Dr. Sujata Sanjay
Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
In a world populated by 7.5 billion people, being acknowledged and honoured as an achiever worth emulating is no mean feat. So what is it that sets Dr. Sujata Sanjay apart? Well, in the last 5 years, she has organised 185 free health checkup camps in nearby areas of Dehradun where more than 5100 patients have benefited, a national record accepted by the India Book of Records. Dr Sujata also operates a free health clinic at Chora Gaon, Dehradun and runs an NGO – Society for Health, Education & Women Empowerment Awareness (SHEWA). A bilingual newspaper titled ‘Health Post’ is published and distributed free of cost to females, to aware them regarding their health. She is also quite active when it comes to social causes related to saving the girl child and women’s health. In recognition of her commitment, dedication and sustained efforts, this Dehradun-based Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaeclogist was recently presented the ‘100 Women Achievers Award’ by President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi on January 22, 2016. Conferred by the Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD), Government of India, it is the latest in a series of notable awards received by her. She has also been conferred the Uttarakhand Gaurav, Mussoorie Ratna (both for outstanding contribution in social service and health care toward community) as well as the Indira Gandhi National Award. She has been honoured in special recognition for her services to the community on several occasions at various forums and presented mementos of appreciation for raising awareness of health and hygiene among women. Chief among her achievements is being the first doctor in Uttarakhand state to have performed a successful surgery on a kidney recipient patient and deliver a healthy baby. This is a national record accepted by Unique World Records. Dr Sujata has a MBBS degree and is a diploma holder in Obstetrics & Gynaecology. She is a Fellow of Indian College of Maternal and Child Health and Life Member, Indian Medical Association, Dehradun OBGYN society, Federation of Obstetrics & Gynaecological Society of India, National Association of Reproductive and Child Health of India and the Indian Society of Perinatology and Reproductive Biology.