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Rational use of antibiotics in children
Date: Thu 13 Oct, 2022 8:00–9:00pm
Duration: 1 hour

What the session is about

Discussion (8:00 to 8:30pm)

  • Use of antibiotics in OPD practice 
  • Case based examples 
  • Details about different groups of antibiotics 
  • Responsibility of primary physicians while prescribing

Interactive Q&A (8:30 to 9:00 pm)

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  • You can also send questions 'Live' during the Webinar on Oct 13th through the chat window below the video
About the presenter:
Dr. nirmala dharap 1662105636

Dr. Nirmala Shireesh Dharap is a consultant paediatrician at Dharap Children's Clinic in Pune since 1991

  • She has been in the medical field for more than 35 years
  • She has been a panel consultant at several leading hospitals including Dinanath Mangeshkar Hospital, Ratna Hospital, etc.
  • She has been on the faculty of Pune IAP conferences & National conferences on topics in paediatrics including Vaccinology, Nutrition, Rational Antibiotic Therapy and Adolescence & Developmental Pediatrics
  • She has presented several research papers at regional conferences of IAP & BJMC as well as the national conference of IAP
  • She has been an honorary paediatrician at the Community Clinic of Sneh Foundation between 2017-2020 & Shanti Clinic in Pune between 1994-1996
  • She was a president of Pune IAP in 2014, during which she launched the Annual Conference of Pune IAP called "Pune Pedimeet", a flagship annual event since then
  • She has been a secretary of the Indian Academy of Pediatrics in Pune between 2003-2004 & 2007-2008
  • She has been a vice president of IAP in Pune (2012-2013)
  • She has been a part of an organizing committee of NCPID 2005, Mahapedicon 2009 & 2019, PHOCON 2009, Respicon 2012, PediGen 2012, PedGastrocon 2008 AND 2013, ADOLESCON 2013, NeuroPedicon 2014, PIDquest 2014, Pune Pedimeet since 2014 to present, etc.
  • She has completed scholarship training in Pediatrics & Neonatology at Sackler Faculty of Medicine from Israel, Post Graduate Program in Pediatric Nutirtion (PGPN) of Boston University 2017 & also in Adolescent Nutrition (PGAN) of Boston University 2021 and Certificate Course in Child Counseling & Parenting of BKWSC, Pune - 2021


She has written several articles for magazines and newspapers on topics related to child health for instance Breastfeeding & Lactation Management, Nutrition, Pediatric Obesity, etc

Academic qualifications:

DNB in paediatrics, DCH (Stood first)






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