Peerless Hospital hosted “International Clinical Nutrition Update 2022”

  • The conference brought together great minds to speak on clinical nutrition
  • Provide a unique platform to enable communication between doctors and nutritionists on managing different nutritional problems encountered during various diseased condition Conference set upon recent guidelines on clinical nutrition practice
  • Doctors, dieticians, nutritionists, physicians and students attended the session

5th March 2022 Kolkata: Peerless Hospital and B. K. Roy Research Centre, one of the oldest and a reputed health care institutions of Eastern India with the maximum medical, nursing, paramedical and management courses under one roof is all hosted the second Update on Clinical Nutrition in Advance Nutrition Care. The Clinical Nutrition Update 2022 conference is an academic effort taken by the Peerless Hospital and B. K. Roy Research Centre for strengthening the Clinical Nutrition awareness in Eastern India. The daylong conference which was organized on 5th March 2022 at the Vivanta Hotel, Kolkata aim to provide a core knowledge exchange platform to distinguished doctors, clinical nutritionists, physicians and dieticians from across the Country and Bangladesh and Nepal highlighting the latest advancements and updates in the field of Clinical Nutrition. The conference also aim to provide healthcare practitioners with an understanding of the central role of nutrition in healthcare sphere. Representatives from various healthcare facilities throw light upon various specialties like Gastroenterology, Critical Care, Diabetes and Nephrology. Separate panel discussions held on Eating Disorder & Difficulties in Feeding, which was followed by prize distribution.

The Press meet was addressed by

1.Dr.Sujit Kar Purakayastha(Managing Director, Peerless Hospital)

2.Prof.Dr Krishnangshu Ray ,( Medical Director Peerless Hospital)

3.Dr. Ajoy Krishna Sarkar (Clinical Director Dept. of Critical Care Medicine, Peerless Hospital)

4.Dr. Soubhik Sural(Clinical Director Dept. of Nephrology ,Peerless Hospital)

5.Dr. Subhrojyoti Bhowmick(Clinical Director Academics Quality & Research Peerless Hospital)

6.Dr. Chandramouli Bhattacharya(Internal Medicine Specialist, Peerless Hospital)

7.Ms. Sudeshna Maitra Nag (Chief Dietician, Peerless Hospital)

The conference witnessed the presence of approximately 200 doctors and clinical dieticians. A 25- member team of dieticians was also attended from neighbouring country, Bangladesh in this conference. The conference witnessed over 25 reputed speakers from different National and local Hospitals who highlighted the importance of proper nutritional management in treating patients of different specialties. The conference witnessed international speakers like a. Prof. Dr. Sumantra Ray (Cambridge University, UK)
b. Dr. Yossi Sammy (Nestle Health Science, Switzerland)
c. Ms. Mahfuza Afroz Sathi (Imperial Hospital Ltd. Chattogram, Bangladesh)
d. Ms. Praniti Singh (Norvic International Hospital ,Katmandu, Nepal)

Elaborating on the need of the right nutrition for recovery, Ms Sudesna Maitra Nag, Chief Dietician of Peerless Hospital and Organizing Secretary of the conference, said, “Proper nutritional management is the key to rapid recovery process of all diseases including Covid -19. At Peerless Hospital and B.K. Roy Research Centre we rely on our clinical nutrition team who works closely with the clinical teams in developing patient-specific nutrition for timely recovery. This Clinical Nutrition Update Conference will essentially highlight the recent updates in Clinical nutrition in the field of Gastroenterology, Critical Care, Renal, and Diabetes. The focus is on budding clinical dieticians from the city who will be benefitted the most by knowing about global practices, trends and developments that can lead to patient care improvement” Dr Subhrojyoti Bhowmick, Clinical Director, Academics and Research, Peerless Hospital and Chairperson of the Scientific Committee, said, “Our conference aims to bring together doctors and dieticians on a single platform and seek common solutions about nutritional management of certain diseases. This has hardly been seen in any conferences commonly organized in Eastern India. The way forward of treating patients is based on evidence based medicine i.e. utilizing the best evidence of published research to treat patients efficiently. We have also published a paper on the covid 19 patients. Research work is scarcely conducted in the field of clinical nutrition in India and we wanted to motivate the young minds to experience global best practices, through this conference. We are having a poster competition for the conference delegates where the participants will be able to share their research work”.

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