KMC Doctors attend 2nd Indo French International Forensic & Law Congress in France

KMC Doctors attend 2nd Indo French International Forensic & Law Congress in France

KMC Doctors attend 2nd Indo French International Forensic & Law Congress, Lyon, France held on 13th and 14th June, 2019

Mangaluru : Department of Forensic Medicine , KMC, Mangalore, MAHE,Manipal co-organized the Second Indo-French International Forensic and Medical Law Congress” at Lyon ,France from June 13th to June 14th 2019, which was jointly organized by University Claude Bernard Lyon 1 and University Jean Moulin ,Lyon III ,France. The Theme of the congress was “Strengthening Forensics by bridging law and Forensic Medicine – A path forward. This international joint congress was planned after the success of 1st Indo French congress held in KMC, Mangalore on 23rd and 24th November 2017.

Total of four faculty members presented paper in this congress. Three from forensic medicine- Dr. B Suresh Kumar Shetty, Dr. PP Jagadish Rao, Dr. Pavanchand Shetty H. and Dr. Adithi .S. Hegde from Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The papers presented was well appreciated by the forensic, legal and investigating agency gathering. The primary goal of the conference was to create and strengthen forensics by bridging law and forensic medicine, a step change in future of forensics. The delegates were honoured to receive an invitation of Lord Mayor of Lyon for the reception which was presided by the president of Lyon University.

The two days scientific programme brings together other sub themes like Forensic Pathology, embalming, odontology, anthropology, archeology, Obstetrics, DNA fingerprinting, Traumatology, law in relation to medical practice as per Indian and French legal stands . The conference was grand success with more than 100 delegates attended from most of the European world. The faculty attended the congress received travel grant of 1500 Euros each to attend the congress.

The delegates are indebted to the administrators of college, MAHE University for facilitating to co-organize this congress and for sharing the scientific deliberations in the congress. Browse on this link : 2nd indo-french international forensic and medical law congress : « Strengthening forensics by bridging law and forensic medicine : a path forward

Report submitted by :

Dr. B Suresh Kumar Shetty, Professor & Head,
State Medicolegal Consultant , Government of Karnataka [DK, Udupi and Coorg Dist.]
Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangaluru, Manipal Academy of Higher Education (M.A.H.E).

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