27 Dec 2021 | 1 min Read
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Gynaecologist, and Fertility Expert, Founder/President of PCOS society
A Mumbai-based gynaecologist and fertility expert, Dr. Duru Shah is the Founder and the President of PCOS society. Most people also know her as a prolific writer who has authored more than 200 chapters and articles in National and International Text Books and Journals.
Dr. Shah’s passion has always been to focus on preventive health, especially in the young girls and women as they are the mothers of tomorrow. Currently, she is focusing her attention on combating sexual abuse, especially in young girls.
To that end, more recently, she was part of a groundbreaking campaign on gender violence issues, “Breaking the Silence on Violence” which was undertaken by the NGO, SNEHA. She is the recipient of many National and International Awards, including the Mahatma Awards 2021.
She’s a proud mother and an inspiration for her daughter Ameera Shah, an entrepreneur and the Managing Director of Metropolis Healthcare, a multinational chain of pathology that has its presence in seven countries.
On her Twitter account, Dr. Duru Shah shares how she is proud of her daughter. She writes, “Proud moment for me, as Ameera’s mother!”