Workshop on Neonatal Resuscitation

Sohail Trust Hospital organized workshop on Neonatal Resuscitation. More than 30 participants including doctors & staff participated in the event. Head of Pediatric Department, Professor S.M. Inkisar Ali while emphasizing the importance of event said that timely and effective Neonatal Resuscitation cannot be over emphasized. Globally around 4 million Neonatal deaths occur every year, out of these more than a million new born die on their first day of life. Furthermore, 93% of these deaths occur in low and middle-income countries including Pakistan. About 25% of all Neonatal death are caused by birth asphyxia, he added. He also emphasized that birth asphyxia can be effectively treated to a very large extent with timely resuscitation of new born and failure to do so will result in morality and long-term neuro developmental disability. Professor Inkisar praised services of Senior Participant Dr. Habiba Hassan. Dr. Habiba Hassan thanked J.M.C.H and presented review on the subject. At the end of the event Q&A session was conducted and certificates were distributed among the participants and facilitators.