September 1, 2016
Chennai: As part of the World Sexual Health Day, which is celebrated on September 4, a three-day-long international expo on sexology will be held in Chennai. Organized by the Indian Association of Sexology, in association with healthcare providers in India, the expo will attempt to draw a definitive guideline for the treatment of various sex ailment in the current scenario.
The expo-cum-conference will be held at the Kamaraj Multispecality Hospital. Apart from seminars and free consultation and counselling on sexual health, the exhibition will also screen videos related to sexual education, sexuality in human beings, and news related to both these topics.
Dr. T. Kamaraj, Chairman of the Indian Sexology Association, said on Friday, that unlike diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and gynaecological disorders, there is no definitive roadmap for the treatment of sexual dysfunctions in the Indian scenario.
He said that the theme of this year’s World Sexual Health Day is ‘Eliminating sexual health myths.’
Among the topics to be discussed at the seminar are the recent advances in treatment of sexual disorders, sex education, disabilities and sexual health, psychiatric disorders, and the impact of the internet on sexual habits.
Also, a human chain and a signature campaign from 10 lakh volunteers will be held to spread awareness on sexual health among the general public.