FETOCON- 2022 Conference held at Swami Rama Himalayan University

Experts deliberate advancements in the field of fetal care

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Himalayan Hospital, Swami Rama Himalayan University, in association with Uttarakhand Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, organised UK-FETOCON on 6th November, in the Nursing College Auditorium. The spotlight of the conference was fetal health.

Dr Anchal Agarwal, Assistant Professor, OBGYN, HIMS introduced the event. Thereafter Dr Ruchira Nautiyal, HOD OBGYN, HIMS presented the welcome address.

The lighting of the lamp by all the dignitaries followed this. The felicitation ceremony and address by Principal HIMS, Dr AK Deorari set the momentum of the day.

Thereafter VC SRHU, Dr Vijay Dhasmana in his address stated that SRHU is committed to promoting research and education in the field of fetal health, and to this end is motivated in organizing lectures and interactive discussions with stalwarts in the field. UK-FETOCON is therefore a milestone in the above context.

Guest of Honor, Dr Meenu Vaish, President Uttarakhand Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists congratulated the organizers for a splendid event.

In several sessions spread over the entire day, the participants had the privilege to learn from guest speakers.

The first presentation titled ‘Approach to an anomalous fetus: Counseling and Prognostication’ was made by Dr Prashant Kumar Verma. Dr Ruby Bhatia and Dr Pawan Preet Mann chaired the session.

In the next presentation Dr Harpreet Kour Ishar put forward her valuable insights on the topic ‘Soft Markers: All an Obstetrician needs to know,’ with Dr Anjali Nautiyal and Dr Ruchi Gupta as chairpersons.

Then followed a panel discussion on ‘Multidisciplinary approach to the Perinate.’ Panel chairpersons were Dr Vineeta Gupta and Dr Girish Gupta; Dr Ruchira Nautiyal was moderator and the panelists included Dr Om Kumari, Dr Arti Luthra, Dr Anjali Choudhary, Dr Saikat Patra and Dr Yasir Ahmad.

The Poster Judges were Dr Anupama Bahadur and Dr Chitra Joshi.

A state level PG Quiz was a special highlight of the day, held under the chairmanship of Dr Anoosha K Ravi and Dr Archna Singh.

The conference ended with a workshop on Medical Genetics conducted by Dr Prashant Kumar Verma.

Dr Ruchira Nautiyal delivered the vote of thanks and an inspiring day came to a fruitful end.