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Madras Medical College to have a Centre for preventive cardiology

In addition to overall research infrastructure upgradation, there are strategies to establish a centre for preventive cardiology// and another for ageing at the Madras Medical College (MMC).

This announcement was made on Friday after a discussion between an MMC team and Director General N. K. Ganguly and other officials of the Indian Council for Medical Research. This was followed by the inauguration of the golden jubilee celebrations of the cardio thoracic surgery department of the college. The schemes would be brought into action in another 6 months, according to Dr. Ganguly.

Kings Institute, Guindy, is to have a centre of excellence in virology due to the efforts of Union Minister of Health Anbumani Ramadoss and State Health Minister K.K.S.S.R. Ramachandran.

According to Dr. Anbumani, the cardio thoracic department at the MMC would get a new building in its anniversary year. This department is one of the 5 such departments in the world, to be celebrating 50 years of service.

Prevention would be the focus of the national programme on cardiovascular disease, diabetes and stroke, to be launched this year. The message would be spread to schools, colleges and rural areas of the country.

Dr. Anbumani told about the importance of developing workplace health interventions taking into account the high rate of cardiac arrest and stroke among young IT professionals.

A new medical syllabus was being drafted which would include more practical work and issues that were socially relevant and important to rural areas, he said. The new curriculum would make an undergraduate MBBS student to interact with patients from the very first day at the college.

A digital souvenir was released on the occasion by Dr. Anbumani. Rs.100 crore would be sanctioned after the state government sends a proposal for the conversion of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Chennai to a Centre of Excellence, he announc ed.

A commemorative stamp would be brought out by the department of Information Technology and Communication to celebrate the golden jubilee anniversary of the CTS department, promised Dayanidhi Maran, Union Minister for Information Technology and Communication.

Increase in budgetary allocation for Tamil Nadu by the Centre, for largescale renovation, repair and upgradation of 40-50-year-old hospital buildings in the state, was expected, according to Mr.K.K.S.S.R. Ramachandran.

Proper utilization of telemedicine facility should be done, said Mr. Parithi Ilamvazhuthi, Minister for Information and Publicity.

There were speeches by the Health secretary V.K.Subburaj; Director of Medical Education P.Vijayalakshmi; Dean of Madras Medical College Kalavathi Ponniraivan; K.Harsha Vardhan, head, cardio thoracic surgery; and L.Vengadasalapathy, additional professor.
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