AOHK Annual Conference 2018

68th Annual Conference of AOHK was celebrated with the inaugural function of 70th year of Indian Association of Occupational Health on 7th & 8th July 2018 at Hotel Fortune Park JP Celestial, Bengaluru.

Theme of the Conference was “ BOHS – Need for Sustained Action “

Inaugural function of the Conference was on 7th July. President of IAOH, Dr. R. Rajesh was the Chief Guest and Dr. Ramesh Billimagga, Executive Director, HCG Hospitals was the Guest of Honour.

Dr. M. Thyagaraju, President, AOHK presided over the program and welcomed the gathering. Hon. Secretary, Dr. R. Naveen presented the Secretary’s report for the year 2017 – 2018.

Guest of Honour, Dr. Ramesh Billimagga presented the various AOHK Awards for 2018 to the awardees.

Dr. M.V. Sreenivasan, retired Chief of medical services, Bharath Electronics Ltd received the Golden Jubilee commemoration oration award.

Dr. Mahadev Murthy, retired Professor of community medicine was awarded the Silver Jubilee Oration Award and also Sri Anatharamakrishnan memorial Award and the HMT Award.

The other Awardees were
Sri. Mohanmal Award – Dr. B.N. Pranesh Rao
AOHK Award for PG Students – Dr. Manasa

Chief Guest, Dr. R. Rajesh, Guest of Honour Dr. Ramesh Billimagga and Conference Chairman, Dr. G.S. Palaksha addressed the gathering.

Pre conference Workshop on BOHS was conducted on 7th July in the morning.

Three Important symposiums on Past, Present & Future of IAOH, Legal aspects & Ethics in OH, & Women’s Health were conducted on 8th July in which eminent members of IAOH participated. Many professionals and members took part in the scientific sessions which followed and there were many presentations also on various Occupational Health topics.

Vote of Thanks was given by Dr. H.K. Srinivasa, Treasurer.