Indian Society of Hospital Waste Management 12th Annual conference
December 1st & 2nd, 2012

Organized by

Yenepoya Medical College
Yenepoya University, Mangalore – 575018


In association with
Indian Society of Hospital Waste Management (ISHWM)


THEME: Healthcare Waste Management – Moving Towards Sustainable Solutions


• Minimizing Waste Generation in Healthcare Institutions
• Capacity Building and Team Approach
• Legal Issues in Healthcare Waste Management
• Innovative Practices in Healthcare Waste Management
• Safety Concerns Related to Patients, Healthcare Workers and Handlers


Newer and sophisticated technologies adopted in the modern healthcare practice have made the healthcare waste management complex. It has become essential to ensure safety of the patients, healthcare providers, waste handlers and the environment in and around hospital settings. This demands collective commitment right from the products we choose to deliver healthcare till their safe and appropriate disposal. Thus strategic planning and innovations are awaited for simpler and sustainable solutions for managing the healthcare waste.


ISHWMCON 2012 will be a platform to review the progress achieved so far in this regard, identify the challenges ahead and develop strategies to meet these. The conference shall provide excellent opportunity for exchange of views and opinions among the academicians, policy makers, administrators, medical practitioners, students and other stakeholders to plan for a better tomorrow.


Contact Address
Organizing Secretary, ISHWMCON 2012
Yenepoya Medical College, Yenepoya University, Deralakatte,
Mangalore - 575 018, Karnataka, India
Ph: +91-824-2204668 Ext: 144: Mobile No: +919945284021, +919482984898
Fax: +91-824-2204667; Email: ishwmcon2012@yenepoya.edu.in


Important Dates
Conference dates 1st & 2nd December 2012
Last date for early registration 31st October 2012
Last date for submission of abstracts 31st October 2012
Notification of acceptance to the author 15th November 2012


Organizing committee has decided to award best papers & poster presentations
Last date for the submission of full paper for consideration towards best paper award and publication shall be 15th November 2012


Hon’ble Chancellor

Mr. Y. Abdulla Kunhi


Hon’ble Vice Chancellor

Dr. P. Chandramohan


Organizing Chairman

Dr. Ghulam Jeelani Qadiri

Principal/Dean Yenepoya Medical College


Organising Secretary

Dr. Sunita Saldanha

Joint Organising Secretary

Dr. Akshay K. M.


Dr. M.S. Moosabba

  Advisory committee  

Dr. Janardhana Konaje


Prof. K.P. Jayarajan

Controller of Examination

Mr. Mohammed Bava

Finance Officer

Prof. P.C.M. Kunhi

Director A & A

Mr. Yenepoya Farhaad

Director R & F

Mr. Yenepoya Kursheed

Director Purchase

Dr. B.H. Sripathi Rao

Dr. Akhter Husain Dr. S. Padmakumar
Dr. Ashok Nayak Dr. Prakash Saldanha Dr. Pushpalatha Pai
Dr. S. Padmanabha Dr. M. Manjunath Shenoy Dr. Ramakrishna Avadhani
Dr. P. Mahabala Rai Dr. Cynthia Arunachalam Dr. Sudarshanram N. Rao
Dr. C.K. Vasu Dr. K. Raja Gopal Dr. P. Sunil  Rao
Dr. B.P. Shelly Dr. K. Shankar Bhat Dr. H.P. Kedilaya
Dr. V.V. Mohan Chandran Dr. Gangadhar Somayaji Dr. Radha Y. Aras
Dr. Vina Vaswani Dr. E. Sulaiman Dr. Padma Sundaram

Finance Committee

Convener: Dr. M.S. Moosabba


Invitation & Media Committee

Convener: Mrs. P. Sathya

Scientific Committee

Convener: Dr. Akshay K.M

Contact Number: +919482984898


Reception Committee

Convener: Dr. Rochelle Tellis

Souvenir Committee

Convener: Dr. P.D. Rekha


Venue Committee

Convener: Dr. A.B. Arun

Registration Committee

Convener: Dr. Manjula Shantharam

Contact Number: +919845225882

email: manjula.shantaram@yenepoya.edu.in


Catering / Food Committee

Convener:  Mr. Sheikh Abdul Rahim

Transportation & Accommodation Committee

Convener:  Dr. M.H. Shariff

Contact Number: +917899124567


Executive Committee of ISHWM

President: Prof. A.K. Agarwal   Vice President: Air Cmde M. K. Bedi
Secretary: Dr. K.S. Baghotia   Joint Secretary: Dr. T. Hemanth
Treasurer: Wg. Cdr. N.D. Mendhe   Editor - in Chief: Prof. S. Pruthvish




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