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Dr. M M A Faridi 

Principal and Dean at Eras Lucknow Medical College and Hospital

Dr (Prof) M M A Faridi is a Head of Pediatrics, UCMS & GTB Hospital, New Delhi. Dr M.M.A. Faridi (MD, DCH, MNAMS, FIAP) having trained in Neonatology from University of Illinois, Chicago, USA. Dr M.M.A. Faridi is a Professor and Head, Department of Pediatrics and I/C Division of Neonatology, University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi University and GTB Hospital Delhi, India and is a well renowned Neonatologist of repute. He was selected on Government of India deputation to BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal in 1995-97 to help establishing Department of Pediatrics and organizing undergraduate teaching-training. In the year 2007-09, he was invited on deputation to Era’s Lucknow Medical College, Lucknow as Principal, Dean, Chief Medical Superintendent and Professor of Pediatrics to commencing postgraduate training. Dr Faridi is a National Resource Person to Government of India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, National Aids Control Organization, Ministry of Women and Child Development, National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development, Government of Delhi, WHO, UNICEF, IBFAN, WABA, BPNI, USAID, Plan India, Care India and GFATM. Dr Faridi has been invited as Infant & Young Child Feeding Counseling (IYCF) Consultant by the UNICEF and WHO to Ministry of Population and Public Health, Yemen Ministry of Public Health, Timor-Leste and Ministry of Health, Afghanistan. WHO trained him in Complementary Feeding Counseling at Decca, Bangladesh and nominated him as Observer to Integrated IYCF Counseling Course Validation Workshop in Manila, Philippines. Dr Faridi has been President of Aligarh Medicos Association (2002) and Indian Academy of Pediatrics Delhi State Branch (2006). Currently he is a President, National Neonatology Forum, Delhi State.



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