IIM to hold webinar on life beyond Covid

The event will be held on August 29

Tribune News Service
Amritsar, August 21

As the world is grappling to come to terms with the “new normal” set by the Covid-19 pandemic, IIM Amritsar in collaboration with the Punjab Government, is going to host a webinar on the theme “Life Beyond Covid-19: Institutionalising the New Normal in Health and Well-being” on August 29.

The webinar is being organized to address healthcare and mental health-related concerns of people from Punjab and the rest of India. Talking about this webinar, Prof Nagarajan Ramamoorthy, Director IIM, Amritsar, said, “We have decided to open the registration for the webinar to all. We want the people of Punjab to have access to relevant and accurate information directly from experts working on vaccine development, telemedicine and mental health issues,” the director said.

The event would commence with Captain Amarinder Singh, delivering opening remarks and providing insights on the way forward for healthcare in Punjab. The event brings eminent personalities and experts from the field of medical science to share their thoughts on how we could look after our health and productivity. The panellists for the event include Dr Krishna M Ella, chairman and MD, Bharat Biotech International Limited. His company has successfully developed COVAXIN™, India’s 1st vaccine candidate for Covid-19, in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), National Institute of Virology (NIV). Other panellists include Dr Bhatti, director, CMC Ludhiana; Dr Rakesh Chaddha, professor and head, department of psychiatry, AIIMS New Delhi; Dr Santosh Chaturvedi, head, department of mental health education, NIMHANS.

The registration is open for all on IIM Amritsar website. The last date for the registration is August 27.

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