Dear friends ,
Greetings! On behalf of The Academy Of Paediatric Neurology. I hope u all are keeping safe & healthy.Firstly, I would like to congratulate all Neurology Chapter members for receiving 3RD Best chapter award from central IAP, a proud achievement for all of us
Heartiest congratulations to the chairman DR LOKESH LINGAPPA, the SEC. DR VASANT KHALATKAR, & and entire team of 2020 for their outstanding contribution towards chapter activity, amid this pandemic when physical gatherings were not allowed. They have used the virtual platform to its full potential for webinars , which were attended by members across the country.
At the outset I must thank you all for the whole hearted support and showing confidence in me and electing me as gen. secretory of the chapter once again. I congratulate dr SHEFFALLI GULATHI for being elected as the chairperson of the chapter along with the entire team of AOP NEUROLOGY 2021. The chapter has emerged as the most vibrant ,academically active and disciplined chapter over last decade or so. In last few years the chapter has added large number of new members. Our total strength exceeds 600, this reflects the popularity of the chapter amongst paediatricians. Also it is judged by the strength and attendance of the chapter activities like multiple webinars, with thousands of attendees
I have always believed that knowledge multiplies by sharing, and so conducting academic programmes becomes imperative for knowledge update and growth. Under our dynamic leadership of DR SHEFFALI GULATHI, WHO HAPPENS TO BE THE MENTOR for so many national faculties in the field of paediatric neurology, she herself being the international faculty, I am glad to inform you all , that several academic activities both physical and virtual have been planned across the country in various zones in next year. It will include CMES, WORKSHOPS,NATIONAL CONFERENCE . Under the guidance of all the senior national faculties we will be coming out very soon with the latest national guidelines about the common neurological problems faced by the practicing paediatrician across India. I will need constant support & blessings of the entire team of AOP NEUROLOY 2021 to make these academic events successful by active participation. Wish to see the end of this pandemic by the end of this year so that we can plan our much awaited national neuropedicon in near future.
Regarding our journal, the editorial board which has been extended to ensure zonal representation, is doing a fantastic job by making it the most important academic tool of the chapter. The Journal includes a mixed bag of topics, in which newer trends and tests are discussed with case based diagnosis and utilities by our eminent authors across the country. Special thanks to the duo of Dr. Vinit Wankhede and Dr. Amarjeet Wagh for their hard work to make this journal a ground reality since last 4 years. I urge you to share articles, case reports and studies so that we can bring forth the best of our knowledge to all IAP ans. Lastly, I extend my deepest condolences to all those iapian families who lost their near & dear ones during this pandemic. Once again thanks to all past chairpersons, secretaries, and specially our national convener, dr Anoop varma for guiding me always during my chapter activities.
With the help of you all we hope the chapter to achieve new heights in future. Jai IAP Jai Hind!!
Dr Sanjeev Joshi
National Secretory Academy of Pediatrics Neurology 2021-22