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Four-day Intl ultrasound conference ‘Sono Summit’ begins
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Four-day Intl ultrasound conference ‘Sono Summit’ begins

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Chennai, June 29 : 'Sono Summit-2019', India’s largest International Ultrasound
Conference was inaugurated on Saturday by Member of Parliament Dr Santanu Sen,
who is also the National President of Indian Medical Association.

The 4-day summit, being organised by the Indian Radiological and Imaging Association (IRIA), would see healthcare sector officials debate, discuss and explore several avenues in Radiology.The main focus of the summit, which aims at bringing together radiologists from across the globe on a single platform, with an objective to take Sonography to the next level by increasing awareness, practical demonstration and productive sessions, which provides a clear picture about the current trend and latest technologies in the sector.

IRIA President Dr Hemant Patel said, “we are proud to host this India’s largest ultrasound conference as India today exhibits exponential growth in healthcare sector and an event such as this provides an opportunity to exchange ideas and knowledge, debate issues of real importance to the development of Sonography”.This is India’s largest gathering of Ultrasound professionals, with an estimated 1300 experts, including 100 from abroad, attending the four-day conference.

The IRIA in association with YUWA (The Youth Wing of IRIA), would also be organising
a mission called “Radiology for Indian Army” on July 6.It would be kicked off from IRIA headquarters, New Delhi in which over 50 radiologists will start their journey in motorbikes and SUVs to reach the highest motorable road of the world at Khardung La.

During the trip, the team would be connecting with Army hospitals at New Delhi en route and at Leh. The main objective of this initiative is to meet Army doctors where they were and inspire them by conducting awareness seminars and workshops.The team will end the journey at Khardung La by hoisting the flags of Indian Army.(UNI)