Dr. Sadhana Gupta, Manyata Champion
A well-known and well-respected Obstetrician & Gynaecologost from Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, Dr. Sadhana Gupta is a Senior Consultant (Obstetrician & Gynaecology) at Jeevan Jyoti Hospital & Medical Research Centre. She is also a Hon Consultant at LN Mishra NER Railway Hospital, Gorakhpur.
Dr. Gupta has achieved some remarkable feats during her academic years by bagging Gold Medals for Best Student of MBBS, Best Female Student of MBBS and Best Postgraduate Student. She carried forward this award winning habit in her professional life as well by receiving prestigious awards such as ‘Best Female Doctor of UP’ and ‘Prize for Distinguished Community Services by Federation of Obst & Gynaec societies of India (FOGSI)’.
Her distinguished career has given her opportunities to hold various reputed positions such as Vice President, FOGSI (2016); Secretary and President post of Gorakhpur Obs & Gynaec Society, and Chairman of Safe Motherhood Committee nominated by members of FOGSI. She has represented FOGSI in various important meeting like HIV/AIDS meet at New Delhi, UNFPA SAFOG workshop for MDG Goal at Sri Lanka, Haryana Rural Health Mission, 66th Summit of WHO Regional Meet at SEARO in New Delhi, and WHO Meeting on Quality Improvement in Reproductive Maternal Neonatal Adolescent Health at Delhi. Dr. Gupta is an active member of FOGSI’s committees of Clinical Research, HIV/AIDs, Clinical research, and an Adolescent Health Family Welfare. She was nominated as a Regional faculty for FOGSI PHFI Certified Course of Contraception in 2013. Under her able guidance, Safe Motherhood Committee organised various workshops on Maternal Mortality, Advanced Postpartum Care, Anemia Management and many PPH workshops. As an acknowledgement for its extraordinary work, Safe Motherhood Committee under her leadership received ‘Dr. Mehroo Hansotia Best Committee Award’. Dr. Gupta has also played a pivotal role in ‘Safe Motherhood Bulletin’ as an Editor. Bulletin was awarded Dr. D.C. Dutta Award for ‘Best Publication of FOGSI’ in focus category for two consecutive years in 2012 and 2013. She has been instrumental in advocating safe motherhood issue as basic human right. She has written innumerable articles on women empowerment, an adolescent health and family planning which have been published in various national and leading newspapers.
A regular speaker at Akashwani, Dr. Gupta is a founder Trustee of ‘Jeevan Jyoti Trust’ which aims to provide low cost medical services to women and supports education and other skill promotion for needy students.