OGSSI - Obstetric and Gynaecological Society of Southern India
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 Tamil Nadu, India. 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.
It conducts monthly Clinical Meetings where cases of clinical interest form various Institutions are discussed and a Guest Lecture by eminent persons of various allied specialities is presented.
It also conducts monthly CME Programmes for the benefit of Post Graduates and Practitioners. Twice a year Revision Course is conducted for exam going Post Graduates which is attended by Post Graduates from various parts of the State and neighboring States.
It functions from the campus of most premier Institute – Institute of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Egmore. The Government of Tamil Nadu has allotted 2 grounds (4800 Sq.Ft) of land in the same premises in which a modest auditorium has been constructed and has been used for all society activities.
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.