The Pune Obstetric and Gynecological Society(POGS) is a professional body with Gynecologists as its members .The POGS has a mission to unite its members to strengthen the professional bonds amongst members to help enhance knowledge , research and the standards of the clinical practice to be able to serve the women better .POGS as an NGO also is dynamically involved in various social programs pertaining to women’s health and is keen on empowering women in the aspects of their health.
From the President desk
The President of POGS
Dr. Aparna Shrotri
Hypothyroidism During Pregnancy
The practices for screening for hypothyroidism during pregnancy differ widely. Recently ‘National Guidelines for Screening of Hypothyroidism During Pregnancy’ are published by Ministry of health & Family Welfare, Government of India.
The estimated prevalence of hypothyroidism during pregnancy is 2-3%; overt up to 0.5% and subclinical around 2-2.5%. Prevalence of hypothyroidism in Indian population ranges between 4.8-12.5%.
Primary hypothyroidism is elevated TSH levels during pregnancy. It can be overt or subclinical. Iodine deficiency and autoimmune thyroid disease are the causative factors.
From the Secretary desk
The Secretary of POGS
Dear esteemed member of POGS,
Greetings from the team!
I begin with great words of Winston Churchill.
“You will never get to the end of the journey if you stop to
throw a stone at every dog that barks.”
The rains have not improved much. Let us hope and pray that the Lord Ganesha will create miracles.
As far as our September activities were concerned we had good programmes with great participation by all of you. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your constant encouragement.
On 5th September on occasion of Teachers day a CME had been organized at Hotel Pride from 830pm -10 pm. This CME was dedicated to all teachers young and old. This CME was organized by the FOGSI Committee on Medical Disorders in Pregnancy headed by Dr Girija Wagh with POGS. The convener was Dr Vaishali Korade-Nayak.The program :