REPORT : UAE Perinatal Society- Annual Convention
The Annual Convention of the UAE Perinatal Society was held on 22nd November, 2008 at the premises of the UAE University, Al Ain, UAE. ( Society details on another page in the Bulletin Board)
UAE is a new member of FAOPS. In fact,they are the first full member from the Middle Eastern Region. President elect of the FAOPS Professor Ranjan Kumar Pejaver,attended the meeting to meet up with the office bearers , welcome them and thank them on behalf of FAOPS.
The Annual Convention was well attended with more than 100 delegates attending from various centres in UAE. They included Obstetricians, Pediatricians, Neonatologists, Nurses, family practitioners and many from allied specialities like Ultrasonography, Pediatric cardiology etc. Professor Ranjan Pejaver spoke on ‘Room air resuscitation’ and ‘Telemedicine in Perinatal health Care.’
Other topics covered were:
Fetal Arrhythmias, Ectopic pregnancy, Cocooning in Perinatal care,twin pregnancies,Fetal anomalies, Perinatal Asphyxia,Preterm Labour and Gestational diabetes.
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