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An International hybrid CME on Child Abuse: An Insight Into The Problem & Findings Out Means To Effectively Combatting It

CME was organized by the Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology on 30th July 2022 between 09:00 AM – 01:05 PM. The CME was attended by a total of 271 participants from India and abroad.
The CME has distinguished experts such as:
1. Prof (D). George Paul, Senior Consultant Forensic Pathologist, National University of Singapore,
2. Dr. Sydney M., Additional Professor Department of Psychiatry, NIMHANS, Bengaluru,
3. Dr. R. V. Dhakshayani, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Nagapattinam Medical College, Tamil Nadu,
4. Dr. Abhishek Das, Associate Professor of Forensic Medicine, National Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal,
5. Mr. A. Bharath, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu. The CME begins with the inauguration of Prof (Dr). Udit. B. Das, Dean SSSMCRI. Prof. (Dr).

Dipayan Deb Barman delivered the welcome speech and outlined the objectives of the CME, The first session was taken by Prof. (Dr). Geroge Paul on “Child abuse magnitude of the problem globally and in India”. Then Dr. R. V. Dhakshayani, delivered a session on “WHO Guidelines on the management of cases of child abuse”, followed by which Dr. Abhishek Das spoke on “Medico-legal aspects of child abuse and role of a physician”. Later, Dr. Sydney. M gave a session on “Psychological support in a victim of child abuse” and finally Mr. A. Bharath addressed the “Investigative & legal perspectives as per POCSO ACT 2012”.

Dr. R. Ganesh, Associate Professor, Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, SSSMCRI, delivered the vote of thanks.