Environment and cancer: The Indian perspective

Seminar on July 11-12, 2015
Venue: Hirak Mahotsav Hall, Gujarat Vidyapith, Ahmedabad

Participation: Anybody interested in the subject, NGOs/Voluntary Organisations working in the fields of environment and health, youths, physicians, scientists, students, policy makers, etc. 

Registration fee Rs. 200 (Rs. 100 for the students with ID) that covers attending the conference and lunch/breakfast for both the days; the attendees will have to arrange for their accommodation. People can send their registration fee (along with your name, address, affiliation, and contact e-mail/phone) by cheque in favour of “Gujarat Sarvoday Mandal” at following address or by direct transfer in:

Account Name: Gujarat Sarvoday Madal
Bank: State Bank of India, Ashram Road Branch, Ahmedabad
S/B Acc No. 10295513045
IFSC Code: SBIN0002628

Contact for Registration: Vikaram Savai, Gujarat Sarvoday Mandal Office, Gujarat Vidyapeeth, Nr. Income Tax Office, Ashram Rd, Ahmedabad-380014. Mobile: 9979501508

Contact for seminar details:  Dr. Kishor Mistry, e-mail: drmistryk@yahoo.com, Mob: 9428762493. 


Day-1: Saturday July 11, 2015

9.30 – 10.00 am: Registration & tea

10.00 – 1.00 pm: Epidemiology & Causes of Cancers


Dr. Kishor Mistry (Koshish-Milap, Vadodara)
Dr. Bharat Parikh (Apollo Hospital, Ahmedabad)
Dr. Janmesh Shah (Cancer Hospital, Ahmedabad)
Dr. Shilin Shukla (Cancer Hospital, Ahmedabad)
Dr. Subhojit Dey (IIPH, New Delhi)
1.00 – 2.00 pm: Lunch break

2.00 – 3.45 pm:
Agriculture, Pollution & Cancer


Dr. Manjit Singh Bal (Punjab Cancer Registry, Punjab)
Dr. Vijay Bodal (Punjab Cancer Registry, Punjab)
Kapil Shah (Jatan, Vadodara)

3.50 – 4.20 pm: Tea break

4.20 – 7.45 pm: Lifestyle & Cancer


Dr. Prabhudas Patel (Cancer Research Inst, Ahmedabad)
Dr. Somesh Chandra (Kailash Cancer Hospital, Goraj)
Dr. Ketan Jhaveri (Jivan Shaili Clinic, Surat)
Dr. Bharat Shah (Nisargopachar Kendra, Vadodara)
Dr. Kiran Shinglot (Editor, Aapnu Swasthya, Vadodara)

Day 2: Sunday July 12, 2015

9.00 – 9.30 am: Registration & tea

9.30 – 12.20 noon: Occupation, Radiation & Cancer


Rohit Prajapati (Paryavaran Suraksha Samiti, Vadodara)
Jagdish Patel (Peoples Training & Research Centre, Vadodara)
Dr. Sunil Kumar (NIOH, Ahmedabad)
Dr. Sanghmitra Gadekar (Anumukti, Vedachhi)
Dr. Ashok Vaidya (Kasturba Health Society, Wardha)
12.30 – 2.00 pm: “Open Forum and Future Plan”

There will be Exhibition/Sale of literature, books, CDs etc related to cancer near the lecture hall on both days of the conference.

Organization Committee:

Rajni Dave (Manaviya Technology Forum), Dr. Kishor Mistry (Koshish-Milap, Vadodara), Jagdish Patel (Peoples Training & Research Centre, Vadodara), Dr. Bharat Shah (Nisargopachar Kendra, Vadodara), Dr. Kiran Shinglot (Editor, Aapnu Swasthya, Vadodara), S. Srinivasan (‘Chinu’) (Locost, Sahaj, Vadodara) , Kapil Shah (Jatan Trust, Vadodara), Rohit Prajapati (Paryavaran Suraksha Samiti, Vadodara), Dr. Chirag Shah (Apollo Hospital, Ahmedabad), Dr. Ketan Jhaveri (Jivan Shaili Clinic, Surat)

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