National Conference on Reproductive Health Challenges:Issues and Remedies

Past few years have witnessed rise in reproductive health issues. The number of factors that pose challenges in reproductive health have increased by many fold. Thus to identify priority issues of reproductive health, available options of early diagnosis, treatment modalities and prevention strategies with emphasis on providing better reproductive health to all a National Conference on “Reproductive Health Challenges: Issues and Remedies (NCRHC-2015)” on 11-13 September ,2015 was organised  by The IIS University in collaboration with Department of Zoology ,University of Rajasthan, Jaipur and Mahatma Gandhi University of Medical Sciences & Technology, Jaipur under the auspices of the Indian Society for the Study of Reproduction & Fertility(ISSRF) .The conference aimed to provide a forum  for researchers ,policy makers, programme managers, service providers and NGOs in field of reproductive health.

Beside lamp lighting, formal welcome and address by Dr.N.K.Lohiya, President of ISRRF inaugural session had keynote address by Chief Guest Dr.V.M.Katoch, Former Secretary, Department of Health Research & Former Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi and  Presidential address Padma Shri Dr.R.R. Chaudhuri ,Adviser ,Department of Health and Family Welfare ,Govt. of NCTD.

Inaugural session was followed by eight technical session spread over three days chaired by luminaries from the field of reproductive health.

There were series of planeary lectures by torch bearers in the field, such as:

Padmabhushan Dr.G.P.Talwar, Director, Talwar Research Foundation, New Delhi

Dr.Anil Suri,NII,New Delhi

Dr. I.S.Gilada,ASI,Mumbai

Dr.M.A.Akbarsha, Bharathidasan University, Tirchirappalli

The technical sessions saw presentations by eminent scientist and researchers from various part of the country who shared their experiences and knowledge, such as

Dr. Nomita Chandlok,ICMR,New Delhi

Dr.Seema Sahay ,NARI,Pune

Dr.Beena Joshi,NIRRH,Mumbai

Dr.Savita Yadav,AIIMS,New Delhi

Dr.Dinesh Mathur,MGMCH,Jaipur

Dr.Arnab Banerjee,BITS,Goa

Dr.Sunila Khandelwal,Fortis Escorts Hospital, Jaipur

Dr.Rita Singh ,Delhi University,Delhi

Dr.Jayapraksh Divakaran,UAE

Dr.Kiran Singh,BHU,Varanasi

Dr.Sanjay Basak,NIN,Hyderabad

Dr.R.S.Sharma,ICMR,New Delhi

Dr. M.Michael  Arunldas,UOM,Chennai

Dr.Pradeep Kumar G., RGCB,Kerela


Dr.Dheer Singh,NDRI,Karnal

Dr.Nibedita Naha,NIOH,Ahmedabad

Young researchers shared their findings in oral and poster presentations.

On day second there was vibrant culture performance by the students of THE IIS University. Third day concluded with report presentation by Dr. Priyanka Mathur followed by award giving ceremony and vote of thanks.

The conference brought together the array of experts to deliberate on important issues, so as to create awareness in public to combat various reproductive health issues. Thus enriching deliberation proved to be a learning experience for all those participated in the conference.