by-invitation-only

Invited to address the 25th Annual General Body Meeting of CHAI- Karnataka on 3rd September, 2017 at Chaitanya, Shimoga District to speak on Public Health Action 2020.
Invited as Resource Person to the Regional Forum on translating the global agenda frameworks into practice. Organized by UNESCAP and partners ( ADPC, Canadian Government, GIZ, IFRC and UNDP) in Bangkok, Thailand, 29th - 30th August, 2017.
Invited as main resource person for a Two Day training programme of Medical officers and district programme officers working in the Boat Clinics in the Brahmaputra River. Organised by C-NES in partnership with NHM - Government of Assam, Regional Resource Centre- North East, RNTCP and Center for Health and Development ( CHD Group) - India.
Invited to address the Rotary Club – Mangalore Hillside on Hand Hygiene and its Public Health Importance on 7th June, 2017 as Chief Guest.
Invited as Key note speaker for the E-Governance Special Track for the Digital India drive at the International Conference on Advanced IT, Engineering and Management [ SAC AIM 2016 ] at St Aloysius College, Beeri, Dakshina Kannada, November 10th & 11th, 2016
Invited for the Indo-German Convention conducted by Manipal University and Lindau Alumini , Germany to conduct a full day workshop on “ Public Health in Humanitarian Emergencies.” At Manipal University on 15th September, 2016.
Invited as Chief Guest to deliver the Inaugural Speech at the Biochemistry Association of St Aloysius College, Mangaluru [ autonomous]

Invited as Session Chairperson for National Seminar on “Moving Towards Health System equity.” Supported by Indian Council for Social Science Research, May 6-7th, 2016 at Centre for Culture and Development, Vadodara, Gujarat.
Invited as Resource person to speak on “Mental Health – Need for a paradigm shift” for the Fourteenth MDRF-UAB-FIU International seminar on “Prevention and Control of non-communicable diseases” from 5th evening to 7th February 2016, funded by the National Institutes of Health [NIH] in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. (Sponsored)
Invited as Panelist to speak on “Civic responsibilities to fight corruption” at St Aloysius College (Autonomous), St Aloysius Group of Institutions on 22nd January, 2016. (Sponsored)
Invited as Panelist to speak on “Civic responsibilities to fight corruption” at St Aloysius College (Autonomous), St Aloysius Group of Institutions on 22nd January, 2016. (Sponsored)
Invited as Chief Guest to Hoist the Indian Tricolor at Yenepoya School and PU College on 26th January, 2016.
Invited to attend “Transforming Risk into Resilience meeting” organized by SEEDS India and ADRRN at India International Center, Lodi Estate, New Delhi on 12th January, 2016. ( Sponsored)
Invited as Speaker for the 2nd World Congress on Disaster Management, Government of Andhra Pradesh, 19-22nd November, 2015. (Partially Sponsored)
Made Co-Chairperson for the Health Theme at the 39th Indian Social Sciences Congress held at, Mangaluru University, December 1-5th, 2015.
Invited as Chief Guest to deliver a keynote session for Teacher’s Day function at P A College of Engineering, University Road, 11th September, 2015.
Invited to deliver a Guest Lecture at St Aloysius Institute of Management and Information Technology. Addressed the Gathering on “ Our World : Beyond the 21st century for sustainable development.”
Invited to attend the District Disaster Management Authority Meeting dated 16-7-2015, under the Chairmanship of Mr Ibrahim, IAS, Deputy Commissioner and District Magistrate, Dakshina Kannada District, Government of Karnataka.
Invited to address the prelude of the 39th Indian Social Sciences Congress 2015 at Mangalore University on “Shaping Healthcare through Humanities.” 23rd june, 2015
Invited By The Deputy Commissioner for Transport, under Directions of the Deputy Commissioner and District Magistrate to attend the Road Transport Authority Meeting and Make a Presentation on Road Safety and Road Traffic Injuries. Vide Reference Letter Dated: 11-3-2015. DCT&SRTO/MNG/RoadSafety/2015
Invited as Faculty to chair sessions at the 11th MDRF-FIU-UAB Intensive Workshop at Chennai supported through Fogarty Grant, NIH,USA, 2015. ( Sponsored)
Invited to participate, deliberate and document the UNICEF and Government of Odisha conclave on “Nourishing India’s Tribals, Bhubaneshwar, Odisa. Jan 15th and 16th, 2015. ( Sponsored)
Invited by University of Dhaka for a guest session on “Disasters: Certainty in an uncertain world. December 6th, 2014. ( Partly sponsored)
Invited by Shaheed Surwardhy Medical College, Dhaka, BMSS Unit for a guest session on “ Disaster Risk Reduction.”
Invited by Public Health Foundation of Bangladesh, for the scientific seminar and talk during the Foundation day at icddr,b in Dhaka. December 7th and 8th, 2014. ( Partly Sponsored)
Invites as Resource person at the International conference on Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, December 18, 19th, 2014. ( Sponsored)
Invited to the Public Health Foundation of Bangladesh to sign MoU with them on December 7-8th, 2014
Invited by Doctors For You for a training in Humanitarian Emergencies at Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai, August 27-30th 2014. (Sponsored)
Invited as Faculty for the MDRF-FIU-UAB International Seminar supported by Fogarty Grant, NIH, at Chennai in January,2014. ( Sponsored)
Invited to participate and conduct the Interactive Session on Rabies Prevention and Control jointly organized by Dept of Public Health, Manipal University, District Health and Family Welfare, Udupi, Dept of Animal Husbandry. ( Partly Sponsored)
Invited for the CME on Tuberculosis organized by District Health and Family welfare, Udupi, International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, New Delhi and Dept of Public Health, Manipal University, Dated : 9th March,2013. ( Partly Sponsored)
Participated in CME on “Acid Base Balance” organized by Yenepoya University, division of Nephrology on March 23rd, 2013.
Invited Guest Lecture delivered to Students of SDM Law College & research Institute on 16th October, 2012 on “ When the World Begins in you.” – with Influencing People & Slow Philosophy.”
Invited to attend a CME on “ Intimacy Matters “ conducted by Dept of Psychiatry at A J Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalore
Invited for The International Conference on “ Re-thinking Religion in India” jointly organized by Ghent University, Belgium; SDM Law College, Mangalore, KuvempuUniversity. http://www.mangalorean.com/news.php?newstype=broadcast&broadcastid=360585
Addressed & delivered a guest lecture in St Mary’s College, Shirva, udupi on 07th July, 2010 and spoke on “in search of your true self.” ( sponsored)
July 3rd, RIMSCON 2011, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh. Delivered a guest lecture on “The changing scenario of Medical education in India Today.” ( Sponsored)
Delivered a guest lecture on “Medical concerns in IT Professionals,” at St Aloysius Institute of Management and Information Technology, Beeri, Mangalore.” ( Sponsored)
Invited to judge “Tweet up- group discussion at Imprints 2011, Science fest.
Participated as an invited delegate in the National Seminar on “Indian Constitution, 60 years of Actions & inactions, SDM Law College, Mangalore.
Participated as an invited delegate in the National Seminar on “issues & concerns of higher legal education in India” SDM Law College, Mangalore.
Invited to Hoist the National flag on 26th January, 2007 by the Veena Beena Co-operative HSG soc.LTD during the Indian Republic day celebrations.
Invited to Speak on “ Medical journalism & Public Relations on 100.3FM ALL INDIA RADIO on 15th September,2012.