18-APR-2016: The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, J N Medical College (JNMC), AMU and members of UPCOG, Aligarh recently organized the II mid- term CME of UP Chapter of Obstetrics and Gynaecology on 'High Risk Pregnancy'. The Inaugural Function of the programme took place at the JNMC Auditorium. The programme was organized by Professor Nishat Akhtar, Organizing Secretary of the CME.
While presiding over the function, AMU Pro Vice Chancellor, Brigadier S Ahmad Ali (retd) said that pregnancy has always been associated with risks and women go through a lot of pain to give birth to their children.
"However with the progress in medical sciences, pregnancy has been made simpler," said the Pro Vice Chancellor adding that he is proud to say that JNMC's Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology has one of the most updated facilities and teams of very hardworking and competent doctors.
He urged the participants from various parts of the country attending the conference to share their experiences and recommend ways on how to overcome problems in high risk pregnancies.
Padma Shri awardee doctor, former principal of Meerut Medical College and Emeritus Professor with the Muzaffarnagar Medical College, Dr Usha Sharma, who attended the programme as the Chief Guest said that the JNMC's Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology with the team of very sincere and hardworking doctors is one of the best in the country.
Talking about the achievements of the UP Chapter of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, she said that since its creation, the UP Chapter has been benefiting post-graduate medical students and junior doctors for continuous knowledge and skills upgradation.
She further said that the UP Chapter of Obstetrics and Gynaecology with at least two journals has been publishing research papers of Post Graduate medical students and junior doctors.
Prof Sharma added that the conference will be a huge learning platform from the experiences of various academicians.
Principal and Chief Medical Superintendent, J N Medical College and Hospital, Prof Tariq Mansoor recalled a portion from the memoirs of Mughal emperor Humayun in which he has described the pain suffered by his wife during the birth of his son, Akbar.
He added that however, today with the progress of medical science, the risks involved in pregnancies can be tackled. He further said that JNMC has an excellent Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, which is continuously making efforts for easier pregnancies.
Prof Jamal Ahmad, Dean, Faculty of Medicine said that this CME is important as it will help in understanding emergency obstetric care and managing high risk pregnancy. He added that the CME will make the participants understand the needs of the hour in managing high risk pregnancies.
Professor Nishat Akhtar, Organizing Secretary of the CME said that it is hoped that participants will cherish the memories of this academic feast and we have been looking forward to welcome them in AMU. She also thanked the participants for attending the conference.
President of UPCOG, Dr Radha Jina said that a high-risk pregnancy might pose challenges before, during or after delivery in which the mother and the baby might need special monitoring or care. She added that this conference will have very useful deliberations on what causes a high-risk pregnancy, and what is needed to be done to take care of pregnant women and their babies.
Secretary of UPCOG, Dr Kirti Dubey said that this conference will bridge all gaps for a better understanding of women health care.
She pointed out that various complications that develop during pregnancy pose risks, such as problems with the cervix or placenta among other problems.
"Other concerns might include too much amniotic fluid or low amniotic fluid, restricted fetal growth, or Rh (rhesus) sensitization," said Dr Dubey adding that it is hoped that this conference will give a detailed insight on what doctors can do to avoid pregnancy related complications in women.
Prof Seema Hakim, Chairperson, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and one of the Organizing Chairpersons of the conference said that the conference will have deliberations on the effect of hypertension, hyperglycemia, anaemia on pregnancy and fetal growth restriction.
Dr Eram Ali conducted the Inaugural Function.
Related PicturesProfessor Usha Sharma addressing the IInd mid term CME of UP Chapter of Obstetrics and Gynaecology