KERALA

Mid-term conference

ALAPPUZHA, OCT. 7. The mid-term conference of the Academy of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine will be held at the Lake Palace backwater resort here on October 10, the organising committee secretary, A.K. Abdul Khader, has said.

The Director of Medical Education, Meenu Hariharan, will inaugurate the conference. The president of the Academy, K.P. Govindan, will preside. This would be followed by the inaugural session, `Debating Controversies'.

The second session, `Evidence Based Medicine', will begin at 10.45 a.m. The topics include `management of lung cancer' and `suppressive antibiotics in chronic lung infection'.

The third session, `Recent Advances', will begin at 11.45 a.m. It would be followed by the session, `Critical Care Medicine', at 12.15 noon. The session, `Environment and Health', would begin at 12.55 noon.

The final session, `Interactive Session Onboard', will be held from 2.30 p.m. to 4 p.m.