The first International visitor speaker of the collection, Dr. Jayanta B Sarma, lead advisor microbiologist, Mid-Yorkshire Hospitals, NHS Trust, England, spoke on “Ethical Concerns in Modern Medicine”. The lately held lecture was attended by greater than 600 individuals comprising of college students and school members of all disciplines together with the colleges of Allopathic (Modern) Medicine, Ayurvedic Medicine, Homoeopathic Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Dental Sciences and Allied Health Sciences underneath SSUHS.
Principals, heads and administrators of all affiliated establishments of the college and different main dignitaries of well being sciences of Assam, college students and school of establishments outdoors the varsity in addition to common public from all walks of life attended the occasion. The speaker, Dr. Sarma, highlighted upon Eugenics, Euthanasia and different pertinent moral dilemmas, illustrated by way of hypothetical examples, which ranged from the fields of medical science to day-to-day social points in addition to futuristic options to medical moral issues. Comparison between the oriental and the occidental notion of ethics was additionally elaborated. A vibrant interactive session adopted the lecture.
Encouraged by the overwhelming response of most of the people at par with academicians, the vice-chancellor (i/c), SSUHS and chief patron of the occasion, Krishna Gohain, stated, “The SSUHS Guest Lecture Series is geared toward upholding the mission of the University to create and develop an eclectic mental, philosophical and educational setting with free move of concepts and knowledge.” Further, she added that it is important to bridge the gap of communication and awareness between medical science and daily life and therefore, the series has been introduced and opened for all including the general public.
“The college guarantees extra such lectures involving interplay with consultants which might vary from the teachers of well being sciences to varied public well being points that can profit society,” stated Gohain.