Bhubaneswar: The 7th International Conference on Recent Advances in Pain was organized in Dhaka aimed at procuring effective pain management techniques. In order to create awareness regarding effective interventional pain management techniques, Dr Gautam Das and his team of experts from Daradia conducted an international conference, with training workshops for doctors with the Bangladesh Society for Anaesthesiologists, critical care, and pain physicians (BSACCPP) in Dhaka where doctors joined from across the country and world.
One of the doctors representing the country was Odisha’s Dr. Shovan Kumar Rath, the Director and one of the founding members of Health Village Hospital. Dr. Rath is also one of the most premium doctors as far as pain management is concerned. Dr. Rath was felicitated and awarded at the 7th International Conference on Recent Advances in Pain.
Dr. Shovan Rath was awarded by Dr. Jamil Sabit (Pain Specialist from Pakistan) and Prof Dr. Khalilur Rahman (Pain Specialist from Bangladesh) and Dr. Gurumoorthy (Pain Specialist from India).
In an exclusive conversation with Swasthya Sambad Dr. Rath said, “The entire session was a great experience. It was indeed my honor to participate and represent India in such an international level event. I was highly obliged to be awarded in the presence of my mentor, teacher and the famous physician of India Dr. Gautam Das. ”
Talking about the conference Dr. Rath further added, “This conference took place in Dhaka on the 10th and 13th September with two pre-conference and one post-conference workshop. One pre-conference live operative workshop was organized at Birdem hospital on the 9th Sept where advanced cooled radiofrequency techniques were demonstrated from operation theatre for chronic knee pain, back pain, neck pain etc. The post-conference cadaveric workshop was organized at Dhaka Medical College on Sept 12. This was the 1st cadaveric workshop in Bangladesh for interventional pain procedures.”
Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sk Hasina was the Chief Guest on the inaugural program. She was present virtually and inaugurated the conference virtually. She congratulated BSACCPP and anesthesiologists for playing important role in Covid time and expected them to play important roles in relieving patients’ pain.
Delegates and faculties from various countries like India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Sudan, USA, Peru, Mexico, Spain, Italy, Romania, UK, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Columbia, Norway, Ireland, and England were also present during the conference. Most of them joined offline, but some faculties joined virtually also.
Maximum participation was from India after Bangladesh. 36 Indian doctors attended this conference offline. A total of about 400 doctors attended this conference.
All faculties discussed different painful conditions like chronic knee pain, back pain, headache, shoulder pain, cancer pain, arthritis pain, and the most modern development to take care of these painful conditions.