OGSSI was the first society of India started under the dynamic stewardship of Dr.Mudaliar in the year 1934.It is a non profit organization dedicated to Maternal and Child Health.
The Obstetric and Gynaecological Society of Southern India (OGSSI) was the first society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists to be started in India 75 years ago in 1934. This society was chaired by doyens in the field like Sir. Dr.A.L.Mudaliar, Prof. M.K.Krishna Menon, Prof. Masani and Dr.Ida Scudder. This organization of Obstetricians and Gyanecologists is dedicated to maternal and child health, safe motherhood and family Welfare apart from teaching and training post graduates and junior doctors.
Over the years, the society has been rendering commendable service in the field of maternal and child health and family welfare. The activities focuses around better birth initiative, contraception, cancer screening and other socially oriented obstetrics and Gynaecological problems.
For the past few years, the society has been recognized as a nodal body for coordinating the safe mother initiative with other societies in TamilNadu. This entails conducting regular discussions, meetings and workshops at the places of the respective societies so that the local problems and constraints could be understood and addressed.