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Dr. Patel completes her short academic visit to Australia
Dr. Archana Patel visited the University of Sydney from 21st to 23rd August and the International Congress of Pediatrics, Melbourne from 24th to 29th August. In Sydney, she was invited as a Expert Faculty to conduct workshop titled “Action For Child Health: Role for Nutrition”. This was a highly successful visit where Dr. Patel was able to share her expertise with all the attendees. On the side, this small world also permitted Dr. Patel to connect with Dr. Atul Prabhu (a member of LMRF) while in Australia.
LMRF conducts a workshop on Scientific Writing
LMRF faculty conducted a skill-building, interactive workshop on scientific reporting on 5-7 July 2013. Dr. Archana Patel, Dr. Vijay Thawani, Dr. Kunda Gharpure, Dr. Leena Dhande, Dr. Yamini Pusdekar, Ms. Smita Puppulwar and Ms. Leena Kurhe conducted various interlinked and detailed sessions in this workshop. This workshop was highly attended and hugely successful.
Biomass fuel use increases the risk of cataracts: Study
Drs. Kulkarni, Narlawar, Sukhsohale, Thakre and Ughade have published a study that synthesized the existing epidemiological evidence which shows that families using biomass fuel for cooking are at an increased risk of developing cataracts. This paper has been published in the British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research. This is LMRF’s paper #66.
Camouflage syringe: a novel device to reduce dental fear in children
Dr. Shweta Ujaoney and her colleagues have conducted a novel investigation of their patented device – the Camouflage Syringe which reduces pain, anxiety and fear in children seeking dental treatment. This is a very innovative study that will be published in the December issue of the European Journal of Pediatric Dentistry.
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