IHO “Grand Rounds” on HIV/AIDS education program

The first Grand Rounds took place at the Dr. SN Medical College in Jodhpur, Rajasthan on June 30, 2007. The event was attended by about 35 residents, fellows and faculty from the medical college and community. Dr. PK Gupta, Principal and Chief of Chest and TB at Dr. SN Medical College, inaugurated the first Grand Round series at Dr. SN Medical College, Jodhpur in partnership with the Global Foundation for Humanity, Health and Public Welfare Society and the Vietnam-CDC-Harvard AIDS Partnership of Harvard University. Dr. Donn Colby of the Vietnam-CDC-Harvard Medical School AIDS Partnership (VCHAP) presented an update on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment.

Dr. Colby also attended clinical rounds in the HIV outpatient clinical and medical inpatient unit with senior and resident physicians from the medical college. Jodhpur is the site of one of two HIV clinics in the state of Rajasthan that provides free ARV medications through the Indian National Treatment program.