17-18 December 2018, Frontier Line Hospital, Dr. K. M. Cherian Heart Foundation, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
One of the highlights of the 2018 round of the Indo-UK Genetic Education Forum was the specialist symposium on Inherited Heart Diseases in South India. The event was hosted by the Dr. K.M. Cherian Heart Foundation, pioneer of the cardiovascular surgery in India. The Foundation is a registered non-government charitable organization offering state of the heart treatment, including heart transplantation, to most of south India. The Foundation has now initiated a programme to include inherited heart conditions. The symposium was a huge success and was attended by Cardiologists, Cardiac surgeons, Cardiac nurses and many other healthcare professionals. The visiting Faculty led by Professor Kumar from the UK & the Netherlands delivered keynote lectures and presented the current status of multi-disciplinary care for patients & families affected with genetic heart diseases.