«Brief particulars: Full name: Vipin Mohan Vashishtha Date of Birth: 26th April, 1964 Sex: Male. Communication Address: Dr Vipin M. Vashishtha, Director & ...»
33-Vashishtha VM. New Challenges in Vaccine Development. Bulletin, Infectious Diseases Chapter of IAP, Vol: 5 No 1, April, 2005, pp 3-6.
34-Shah, RC, John TJJ, Thacker N, VashishthaVM. Polio Eradication in India: Victory in sight.
Bulletin of Polio Eradication Committee of IAP. Vol 2, Issue 2, June 2005, pp 2-3.
35-Shah, RC, John TJJ, Thacker N, VashishthaVM. Vaccine-associated Paralytic Poliomyelitis.
Bulletin of Polio Eradication Committee of IAP. Vol 2, Issue 2, June 2005, pp 6-7.
36-Vashishtha VM. Issues with Hepatitis vaccines. Bulletin, Infectious Diseases Chapter of IAP, Vol: 5 No 3, October, 2005, pp 12-15.
37-Vashishtha VM. How to make U.P. India’s pride? In Souvenir of 26th annual Conference of IAP, UP, 2005.
38-Thacker N, VashishthaVM, John TJJ, Shah, RC. 2005-2206 A critical period for India’s polio eradication efforts. Bulletin of Polio Eradication Committee of IAP. Vol 2, Issue 3, December 2005, pp 2-3.
39-John TJJ, Thacker N, Shah, RC, VashishthaVM. New Zealand experience after switching polio vaccines. Bulletin of Polio Eradication Committee of IAP. Vol 2, Issue 3, December 2005, pp 11VashishthaVM, Thacker N, John TJJ, Shah, RC. Importation: The greatest threat to polio-free world. Bulletin of Polio Eradication Committee of IAP. Vol 2, Issue 3, December 2005, pp 13-16.
41-Vashishtha VM. International health agencies; How sincere are they? Pediascene 2005, Vol 8, Issue 2&3, pp 4-5.
42-Vashishtha VM. Be ‘creative’ and ‘plan it’ like Delhi! Pediascene 2005, Vol 8, Issue 2&3, pp 27.
43-Vashishtha VM. Polio eradication-western UP scenario. Souvenir, National Conference of Pediatrics Infectious Disease Chapter of IAP, Chennai, 2006.
44-John TJ, Shah N, Thacker N, Vashishtha VM. Polio Eradication: Learn from failure to create success. Bulletin of Polio Eradication Committee of IAP. Vol 3, Issue 1, August 2006, pp 2-6.
45-Vashishtha VM. Is it time to bring down the curtain on eradication efforts? Pediascene 2006, Vol. 8, Issue 4, pp2-4.
46-Vashishtha VM. IAP-ID Chapter CME on Infectious Diseases, New Delhi. Pediascene 2006, Vol. 8, Issue 4, pp 28.
47-Vashishtha VM. Saharanpur outbreak: Where disease heralds death! Pediascene 2006, Vol.
9, Issue 2 &3, pp 2-3.
48-Vashishtha VM. When perseverance pays. Pediascene 2006, Vol. 9, Issue 2 &3, pp 4.
49-Vashishtha VM. A tribute to a true statesman of the academy. Pediascene 2006, Vol. 9, Issue 2 &3, pp 23.
50-Vashishtha VM, Kalra A, Agarwal, A. Q1 2007: So far, So good! The Polio Pulse, Vol. 1, Issue 1, March 2007, pp2-3.
51-Vashishtha VM. Pause for a moment. Editorial. Pediascene 2007, Vol. 9, Issue 4 & Vol. 10, Issue 1. pp 2.
52-Vashishtha VM. IAP Presidential Election 2007: Whom should I vote for? Pediascene 2007, Vol. 9, Issue 4 & Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp 4.
53-Vashishtha VM. Saharanpur expedition: The end of a pilgrimage. Pediascene 2007, Vol. 10, Issue 2&3, pp 2-3.
54-Vashishtha VM. 45th National Conference of IAP, Bhubaneshwar. The friend who came to the rescue of Gadadhar Sarangi. Pediascene 2007, Vol. 10, Issue 2&3, pp 6-7.
55-Vashishtha VM, Kalra A, Agarwal, A. GPEI progress in India: Challenge-How to pose a rosy picture? The Polio Pulse, Vol. 4, Issue 2, June 2007, pp2-3.
56-Vashishtha VM. Achieving academic excellence in practice. Art & Science of Pediatric Practice, IAP vision 2007, pp64-73.
57-Vashishtha VM. Recurrent outbreaks of a hepatomyoencephalopathy syndrome masquerading as acute encephalitis in children in western Uttar Pradesh-A report. Academy Today June 2007, IAP, 35-36.
58-Vashishtha VM. A ‘spoilt brat’ who never stops making faces, and refuses to grow up!!
Pediascene 2008, Vol.10, Issue 4 & Vol. 11, Issue 1. (Dec 07-March 08) pp 1-2.
59- Vashishtha VM. A journey worth remembering and worth sharing too. Pediascene 2008, Vol.10, Issue 4 & Vol. 11, Issue 1. (Dec 07-March 08) pp 2-3.
60- Vashishtha VM. ACADEMY SCENARIO: IAP Presidential Election 2008. Pediascene 2008, Vol.10, Issue 4 & Vol. 11, Issue 1. (Dec 07-March 08) pp 14-15.
61- Vashishtha VM. BOOK REVIEW: Manual of Newborn Care. Pediascene 2008, Vol.10, Issue 4 & Vol. 11, Issue 1. (Dec 07-March 08) pp 13.
62- Vashishtha VM. Lessons to be learnt! IN PICTURE: 9th ADVAC, Advanced Course of Vaccinology, 2008 Pediascene 2008, Vol.10, Issue 4 & Vol. 11, Issue 1. (Dec 07-March 08) pp 24Vashishtha VM. How to use antibiotics in suspected bacterial infections in neonates?
Souvenir, Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Uttarakhand State chapter, 2008; pp 24-26.
64-Vashishtha VM. Rotavirus vaccines: What more is needed? What are the concerns?
Pediascene 2008; Vol. 11, Issues 2&3, pp 9-11.
65-Vashishtha VM. Polymyxin B: Reincarnation of an old antibiotic. Pediascene 2008; Vol. 11, Issues 2&3, pp 17-20.
66-Vashishtha VM, Kalra A, Agarwal, A. IAP & Polio Eradication in India: The catch-22 situation.
The Polio Pulse, Vol. 5, Issue 1, April 2008, pp2-3.
67- Vashishtha VM. Neonatal asphyxial deaths: Keep on counting! Pediascene 2008; Vol. 11, Issues 2&3, pp 2-3.
68- Vashishtha VM, Kalra A, Agarwal, A. Editorial. The Polio Pulse, Vol. 5, Issue 2, October 2008, pp 3..
69- Vashishtha VM. Viewpoint: We are not prepared. The Polio Pulse, Vol. 5, Issue 2, October 2008, pp 3-4...
70- 102- Vashishtha VM. Q&A. We cannot go on and on for an indefinite time. The Polio Pulse, Vol. 5, Issue 2, October 2008, pp 7-8.
71-Vashishtha VM. Industry and Medical Profession: The saga continues. Pediascene 2009; Vol.
12, Issues 1, pp 2-3.
72- Vashishtha VM, Kalra A, John TJ, Thacker N, Agarwal A, Ugra D; Polio Eradication Committee. Recommendations of National Consultative Meeting on Polio Eradication, 2010;
73-Vashishtha VM. The new ‘superbug’: The tip of an iceberg? Pediascene 2010; Vol. 12 Issues 2 &3, pp 2-3.
74- Vashishtha VM. Many reasons to rejoice and many to restrain! Pediascene 2011; Vol. 13, Issues 1& 2, pp 2-3.
75-Vashishtha VM. The Man, the Myth, the Legend. Pediascene 2013;
76- Vashishtha VM. Focus: A man for all seasons! Pediascene 2013 77-Pediatrics as a subspecialty--a downward trend. Editorial, Pediascene, Vol 15, Issues 1&2, pp 3.
Websites 77- Senior K. Polio eradication within our grasp? Lancet Infect Dis. 2008 Oct;8(10):591-2.
78-Mudur G. BMJ: India considers new polio vaccine, kindling debate on strategy. BMJ 2008;337:a2809.
Published 1 December 2008, doi:10.1136/bmj.a2809 79-Vashishtha VM. Will India prove a stumbling block in the field of global polio eradication?
http://bmj.com/cgi/eletters/324/7343/936/b#21685,26Apr2002 80-Interview to tehelka.com: “Drugs that don’t work!”. Available at www.tehelka.com October 30, 2000.
81-Vashishtha VM. Defending Nimesulide Use! http://bmj.com/cgi/eletters/326/7391/713#30993, 5 Apr 82-VashishthaVM. Epidemics of Wild Polio Virus in Uttar Pradesh, India: Do We Have Reached To A DeadEnd? http://bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7362/493#25144, 1 Sep 2002 83-Vashishtha VM. Etiopathogenesis of Reye’s Syndrome : Aspirin May Not Be the Only Culprit!
http://bmj.com/cgi/eletters/322/7302/1591#15455, 4 Jul 2001 84-Thacker N, Vashishtha VM, Shah N. Polio eradication: How far is India to eradication?
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1-Vashishtha VM. The best dose. (IPV vs OPV). Down to Earth, Vol.13 No. 12; November 15, 2004, pp 2Interview: In Denial. (Special report on mystery disease in western UP), Down to Earth, Vol.13 No.15;
December 31, 2004, pp 22.
3-Interview: On weak footing (Polio eradication in India), Down to Earth, Vol.12 No. 18; February 15, 2004, pp 7-8.
4-Interview: The jab jigsaw- Polio poser for India: What’s the right remedy? Down to Earth, Vol.13 No. 2;
June 15, 2004, pp 42-43.
5-Vashishtha VM. Business of vaccines. Down to Earth, Vol.14 No. 20; March 15, 2006, pp 2-3.
6-A podful of encephalopathy. Down to Earth, Vol.16, No. 8; September1-15, 2007, pp 37.
7-IAP articulates support to PEI. India Communication Update.No. 6, June 2007, UNICEF, New Delhi.
Awards of Professional Recognition:
1-Best member of UP chapter of IAP Award in 1998 presented at UP State Conference, Bareilly.
2-President’s excellence award and medal for publishing Pediascene at 29th State Conference of UP Chapter of IAP at Jhansi in 1999.
3-Gold Medal and Certificate of appreciation for exemplary work in the field of Polio Eradication, presented at 25th State Conference of UP Chapter of IAP in 2004 at Ghaziabad.
4-Rotary’s appreciation certificate for dissemination of medical education amongst practitioners through distribution of the news bulletin “Pediascene” in the year 1999.
5-Anilendra Varshney Memorial University Gold Medal” by Agra University for securing maximum marks in Pharmacology, 1985.
6-Merit certificates by Agra University, Agra in seven undergraduate subjects in MBBS course, 1986.
1-Fellowship, Indian Academy of Pediatrics, 2005.
2-Received national IAP award as secretary of IAP Bijnor branch (best branch award for small city/district without medical college) during the IAP Pedicon held at Jaipur, 1999.
3-Received national IAP award as secretary of IAP Bijnor branch (best branch award for small city/district without medical college) during the IAP Pedicon held at Hyderabad, 2000.
4-Rashtriya Chikitsak Ratan Award” 2003, by Nation’s Economic Development and Growth Society.
Fellowship in Advanced Vaccinology (ADVAC-9), Annecy, France May 16-30, 2008.
Many biographical citation awards like:
1- Who’s Who in the World, 21st Edition, 2004-09.
2- Morquio’s Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 5th Edition, 2004-05.
3- Leading Health Professional of the World, 2005.
4- Research Board of Advisor, American Biographical Society, 2003-04.
Membership of Expert Committees:
1-Collaborating with Emory University for a joint IAP-Emory-Gates project as a co-investigator on studying barriers to achieve high RI rates in India.
2-ICMR expert committee on Potential Use of IPV in Interrupting WPV Transmission in Western UP, India, ICMR, New Delhi on August 27, 2007.
3-Participated and made a ppt on IAP-PEC role in PE at the 17th IEAG meeting in Delhi on 29-30 May, 2007.
4-Invited by ICMR, New Delhi to participate in a discussion on formation of a national task force to control the recurring epidemics of brain diseases all over the country on May 2, 2005.
5-Collaborating with National Institute of Virology, Pune on the project of study of measles virus strains circulating in the region of western U.P., 2003-04.
6-Collaborating with National Institute of Virology, Pune in investigation of an epidemic of acute encephalopathic illness in 2-12 year old children in western UP.
7-Invited by John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, US to develop a course on Diarrhea & Pneumonia prevention and control for Indian stakeholders, October, 2011.
8-Participated in NTAGI STSC in December 2013.
9-Participated & delivered a ppt on IAP Perspectives on MR initiative during NTAGI STSC meeting in Delhi on February 2014.
10--Participated in India Expert Advisory Group on Polio Eradication meetings in 2007-08, 2013,& 2015.
IAP office bearer posts:
(i) Member of the Executive Board of National /Central IAP:
Twice in 2001 and 2002.
(ii) Office-Bearer of State IAP:
1- President, UP State chapter of Infectious diseases in Children, 2004.
2- Founder and Coordinator, UP chapter of IAP, CMEG, 2003.
3- State Executive Committee Member, 2002 ________________________________________
1- Convener, IAP meeting on Saharanpur outbreaks on encephalopathy 2-Convener, 2nd IAP National Consultative Meeting on Polio Eradication and Improvement of RI held at New Delhi on November 24-25.
3- Convener, 6th National Conference of Pediatric Infectious Disese chapter of IAP at Agra, November 2003.
4- Convener, 23rd State Conference of UP Chapter of IAP and CME on Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Bareilly, February, 2002.
5- Organizing Secretary of State level Pediatric Rendezvous, Bijnor, December 1998 6- Organizing Secretary of State level CME on Controversies in Pediatric Practice and state executive meeting at Bijnor, April 2001.
7- Developed audio-visual aids for use in IAP PP Quiz program all over the country.
8- Organizing secretary, Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS) course on February 20, 2000 at Bijnor.
9- Organizing Secretary of Symposium on Adolescents Problems and Sex Education, 11th March 2000.
10- Organized a symposium-cum-talk show on “Early schooling and Learning Disabilities” at Bijnor on 22nd November 1999 at Bijnor.
11- Organized a panel discussion on Breast-feeding on 11th August 1999 at Bijnor.
12- Organized workshop on ORT and Diarrhea management on 30th August, 1999 at Bijnor.
13- Conducted a press conference on benefits of breast-feeding to baby, mother, family and to society on 31st July 1999 at Bijnor.
14- Founder of “Parent Education Cell” at Binor on 13th June 1999 and started its activities that included publication of booklets on breastfeeding and pediatric vaccination and brochures/pamphlets on common pediatric infectious illnesses in Hindi for distribution amongst general public.
15- Organizing secretary, An Update on Childhood Convulsive disorders at Bijnor on 14th March 1999.
16- Organizing secretary of IAP PP Quiz on 19th July 1998 at Bijnor.
17- Organized a symposium on breast-feeding on 7th August 1998 at Bijnor.
18- Coordinator and quizmaster of IAP PP Quiz programs in 1999 and 2000 held at Dhampur and Najibabad, respectively.
19- Organized a school camp and Q&A session on teenage problems and sex education in Government Inter College, Bijnor on 1st August 2000.
20- Organized a seminar on Adolescents Health Problems in the evening of 1st August 2000 at Bijnor.
21- Organized debates and essay competitions in Govt. Girls Inter College, Bijnor and Arya Samaj School Bijnor on breastfeeding from 1998-2000.
22- Organizing secretary of “Shishu Swasthaya Mela” on 19th November 2000 at Saraswati Shishu Mandir school, at Bijnor.
23- Organized different health camps including ORS camps, deworming camps, immunization camps etc in and around Bijnor districts between 1998-2002.
24-Convener, IAPVAC 2012.
And many many more since 2012.
List of presentations:
Delivered many guest lectures, chaired different sessions and participated in various discussions during
IAP conferences, workshops and other events. A list of few of them is provided below:
1- Delivered a lecture on “Bird Flu” during the symposium of newer infection in the 42nd National Conference of IAP, Kolkata, 2005;
2- Delivered a lecture on “Polio Eradication: How to move forward?” during the symposium of polio eradication in the 42nd National Conference of IAP, Kolkata, 2005;
3- Participated as panelist on “Dialogue Session on Immunization” during the 41st National Conference of IAP, Chennai, 2004;
4- Participated as panelist in the dialogue session on “Polio eradication: Where are we going wrong?” during the 40th National Conference of IAP, Mumbai, 2003;
5- Co-chaired session during the CME (II) on “Fetus as a patient” during the 40th National Conference of IAP, Mumbai, 2003;
6- Delivered a lecture on “How to speed up your PC without adding extra wares?” during the symposium of CMEG at 39th National Conference of IAP, Bangalore, 2002;
7- Co-chaired sessions on free paper presentation during 39th National Conference of IAP, Bangalore, 2002;
8- Participated as faculty/instructor during the workshop of CMEG conducted during 38th National Conference of IAP, Patna, 2001;