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IMA & Medpiper celebrates the she-heroes in medicine and healthcare

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The event will honour Padma Shri Dr. Karimpat Mathangi  Ramakrishnan and Dr. Pritika Chary for their medical achievements

Chennai, March 03, 2021: The Indian Medical Association (IMA), in association with  MedPiper Technologies, the one-stop knowledge destination for healthcare practitioners, is  organizing “Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world” on Saturday March 13. The live Zoom event will felicitate Padma Shri Dr. Karimpat Mathangi  Ramakrishnan and Dr. Pritika Chary, two remarkable women in the field of medicine and  healthcare.

As part of Women’s Day celebrations, IMA and MedPiper also aims to salute the female warriors  in the first line of defence against COVID-19. Apart from commendations, IMA will also address  the challenges encountered by women in healthcare, through a presentation by Prof. Dr. N  Rajamaheswari. The event will also showcase Dr. Chary’s paper on Empowering female  leadership in the healthcare industry.

Padma Shri Dr Karimpat Mathangi Ramakrishnan is an Indian paediatric plastic surgeon and is  the recipient of Sushruta Gold Medal from the Sushruta Society of India. She has also won Hari  Om Ashram Award from the Association of Surgeons of India and the lifetime achievement award  from the National Academy of Burns India. She is currently the head of the Paediatric Intensive  Burn Care Unit and Plastic Surgery in Kanchi Kamakoti Childs Trust Hospital, Chennai.

Dr Pritika Chary, the first and only lady in India to be qualified as both Neuro physician and  Neurosurgeon, specialises in brain-related disorders like stroke, epilepsy, dementia, Paediatric Intensive  Burn Care Unit and Plastic Surgery in Kanchi Kamakoti Childs Trust Hospital, Chennai. parkinsonism, developmental delay in children, speech disorders and aphasiology, as well as  cognitive and behavioural neurology. Dr. Chary has also been a pioneer in epileptology in Chennai  since 1985.

This article was shared with Prittle Prattle News as a Press Release by PRNewswire.

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