Delegate: Dr. Manvir Bhatia
Affiliations: Neurology and Sleep Centre
There was a book launch on the occasion of #World Sleep Day, we organised the book launch “The Sleep Solution” by Dr. Manvir Bhatia at India International Centre, New Delhi on 5th March 2017.
Our event started with a school choir performance by the students of DPS Noida. We also had a comedy show based on the theme “Laughter Is the Best Medicine” by Mr. Sandeep Sharma.
Our Panelists for the event were Dr. Ashok Seth, (Interventional Cardiologist & chairman at Fortis Escort Heart Institute-New Delhi), Dr. Anoop Misra, (Endocrinologist Chairman of Fortis Centre for Diabetes), Captain Dhruv, (Chief of Flight safety Indigo Airlines), Mr Sumant Batra, (Eminent Lawyer & The Founder of Kumaun Literary Festival). who discusses the relationship of Sleep with their respective fields.
This was attended by 150 people which included patients,family members,colleagues friends and media.
At the end of Panel discussion there was a question & answer session which was highly interactive with focused being on the relationship of sleep and good health.
Working towards the slogan of #world sleep day i.e-“Sleep Soundly Nurture Life”.
Location: INDIA INTERNATIONAL CENTRE-New Delhi
Date: 5th March 2017
Submitted by: Dr.Manvir Bhatia
Short Bio: Dr. MANVIR BHATIA is a Senior Neurologist, Electro physiologist and Sleep Specialist. She is a director sleep medicine and senior consultant neurology at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute New Delhi and Neurology Sleep Centre, New Delhi .She is a co-director of School of Sleep the Ace Medicine for training physicians and paramedical in field of sleep medicine.
She is one of the pioneers in developing the specialty of Neurophysiology and sleep Medicine in the country. She has more than 25 years of experience in these fields. She was in charge of the Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratory at AIIMS and developed the ‘state of art’.Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratory and started the first sleep disorders clinic under Neurology in the country.Dr.Manvir initiated and was the coordinator of the epilepsy surgery program at AIIMS.
She has been trained in USA and UK in Electrophysiology, Epilepsy and Sleep Medicine. Dr. Manvir Bhatia has been invited to deliver lectures, Orations in National and International workshops, conferences on topics related to Neurology, Epilepsy, and Sleep Medicine and has published more than 80 papers in leading journals and several chapter in books. She organizes workshops and conferences on Epilepsy and Sleep Disorders. Has initiated awareness programs for the public on IMPORTANCE OF SLEEP, through live talks, free camps, print and online media .
She was also selected for “10,000 women Entrepreneur Certificate Programme at ISB”, Hyderabad. And recently awarded with Indira Gandhi Mahila Ratan Award
She was invited by the WHO to participate in developing guidelines for health issues related to ‘Sleep’.
She has been a part of the working group to develop guidelines on –“The Indian Initiative on OSA Guidelines (INOSA) 2014” and “Insomnia National Guidelines, 2014”.
She has written a book on title-“The Sleep Solution”