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Dr. Mandakini Megh, Chairperson ICOG

Greetings from ICOG!

Warm Welcome you all in ICOG family.

Thank you very much for all your support for electing me as CHAIRPERSON of ICOG for the year 2020. It is a matter of great Honour to take the charge of Chairperson ICOG. Thanks a lot for putting trust in me for working in ICOG.

The aims and objectives of establishing the college are to promote, educate, training, Research & spread of knowledge in the field of Obstetrics, Gyneacology, reproductive health, family welfare and related areas. The college will be actively involved in National Family Welfare programs and will advice Fellows to actively associate and co-operate with Central and State Government Health authorities and corporate bodies in implementing all national programs of Family Planning including training of Paramedical and Health personnel

This year team of ICOG under the leadership of President Dr. Alpesh Gandhi and me shall be bringing to “Equip. Educate. Empower”. Equip with the Skills (to deal with event & challenges of the practice.) Educate with Knowledge FOGSI - ICOG online certificate course 1. Contraception & Family Welfare 2. ICOG Violence Against Women. Empower - True power is the power to empower others - by Delegating powers. Empowering the G C members. Empowering the members with knowledge & skills and training.

The aim of this year is standardization of clinical practice by bringing together teachers from Medical colleges all across the country. These Professors will brainstorm and help us create Good Clinical Practice Recommendations as envisaged by President Dr. Alpesh Gandhi. Thus we hope to have a positive impact on patient care & evidence based management.

We shall also be working on website making it more vibrant so that ICOG fellows & members can access relevant information at a click. We are in the process of having ICOG credit points, FICOG applications online. Online certification course on Contraception and family welfare is launched at Lucknow and soon, we shall be rolling out online course on Domestic & Sexual Violence against Women. Clinical Research in another area where ICOG plans to venture into.

We have felicitated ICOG Founder Fellows for their Life Time Services as Dr. Rohit Bhatt, Dr. Shirish Daftary, Dr. Shirish Sheth, Dr. Usha Krishna, Dr. Usha Saraiya, Dr. C. B. Purandare, Dr. Meera Agnihotri, Dr. Rangila Sinha and Dr. Raj Baveja, three Hon. Fellows, Past Chairpersons, Governing Council members at ICOG Convocation on 01.02.2020 during 63rd AICOG at Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

Streamlining the ICOG Office Delegation of duties as workload of ICOG has considerably increased. Involvement of G C Members in the CMEs, Conferences Examinations & YUVA FOGSI. Updating the directory. International Courses - MRCOG & European Board of College course. To popularize ICOG Training Courses & wide publicity to the Training Courses for improve attendance of deserving candidates. To make the activities of ICOG more-user-friendly and ICOG Office more approachable.
PUBLICATIONS: ICOG-CAMPUS, Year Book 2020. Release of Book – Updates –Text Book of Playing by Rules: An update on Government Policies Regulations and acts for Practicing Obstetricians and Gynecologists

We welcome all for FOGSI ICOG National Conference 2020 will be held on 4th 5th & 6th December 2020 at Taj Santacruz, Mumbai. Theme of the Conference will be “Prevention, Prediction & Practices In Non-Communicable Diseases.” Review MEETINGS OF ICOG OFFICE BEARERS, Meetings of YUVA FOGSI, Meeting at Annual Conference. Meetings will be at FOGSI Conferences. Training Centre head meeting will be held in April & September. CMEs will be held nationally.

Wishing you all the best & caring Happy New Year.

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