Professor Girija Wagh
MD, FICOG, Dip in Endoscopy
Head of the Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Bharati Vidyapeeth University Medical College, Pune, India, (MCI recognized institution and NAAC reaccredited Grade A university).
Member of the Steering Committee of the World Organization Gestosis an international body for preeclampsia and is the Vice President of the Indian Chapter of the Organisation Gestosis.
Chairman of the Medical Disorders in Pregnancy Committee of FOGSI and is a member of the Governing Council of the Indian College of Obstetrics and gynecology. Editor of the National Eclampsia registry Newsletter and is the Associate coordinator of the FOGSI-ICOG National Eclampsia Registry. the Joint Secretary, FOGSI 2010 and contributed to the ‘Reaching the Unreached Initiative’ of FOGSI and is the Associate coordinator of the ‘Save the Mother and Newborn Initiative of FOGSI’. She also has contributed to the formulations of the Good Clinical Practice Recommendations of the FOGSI to help members in day to day practice She has conducted many training workshops and sessions for practitioners such as “Helping Mothers Survive ….reaching the roots” wherein she has trained medical officers in the district of Pune and Nandurbar for safe delivery practices to reduce maternal deaths. Workshops for gynecologists such as “Helping Mothers Survive”, ‘FOGSI –Gestosis Certificate course’, ‘Gestational Diabetes certificate course”, “Focus on First trimester as every pregnancy is precious” have been designed and conducted by her .the member of the Ethics Committee of the FOGSI
Scientific collaborator and principal investigator for many projects in affiliation with the Interactive Research School of Health Affairs (IRSHA), Bharati Vidyapeeth with focused research related to micronutrients in conjunction with preeclampsia, preterm delivery, infertility and metabolic disorders.
Invited member of the Central Supervisory Board of the PCPNDT Act of the GOI, as an advisory to the Union Health Minister. State-level advisor to the government for the implementation of the NRHM for reducing maternal mortality. Her series of write-ups in Maharashtra Times regarding womens’ Health issues especially regarding alternatives to hysterectomy received huge readership. She has also written for many public health magazines and materials for training health care providers.
Areas of interest include High-risk Obstetrics, Gynecology endoscopy, Infertility and teaching She is in Practice for the past 24 years and is the Director of Girija Hospital and Fertility Centre Kothrud and Consultant Cloudnine, Pune
Invited speaker nationally and internationally to deliberate on issues pertaining to endoscopy and high-risk obstetrics to countries such as Serbia, Germany, Istanbul, Indonesia, Greece, Malaysia, Tokyo etc. Many national and international publications are to her credit has authored several chapters to well-acclaimed publications.
Personal BLOG : http://DrGirijaWagh.com