The Virtual 3rd International Conference Theme

“Non-Communicable Diseases in the Caribbean Region: Mental Health and Road Traffic Accidents Current Scenario and Future Perspectives”

22nd & 23rd April, 2021
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ABOUT TAU-COM CONFERENCE

The Texila American University – College of Medicine (TAU-COM), second International Conference for Medical Students has been a huge success and the date marked a new beginning for Texila American University, Guyana.

Keeping in tradition of TAU-COM, we are organizing our third international conference under the theme “Non-Communicable Diseases in Caribbean Region: Current Scenario and Future Perspectives”. This time the focus will be on Mental Health and Road Traffic Accidents

Non-Communicable disease is a major public health problem globally as well as in the Caribbean region.

The conference is intended to create awareness among healthcare providers, consumers and stake holders on pervasiveness of non-communicable diseases, in a bid to make an effort to find evidence-based solutions which are proven to be effective in the region.

Conference will be held virtually over a period of two (2) days with various scientific sessions and dynamic poster presentations.

PROGRAM SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS

Session 1

Plenary Session
April 22, 2021 @ 9:00 AM

Session 2

Mental Health
April 22, 2021 @ 1:00 PM

Session 3

Mental Health - COVID 19
April 23, 2021 @ 9:00 AM

Session 4

Road Traffic Accident
April 23, 2021 @ 1:00 PM

REGISTRATION FORM

Amount: $10

Mode of Payment

Bank of Baroda (Guyana) Limited – TAU GY INC Main a/c
A/c no: 95410200000695
Name: Texila American University Inc
Bank Name: Bank of Baroda (Guyana) Inc
Branch: Georgetown
Swift Code: BARBGYGE

Bank Address: Bank of Baroda (Guyana) Inc
10, Avenue of Republic Road
Regent Street, Georgetown
Guyana.


Beneficiary address:
Texila American University Inc
Lot 2442, Plantation providence
East Bank Demerara

Intermediary Bank:
Bank of Baroda (New York)
One Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016, USA
Swift Code: BARBUS33
Routing Number: 026005322

IMPORTANT GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACT

  • Scientific Papers are invited on the topics of Mental Health and Road Traffic Accident in the Caribbean region for oral presentation, poster presentation & publication in Texila E-Journal.
  • Abstract for oral/poster presentation should not exceed 300 words excluding title of the abstract, name(s) of author(s) and complete address. The name of the presenting author should be underlined. At least one of the authors should be registered before the last date for registration. Abstracts without one of the authors registering will not be published in the Texila E-Journal/ book of abstracts.
  • If you are sharing a research study, investigation or inquiry, please use the following format for submission of abstracts:
    1. Purpose of study
    2. Methodology
    3. Results
    4. Conclusion
  • Top ranking scientific papers will be selected for oral presentation in each session.
  • The topic for paper presentation should be relevant to theme of the conference
  • The time allotted for presentation will be 10 minutes (7 minutes for presentation and 3 minutes for discussion)
  • International delegates who are unable to attend can send their posters in prescribed format for display.

Important dates regarding your abstracts

April 09, 2021

Next steps: Prepare the oral/poster presentation based on the guidelines and layout provided and submit to the above conference email before

April 15, 2021

Date by which you will received the confirmation of acceptance

April 19, 2021

The last date for submission of abstracts to email: texilaicms@tau.edu.gy

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Hon. Frank C.S. Anthony

MD, MPH

Minister of Health of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana

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Raghu Raghavan

PhD

Professor of Mental Health
Director – Mary Seacole Research Centre, De Montfort University, United Kingdom.

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Davendranand Sharma

MBBS, FAME, DM

Professor of Behavioral Science and consultant psychiatrist Texila American University College of Medicine, Guyana.

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Seeth Vivek

MD, DLFAPA

President of the New York State Psychiatric Association, Associate Dean – clinical, Ross School of Medicine, Forest Hills, New York

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Ann Mitchell

PhD, MA, BSc(Hons), PG Dip Man, PG DiP Strat, Cert ED, CPN cert, RN

Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing, the Open University, UK.

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Matthias Helgen Schmidt

MD

Professor and Research Director of Diagnostic Radiology Dalhousie University, Canada

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Nadia Svirydzenka

PhD, FHEA

Senior Lecturer in Psychology Deputy Director – Mary Seacole Research Centre, De Montfort University, United Kingdom.

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Util Richmond-Thomas

MBBS, MBA

Director-Mental Health Unit Ministry of Public Health Guyana

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Ramesh Ashram

Traffic Chief

Guyana Police Service

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Patrick A. Griffith

MD, FAAN

Adjunct Professor of Neurology & Neurotherapeutics
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX, USA.

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

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Chief Patron

Mr. Saju Bhaskar

Founder & President, TAU

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Patron

Mrs. Chitra Lakshmi

Executive Vice President, TAU

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Organizing Chair

Dr. Dheeraj Bansal

Dean, TAU COM

Organizing Secretary

Dr. Jagan Nadipelly

Assistant Dean – Academic Affairs, TAU COM

Organizing Co-Secretary

Mr. Sree Balakumar MA

Recruitment and Public Relations

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Organizing Co-Secretary

Dr. Sooraj Surendranath

Assistant Dean – Student Affairs, TAU COM

Jagan

Chief Advisor

Mr. Syam Kumar

Chief Executive Officer, TAU

Hugh

Chief Advisor

Dr. Hugh Duckworth

Chief Academic Officer, TAU

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