Monika Kaushal, MD , DM, AIIMS, M.B.B.S.
Dr. Monika Kaushal is working as a consultant neonatologist in private hospital in Dubai the past 10 years. She has upgraded the NICU from level 1 and only 3 bedded NICU to 14 bedded tertiary level NICU approved by DHA. In addition, she has been involved in teaching nurses and registrars, making protocols building up the unit reputation across the city and other emirates as well.
Moreover, she has more than 10 papers published in indexed journals. She regularly attends PAS (AAP) and UENPS (European) conferences.
She received young scientist award in 13th Congress of the Federation of Asia and Oceania Prenatal Societies in 11th Congress of the Perinatal Society of Malaysia in 2004.
She was involved in development of provider and facilitator modules on basic newborn nursing for training at District Hospitals and FRUs nurses. UNICEF and WHO recognized the importance and helped in forming web site for the same. Financial aid was given by Saving New Born Life to run the workshops at national and international level.
She made documentary video on Kangaroo Mother Care, asepsis, total parental nutrition, on insertion of umbilical venous and arterial lines and administration of Surfactant for the training of health professionals. KMC video has been chosen by WHO website.
She has been chosen by DHA as auditing member for the medico legal cases in which she involved. I was actively involved in JCI accreditation of our organisation, which we got in 2007 and reaccredited in 2014.
Recently she was hired as the head of the Department of Neonatology post in tertiary level, Government Hospital Jalila in Dubai. She has been able to successfully put in place fellowship programme in Neonatology recognized by National Neonatology Forum in India and Indian Academy of Paediatrics.