health regulator has withdrawn the good manufacturing certification of the company’s Chikalthana facility in Maharashtra.

“The company has received a communication from the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, United Kingdom (UKMHRA), whereby the agency has decided to withdraw the previously issued GMP Certificate to the company’s manufacturing facility situated at L1, MIDC, Chikalthana, Aurangabad,” Wockhardt said in a filing to the BSE. Read more

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