PANAJI: The 10th-anniversary international Conference of the Geriatric Orthopaedic Society of India was held with great fervour on 4th-6th November 2022 in Cidade De Goa SeleQtions by Taj.
Health Minister Vishwajit Rane was the Cheif Guest
Minister for Social Welfare Subhash Faldessa was the guest of honour. Special Guest Joshua D’souza; Dean GMC & Chairman GOSICON Dr Shivanand M. Bandekar; National President Dr John Ebnezar, National Secretary Dr S.S Amarnath; Head of Geriatric Department Dr Edwin Gomes, Organising Secretary Dr Gauresh Vargaonkar were present on occasion.
The three days international conference was participated in by international Faculty from UK & National faculty & Delegates across Goa state.
The Conference was organized to share amongst Orthopsedicians the newer mortalities for prevention & treatment of Various degenerative & Traumatic conditions in our geriatric Age group.
Speaking on occasion, the Dean GMC & Chairman Gosicon 22, Dr S.M Bandekar, emphasized the need for Special attention & care towards the elderly Geratraic Population in ‘Ageing Gracefully’ concurrent with the theme of the conference ‘Living with dignity.
Minister for Social Welfare River and Navigation Subhash Phaldessai expressed happiness that an international Conference of such calibre & magnitude was organized in the state of Goa & spoke about various schemes the geriatric population can avail of through the Social welfare Department Government of Goa.
The chief guest for the function, Vishwajit Rane, congratulated the dean For setting up the Geriatric Department at Goa Medical College & also assured the adoption of newer comprehensive Models through the Health Ministry & Department of health for the Benefit of our Geriatric Population.
Special Guest Dy Speaker Joshua D’souza also congratulated the organizing team for organizing the Conference, which will go a long way in removing the worries of our elderly people.
Dr Gauresh Vargoankar, the organizing Secretary, proposed the vote of thanks, and Dr Manoj Prabhudesai was the joint Secretary for the Conference.