Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences

Conferences conducted At PIMS

National Conference on Rural Health

Equity, Equality and Empowerment - Agenda for National Health Policy
Conference Dates :

December 5-7, 2002

Organised By
Pravara Medical Trust
Conference Venue

Rural Medical College
At. Loni, Dist. Ahmednagar,
Maharashtra State, India, Pin- 413 736
Tel. +91 2422 273600 / 273486
Congress President :
Dr. Ashok Patil, President, IAAMRH

Organising Secretary :
Rajendra Vikhe Patil, Trustee,
Pravara Medical Trust (PMT), Loni

Organised in Collaboration with

International Association of Agricultural Medicine
and Rural Health - IAAMRH

Conference Secretariat
Rural Medical College ,Loni
Pravara Medical Trust
Dist:Ahmednagar (Maharashtra State)
Tel: +91-2422-71756
Fax: +91-2422-73413
Co-sponsored by...

Global Forum for Health Research - GFHR, Geneva
United Nations Population Fund - UNFPA
Medical Council of India - MCI, New Delhi

With Participation of

Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India
World Health Organization - WHO, India
International Labour Organization - ILO
Department for International Development-DFID
Aga Khan Foundation - AKF, India

Hon.Shatrughan Sinha, Minister of Health ,  Govt of India  releasing Soveniour
Hon.Shatrughan Sinha, Minister of Health , Govt of India releasing Soveniour

Click here to View......Loni Agenda on Rural Health

Conference Objectives

  1. Address key issues related to equity, equality and empowerment in health - rural-urban, male-female, rich-poor, haves - have-nots.
  2. To promote dialogue amongst rural health workers, government, NGOs, UN agencies, national/ international funding agencies and other stakeholders for finding solutions on health issues with special emphasis on equity, equality and empowerment
  3. Provide delegates with opportunities to contribute to an Action Plan for "National Rural Health and Development Policy"
  4. Highlight and foster opportunities for innovative, comprehensive, participatory rural health models that can be replicated.
  5. Launch national initiative on "Healthy Villages" and National Network on Rural Health and Gender Justice.
Conference Program

Symposium on "Rural Health Research - Friday 6th December 2002
Chairperson: Dr.K. Siva Prasada Rao, Health Minister, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh
Co-sponsored By :Global Forum for Health Research - GFHR, Geneva

Priority-setting in health research: a simple framework and first results by Louis J. Currat & Andres de Francisco Global Forum for Health Research GFHR, Geneva

"Vision 2010" of Rural Health of Govt. of Andhra Pradesh by Dr. K. Siva Prasada Rao, Health Minister, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh

Round Table Conference on Priority Setting Frame work
Panel Members: Dr. Louis Currat, Dr. A. de Franscisco, Dr. K. Siva Prasada Rao, DR. (Mrs) M. Sachdeva, Dr. Rajanikant Arole, Dr. Ashok Patil, Dr. Arvind Mathur, Dr. Grace George, Dr. Orvar Finnstrom, Dr. Andres Wojtyla.
CME on Appropriate Medical Education and Health care- Friday 6th December 2002
Chairperson: Dr. (Mrs) M. Sachdeva, Secretary, MCI, New Delhi
Co-sponsored By :Medical Council of India, New Delhi
Guest Lectures

  1. Problem Based Learning - Experiences of Linkoping University, Sweden - Dr. Orvar Finnstrom, Sweden
  2. Human Resource Development for Rural Health Care - Dr. Bharati Sharma, New Delhi
  3. Global Partnerships in Medical Education & Health care - Dr. Ashok Patil, Loni
  4. Need for Change in Education in India - Dr. Anand Kumar, Varanasi, U.P
  5. Practical Model of Ideal Rural Health Service - Dr.Sanjay Dhadkar, Dongaon, Buldhana, Maharashtra.