Hyderabad, April 15, 2019: The 3 day Training Program on “Safe Obstetrics” organized for Anesthesiologists concluded at GVK EMRI in HYderabad.
Telangana was the only state in India chosen by WFSA for the training program. The program was aimed at Safe Deliveries and Reduce Mortalities in Child Birth. It was the fourth and last program in the series.
Obstetrics is the branch of medicine and surgery concerned with childbirth and midwifery. A lot of mothers develop complications during the pregnancy such as High BP, Bleeding, Infections and some even loose. So, Anesthesiologists, specially trained in Obstetrics i.e handling childbirth are very important. So that many lives can be saved. Safe Obstetrics is all about it.
The program is designed and conceived by World Federation of Society of Anesthesiology (WFSA), an international federation of independent national professional associations of anesthesiologists based in London, UK chose Telangana to propagate the Safe Obstetric Anesthesia. Indian Anesthesiologists with great difficulty brought this program to the Telangana state.
The Three Day Safe Obstetrics was the fourth in the series 55 doctors, Anesthesiologists and practicing doctors from across Telangana, Karnataka and Assam have participated in this unique and rare training program.
Dr. Sunil T Pandya, the project co-coordinator; Dr. Kousalya Chakravarthy, the Course Director and Dr. Raja Narsing Rao, Consultant Anesthesiologist at GVK EMRI, Regional Faculty AHA, chapter coordinator AAFP; Dr. GV Ramana Rao, Director GVK EMRI, Dr. Satyanarayana facilitated the training program.
The Objective of the training was to standardize Obstetric Anesthesia and Critical Care practice across the state and reduce maternal mortality informed Dr. Sunil Pandya.
The ISA Hyderabad and Telangana and Association of Obstetric Anesthesiologists, India collaborated with WFSA and conducted three courses at Hyderabad (Century Hospital), Mahbubnagar (SVSS Medical College) and Ranga Reddy District (Shadan Medical College) earlier added Dr. Raja Narsing Rao. Nearly 200 anesthesiologists from Telangana have been trained in these last three programs.