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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 50-51


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A road map to tackle the global challenge of antimicrobial resistance

The Clinical Infectious Diseases Society is organizing a joint meeting "A road map to tackle the global challenge of antimicrobial resistance" on 24 th August 2012 at Chennai from 9 am to 6 pm - with the participation of other medical professional societies in India.

Their aim is to formulate a road map to tackle the Indian perspective of the global antimicrobial resistance problem. As responsible medical societies/ bodies, it is our responsibility to help our Governments in tackling this serious menace, by bringing out a guidelines document. We have also invited international experts (Herman Goossens, Dilip Nathwani, Stephan Harbarth, Arjun Sreenivas, David Paterson, and Paul Thambyah) to discuss about the same as well as plan of action in various continents.

We urge you to actively participate in this meeting and represent the voice of the oncology community.

For registration and further details, please contact Dr. Abdul Ghafur (

The 17 th Annual Symposium of the Hong Kong Cancer Institute

Clinical Application of Biomarkers in Cancer Therapy

Date: Saturday 24 th November, Sunday 25 th November 2012

Venue: Postgraduate Education Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, China

Organized by: Hong Kong Cancer Institute & Department of Clinical Oncology

In conjunction with the State Key Laboratory in Oncology in South China, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

For further information:

Dr. Brigette Ma, Email:

ICON ASCO Cancer Research Workshop

14 th and 15 th September 2012

Nashik, Maharashtra, India

Program Director: Dr Shailesh Bondarde


ICON Office:

This is a specially designed workshop for all oncology healthcare professionals who want to do clinical trials. The international faculty shall teach you how to convert a research concept or question into a full clinical trial protocol that can be implemented successfully. Newly qualified oncologists, postgraduate students and nurses are especially encouraged to attend.

This workshop is being organized by ICON Trust and ASCO. It is also supported by NCI, USA and Oncology Nursing Society, USA.

Applications should include the research concept / question/ hypothesis that you intend to study. Since there are limited seats, the applications will be screened by a special committee.

Save the Dates

27 th ICON Meeting

14 th to 16 th September 2012

Nashik, Maharashtra, India

Organizing Secretary: Dr Shailesh Bondarde


ICON Office:

Best of ASCO Jaipur

22 nd to 24 th June 2012

Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Program Director: Dr Hemant Malhotra

Tel: 0141-2620600 and 2620400

Fax: 0141-2622899 and 5105589



AmeriCares India - Spirit of Humanity Awards

Nominations open: October 2012

Function on 6 th April 2013

AmeriCares India - Health Angels Competition

For college students

Function on 6 th April 2013

Rules and Application Forms will be available at

for more information about us

ICON is delighted to facilitate the following meetings in Chicago during ASCO 2012. If you are interested in attending any or all of them, please contact

Indo-American Cancer Association

Saturday, June 2 nd

6.15 pm onwards

Sheraton Hotel and Towers, 301 East North Water Street, Chicago, IL 60611 (With Dinner)

Best of ASCO Jaipur Faculty's Meeting

Sunday, June 3 rd

6.15 pm onwards

Navy Pier, Chicago

(with Cruise and Dinner)

Changing Trends in the Management of Cancer in India

Monday, June 4 th

6.15 pm onwards

Star Speakers: Dr Paul Goss, Dr Jame Abraham, Dr Bernard Escudier

Meeting Rooms, La Quinta Inn & Suites, Downtown Chicago,

1 South Franklin Street, Chicago, IL 60606

(With Dinner)


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