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Vaccination and immunisation schedule in paediatric patients
Date: Thu 16 Mar, 2023 8:00–8:40pm
Duration: 40 mins

What the session is about

Discussion (8:00 to 8:30pm)

  • Basic science behind vaccines, in brief
  • Universal Immunisation Program (UIP)
  • Immunisation schedule in paediatric practice, including vaccines outside the UIP
  • Details about the important paediatric vaccines
  • Adjustments to the schedule in individual cases

Interactive Q&A (8:30 to 8:40 pm)

  • Register now and send your questions through the chat window
  • You can also send questions 'Live' during the Webinar on March 16th through the chat window below the video
About the presenter:
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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 Paediatrics
  • 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 the secretary of the Indian Academy of Paediatrics in Pune between 2003-2004 & 2007-2008
  • She has been the vice president of IAP in Pune (2012-2013)
  • She has been a part of an organising 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 Paediatrics & 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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