Dr Evita Fernandez
Dr Evita Fernandez (FRCOG) is the Managing Director and Senior Consultant Obstetrician at Fernandez Hospital, Hyderabad. She strongly believes in the need to empower women to make choices, especially with regard to issues surrounding birth. Out of her conviction of the vital role and need of professional midwives in India, she launched a two-year Professional Midwives Education and Training (PMET) Programme at the hospital in 2011. She is spearheading PROMISE—the Professional Midwifery Services campaign, committed to creating a national cadre of
professional midwives, who are vital in the care of low-risk pregnant women.