Recently, 16th COGI Congress held in Singapore, July 19-22, 2012 was concluded. Dr. Kiran Sekhar and Dr. Samit Sekhar were invited as Chairperson/ Speaker and Speaker respectively from India.
The COGI Congresses are being characterized as the gathering place for worldwide opinion leaders in the fields of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, in which our Doctors are being counted. Their valuable contribution as such to the academic standard of the Congress assists in placing COGI as one of the leading congresses in our field.
This conference is held annually by Congress MED and Israel based organization and is organized across the globe. This time this conference was organized jointly with The College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, Singapore.
According to Dr. Samit Sekhar, Executive Director- KIC, The COGI Congresses provide a unique platform to discuss controversial issues in all fields of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility. It was an exclusive forum for international experts to share and compare experiences, in order to outline appropriate treatment.
Dr. Samit Sekhar further added that scientific Program of the Congress was very good and was aimed to throw light on various topics of Infertility and perhaps one of the only programs across the globe which was discussing Reproductive Tourism.
In Dr. Samit Sekhar’s view the world is sitting up to take note of Reproductive Tourism and the true potential of Infertility based Tourism business is yet to unfold, we are still seeing the growth phase of this cycle and it will take quite a while to enter into a stable phase and much more growth is expected and in coming years there will be new players, new markets added.
Dr. Samit Sekhar further adds,” Participation in this program has helped us to garner various views about Infertility Treatments across the globe. It highlighted the various opportunities available and the challenges ahead in this global market for Infertility Treatments.”
Dr. Samit Sekhar mentioned that our decision to be a part of Reproductive Tourism Symposium in the Scientific Program was totally based on our need to know the various trends that are evolving across the globe and to address the various challenges ahead in the reproductive tourism arena.
Acknowledging the fact that Kiran Infertility Centre is one of the leading Medical Facilities catering to Reproductive Tourism and having one of the largest clientele from various countries, adding up to the fact of world class services, benchmark success rates, and satisfied Patients in KIC, Dr. Mrs. Kiran D Sekhar was made one of the Chair Person’s of this symposium.
Dr. Kiran Sekhar spoke on the topic “Can We Assure Patients Safety and Autonomy Away From Home and The “Pregnancy”? The Kiran Infertility Centre Experience. And Dr. Samit’s topic as speaker being “What are the various Motives for Patients to Travel”.