The Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological societies of India celebrated ‘India Day’ with the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in London. It was a conference in which eminent obstetricians and gynaecologists from India and UK participated.
On June 30, the experts came together to discuss various issues related to their fields. They also shared the techniques used in respective countries to resolve these problems. A lot of Indian origin doctors who are currently living in UK also marked their presence at the event.
Dr Rishma Pai, President of FOGSI called it a ‘dream come true moment’ in a Facebook post. “It is the first ever ‘India day’ at the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology’, London. Our idea and dream has come true. It took lots of hard work but ultimately it is a super fulfilling successful outcome,” she wrote. The president of RCOG was Leslie Regan who was also present at the conference and interacted with other experts.
FOGSI is a professional organisation representing practitioners of obstetrics and gynaecologists in India. It has 223 member societies and over 29, 310 individual members spread all over the country.
FOGSI is one of the largest membership based organisations of specialised professionals. RCOG works across the world to improve women’s health. It now has now 14,000 members worldwide and it encourage the study of obstetrics and gynaecology (O&G)
Dr Nandita Palshetkar, President of Mumbai Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society called it an informative event. “Through this forum we discussed several issues such as fibroids, preterm births and prolapse. We also discussed how the treatment in India and UK differs and what can be done,” Dr Palshetkar informed.
Many eminent doctors from India attended the conference. Dr Amit Patki, Dr C N Purandare, Dr Suchitra Pandit were among the attending doctors present at the event.