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Medical Termination of Pregnancy- Update of evidence and practice
Date: Sun 16 Aug, 2020 4:00–5:00pm
Duration: 1 hour


What the session is about

Discussion (4.00 to 4.30 pm)

•The landscape of medical termination of pregnancy in India, current scenario to future developments

•Past and present legal and regulatory situation of abortions with legislative updates

•Updated evidence on medication and surgical abortions

•Accepted protocols and practice points

•Demand and the opportunity for abortions as related to sexual and reproductive health and rights needs of women at every level


Interactive Q&A (4.30 to 4.45 pm)

  • Register now and send your questions through the chat window
  • You can also send questions 'Live' during the Webinar on 6th June through the chat window below the video


About the presenter:
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Dr. Niranjan Chavan and Dr. Nozer Sheriar, Professor of Ob-gyn

Speaker- Dr. Nozer Sheriar

Dr. Nozer Sheriar is an obstetrician and gynecologist with a longstanding commitment to the advocacy and promotion of women's health, rights and access to safe abortion. 

  • Past Secretary General  & Past MTP Chair, FOGSI
  • Past President , MOGS 
  • Breach Candy, Hinduja Khar & Holy Family Hospitals
  • Scientific Chair, 22nd FIGO Congress, Rio de Janero
  • Delivered 16 orations & over 500 presentations
  • Edited 5 books & published 33 papers & 56 chapters
  • FRCOG Honoris Causa
  • AOFOG Young Gynecologist Award
  • FOGSI  - Dr. Hansotia Best Committee &  Dr. Dutta Best Publication Awards
  • MOGS - Dr. Bhatia Young Scientist ,  Dr. Ganatra Community Service , Dr. Desai Excellence , Mr. & Mrs. Pandit Women’s Empowerment Awards
  • Member, Technical Advisory Group, WHO, SEA Region
  • Member, Board, Guttmacher Institute, Ipas & C3



Moderator- Prof. Dr. Niranjan Chavan

  • Professor and Unit chief, LTMM &LTMGH, Sion Mumbai
  • National Co-Ordinator, FOGSI Medical disorders in pregnancy Committee(2019-2011)
  • Chairperson - FOGSI Oncology & Trophoblastic Tumour Committee
  • Vice president of MOGS(2020-2021)
  • Convener , FOGSI Cell, Violence Against Doctor
  • Member Editorial Board, European Journal of Gynecologic Oncology (Italy)
  • Chairman & Dean, Academia of Global Obstetricians & Gynecologists (AGOG)
  • He is a recipient of several prestigious awards ; MOGS Dr. Ganatra Charitable Medical Centre Award for the promotion of Social issues on women’s Health for the year 2015-2016 at the 44th annual MOGS Conference; FOGSI Appreciation Award for Valuable Services rendered to FOGSI as Chairperson of Oncology and Trophoblastic Tumors Committee at 58th AICOG, Chennai (22nd January 2015); FOGSI Dr. Chitra Thara and Gangadhara Award for 2 consecutive years for Mumbai Obstetrics and Gynecological Society MOGS (2013-2014) & (2014-2015); Felicitated at Euro Asian Federation of Oncology (EAFO) International Conference (21st February 2015) being some of these



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