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About the Speaker:
Dr. Aparna Hegde (Urogynecologist & Founder, ARMMAN)
Aparna Hegde is an IUGA International Fellowship in Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery and the Founder of the Center for Urogynecology and Pelvic Health, New Delhi & ARMMAN, an NGO that works in the field of maternal and child health in 16 states and whose 5 programs have impacted the lives of over 18 million women and their children.
Dr. Hegde is also an accomplished researcher and has done pioneering work in the field of 2D and 3D ultrasound of the pelvic floor which she teaches internationally. She has over 75 publications/abstracts and is the Principal Investigator of a prestigious NIH grant.
She is a member of the Editorial Board of International Urogynecology Journal, the International Urogynecology Committee on Prolapse and the 7th International Consultation on Continence. She is a Board Member of FIUGA (Foundation for International Urogynecological Assistance).
TEDxGateway Webinar: Dr. Senjuti Saha (Microbiologist & Activist) & Dr. Aparna Hegde (Urogynecologist & Founder, ARMMAN) in conversation with Faye D’souza (Journalist)
Webinar Series: The World Has Changed
Webinar Topic: Healthcare During COVID-19 – Finding Opportunities During a Crisis
About the webinar:
The field of global health across developed and developing countries often experience unequal power dynamics. With the COVID-19 pandemic, countries like India and Bangladesh have had to rely on individual and societal equity to develop innovative technologies and ideas to ensure overall public safety and create scalable solutions.
With the onset of COVID-19 and the resultant lockdown, many healthcare systems were challenged not only to tackle the virus, but to make sure other healthcare services were not affected.
Dr. Aparna Hegde and Dr. Senjuti Saha give us insights on how they managed to tackle the onset of COVID-19 across two diverse regions like India and Bangladesh and what the future of healthcare holds.