The Department of Pathology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, organised a two day international seminar on ‘Amrita Annual Pathology Update 2017’ (AAPUD), July 15-16, 2017. Swami Purnamritananda Puri, General Secretary, Mata Amritanandamayi Math inaugurated the seminar. Dr. Damodaran Vasudevan, Head of PG Programs and Research, Amrita School of Medicine; Dr. (Col) Vishal Marwaha, Principal and Professor and Head at Department of Rheumatology, Amrita School of Medicine; Dr. Prathapan Nair, Chairman, Admissions and Accreditation, Amrita School of Medicine; Dr. Ajit Nambiar, Head of Pathology and Dr. Indu Nair, Professor at Department of Pathology, attended the function.
The main theme of the seminar was “Pathology of Female Genital Tract.” Many international and national experts delivered lectures to over 200 delegates. According to the experts at the seminar, gynaecological cancers are the most common form of cancer in women with a high mortality and morbidity. Hence, it is an important public health issue. However, with advances in medical science, early detection facilities, along with customised patient care and cure, are now available. The seminar comprehensively reviewed the latest cutting edge diagnostic and therapeutic modalities.