Nagpur IAP’s first women’s wing in

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 12 Mar 2017 09:54:25


Staff Reporter,

PROBABLY with a view that woman paediatrician can render better treatment to the babies, Central unit of Indian Academy of Paediatricians (IAP) came out with an idea to form women wing of IAP all over the country. Nagpur cannot be an exception. Nagpur IAP formed its women wing that was installed recently.


The new body of IAP Women’s wing Nagpur 2017 included, Dr Nilofer Mujawar, Dr Bhagyalaxmi Rajan, Dr Dipty Jain, Dr Urmila Dahake, Dr Kiran Gaikwad, Dr Archana Jaiswal, Dr Smita Desai, Dr Rohinie Ingole, Dr Shilpa Bhoyar, Dr Manisha Albal, Dr Neeta Joshi, Dr Mohini Apte, Dr Manjusha Giri, Dr Shilpa Hazare & Dr Bhavna Choudhary.
The installation programme was held in association with Alexis Multispecialty Hospital. In the same programme women achievers in the field of medicine were felicitated to mark International Women’s day.


The Women’s Wing of Indian Academy of Pediatrics had been formed and launched in January, 2016 at Hyderabad. The National body of Central IAP decided to form a Women’s wing in every branch of IAP. The women wing of the Indian Academy of Pediatrics was given a theme ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Desh Bachao’.


Dr Nilofer Mujawar, President IAP Nagpur gave welcome speech. The IAP Women’s Wing module has following topics nurturing the girl child, adolescent nutrition and anaemia, common skin and hair problems, life skills and legal issues, menstrual health and hygiene, and preventing teenage marriages and pregnancy. The IAP Women’s wing Team members were installed by chief guest Dr Preeti Bajaj, Director, GH Raisoni College of Engineering and GOH Dr Uday Bodhankar, Patron of IAP Nagpur, International President, COMHAD and Ex-National President- Central IAP.
Dr Pramil Asolkar (Obst and Gynae), Dr Ratna Shekhavat (Obst and Gynae), Dr Dilnawaz Buhariwala (Obst and Gynae), Dr Nalini Humney (Medicine), Dr Maya Ballal (Medicine), Dr Anjali Bhure (Anaesthesia), Dr Varsha Sagdeo (Ped. Surgeon), Dr Neelam Mishra (Physiology), Dr Kiran Palikundwar (Anatomy), Dr Rupa Gupta (Ophthalmology), Dr Pushpa Jagtap (Microbiology), Dr Vibhavari Dani (Paediatrics), Dr Z F Hussain (Paediatrics) and Dr Pratibha Mardikar (Forensic Medicine).


Dr Bhaskar Gupta – Consultant Pediatrician and Neurologist, Dr Jatinder Arora – Director Administration extended warm wishes to new team. All consultants of Alexis Hospital attended the event.
Dr Archana Jaiswal conducted programme. Dr Sanjay Deshmukh, Central IAP Executive Member was present. Dr Rishi S Lodaya, Hon. Secretary proposed a vote of thanks.