Fortis La Femme reaches out to Family physicians highlighting their role in women and child health care

Fortis La Femme organized a Continued Medical Education (CME) program to discuss various health challenges faced by women and Children. The event took place on 29th October, 2017 with a team of world renowned doctors including Dr Prathima Reddy MBBS, MRCOG (London), FRCOG (London), FACOG (USA);Dr. Aruna Muralidhar, MD MRCOG;Dr. Sreenath S Manikanti, MBBS, MD, DCH(London), MRCPCH, Fellow-Neonatology (UK) and Dr. Ashlesha B, MBBS, MRCPsych, FRANZCP, Fellow in Women’s Mental Health and Perinatal Psychiatry (University of Toronto).

The main objective of the scheduled CMEwas to edifythe industry experts, including eminent family physicians, of the many health related challenges faced by women and children today. The program offered a platform for knowledge sharing to bring together the brightest minds in the profession. Experts discussed their findings and shared observations to help enhance understandings of key relevant health issues like abnormal uterine bleeding & its management, need/importance of routine antenatal/postnatal care, role of general physician in perinatal mental health and the outcomes of indiscriminate antibiotic usage among children.

Fortis La Femme, Richmond Road, which opened October 2015 in Bengaluru, was the second hospital under the La Femme brand of hospitals. The hospital provides holistic clinical care designed just for women which covers every stage of a woman’s life from birth, adolescence, motherhood, to menopause and beyond. Medical care at the hospital includes Obstetrics (Painless Labor), Gynaecology, Neonatology (Level III NICU), Anaesthesia, Pediatrics, Pediatric ICU, General & Laparoscopic Surgery, Bariatric, Cosmetic Surgeries, Dentistry and Genetic &FetalMedicine.

Ms. Anika Parashar, COO Fortis La Femme, on the occasion said, “, “Women’s well-being and health are the most important topics for education today in healthcare industry. We at La Femme aim to be pioneers of Women’s Health Education by bringing forth our world-class clinicians to spread awareness across the country through these continued medical education programs.”

Vinod Kumar

Health Journalist & writer. Editor of monthly health magazine "Health Spectrum."

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