«Brief particulars: Full name: Vipin Mohan Vashishtha Date of Birth: 26th April, 1964 Sex: Male. Communication Address: Dr Vipin M. Vashishtha, Director & ...»
9- Delivered a lecture on “Data Compression and maintenace of computer” the symposium of CMEG at 38th National Conference of IAP, Patna, 2001;
10- Co-chaired two sessions on oral paper presentation during the 38th National Conference of IAP, Patna, 2001;
11- Delivered a guest lecture on “Epidemic Encephalopathy in western UP” during the 7th National Conference of Pediatric Infectious Disease Chapter of IAP at Hyderabad, 2004;
12- Moderated a dialogue session on “Polio Eradication: Beginning of the End” during the 6th National Conference of Pediatric Infectious Disease Chapter of IAP at Agra, 2003;
13- Delivered a lecture on Current situation of Polio Eradication during the symposium on Polio Eradication in 5th National Conference of Pediatric Infectious Disease Chapter of IAP at Surat, 2002;
14-Delivered a lecture on “Polio Eradication in India”during the 1st National CME on Infectious Diseases in Children held at Kolkata, May 2003;
15- Moderated a dialogue session during the workshop on polio eradication at Aligarh, 2004.
16- Participated as panelist during the workshop on polio eradication at Badayun, 2004.
17- Co-chaired a session on pediatric surgical problems during a Mid-term National Conference of Pediatric Gastroenterology held in New Delhi, 2003;
18- Judged award paper presentations during the 23rd State Conference of UP Chapter of IAP held at Bareilly in February, 2002.
19- Judged award paper presentations during the 4th Annual State Conference of Uttranchal Chapter of IAP held at Roorkee in February, 2005.
20- Delivered a guest lecture on “Oral Rehydration Salts and Therapy” during Diarrhea management strategy meeting of the millennium at Ghaziabad on 22nd June 2001.
21- Delivered a lecture on “Role of Routine Immunization in Polio Eradication” during a workshop on polio eradication in Faizabad on 25th December, 2002.
22- Delivered a presentation on “Child Survival: The most cost effective investment” on WHO Day April 7, 2005 at IMA Bijnor.
23- Co-chaired a session on Combination Vaccines at 26th Annual conf of IAP, 2005 held at Aligarh, UP, October, 2005.
24- Delivered a talk on “Are current strategies adequate enough to achieve polio eradication in the country?” at National conference of IAP, held at New Delhi, on 7th Jan 2006.
25- Made a ppt on “Current status of Polio Eradication” at IAP-ID chapter CME at New Delhi on 29th & 30th July, 2006.
26-Made a ppt on “Current scenario of PE in India: Where are we and why?” at Ist NCM on PE & RI at New Delhi on October 1, 2006.
27-Participated as a panelist in a symposium on Polio Eradication (PE) during 9th NCPID at Chennai on 14-15th October 2006.
28-Moderated a dialogue session on PE at Annual Conference of IAP, Pedicon Mumbai held in Mumbai from 9- 13th January, 2007.
29-Convened annual meeting of IAP-PEC on Jan 12, 2007 at Mumbai.
30-Deliverd a talk on IAP-PEC website and its efforts on PE at IAP-NPSP workshop on PE and RI at Moradabad, February 15, 2007.
31-Made a ppt on “Issues Related to Inactivated Polio Vaccine” at annual meeting of IAPCOI at Mumbai, March 11, 2007.
32-Deliverd a ppt on “Polio Eradication: Need for a new strategy?” at a symposium on Vaccination at Ghaziabad on April 7, 2007.
33-Participated as a panelist in a dialogue session on immunization at a symposium on Vaccination at Ghaziabad on April 7, 2007.
34-Made a ppt on IAP-PEC role in PE and highlights of new PEC website at IAP-Unicef Workshop on PE and RI at Patna on April 15, 2007.
35-Participated as a panelist in a dialogue session on PE at IAP-Unicef Workshop on PE and RI at Patna on April 15, 2007.
36-Participated and made a ppt on IAP’s efforts on PE in India at the 17th IEAG held in New Delhi from 29-30th May, 2007.
37-Delivered a ppt on “Immunization resources on the web” at the National TOT of IAP Science of Vaccinology program at Hyderabad, June 7-10, 2007.
38-Moderated a dialogue session on immunization practices at the National TOT of IAP Science of Vaccinology program at Hyderabad, June 7-10, 2007.
39-Participated and delivered an address on IAP role in Polio Eradication during IAP-Rotary meeting at Meerut on July 6, 2007.
40-Delivered a ppt on “ Vaccination of Immunocompromised children” at regional training program of IAP Science of Vaccinology program at Bareilly on July 29-30, 2007.
41-Delivered a ppt on “ EPI vaccines: Polio vaccination and JE vaccination” at regional training program of IAP Science of Vaccinology program at Bareilly on July 29-30, 2007.
42-Delivered a ppt on “Saharanpur Encephalitis:The curtain raiser!” during the symposium on Saharanpur encephalitis held at Saharanpur on July 31, 2007.
43- Delivered a ppt on “Recurrent Annual Outbreaks in Western UP:vClinico-epidemiological profile & exact categorization of the disease” during the symposium on Saharanpur encephalitis held at Saharanpur on July 31, 2007.
44-Delivered a ppt on “IAP-PEC: Role in Polio Eradication” during Unicef Media Workshop held in Bijnor on August 2, 2007.
45-Delivered a ppt on CNS case module at the regional training program of IAP Problem solving in infectious diseases (PSPID) held at New Delhi on September 15, 2007.
46-Participated as a panelist in a Panel Discussion on Polio Eradication at the 10th NCPID held at Bangalore on October 13-14, 2007.
47-Delivered a ppt on CNS case module at the district level training program of IAP Problem solving in infectious diseases (PSPID) held at Haridwar, UK on November 4, 2007.
48-Delivered a ppt on “ Beyond Japanese encephalitis” at UP Pedicon held at Moradabad on November 17-18, 2007.
49-Delivered a ppt on “Current challenges to Polio Eradication” at 2nd National Consultative Meeting of IAP on PE and improvement of RI at New Delhi on November 24-25, 2007.
50- Delivered a ppt on “OPV: Issues related to efficacy” at 2nd National Consultative Meeting of IAP on PE and improvement of RI at New Delhi on November 24-25, 2007.
51-Moderated a session on “Open house: Optimizing strategies to finish the job” during 2nd National Consultative Meeting of IAP on PE and improvement of RI at New Delhi on November 24-25, 2007.
52-Delivered a ppt on ‘Polio eradication: Future perspectives” during the IAP-AAP CME held at Bangalore on December 7-9, 2007.
53-Participated as a panelist in the dialogue session on Polio eradication at the 45th National Conference of IAP, Bhubaneshwar on January 17-20, 2008.
54- Convened and address the annual meeting of IAP-PEC at Bhubaneshwar on January 18, 2008.
55- Delivered a ppt and talk on investigations of an outbreak of a mysterious diseases in western UP at Muzaffarnagar on August 23, 2007.
56- Delivered a ppt on ‘Vaccine misinformation” during the IAP-AAP CME 2008 held at Jaipur on August 1-3, 2008.
57-Delivered a talk and moderated an open session on Polio eradication at Lucknow during a IAP-UNICEF UP State level workshop at Lucknow on August 22, 2008.
58- Made a ppt and delivered a key-note address during regional Rotary Polio workshop at Meerut on September 7, 2008.
59- Presented a key note address on behalf of IAP in a district level capacity building exercise at Bijnor on July 23, 2008.
60- Participated and delivered a ppt at a meeting of Expert Committee regarding the toxic properties of Cassia Occidentalis plant on 8th October, 2008 at 3.00 PM Room No.252-A, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi.
61-Delivered a ppt on Approach to Acute Encephalitis: Presenting a new paradigm!!during the XI NCPID on November 23, 2008 at Hotel Ramada, Varanasi.
62- Moderated a session on Polio Eradication during XI NCPID on November 23, 2008 at Hotel Ramada, Varanasi.
63-Conducted a focus group meeting of IAP members for IAP-Emory study on KAP surveys of pediatrician regarding vaccination practices in India on January 24th 2009 at Palace Ground, Bangalore during 46th Annual IAP National Conference.
64-Delivered a ppt on ADEM on January 23rd 2009 during at Palace Ground, Bangalore during 46th Annual IAP National Conference.
65-Delivered a presentation on Rota virus and IPV at a meeting of IAP Muzaffarnagar branch at Muzaffarnagar on February 6, 2009.
Many more talks and ppts in various national, international and state level meetings & conferences from 2009 to 2015. And chaired various other sessions and delivered many more scientific lectures during various other state, regional, and district level conferences, workshops and CMEs.
Convener / Member of IAP Committee / Task Force / Program 1-National Convener, Polio Eradication Committee of IAP, 2007-08;
2-National Convener, IAP science of Vaccinology Program, 2007;
3-Member, India Expert Advisory Group on Polio Eradication, 2007-08, 2013, 2015 4-Member, IAP Committee on Immunization, 2007-08;
5-Core committee member of IAP Problem Solving in Pediatrics Infectious Disease (PSPID) program, 6-Core committee member of IAP Art & Science of Pediatric Practice (APP), 2007 7-Member of the Executive Board of National /Central IAP, 2001, 2002:
8-National Co-convener, Polio Eradication Committee of IAP, 2005-06;
9-North Zone Coordinator, Polio Eradication Committee of IAP, 2002-03;
10-Convener, IAP Advisory Cell on Epidemic, 2004;
11-National executive board member, central zone, Infectious Disease Chapter of IAP, 2002-03; 2006-07 12-National executive board member, central zone, computer and Medical Electronic group of IAP, 2002-03;
13-Founder, coordinator of UP chapter of IAP-CMEG, 2003;
14-Member, Web-site Committee of IAP, 2002;
15-Member, Finance Committee of IAP, 2001-02;
16-State Coordinator, UP & Uttranchal, IAP PP Quiz, 2002, 2004;
17-State Coordinator, UP & Uttranchal, IAP, IAP Breastfeeding and Lactation Management Committee, 2001, 2003;
18- National advisory Board member, Indian Academy of Sports Medicine, 2002.
Child health activities:
1- Community work at grass-root level: engaged in performing quality socio-academic pediatric community work through the platform of IAP and through other avenues.
2- Telefilm on Polio Eradication: co-produced and acted in a 30-minute telefilm based on the theme of polio eradication, “Choti Si Bhool”with “Ray Films, Noida” and distributed more than 300 CDs of the film to pediatricians, district, state and national health authorities, NGOs, WHO, and UNICEF. The film was also shown at different public meetings and gatherings like exhibition, Melas, schools, etc.
3- Teleserials on public health: acted and helped in scripting of tele-serials on public health like smoking in public places, and female feticides named, “Court Reporter”, which was telecasted on ‘Sadhna TV channel’ in May and June 2004.
4- Interviews to TV News Channels on public child health issues: Interviews to media on issues dogging local pediatric population like polio, and epidemic brain disease were given- Zee News (December 2002), Sahara News (August 2004), and India TV (November 2004).
5- Constantly bringing up issues affecting local pediatric population to the knowledge of district, state and national health authorities for appropriate actions through different media and means.
Seriously engaged in the genuine research work in pediatric practice. Currently involved in the investigation of recurring epidemics of mysterious disease in and around western UP since 1997, and in KAP amongst pediatricians about immunization in collaboration with Emory University, USA.
Interviews to electronic media:
1- AajTak, July 30, 2007, 8.00 AM. Encephalitis in western UP, Weed behind the disease, not virus.
2- Tej, Report on IAP symposium on Kasondi as a cause of killer brain disease in western UP, July 29, 2007 at 11.00 PM 3-Sahara, UP news channel. Report on Sharanpur encephalitis, July 30, 2007.
4-Zee TV. Report on outbreaks of a mysterious disease in Bijnor, November, 2003.
Newspapers articles, interviews and reports:
1- Reye syndrome; Amar Ujala, December 1, 1999, Meerut, pp 5.
2- Reye syndrome; Dainik Jagran, December 12, 1999, Meerut, pp7.
3- Economic aspects of Breast-feeding, Amar Ujala, Meerut, August 4, 1998.
4- Economic aspects of breast-feeding, Chingari, eveninger, Bijnor, August 4, 1998.
5- Drugs companies creating panic about Hepatitis B; Hindustan Times, New Delhi, March 20, 2000.
6- “Hepatitis B ka aatank faila rahi hain companies”, Amar Ujala, Meerut, March 17, 2000.
7- “Hepatitis B Ka Hauvvaa Khada karne per Chinta” Amar Ujala, Meerut, May 9, 2000.
8- “Hepatitis B Ka Hauvva Khada karne se chintit” Bijnor Times, Bijnor, May 9, 2000.
9- Vashishtha VM. “Bijnor mein bhi fail rahi he khatarnak bimari, Reye syndrome”, Chingari, Bijnor, December 12, 1999.
10- Breast-feeding is the best, Hindustan Times, Lucknow, August 8, 1998.
11- Breast feeding article, Bijnor Times, Bijnor, August 7, 1998.
12- Bijnor in the grip of severe Malaria, Hindustan Times, Lucknow, October 29, 2000.
13- “Ab polio virus se hoga brain tumor ka ilaaj” Amar Ujala, Meerut, September 22, 2000.
14- ORS for dehydration, Bijnor Times, Bijnor, July 29, 2001.
15- Japanese Encephalitis in Bijnor: Amar Ujala, Meerut, November 1, 2001.
16- “Bijnor mein Japanese encephalitis virus prakop ki pushti hui”, Bijnor Times, Chingari, Amar Ujala, Dainik Jagran, December 22, 2001.
17- Bijnore doctor warns of rare child’s disease, Hindustan times, New Delhi, November 30, 2000.
18- “Polio virus failane ke Kendra hein Moradabad, Sultanpur, va Bhagalpur” Amar Ujala, Meerut, April 21, 2002.
19- “WHO DOTS Program Se Hi TB per prabhavi Niyantran sambhav”, Bijnor Times, 25 March, 2002.
20- “Bharat me prati minute ek TB rogi ki maut”, Dainik Jagran, Meerut, March 25, 2002.
21- Reye syndrome in Bijnor, Dainik Jagran, Meerut, December 1, 2000.
22- Alarming rise in Polio cases in Bijnor district, Hindustan Times, Lucknow, August 17, 2002.
23- Polio report in Bijnor district, Dainik Jagran, Meerut, August 13, 2002.
24- Mystery fever toll 150, Hindustan Times, Lucknow, December 12, 2002.
25- “Mutant strain virus ke kaaran bachcho me mahmari faili”, Dainik Jagran, December 13, 2002.
26- Reye syndrome in Bijnor, Chingari, Bijnor, November 28, 2002.
27- “Rahsamay Bimari (Mystery disease) in the district, Amar Ujala, Meerut, November 29, 2002.
28- Reye syndrome ki dastak in Bijnor, Dainik Jagran, Meerut, October 6 and 10, 2004.
29- Reye syndrome and mystery disease-Do’s and Don’ts, Amar Ujala, Meerut, October 20, 2004.
30- Mystery disease, measles, and anti-emetic drugs, Amar Ujala, Meerut, October 27 & 28, 2004.
31- Plant causes killer fever, Times of India, New Delhi, July 29, 2007 pp4 32- UP brain fever outbreak may be due to plant poisoning. The Statesman, front page, August 29, 2007.
33-Plant causes killer UP disease, Times of India, LKO edition, front page, columns 6,7, July 28, 2007.
34- Weed poison may have caused disease outbreak in UP:reports. Available at www.livemint.com New Delhi, August 24, 2007, Vol 1, No. 171.
35-Killer weed, not encephalitis, may be behind UP deaths. Indian Express, Lucknow, front page, columns 1-7, October 24, 2007 36-Poisonous weed, not encephalitis, caused deaths in western UP: Study. Indian Express, Lucknow, front page, columns 1,2 & page 2, columns 5,6. October 23, 2007 37- “Virus nahin, Kasondi ka paudha hai hatyara”, Dainik Jagran, Saharanpur, front page, columns 1-2, Meerut, July 30, 2007.
38- “Paschim Uttar Pradesh aur Haryana mein rahasayamaya bimari ki guthi sulaghi”. Hindustan, Lucknow, hindi, July 28, 2007 pp 4, columns 1-6.
39- Cure May Come Soon, in The Day After, published on October 31, 2007. Available at:
http://www.dmanewsdesk.com/Japanese_Encephalitis_disease_entero_viral__encephalitis-2-1089htm 40- “Dimagi bukhar ka sach: Bachcho ki jaan ka dushman bana vishela paudha”. Amar Ujala, Meerut, July 30, 2007, Front page, Col. 6-7.
41- Immunize all kids below five against polio. Hindustan Times, 26.01.2009, Lucknow edition.