Message from The President Dr. Jignesh Shah

Dear IMS Member,

Season’s Greetings!

I am aware of the glorious past and responsibility I am going to shoulder. I would like to acknowledge and appreciate tremendous efforts of the legendary founders for their vision when IMS was  founded. Indian Menopause Society was established in 1995 as a nationwide multidisciplinary organization.

Every year New President comes with New Vision and different work pattern, but the organization, its fundamentals  remains the same. President leaves his footsteps about his working pattern. I want handshake with all of  you in my working with all of you  the way I intend Society to function for whole of the year at all levels .

  • I include in my handshake
  • The seniors of the society
  • The past office bearers
  • My entire team &Each and every member 

All our past Presidents have worked hard by putting in best of their efforts at all fronts, be it Academic, public awareness, social media to reach these heights. Since last 25 years, all of us associated with IMS have been making efforts to create awareness about menopause related health problems and its management in clinicians, Paramedics as well as lay people, we are successful too!

BUT

MANY PEOPLE KNOW WHAT TO DO

- ONLY FEW DO WHAT THEY KNOW

“Our mothers were largely silent about what happened to them as they passed through this midlife change. But a new generation of women has already started to break the wall of silence.”
― Trisha Posner

Our goal is to be the initiators of change, change without which there happened no evolution in the history.

Our team has decided to come out with a series of events with some new and innovative concepts.

Team IMS 2020

I am blessed to have an excellent, dedicated team consisted of Dr. Shobhna Mohandas, Vice President; Dr. Anita Shah, Secretary General; Dr. Jyoti Shah, Treasurer; Dr. Bipasha Sen, Joint Treasurer & Dr. Dilip Gadhvi Joint Secretary

Ex Officio –

Immediate Past President- Dr. Neelam Aggarwal

Secretary General – Dr. Seema Sharma

President Elect- Dr. C.Ambuja

Theme of the Year – FLYING HIGH WITH THE WINGS OF MENOPAUSE

Motto of the Year – PREVENTING THE PREVENTABLES

We are planning to continue our mission for mature woman with a series of public forums, targeted CMEs, diagnostic camps especially in rural areas and scientific conclave to upgrade advancing knowledge.

1 - Our Targeted CMEs are:

  • Vaginal Health
  • Bone Health
  • Hormone Therapy, Contraception at Perimenopause
  • Alternative Therapy, Yoga and Exercise
  • Oncogynaecology
  • AUB, PMB, Menopause and Infertility & Menopausal Pregnancy

2 – Newsletter:

  • To publish E-newsletter for members every month regarding activities of all the societies and including academic articles.
  • To publish POISE magazine every three months for public health awareness.

3 – Public Awareness Program:

  • Awareness about Menopause in local languages in public forums and diagnostic camps mainly targeting rural areas.
  • Understand your Mother – a unique program designed to create awareness in the college students about Menopause. Target age group for college students 16-25 years.

 4 – Liaison with Government – to start dedicated Multidisciplinary Midlife Clinic for women in Medical Colleges and Government Hospitals.

5 – Research projects with data collection by carrying out multicentric trials. We will collaborate with various companies .

6 – To start dedicated Menopause clinics at various centers --Our aim is to start at least 500 Menopause clinics nationally.

7 - To prepare posters for awareness messages for displaying in Menopause clinics.

8 – To publish some books on menopausal management.

9 – To start Appreciation awards at individual society level, Zonal and National level.Best member award at Individual Society/Chapter

10 – To accelerate the work of Society formation with the existing chapters and to start some new societies along with membership drive.

I am confident that with full support from all of you and my dedicated team members, I will be able to make this Silver Jubilee year(2020-21) memorable for all of us.

Thanking you in Anticipation,

Dr Jignesh Shah

M.D., FICMCH, DIP. USG
PRESIDENT 2020-21, INDIAN MENOPAUSE SOCIETY
Past Chapter secretary -Ahmedabad IMS
Past Hon. Convener- SOGOG, State Organisation of societies of Ob-Gyn of Gujarat
Past President- Ahmedabad Ob-Gyn Society
DR. SHAH INSTITUTE FOR WOMENS HEALTH
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