Delegation of Physicians from Russia Visits Northeast Georgia Medical Center to Learn More About Perinatal Care

Published on November 23, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Ga. — A delegation of physicians from Russia recently visited Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) to learn more about the hospital’s perinatal services provided through the Labor & Delivery, Mother Baby and Neonatal Intensive Care units.

The group was part of the Collaborating Center for the World Health Organization (WHO), which is committed to improving neonatology/perinatology services around the world. The Collaborating Center for the WHO hosts a group of international physicians each year to visit a major medical center to learn more about they way they provide state-of-the-art health care. This year, NGMC was chosen for the site visit.

"We are honored to be the chosen facility for this year’s WHO site visit," says Sara Dyer, director of Women & Children’s Services at NGMC. "Our new Women & Children’s Pavilion boasts not only state-of-the-art equipment and facilities in our all new Labor & Deliver and Neonatal Intensive Care units, but also expert physicians, midwives and staff who deliver top quality care. We are happy to share our experiences with others from around the world."

To take a virtual tour of NGMC’s new Women & Children’s Pavilion, visit For more information, call 770-219-3840.

Delegation of Physicians from Russia

PHOTO CUTLINE: (From right) Neonatologists Armando Castillo, MD; and Cynthia Cabrera, MD, medical director of NGMC’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU); answer questions about care provided in NGMC’s NICU to Ansatasiya Tzifonova, Denis Yudenkov, Alexey Kholin and Marina Narogan (center), physicians from Russia visiting NGMC through a program sponsored by the Collaborating Center for the World Health Organization.
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