On 4TH January 2019, NATCON (National conference on TB & Chest Disease)
conducted a workshop on International Pulmonology at KRIMS Hospital
Nagpur. This was a Hands-on workshop and covered all the topics related to
EBUS and Cryotherapy. Young Doctors were the attending delegates who had
come from all over India to learn advanced Bronchoscopy procedures. Dr.
Rakesh Chawla from New Delhi, Dr Ashish Tandon from Allahabad and Dr.
Vivek Gupta, Dr Sameer Arbat Pulmonology specialist in Nagpur and Dr Komal
Galani also from Nagpur was the eminent faculty members. The workshop
included lectures on various topics related to Interventional Pulmonology,
followed by a Hands-On session, in which the delegates got to operate those
instruments by themselves.
The coordinator of the workshop was Dr Sameer Arbat and the chairman of the workshop committee were Dr Rajesh Swarnakar. The workshop was followed by NATCON Conference with a TB-Free Nagpur an initiative supported by NATCON President Dr Radha Munje, Secretary Dr Ravindra Sarnaik and Dr Arora National President of TB Association from India. This 73rd NATCON Workshop brought together national and international
leaders for TB elimination in India.