GPCON 2009

GP (General Practitioners) across Maharashtra congregated for a conference GPCON’09 on 5th and 6th December at Yashwantrao Chavan Natyagruha, Kothrud, Pune. It was organised by the General Practitioners’ Association and Indian Medical Association. It focused on empowering family physicians with knowledge, attitude and skills to don the role of a true superspecialist. Experts made presentations on pyrexia, hypertension, obesity, endocrinology and cardiology. Besides paper presentations and workshops, there were essay competition, best clinic competition, free paper presentation and poster competition on swine flu. The stalls of various healthcare IT companies and pharmaceutical companies provided a lot of insights into new stuff coming into the market.

About prasoonk

Prasoon Kumar grew up in the Bokaro Steel City of south Bihar, now Jharkhand. He studied Computer Science and Engineering in IIT Kanpur. For job he moved to the land of opportunity, United States. He was there in the bay area through the internet revolution of mid to late nineties. He spent time admiring the beautiful coastline of California among other things. He moved east coast to the New York after the turn of the millennium working in a brokerage startup. Afterwards, he is back to India for good. He has been working in the enterprises and internet startup, enjoying the city life. He has a beautiful wife, a young 5 years old daughter and 11 years old son.

Posted on December 7, 2009, in healthcare, Pune and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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