Public expectations from government hospital are very high. To enhance the quality of childbirth, the doctors, nurses and entire staff of hospital should maintain a positive atmosphere and contribute to the fullest for better health of not only mother but also of her child.
At the one day workshop organised by department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, dean of Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Dr Sajal Mitra, highlighted above mentioned points.
The workshop was organised by department, with an aim to sensitize people and medical professionals about better maternal care. It may be noted that department of O&G along with dept of PSM, GMCH started an initiative of ‘respectful maternity care’ from June 23.
The sensitization workshop was organised with the initiatives of UNICEF and attended by over 100 delegates from ObGy fraternity, doctors as well as nurses.
Dr Mitra further said, “Every women has right of respectful maternal care. At our hospital, we always try to include advance technology in the treatment to give best results to patients. This way we contribute to bring down the maternal mortality rate.”
At the workshop, Prof and HOD, GMC Aurangabad Dr Shrinivas Gadappa shared his experience of respectful maternity care. He said, “In several research, it has been found that handling mother during childbirth, with patience and respect, escalates chances of quality delivery.” Clinical as well as non clinical staff should be trained in a manner that their skill could be used for better delivery results, opined Dr Gadappa.
It is pertinent to mark here that department of Obstetrics and gynecology under able guidance of Dr Mitra and head of gynaecology department at the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Dr Juzar Fidvi, have planned to undergo makeover and upgradation of labour room and existing High Dependency Unit (HDU) with setting of obstetric Intensive Care Unit (ICU) as per national guidelines through NRHM. Besides, Dr Nuzhat senior consultant obstetrician from Fernandez Hospital Hyderabad guided on labor room protocols. Indeejeet Kaur, nurse midwifery from UK practicing in Fernandez hospital Hyderabad demonstrated on different birthing position s through Mannequins. Dr Poonam Shivkumar Prof and HOD Sevagram medical College conducted panel discussion with administration to improve existing practices and helped in triaging labor cases.
Other eminent people who were present during the workshop were, Dr Khanendra Bhuyan health specialists UNICEF, Dr Narlawar Prof and HOD PSM, Dr Waikar, Dr Mundle, Dr Humne, Dr Ashish Zarariya, Dr Ramteke, Dr Sonak, Dr Parpillewar, Dr Fuke, Dr Pragati Agrawal, Dr Lanjewar assistant medical superintendent, Dr Charulata Wadikar assistant matron. Dr Kirti Rachwani, Dr Aishwarya, Dr Harshika conducted the proceedings. Dr Waikar proposed vote of thanks.
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