MIOT International - Cancer Conclave - March 2019

to-gether-lets-win-against-logoTOGETHER LET’S WIN AGAINST CANCER is designed to address various issues related to Cancer in Fiji and chart out the best possible way forward to combat the disease. Held in Nadi, it is a sequel to the highly successful and much appreciated Cancer Conclave that was organized during December 2018 in Suva. The last event witnessed 100 delegates from Fiji discussing burning topics related to cancer treatment in Fiji, including the latest international cancer treatment protocols. The 2nd edition promises to be as enlightening as the first.

Who can benefit from this enlightening conclave
  • General Physician
  • Intern
  • Nurse
  • Diagnostic Technician
  • Specialist
  • Resident
  • Pharmacists
  • Cancer patient welfare member


CME Points
This cancer conclave has been awarded ‘5 CME Points’.

So, please attend. Let’s use this platform to forge a path ahead, where we both can come together and fight this global menace.

Date & Venue details


Programme Schedule * (3 pm to 8.00 pm)
Time Topic Faculty
3:00 to 3:40 PM Inaugural function
Welcome Speech Dr. Prithvi Mohandas, Managing Director, MIOT International, India
Chief Guest Address on Cancer Prevention, Awareness and Education Hon. Rosy Sofia Akbar, Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts, Fiji
3:40 PM Role of GP in spreading cancer awareness Dr. Ram Raju, Medical Director, Diagnostic & Specialist Medical Centre, Nadi.
4:00 PM Early diagnosis of Breast, Colorectal and Prostate Cancer Dr. Arun Murari, Assistant Professor / Consultant, Fiji National University
4:20 PM What women want? – An insight into breast conservation treatment Dr. Senthil Kumar Ravichander, Senior Surgical Oncologist, MIOT International, India
4:40 PM Radiation made easy for treatment of Cervix, Breast, Brain and Liver cancers Dr. V. Srinivasan, HOD Radiation Oncology, MIOT International, India
5:00 PM Blood cancer treatment – CWM Hospital perspective Dr. Shrish Acharya, Consultant Physician/HOD, Department of Internal Medicine, CWM Hospital, Suva
5:20 PM An inside look at musculoskeletal cancers in lautoka hospital Dr Kini Serevi, Senior Registrar Orthopedics, Lautoka Hospital
5:40 PM Prostate Cancer – PSMA PET and Therapy Dr. Chandra Piyush, Nuclear Medicine Physician, MIOT International, India
6:00 PM Demographic of cancer patients availing insurance (age/sex/type of cancer) Ms. Pretti Pratap, Corporate Governance Executive, Fiji Care Insurance Limited, Suva
6:20 PM Developing Palliative Care Systems in the Pacific Region Dr. Ratu Vereniki Raiwalui, CEO / Medical Director, Zen’s Medical Center, Nadi
6:40 PM Scope of nursing in cancer care – Fijian Scenario Ms. Ana Raramasi, Nurse Unit Manager, Oncology Unit, Lautoka Hospital
7:00 PM “I am a Cancer Warrior” Cancer Patient success story
7:10 PM Challenges faced in getting funding for cancer patient Ms. Belinda Chan, CEO, Fiji Cancer Society, Suva
7:30 PM Interesting Cancer Presentation
7:50 PM Thank You Note Dr. Ram Raju, Medical Director, Diagnostic & Specialist Medical Centre, Nadi.
8:00 – 9:30 PM Seminar followed by dinner.

* Programme Schedule and speaker slot subject to change.


Online Registration is closed

  • For further queries kindly contact +679 992 4917 or email chairmansec.sb@miothospitals.com.
  • Only prior registered delegates can attend the conference. NO DIRECT WALK-INS allowed.


Local Organisers
  • Dr. Iane Penjueli, Lautoka
  • Dr. Ram Raju, Nadi


Event Recap – Cancer Conclave – December 2018

Special accommodation package for Conference Delegates @ 99 FJD
  • Accommodation
  • Airport pickup & Buffet breakfast

For accommodation, please contact conference manager Ms. Leanni Mar

Conference Manager:

Ms. Leanni Mar

Mobile: +679 8966658, +679 7303504

Email: leanni@pacificbedbank.com

For further queries or assistance
Mob: +679 992 4917 or Email: chairmansec.sb@miothospitals.com.