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Indian Orthopaedic Association
  • Summer EC committee meeting of IOA was held on on Sunday the 16th April 2017 at Main Auditorium, ISIC, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi.
  • IOA President's Theme is "Integration for Enrichment"
  • The Annual Conference of IOA will be held at Indore from 26th December to 31st December 2017
  • Rolling Trophy for Best City clubs of IOA will be instituted
  • Proposed to form Ladies wing of IOA
  • Proposed to form Pan India Orthopaedic Medico legal cell
  • Activities based on IOA President's Theme for the year 2017
    • Yuva mentor program: For this, we have to identify atleast 10 centers and 20 to 30 mentors who will be mentoring the young orthopaedic surgeons in various fields of their interest. The mentor is responsible not only to improve the skill & knowledge of the young surgeons but also has to inculcate professional ethics and betterment of doctor patient relationship.
    • Bone & Joint Day - 4th August 2017 celebrations: This year also we have to encourage our members to perform free surgeries. It is enough if the orthopaedic surgeon's services alone can be free. The free surgeries can be performed from May till August 4th 2017. The details to be forwarded to IOA through Secretary TNOA.
    • Medico Legal cell: The Medico Legal cell will have 24/7 helpline. TNOA can have its own medico legal cell and can identify interested persons who can take active role in medico legal cell of IOA
    • Four conferences in 4 zones of IOA on TB, Osteoporosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Bone & Joint infection
    • Membership Drive
    • IOA App
  • Guest Nation for IOACON Indore is Malayasia
  • I.O.A. Election Schedule- 2017
    • Date for sending nomination form with Newsletter by Secretary, IOA April – July, 2017
    • Last date for receipt of Nomination form by Election Officer 8th August, 2017
    • Last date for informing the list of contestants 18th August, 2017
    • Last date for withdrawal of nominations 28th August, 2017
    • Last date for sending sample of ballot paper to all contestants 6th September, 2017
    • Last date for receipt of approved ballot paper 16th September, 2017
    • Last date for dispatch of ballot papers 5th October, 2017
    • Start of online election 20th October, 2017
    • Last date for request of duplicate ballot papers 1st November, 2017
    • Last date for receipt of ballot papers by election officer / End of online voting 24th November, 2017
    • Counting and Final Tally Venue: IOA House, New Delhi 26th November, 2017 (For further details please see latest IOA Newsletter)
  • Guidelines for appointment of Editorial Board, IJO (For further details please see latest IOA Newsletter)
  • Many Foreign and Inland fellowships are available for IOA members (For further details please visit IOA website)