KUHS to host MedEx artistic healthcare education expo in Trivandrum

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Trivandrum: The healthcare sector in India is expected to get a major boost with the first-ever Artistic Medical Exhibition, MedEx 2017 being hosted at the Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram from January 3 – 31, 2017.

Organised under the aegis of Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS), the expo will showcase to the general public the practice and science behind modern day healthcare. The exhibition will also be part of the 65th Anniversary Celebrations of the host Government Medical College, the pioneering and one of the most prestigious seats of medical erudition in the state.

The Expo will strive to create awareness amongst the visitors and help them guard against unscientific practices and pseudo sciences being witnessed in the field of healthcare today. They will be offered insights into the healthcare sector and it is hoped that will also gain better perspectives on its various practices. At the venue, art installations will help the visitors come to terms with the various strides in the discipline.

The organisers have earmarked stalls showcasing the various branches of Health science. The exhibition showcases more than 1,000 exhibits depicting normal to pathological variants, including original specimens, animation and videos, medical illustrations and posters, virtual and augmented reality shows, mega walks-ins and interactive learning devices- thematically organised and aesthetically designed. The specimens will reveal the original Human body and its internal organs, disease patterns, Sonological and Microscopic views, artefacts used in Forensic sciences. Walk-ins include Human organ systems, replicas of procedural cabins like Operation theatres, intensive care units, transplantation units, forensic scenes etc. Molecular world of cells, Genetics will be presented through quality 3 D Animations.

Aside, Medtalk- a series of talk shows will witness prominent medical practitioners drawn from India make presentations before the audiences. Some of the participating institutions include RCC, Sree Chitra Institute of Medical Sciences and Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, most of them expected to unveil their innovations in health sciences.

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