Is India ready for Screening Colonoscopy?

My talk was about why early detection will help reduce intestinal cancer death risk long-term. It is the standard of care all over the world, but yet to be widely practised in India. I presented the barriers for progress in India, and potential solutions. Prevention is better than cure, and it is important to remain scientific in such endeavors.

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dr rajeev jayadevan

Dr Rajeev Jayadevan completed his MBBS and MD General Medicine with top honors from Christian Medical College (CMC) Vellore in 1995. He received training in Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health from Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
He has extensive international experience of performing over 19,000 endoscopies. He was awarded MRCP (UK) from England in 1996. He obtained Board Certification in Medicine and Gastroenterology (Fellowship) from New York Medical College, and spent 3 years in the UK and 10 years in the US before returning to his hometown of Kochi. He established the department of Gastroenterology at Sunrise Hospital Cochin.

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