Dimapur, November 30: The 33rd North East Orthopaedic Surgeons’ Conference, which started on November 29 culminated today at Capital Convention Centre, Kohima under the theme ‘Trauma in Orthopaedics’. It was organized by the Nagaland Orthopaedic under the ages of the North East Region Orthopaedic Surgeons’ Association (NEROSA).
NEOSCON which started in 1986 is the mother of all gatherings of NE Orthopods which is organized by the various State-wise Orthopaedics societies of the eight NE states on rational basis under the aegis of NEROSA. This is the conference where all NEOSCON members look forward to in order to refresh and update one’s knowledge and rekindle the close ties that the states share with each other. It is the third NEOSCON held in Kohima so far.
Advisor, Urban Development and Municipalities Affairs, GoN, Dr. Neikiesalie Kire in his inaugural address shared his experiences and encouraged the young doctors to get to know one another and share knowledge and experiences.
Kire mentioned that punctuality is something that he always insisted upon and follow in his daily life. A medical professional’s punctuality is a must and should be strictly followed. He urged the doctors to take extra step sometimes for the patients’ sake because the sacrifices, kindness and responsibility towards the patients will never go unrewarded.
Appreciating the delegates, he invited them to stay back some days to enjoy the hornbill festival and get to know more about the rich culture and tradition of Nagas and carry back home fond memories of Nagaland.
Principal Director, Health & Family Welfare, Dr Vikeyie Losu, speaking as guest of honour, stated that way back during his days there was limited medicine and facility but now things have changed and medicine has taken a leap to relieve pain and suffering of humanity. He pointed out that the health planners are taking an active part in identifying the health needs of the society, suggesting the preventive steps and preparing to provide optimum care.
The programme highlights included NEROSA presidential address by Dr II Singh; NEROSA secretary report presented by Dr Chinmoy Das. Earlier souvenir was released by Dr Neikiesalie Kire. Altogether 116 delegates attended the two-day conference. (Page News Service)