International Conferences

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF COMHAD 2008, PUDUCHERRY, INDIA, 15 th & 16 th AUGUST 2008.

Two days International Conference of COMHAD was held on 15 th and 16 th August 2008 at Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Puducherry, India. The theme of the conference was “COMHAD Vision 2020: Aids and Child Development”.

The conference was attended by about 300 delegates all over India and overseas. The then Director of Commonwealth Foundation Dr. Mark Collins has graced the occasion, and was present during the entire period of two days conference of COMHAD at Puducherry (Pondicherry). During General Body Meeting of COMHAD new team of Executive body of COMHAD was elected unanimously in the presence of Dr Mark Collins, Director of Commonwealth Foundation UK.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF COMHAD 2011, GOA, INDIA, 10 th & 11 th SEPTEMBER 2011.

With immense efforts and cooperation from Indian Academy of Pediatrics Goa Branch and other local regional, National and International NGO’s working for the welfare of women and children, organized International Conference of COMHAD on 10 th September and 11 th September 2011 at Goa Medical College, Panaji Goa, India. The theme of the conference was “Women as Agents of Change, Invest in Women and Transform the World” as we find more and more women empowered in the top of state powers, Government and NGO’s activities. The conference was attended by about 300 delegates from all over India and overseas.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF COMHAD & 9 th NCDC CONFERENCE, NAGPUR, MS, INDIA, 14 th,15 th & 16 th SEPTEMBER 2012.

COMHAD Scientific Symposium was organized in association with 9 th National Childhood Disability Conference with preconference workshops. The event was held on 14 th 15 th and 16 th September 2012 at Nagpur, India. The theme of the conference was “Challenges to Opportunities Together We Can”. The conference was inaugurated at the hands of Hon. Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Government of India Shri Mukul Wasnik on 15 th September 2012, in presence of Hon Minister Government of Maharashtra Shri Rajendra Mulak. The international faculties were Dr. Catherine Macclain, Dr Patrica Osbourne, Dr Gauri Bhusari (UK), and Dr Waheeda Pagarkar. Other faculties and participants were from COMHAD, Pediatricians from Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Physiotherapists, Occupational therapists, Community physicians, Neurologist, ENT Specialist, Neuro-developmental specialists, and para-medicals. About 500 delegates were present. Scientific deliberations were excellent and were applauded by all.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF COMHAD 2013, DHAKA, BANGLADESH, 20 th & 21 st JANUARY2013.

With immense efforts and cooperation from COMHAD Bangladesh Chapter, in association with angladesh Pediatric Association and other local regional, National and International NGO’s working for welfare of special children, have organized the International Conference of COMHAD 2013 on 20 th and 21 st January 1013 at Local Government Engineering Department (LGED), Level-5, LGED Bhaban, Agargaon, Shere Bangla Nagar, DHAKA – 1207 Bangladesh. The theme of the conference was “Disability Poses no Limit to Ability”

The conference was inaugurated at the hands of Honorable Member of Parliament Prof Dr M S Akbar. It was a very successful conference attended by about 500 delegates from every corner of the medical and social field working for maternal and child welfare. The eminent International and National faculties actively participated as Faculties for Scientific Sessions held.

It was concluded that with more active participation of medical and paramedical it is necessary to educate common public in the community in respect of prevention of disabilities and use of resources to minimize morbidity, taking the local political leader in confidence. This will minimize the burden all over, and thereby qualitatively will change the social infrastructure of community to live in a better place all over the world.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF COMHAD, CHPA & IAP 2015, NAGPUR, MS, INDIA, 5 th & 6 th December 2015.

International Conference of COMHAD 2015, in association with Commonwealth Health Professions Alliance (CHPA), Indian Academy of Pediatrics Nagpur, UNICEF, DMER, MUHS, India & Bangladesh Chapters of COMHAD, is going to be organized at the most famous “Orange City of Nagpur, MS, India” on 5 th & 6 th December 2015 at Hotel Centre Point, Central Bazar Road, Ramdaspeth, Nagpur, MS, India.

The theme of the conference is “Global Empowerment and Inclusion of Special Children” as we find more and more inclusion of specialized services for special children in the top of state powers, Government and NGO’s activities.

The conference was attended by about 700 delegates.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF COMHAD, CHPA & IAP 2018, BENGALURU, KARNATAKA, INDIA, 5-6 December 2018.

International Conference of COMHAD 2018, in association with Commonwealth Health Professions Alliance (CHPA), NIMHANS Bengaluru, Ramaiah Medical College Bengaluru, Indian Academy of Pediatrics Bengaluru, IAP Karnataka, UNICEF, DME, RGUHS, & India & Bangladesh Chapters of COMHAD, was held at the most famous “Silicon Valley & Garden City of India” Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, on 8th & 9th December 2018 at Ramaiah Medical College Auditorium, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

The theme of the conference was “Transforming Comprehensive Disability Care in Children from Policy to Practice”
The conference was inaugurated at the hands of Governor of Karnataka, Hon. Shri Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala. It was a very successful conference attended by about 800 delegates from every corner of the medical and social field working for the welfare of specially challenged children. The eminent International and National faculties actively participated as Faculties for Scientific Sessions held.

It was concluded that with more active selfless participation of policy makers stakeholders along with medical fraternity, transforming comprehensive disability care in children from policy to practice is possible.