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Eastern Haematology Group organizes ‘Eastern India Blood, Marrow & Cellular Therapy Meet 2023’ in Kolkata

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News Desk, News Nation 360: EHG (Eastern Haematology Group) organised the ‘Eastern India Blood, Marrow & Cellular Therapy Meet 2023’ (EIBMCT Meet 2023) on Bone Marrow Transplant in Kolkata. It was a first-of-its-kind Conference organized by Eastern Haematology Group in Eastern and North-Eastern India. EHG is an organization that consists of Haematologists and Haemato-Oncologists from 12 states of Eastern and North-Eastern India. More than 150 doctors consisting including Haematologists & Haemato-Oncologists, Medical Oncologists, BMT Physicians, Nursing Staff, Transfusion Medicine Specialists, Scientists and other supporting staff associated with BMT attended the conference to share their knowledge, experience and expertise to consolidate BMT practice and discuss futuristic planning on BMT in Eastern and North-Eastern India. The Inaugural Programme was attended by Prof. (Dr.) Debasis Bhattacharyya (Director of Medical Education, Govt. of West Bengal); Prof. (Dr.) Pit Baran Chakraborty (Principal, NRS Medical College, Kolkata); Prof.(Dr.) Rajib De (Organising Secretary, EIBMCT 2023); Dr Sharmila Chandra (President, EHG); Prof. (Dr.) Rabindra Kumar Jena (Secretary, EHG); Prof. (Dr.) Tuphan Kanti Dolai (Secretary, ISHBT). The 13 BMT centres from West Bengal, Bihar, Odisha, Assam and Chhattisgarh participated in the conference. They were 1) NRS Medical College; 2) IHTM-Medical College Kolkata; 3) Tata Medical Centre; 4) Apollo Multispeciality Hospital; 5) Narayana Superspeciality Hospital; 6) Saroj Gupta Cancer Centre & Research Institute; 7) HCG EKO Cancer Center; 8) SCB Medical College, Cuttak; 9) IMS & SUM Hospital, Bhubaneswar; 10) Paras HMRI Hospital, Patna; 11) Gauhati Medical College & Hospital, Guwahati; 12) B Baruah Cancer Institute, Guwahati 13) Balco Medical Center, Raipur. Prof. (Dr.) Rajib De, Organising Secretary, EIBMCT Meet 2023 stated that Bone Marrow Transplant is a curative treatment for most life-threatening haematological disorders like leukaemia, other blood cancers, thalassaemia and other inherited blood disorders, aplastic anaemia and other bone marrow failure disorders. This is a very sophisticated and curative mode of therapy performed in a few centres in Eastern India. EIBMCT Meet 2023 on Bone Marrow Transplant will set a platform for bringing a revolution in BMT practice. EIBMCT Meet 2023 not only witnessed scientific discussion on different aspects of BMT, but it also brought together all the centres across Eastern India which presented their institutional experience followed by detailed futuristic plan for collaborative activities to consolidate BMT practice in this region of India.

Pic : Krishnendu Kundu

Report : Anustup Kundu

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