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Prevention of infant mortality in rural India
Thursday, 13 May 2021
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
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Speaker: Dr. Akash Bang
, MD, DNB is Additional Professor of Pediatrics at All India Institute ofMedical Sciences, Nagpur. He has mentored several undergraduate and post graduate medicalstudents, and is very actively involved as a certified national trainer for various training modulesrelated to neonatal and pediatric resuscitation, basic and advanced care under the banner of IndianAcademy of Pediatrics (IAP), National Neonatology Forum of India (NNF), American Academy of Pediatrics and UNICEF
He has been a five-times-winner of the "NRP Champion award" for his contribution to Neonatal Resuscitation Trainings andis currently the Joint National Convener of the Neonatal Resuscitation Trainings of IAP and NNF.
He was selected amongst sixyoung researchers in 2009 for two- years Health Research Mentorship program of St John's Research Institute, Bangalore- aCenter of Excellence for NIH-NHLBI-UH's Global Health Initiative, and has also collaborated with The Eunice Kennedy ShriverNational Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Global Network for Women's and Children's HealthResearch investigators and coordinated the Helping Babies Breathe trial at Nagpur, India.
Moderator: Aniruddh P. Behere
is an Assistant Professor and has joint appointments in the College of Human Medicine's Departmentof Pediatrics and Human Development and Division of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine. He currently practices at Helen DeVosChildren's hospital and specializes in working with medically complex children and is the medical director of Peds Consult Liaison andGlobal Health (Psy).