Conference Details

We are honoured and privileged to welcome you all for the “Joint Annual 26th Conference of Gujarat Chapter of Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine (IAPSM-GC) and 8th Indian Public Health Association (IPHA-GC)” organized by Department of Community Medicine, B J Medical College, Ahmedabad on 4th & 5th January, 2019.


Pre-conference Workshop will be organized on 3rd January, 2019.
The theme of the conference is “Universal Health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere” with the sub-theme “Opportunities and Challenges for access and utilization of Healthcare in India”.


Looking forward to your active participation in making this event a grand success.


With personal regards


Dr. Mrs. M K Lala
Organising Secretary

Program Details

Day 1   (04-Jan-2019)

Registration & Breakfast (8:00 to 10:00)
1a 10:00 10:30 Universal Health coverage-concept and vision for India Dr. Dileep Mavlankar

Director, Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar

1b 10:30 11:00 Role of technology in achieving universal Health coverage Dr.Sanjiv Kumar

Director, International Institute of Health Management Research, New Delhi

1c 11:00 11:30 “Universal health coverage: urban Focus”. Dr. Vikas Desai

Technical Director Urban Health and Climate Resilience Center of Excellence (UHCRCE) Surat

Lunch Break (1:30 to 2:30)
Poster presentation(2:00 to 3:00)
PLENARY 2 :Urban health strengthening AND Health and  economic (2:30 to 4.0)
2a 2:30 3:00 ‘”Deciphering the connect between health and economic development”. Dr. Sanjay Zodpey

Director, Indian Institute of Public Health, Delhi

2b 3:00 3:30 “Newer Initiatives in RMNCH+ A
(Sponsored by Health & Family Welfare Dept.)”
Dr. Prakash Vaghela

Additional Director,
Family Welfare,
Government of Gujarat

2c 3:30 4:00 “Challenges in achieving Universal Health Coverage in urban area” Dr. Bhavin Solanki

MOH, Ahmedabad corporation

Tea break(4.00 to 4.15))
4:15 5:15 Scientific Session 1

(Oral Presentation)

Scientific Session 2

(Oral Presentation)

Scientific Session 1 & 3 : Sanskruti Bhavan, 1st Floor, B.J. Medical College Scientific Session 2 & 4 : D 4 Conference Hall, 1st Floor, Civil Hospital Campus
5:15 6:15 Scientific Session 1

(Oral Presentation)

Scientific Session 2

(Oral Presentation)

General body meeting (6:30 to 7:30)
Dinner (7:30 onwards)

Day 2 (05-Jan-2019)

Registration & Breakfast (8:00 to 9:30)
 PARAM Oration(9:30 to 10:15)
Guest Lectures: (10:15 to 11:45)
3a 10:30 11:15 Role of Emotional Intelligence in Health Care Dr.Mukesh Gupta,

Obstetrician & Gynecologist, Public health Expert, Mumbai

3b 11:15 11:45 Implementation of strategies of NITI AYOG to ensure quality of public health care Dr.Madan Gopal,

Senior Consultant (Health). NITI AYOG, New Delhi

Tea break(11:45 to 12:00)
3c 12:00 1:00 H. M. Patel Young Scientist Award
Valedictory function and prize distribution (1:00 to 1:30)
Lunch break(1:30 to 2:30)