A L E N D A R L I S T I N G
M.D., a tuberculosis and chest expert from Indore, India, will discuss
the issue of tuberculosis in India in a lecture at Grady Memorial Hospital,
as part of Emory University School of Medicine's International Rotation:
Global Perspectives in Human Care program. The talk is under the supervision
of program founder, Vaddadi R. Rao, M.D., assistant professor of rehabilitation
medicine and medical director for Rehabilitation Therapy Services with
the Grady Health System. It is being held in cooperation with the Department
of Family and Preventive Medicine. The lecture is scheduled for Tuesday,
May 21, from 9:15 to 10 a.m. in the Oppenheimer Room of the Glenn Memorial
Building, 69 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive.
As many as 600,000 people
in India die every year from tuberculosis, with nearly 50 percent of
all cases affecting individuals ages 15 to 44 years. Further statistics
reveal that more than 30 percent of all tuberculosis cases in the world
are in India.
Dr. Bajpai has been involved
in the teaching and training of undergraduates and postgraduates for
more than 20 years; his primary interest involves pulmonary tuberculosis
and drug-resistant TB.
The talk is open to all health
care professionals. For more information, call (404) 616-6469.