Fetal Heart Working Group

Fetal Cardiology is the frontier of paediatric cardiovascular medicine. Fetal Gulf Heart group (FGHA) joined recently GHA group and is still in early stages through small number of members from all gulf countries

Objectives

-Emphasizes on fetal maternal wellbeing by diagnosing, managing and counseling approach
-Aims to develop collaborative studies, guidelines, information facilitating multidisciplinary collaborative fetal developmental cardiovascular research

Mission

-Conducting educational programs e.g. fetal echo workshops theoretical and practical by hands-on to educate colleagues from fetomaternal team and other

specialties from obstetric & gynecology, sonographers and interested radiologists

how to diagnose various forms of CHD.

Vision

-Workshop as part of parallel annual GHA meetings
-Recognition internationally as part of other existing fetal groups either regionally with MFM /obgyn group or internationally e.g. ISOUG
-Expand our group and spread to involve more members from GCC
-Collaboration to conduct and share fetal cardiovascular research projects

Challenges:

Needs further support from GHA
Financial support for conducting annual meetings/workshops

Elected Chair

Dr. Rima Bader

Board Members

Dr Ahmed Mohammed AlKamali

Dr. Hesham Al-Saloos

Dr. Rima Kamal

Dr. Suad Al Amr

Dr. Lulu Abu Shaban

Dr. Halima Al Hashemi

Dr. Sharaban Abdullah