Warm greetings from the Organizing Committee of WAD 2019!
This Committee is delighted to invite you to the Biennial Conference organized by the Indian Society of Anaesthesia, Mumbai Metro Branch & Dr G S Ambardekar Anaesthesia Society.
The World Anaesthesia Day Conference is scheduled to be held on 12th & 13th October 2019. The venue is the superbly designed Hotel Sahara Star located at SantaCruz, Mumbai. This hotel is not only an example of novel and beautiful architecture but is also centrally located for easy transportation.The workshops will be conducted on 11th October 2019 at various medical colleges and corporate hospitals across Mumbai.
The theme for this year’s conference is “ Defining to Refining Anaesthesia Care”. One can safely say that the demonstration by Dr WTG Morton on 16th October 1846 was the defining moment for anaesthesia. A new speciality was born. A hundred and fifty years down the line, our young speciality has witnessed astonishing transformation in terms of equipment and techniques. The standard of anaesthesia care is now refined to a fine art. A gawky newcomer has emerged a gorgeous beauty! And we invite you to be a part of this celebration.
Thought - provoking symposia
Interactive and hands-on workshops
Interactive technical sessions
The city is a modern metropolis whose history is now fast fading into obscurity. Although many may not know the story about the birth of this beautiful city, Mumbaikars are passionate about their rich past and heritage. The name Mumbai is an eponym, derived from the name of a local Goddess called Mumbadevi. The history of this beautiful city dates back to the formation of the seven islands, namely Colaba, Mazagaon, Mahim, Parel, Bombay Island, Worli and Old Woman's Island. This group of islands infact formed a part of the kingdom of Ashoka, the famed Buddhist emperor of India. Following the death of the king, the ownership of these islands was passed on and they were later colonized by a number of different rulers. From the early 19th century, the city went under a massive reconstruction and also experienced a boost in the economy during the American Civil War. Apart from the reconstruction and the ownership, Mumbai (previously called Bombay) has also been witness to mass carnages during the Second World War and the Hindu-Muslim Riots. A series of refurbishments and battles later, the city was officially deemed as the capital of the state of Maharashtra. Scroll further for more on Mumbai and its heritage.