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Sathya Jeganathan

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Chengalpattu Medical College & Hospital

Biography

Dr. Jeganathan is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Chengalpattu Medical College, India. She was deeply moved by the sad plight of women when their babies died. The lack of equipment and trained manpower is a problem faced by all doctors working in the resource poor settings of the developing world. Dr. Jeganathan mobilised local village carpenters and electricians to make newborn care equipment from available materials and is involved in low cost innovative medical research in rural India.