'Commitment, skills need of hour'

Speaking after inaugurating the conference, President Elect of Federation of International Obstetrics and Gynecology, UK, Sir Sabarathnam Arulkumaran opined that any body that works for issues concerned with health should be reactive and proactive in its approach.

He was referring to the responsibilities to be nurtured by Karnataka State Obstetric and Gynecological Association (KSOGA). He said KSOGA should be reactive to the things happening around them.

Incidents like maternal mortality and adolescent health should be given additional care. Besides, it should be proactive to introduce something and look at how we can improve the health of young girls when they grow.

He said commitment, compassionate towards patients, completeness in terms of knowledge skills, communication, instilling confidence and collaboration and team work are some of the essential constituents for any health organisation to grow, he added. 

Speaking on the occasion, Federation of Obstetric and Gynecological Societies of India President Dr P C Mahapatra said Federation of International Obstetrics and Gynecology should be appreciated for balancing between scientific development and human development. 21st century is best of time when concerned with scientific development and worst when it comes to human development. He said “infertility, adolescent, genetic healths are some of the major issues that needs immediate attention.”

Mahapatra said it is time for social movement supporting the cause of women health. It should be taken up on priority basis and Federation of International Obstetrics and Gynecology should be committed to the cause, he added.

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