MedEx 2017, under the aegis of Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS), will showcase to the general public the practice and science behind modern day healthcare. The exhibition will also be part of the 65th Anniversary Celebrations of the host Government Medical College, the pioneering and one of the most prestigious seats of medical erudition in the state.
The organizers have earmarked stalls showcasing the various branches of Health science. For instance, the Forensic Science Pavilion will recreate for the benefit of the general public the methods used to nab criminals including the investigations that guided the arrest of the culprit in the sensational Soumya rape and murder case that rocked the state recently. The stall, replete with model forensic labs, train compartments, dummies will attempt to help visitors understand the significant role played.
The exhibition showcases more than 1000 exhibits depicting normal to pathological variants, including original specimens, animation and videos, medical illustrations and posters, virtual and augmented reality shows, mega walks-ins and interactive learning devices- thematically organised and aesthetically designed. The specimens will reveal the original Human body and its internal organs, disease patterns, Sonological and Microscopic views, artifacts used in Forensic sciences.
Walk-ins include Human organ systems, replicas of procedural cabins like Operation theatres, intensive care units, transplantation units, forensic scenes etc. Molecular world of cells, Genetics will be presented through quality 3 D Animations.
The entry passes can be bought from the counter sets by SBT, using online banking or Credit and Debit cards. Amenities to ease the movement at the event – public parking lots, eatery and refreshments joints as well as recreational berths for children and senior citizens – will be available at the venue. The Expo is expected to have a footfall of around 5 lakh people.
Dr.A.Nalinakshan, Pro VC, KUHS; AmalAhammed, General Secretary KUHS Students Union and General Convener Medex; Dr.Thoams Mathew, Principal, Govt. Medical Collage, Thiruvananthapuram; Dr.Joby John, Organizing Secretary, Medex; Dr.S.S.Santhoshkumar, Joint Convenor, Medex, Dr.G.Ajithkumar, Artistic Director, Medex were participated in the press meet.