The women's lifestyle website under Jagran New Media. It is aimed at being a platform for accurate and doctor verified stories on women's health. Recognizing the need for up-to-date and factual information on all aspects of women's health, HerZindagi has decided to join hands with Narikaa and FOGSI to create Naari Swasthya - the one stop destination for a 360-degree approach to female health. Various aspects of a woman's mind and body need attention. Naari Swasthya aims to not just put out information on sexual and reproductive health but also cover aspects like mental health, menopause, adolescence, nutrition, cancer and heart diseases, etc. With a flood of misinformation and fear-mongering on the internet- HerZindagi acknowledges the responsibility it shoulders through the initiative, Naari Swasthya. Fear, taboos and shame have often left women suffering in silence when it comes to their health - Naari Swasthya is our step towards changing that.
It is a safe private space for women to explore, educate themselves and engage with one another to understand their bodies and their choices. The Narikaa platform is a Women’s health literacy platform that will provide insight & support to women from all walks of life.
Narikaa sees a Woman in all her potential as a valued member of social transformation, as a resource to the economy, as a caregiver and nurturer of future generations but most of all as a healthy, happy well informed Woman, equipped with information to make the right choices for her and her family.
In keeping with the FOGSI mission of reduction of maternal mortality, advocacy around the reproductive and sexual health & rights of Women, the Narikaa platform looks at health in a wholistic perspective covering the emotional, physical and psychological aspects of a Women’s evolution from Menarche to Menopause.
Content is custom created by a panel of writers & creators and approved by the Experts at FOGSI. Content is structured around the common issues faced by women revolving around topics namely :- Adolescence, Pregnancy, Infertility, Family Planning, Gynaecological Disorders and Menopause. Easy to understand short Videos & concise articles will be available on an easy to navigate platform with a sophisticated search function.
In addition, a section on Government schemes and programs will inform Women about the services and offers they can access. Narikaa is poised to be the World’s largest Women’s Health Literacy Program and a one-stop destination for young women, expecting mothers & senior citizens, in short Women of all ages.
Through the FOGSI (The Federation of Obstetric & Gynaecological Societies of India) network of over 30,000 members, soon Narikaa will reach out to millions of women, sustaining & supporting the FOGSI members in their quest for curated, custom created educational content that is Client facing.
Explore fun and helpful pregnancy tools like Pregnancy tracker, Baby Foetal growth development, vaccination reminders, etc.,
Articles from top experts - Gynaecologists, lactation and nutrition consultants on questions related to ovulation, pregnancy tests, baby bump, pregnancy food tracker and pregnancy Yoga to breastfeeding.
It is a professional organization representing practitioners of obstetrics and gynecology in India. With 252 member societies and over 36,000 individual members spread over the length and breadth of the country, FOGSI is probably one of the largest membership-based organizations of specialized professionals.
FOGSI came into formal existence in Madras on January 6, 1950 at the sixth All India Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, when the obstetric and gynecological societies of Ahmedabad, Bengal, Bombay, Madras and Punjab resolved to form themselves into the Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India. It was further resolved that the Federation be registered andheadquartered in Bombay. The launch of FOGSI as the national organization of obstetricians and gynecologists followed five earlier All India Congresses, the first of these held in Madras in 1936 and organized by the then existing three obstetric and gynecological societies at Bombay, Kolkata and Madras.
FOGSI exists to encourage and disseminate knowledge, education and research in the field of obstetrics and gynecology, to pilot and promote preventive and therapeutic services related to the practice of obstetrics and gynecology for betterment of the health of women and children in particular and the wellbeing of the community in general, to advocate the cause of reproductive health and rights and to support and protect the interest of practitioners of obstetrics and gynecology in India.
The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology of India is the official publication of FOGSI and is published bimonthly and circulated to every individual member. It contains articles and contributions on fundamentla research and clinical practice as also case reports of clinical interest. With www.fogsi.org the official website, FOGSI has an important presence in cyberspace which works to promote and fulfill the aims and objectives of the Federation.
The Indian College of Obstetrics and Gynecology is the academic wing of FOGSI with over 1175 fellows. It was established by FOGSI on December 21, 1984 to further promote the education, training, research and knowledge in obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive health.
The Federation continues to hold the All India Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, its annual conference every year in January for four days. FOGSI also organizes Yuva FOGSI, four regional youth conferences to promote and showcase young talent each year. Besides these annual conferences many academic activities go on round the year through out the country with twenty seven subspecialty committees simultaneously working in their designated areas.
The Federation also collaborates with and partners the Government of India and is an invited reprehensive on all relevant policy making bodies of the government on issues related to women’s health.
FOGSI has close links and affiliation with international and regional organizations like FIGO, AOFOG and SAFOG, with many of its members having occupied prestigious positions in these organizations from time to time.
Each year FOGSI under the guidance the President selects a theme to highlight the importance of a particular issue related to women’s health.This permits focus with the involvement of the large membership, FOGSI’s greatest asset in addressing the challenge involving the particular issue. In recent years the unidimensional theme has now evolved into a philosophical directive.
The Federation is always conscious of the responsibility it shoulders and the important role it has accepted to work not just for it’s members societies and professionals, but in working to advocate and improving the health of women in our country thereby contributing to the wellbeing of India.