Point prevalence of the respiratory diseases in India : To be done on a particular day on 4 specific days in a year at almost 100 centres across the country
Interstitial Lung Disease India, Registry: An Initiative of Indian Chest Society
ROLE OF ICS AS A PROMOTER OF RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
The Indian Chest Society acting as a Promoter and facilitator for the research activities. It was emphasized that ICS should promote the multi-centric study to get representative sample of normal Spirometry data of the country. Details of the modalities and financial requirements for the research project were discussed in GB meeting. Members of the Governing Body were felt that the idea is excellent and should be undertaken by Indian Chest Society.
ICS ETHICAL COMMITTEE
An Ethical Committee under the chairmanship of Dr. Dhiman Ganguly was formed in 2008 and it still exists as a organ of Indian Chest Society. The Ethical Committee of ICS will be helpful to all those who are undertaking research project in the specialty of respiratory medicine.