Yashoda Hospital-SAIA Conference: IBD Update 2022

Jul 2022 | In-Person Events, Patient Education Events, Professional Events

March 2022

Yashoda Hospital and SAIA presented South Asia’s first-ever patient-clinician collaborative IBD conference, IBD Update 2022. The American College of Gastroenterology and the Colitis and Crohn’s Foundation, India endorsed this hybrid conference.

The conference was organized by a patient-clinician team comprising of SAIA’s board members: Dr. Kiran Peddi, Dr. Sumit Bhatia, Dr. Parakkal Deepak, Dr. Shrinivas Bishu & Tina Aswani-Omprakash,

There was an exclusive patient empowerment session featuring 6 South Asian IBD advocates and clinician experts covering a wide range of topics including diet & IBD, mental health & IBD, biologics, clinical trials, vaccines and health maintenance in IBD patients, & the importance of a nurse practitioner in IBD management.

As part of the clinician sessions, there were presentations from leading South Asian IBD experts on a variety of topics on best practices in IBD management.

Day 1: Patient Empowerment Session

Day 2: Clinical Sessions