Indian Medical Association (IMA) confers Doctors’ Day Award upon healthcare leader Dr. Hema Divakar
Bengaluru: Well-known healthcare leader Dr. Hema Divakar, Medical Director, Divakar’s Specialty Hospital, was conferred with the prestigious Doctors’ Day Award by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) in recognition of her services and contribution to society and the public. The Doctors’ Day is celebrated in commemoration of Bharata Ratna Dr. B.C. Roy, an eminent physician, academician, and freedom fighter.
The award was presented to her by Dr. H.N Vinay, President, IMA, and Dr. Madhushankar L, Chairman, Doctors’ Day Committee, at a glittering event in Bengaluru in the presence of dignitaries and various stakeholders of the healthcare fraternity.
Speaking after receiving the award, Dr. Hema said she was humbled to receive the award and it motivated her to further strengthen her resolve to contribute to society. With the motto of “Women's Health is Nation's Wealth” she has been at the forefront of institutionalizing various guidelines and norms to reduce the maternal and infant mortality rate and improve quality of life.
One of her major contributions, when the pandemic ravaged the country, was enabling over 4,000 hospitals to implement Covid-19 protocols and guidelines for doctors, nurses & paramedical staff, especially in maternity hospitals. The standard training programme for hospitals was implemented on-site as well as remote monitoring.
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Dr. Hema Divakar
Consultant ObGyn and Medical Director
Divakars Speciality Hospital, Bengaluru
PRESIDENT FOGSI 2013 Organising Chairman AICOG 2019
CEO - ARTIST (Asian Research and Training Institute for Skill Transfer)
FOGSI Ambassador to FIGO (Federation of International Gynaecologists and Obstetricians)
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