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9 Important Questions that Pregnant Women must ask their Doctor at 19-24 weeks

Samrakshan is a national program of the Indian Radiological & Imaging Association dedicated to Pregnant women in India that aims to reduce avoidable deaths during pregnancy through the integration of fetal Doppler studies with routine trimester-specific ultrasound studies. The program has a primary focus on preeclampsia (an abnormal increase in blood pressure) and fetal growth restriction. Samrakshan was conceived & founded by Dr Rijo Mathew Choorakuttil of AMMA Center of Diagnosis & Preventive Medicine, Kochi and is currently running in several states of India through Fetal Radiologists of the IRIA. Dr Praveen Nirmalan of AMMA Healthcare Research Gurukuk provides data analysis and research support for the program.

Dr Rijo Mathew

Written by Dr Rijo Mathew

Dr.Rijo completed his basic medical education from the Government Medical College, Thrissur, at Kerala, India, and his MD in Radiology from BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad, India. Subsequently, he worked as a Senior Registrar at Jaslok Hospital at Mumbai, India.

Dr. Rijo Mathew is a Member , Scientific Advisory Committee, IRIA, Member in Charge of Ultrasound, Career Assurance Program, IRIA, & In Charge, National Fetal Radiology CME Programmes of IRIA. Dr Rijo is the National Coordinator for Samrakshan, an IRIA program of IRIA that aims to reduce perinatal mortality in India.

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