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(C-SAVE:2014)CME on Sexual Assault Victim Examination

On 1st September, 2014.

Venue: AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

AIIMS , Bhubaneswar , Odisha organized a one day CME accredited program on 1st September 2014 for doctors across the state to equip them to respond to survivors of sexual violence in a comprehensive manner . AIIMS institute was instrumental in organizing this training based on directions received from the Union of India, Ministry of health and family welfare (MOHFW) for implementation of medico legal guidelines issued by them

Participants comprised of 53 senior forensic doctors as well as gynecologists from reputed medical institutions. Inaugural was graced by Dr C Mahapatra, ex FOGSI president and currently professor obgyn, from SCB medical college and hospital, Director of AIIMS, Dr A K Mahapatra and Dr AK Mohanty HOD, forensic medicine.

Dr Jagadeesh N Reddy, HOD, Vydehi medical college, Bangalore and Sangeeta Rege of CEHAT, Mumbai conducted the day long training. The focus of the training was –

  • To enable the development of a perspective on the issue of sexual violence, its varied forms and consequences on health
  • To present changes in law especially with a focus on CLA 2013 and POCSCO 2012.
  • To equip health professionals to carry out therapeutic and forensic responsibilities vis a vis skill building exercises through case studies, role plays and group discussions.

Delegates asked several questions pertaining to the new laws, medical opinion, documentation of findings and court trials and debated tricky areas pertaining to informed and specific consent, mandatory reporting and the like.

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