Fortis La Femme advocates thought leadership by holding clinical sessions on Challenges in Women’s Health



April 29, 2017, Bengaluru – Fortis La Femme organized a Continued Medical Education (CME) program to discuss various health challenges faced by women. The event took place on 28th April, 2017 in Bengaluru. A team of world renowned doctors including Dr Prathima Reddy MBBS, MRCOG (London), FRCOG (London), FACOG (USA) and Dr. ArunaMuralidhar, MD MRCOG, were present there to share insights on topics such as reducing caesarean rates and risk assessment in routine antenatal care.
The main objective of this CME is to edifythe industry experts, including eminent gynecologists and general physicians, of many health related challenges faced by women today. The program offered a platform of knowledge and sharing to bring together the brightest minds in the profession. Experts discussed their findings and shared observations to help enhance understandings of key relevant health issues like ‘Overview of Breast Diseases’, Urinal Incontinence’ and ‘The NICU Journey’ among others.

Fortis La Femme, Richmond Road, which opened October 2016 in Bengaluru, was the second hospital under the La Femme brand of hospitals, which currently has presence in 3 cities and has plans to expand across India, this year. The hospital provides holistic clinical care designed just for women which covers every stage of a woman’s life from birth, adolescence, motherhood, to menopause and beyond. Medical care at the hospital includes Obstetrics (Painless Labor), Gynaecology, Neonatology (Level III NICU), Anaesthesia, Pediatrics, Pediatric ICU, General & Laparoscopic Surgery, Bariatric, Cosmetic Surgeries, Dentistry and Genetic & Fetal Medicine.

Ms. Anika Parashar, COO, Fortis La Femme, on the occasion said, “Women’s well-being and health are the most important topics for education today in healthcare industry. From issues such as rising C-section rates to the alarming increase in women ailments like breast cancer; keeping the discourse going and enabling knowledge exchange is of utmost importance. This is our motivation behind CME sessions, and we intend to bring forth our world-class Clinicians to spread awareness across the country going forward.”

About Fortis La Femme
Fortis La Femme is a unique facility, inspired by the core belief that a woman is a very special person with special needs. Medical care at the hospital includes Obstetrics (Painless Labor), Gynecology, Neonatology (Level III NICU), Anesthesia, General & Laparoscopic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgeries and Genetic &Fetal Medicine. Fortis La Femme provides comprehensive clinical and holistic care designed just for women which covers every stage of a woman’s life from birth, adolescence, motherhood, to menopause and beyond. Its patient-sensitive services are provided in a world-class facility with a discreetly elegant ambience laden with value-added conveniences. In the year 2010, the hospital got NABH accreditation, and was successfully re-accredited in 2013. It was adjudged winner of Most Popular Maternity Hospital award by Child Magazine in 2013. Fortis La Femme was also ranked No. 5 in Top Gynecological Hospitals in India (No. 1 Private Gynecological Hospital in North India) in Nielsen Survey 2015 conducted by THE WEEK magazine.


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