Pediatric Cardiac Unit of JNMC honoured

Aligarh: Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, AMU faculty members Prof Mohd Azam Haseen and Dr Shaad Abqari were felicitated by District administration for their contribution in the field of Pediatric Care.. JNMC has done the largest number of Pediatric Cardiac Interventions under Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK), National Health Mission (NHM), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Government of India. DEIC- Manager Mr Monazir was also facilitated on the occasion.

The services of the Pediatric Cardiac Unit were appreciated by the Aligarh Commissioner Shri Gaurav Dayal, IAS, who was also the Chief Guest for the felicitation ceremony. He insisted that more and more children should get the benefit of this scheme and also distributed certificates to the Nodal Officer at the block level team.

Prof Azam Haseen, Chairperson CTVS informed that JN Medical College is doing all complex heart surgeries in children and has performed more than 750 heart procedures which included more than 300 open heart surgeries under this scheme.


Dr Shaad Abqari, Nodal Officer, RBSK and Pediatric Cardiologist apprised that this programme is a boon to the Children with birth defects and other diseases.


Dr Surendra Kumar Upadhya, Additional Director Health, Aligarh Division chaired the proceedings and CMO, Dr Neeraj Tyagi presided the programme.

The event included the RBSK teams from various block level, representatives of various NGOs, and personnel from District Health Society.

Dr SK Upadhya, AD Health paid vote of thanks and instructed active screening of children for various defect.

Dr Bhashkar Varshney Conducted the Programme & provided the vote of thanks.


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