Staff Reporter

Kochi: Naval hospital INHS Sanjivani organised a conference on ‘Ischemic heart disease, an exploding epidemic’ on November 1. Rear Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of Staff of the Southern Naval Command, inaugurated the conference at Sagarika auditorium inside the Naval Base.

Lieutenant General O.P. Mathew, Commandant, Army Hospital in Delhi, and Colonel Commandant of the Army Medical Corps (AMC), delivered the keynote address. General Mathew stressed the importance of preventive aspects of heart diseases through deft assessment and determination of risk factors.

Dr. K.K. Haridas, Dr. Tiny Nair, Dr. Abraham Oomen and Captain Ravi Kalra spoke on various aspects of heart ailments.

A panel discussion, Dil Ki Baateein, followed.