Thursday, September 26, 2013

Dr Hemant Morparia to speak at the HELP conference on Patient Advocacy !

Dr Hemant Morparia , the famous cartoonist, has kindly agreed to give a talk at the HELP conference on Patient Advocacy ! He will be talking on The Lighter Side of Patient Advocacy , using his cartoons.
Dr Morparia is one of the most colourful doctors I know. He graduated from Seth GS Medical college and KEM Hospital, Mumbai with a post-graduation in Radio-diagnosis MD . He was a lecturer at the mumbai university for 3 years. He started cartooning while doing a residency in the hospital, which means he has been cartooning for more years than have been practising radiology. He has a wicked sense of humour, and has published more than 12,000 cartoons. He draws inspiration from a range of topics- politics, urban issues, science, medicine, sports,and spirituality.

He has been the daily cartoonist for Mid-day for 6 years now. He has also published books of cartoons- 'Fanatics and their antics', 'Say Hah!' (medical cartoons) , 'Never again', 'Pyar ke side-effects' (cartoons on love,sex and dating); and has had four cartoons exhibitions till date in mumbai . at the National Gallery of Modern Art 2002, Mumbai, Sakshi Gallery,2004 and the Alliance Francaise , 2009 and 2010.

Our 4th Annual Putting Patients First conference  will be held on 16 Nov, Nehru Center, Worli. Darius Khambatta, Advocate General, Maharashtra, will be Chief Guest and KeyNote Speaker; and we will be releasing our book – Patient Advocacy – Giving Voice to Patients, at this time

You can register for the conference free at www.patientpower.in !

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