South Asian Cochrane Network & Centre welcome you to Hyderabad, India

The City of Pearls !

The 400 year-old city of Hyderabad, built by the Qutub Shahi kings, is steeped in a rich historical, cultural, and architectural heritage, and is also home to the glistening towers of many global IT giants. Blending the ancient and the modern in perfect harmony, Hyderabad, the jewel of the Deccan, offers you a life-changing experience of the vibrant democracy that is Incredible India, like no other Indian city can.

The Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC;, the Colloquium venue, is situated in Hyderabad’s HITEC city, and has state-of-the-art conference facilities.  The conference hotel ( is attached to the HICC, and there are over 25 other hotels in the vicinity, as well as service apartments and guest houses, which will provide options to suit a range of budgets and preferences. HICC is a 45-minute drive by a dedicated expressway from the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport that is well connected to major international destinations in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, and through these hubs to the rest of the world.