“World AIDS Day 2018-19”



A full day free HIV Screening camp along with half day academic event comprising of topics related to HIV infection and AIDS were organized by department of Pathology TMMC&RC, on the occasion of “World AIDS day”, on 1st of December 2018.

A guest speaker, Dr Pallav Gupta, consultant, dept of Histopathology Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi along with Dr Vasundhara, Asst. Professor, Dept of Microbiology, TMMC&RC and Dr Prithpal S. Matreja, Prof & Head, Dept of Pharmacology, TMMC&RC were part of the event .


A mini quiz related to awareness about AIDS day was also conducted in between the lecture sessions. It was well attended by medical faculty, postgraduate and undergraduate medical Students.

Following were the topics delivered by respective speakers.

  1. Opportunistic infections in HIV patients, Dr. Pallav Gupta. Senior consultant, Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi
  2. Laboratory diagnosis of HIV infection, Dr Vasundhara, Asst. Professor, Dept of Microbiology, TMMC&RC
  3. Prophylaxis and Treatment of HIV infection, Dr Prithpal S. Matreja, Prof. & Head, Dept of Pharmacology

Simultaneously a full day Free HIV Screening camp was also conducted for staff and students of Teerthanker Mahaveer University in collaboration with the department of microbiology, in front of university administrative block. A total of 77 samples were collected and results of the same were issued keeping in mind confidentiality of the same.

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