Health Commission Shirva Deanery in collaboration with Health Commission Udupi Diocese and USWAS Foundation Shirva had organized Medical Professionals’ Conference (A Conference of Doctors, Nurses and Para-Medical) on 26th November 2018 at Saud Sabha Bhavan from 9:00 AM onwards. The theme of the conference was “Respect for Life: Contemporary Challenges”. Most Rev. Dr. Jerald Issac Lobo, Bishop of Udupi Diocese had presided over the function. Rev. Dr. Praveen Leo Lasrado (Professor, Moral Theology, St. Joseph Seminary M’lore), Rev. Fr. Rockwin Pinto (Professor, Moral Theology, St. Joseph Seminary M’lore) and Dr. Leslie Lewis (Paediatrician, KMC Manipal) were the chief guests and resource persons. V. Rev. Fr. Denis D’Sa (Parish Priest, Shirva and Deanary Director) was the guest of honour. Dr .Edward Lobo (Diocesan Director of Health Commission), Mr. Wilson D’Souza (Vice President, Pastoral Parish Council Shirva) and Mrs. Gretta Menezes (Secretary of Shirva Deanary Health Commission) were present during this program. The resource persons presented an overview on various topics on human dignity and respect for life. The program was concluded with the formal vote of thanks proposed by Mrs. Gretta Menezes.
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