APCRI National Conference 2009

Dr Thomas Mathew Nodal Officer IDRV Kerala

Dr Thomas Mathew Nodal Officer IDRV Kerala

The 11th National Conference of the Association for Prevention and Control of Rabies in India (APCRI) was held on 4th and 5th July, 2009 at Taj Residency, Thiruvananthapuram, focusing on the implementation of IDRV in the country. The theme of the conference, ‘Intra Dermal Rabies Vaccination – The Challenges Ahead’ is a significant contribution towards achieving the goal of a Rabies Free Kerala by 2015 and India by 2020. The Honourable Health Minister of the State, Smt. P. K. Sreemathi Teacher inaugurated the conference by lighting the lamp. The honourable minister delivered an encouraging and supportive inaugural speech. Dr.Usha Titus, Secretary Health and Medical Education delivered the keynote address. Dr. Dinesh Arora IAS, SMD, NRHM & MD KMSCL and Dr. Vishwas Mehta, Secretary H&FW were the chief guests of the conference. Full report and photos are available on the APCRI Website.



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