•   Thursday, 25 Jul, 2024
Dr. Manish Rai Sookha Has bagged Asia's Health Icon Award

Dr. Manish Rai Sookha Has bagged Asia's Health Icon Award

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Dr Manish Rai Sookha did his Bachelor in Medicine and Bachelor in Surgery (MBBS) from 2000 till 2005 at Sir Seewoosagar Ramgoolam Medical College, University of Mauritius and his Master in Medicine in Rheumatology from 2009 till 2012 at Dalian Medical College in People Republic of China.

He is presently the Consultant Rheumatologist. He works at Dr Bruno Cheong Hospital, Flacq which is a government regional hospital. He joined the public sector as preregistration officer in 2005 till 2006 and then as medical health officer as from 2007. He was then promoted to specialist in Rheumatology in 2013. He was recently upgraded to the grade of consultant in rheumatology as from 2024.

He is also working in the private sector namely C Care Mauritius and Artemis Hospital. He is actively involved in the teaching of medical students, preregistration house officers and general practitioners. He is an elected member of The Medical Council of Mauritius in the category of specialist in the public sector since March 2022.

He is a member of The Rheumatology Society (of Mauritius). He acts as Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Speaker for my hospital, rheumatology society and other CPD providers.  He often attends international conferences like Indian Rheumatology Association Conference (IRACON). He was also involved actively in the organization of 9th African League of Associations for Rheumatology (AFLAR) congress held in Mauritius in 2019.

Dr Manish Rai Sookha is often invited by the media (Radio and television) to inform the public about the different types of arthritis and connective tissues diseases, the causes, the risk factors, clinical features, management, precautions and counselling for the patients

He also participated in clinical researches. He was a member of the team who published about elevated serum leptin in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus in Pharmazie 2015 Nov;70(11):720-3.

It is with great pleasure and humility that Dr Manish Rai Sookha is a proud recipient of Asia’s Health Icon Award powered by World Research Congress.

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