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    Dr Pramod G


    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

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    Dr Pramod G


    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

    Dr Pramod joined the Fernandez medical team in 1994 and has played a key role in the Fernandez journey ever since. He became the Head of the Neonatal Department in 2001. In 2009, he took over as a full-time working Director of the Fernandez Hospital.

    He is a firm believer and practitioner of respectful care for both the mother and the newborn. Over the years, Dr Pramod has introduced several innovations and best practices to ensure this philosophy is practiced. Apart from ensuring the best clinical practices and training for doctors and nurses, he has introduced Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) to India at Fernandez. The first KMC ward was set up in 2004 at Fernandez Hospital after a detailed study in South Africa. He was also the first to set up a Human Milk Bank in a private hospital in 2007.

    In 2019, he took charge of Fernandez Foundation as the CEO. He has led the establishment of the Fernandez Child Development Centre (FCDC) which cares for children with special needs. He has also played a crucial role in setting up FERNZ, the Mommy and Baby retail store at Fernandez.

    Dr Pramod has completed his MBBS from Government Medical College, Bellary and his MD in Paediatrics from Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal.

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