7th Global Congress for Consensus in

Pediatrics & Child Health

Invited Speaker

Dr Monika Kaushal​

7th Global Congress for Consensus in

Pediatrics & Child Health

Invited Speaker

Dr Monika Kaushal​


Consultant Neonatologist, consultant Paediatrics

Head of Department Paediatrics and Neonatology

Medical Director

Emirates Specialty Hospital DHCC

Vice President Emirates pediatric and neonatology society

President-elect of IAP Neonatal Chapter UAE

MRCPCH Examiner Elect





Fellowship Neonatology UK

Diploma Neonatology UK

DM Neonatology AIIMS New Delhi

MD Paediatrics PGIMER Chandigarh


Publications and faculty in national and international journals

  • Several; publications including systematic reviews, quality studies and randomized control trials.
  • Was co-editor of a book on hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy
  • Co-author of several books including Asia Cloherty
  • Founder of NNF branch in UAE
  • Invited as a speaker at various national and international conferences.
  • Conducted various workshops to teach the juniors and fellow pediatricians
  • Started neonatal fellowship in UAE under NNF and IAP
  • Editor of several journals
  • Advisor of Journal of Neonatology



  • Young Scientist Award 2004 Analgesic effect of breastfeeding prior to venepuncture in term neonates: A randomized, double-blind, controlled trial 13th Congress of the Federation of Asia and Oceania Prenatal Societies
  • Selected for Gold Paper 2001 Prediction of Early Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia Using First Day Total Serum Bilirubin Estimation in Healthy Term and Borderline Term Newborn. XXI NNF Annual Convention, Guwahati
  • Selected for social Award Paper 2002 Epidemiological Assessment of Breast Feeding Practices and Health Seeking Behavior in a Rural Community XXII Annual convention of NNF at Kochi, Kerala
  • Selected for Gold Paper 2003 Cling Wrap: An innovative intervention for temperature maintenance and reduction of insensible water loss in Very Low Birth Weight Babies Nursed Under Radiant Warmer: A Randomized Controlled Trial. XXIII Annual Convention of National Neonatology Forum. Hyderabad.
  • Best innovation in Zulekha hospital 2015
  • Best Quality initialization Zulekha Hospital 2016
  • Appreciation for Commitment Emirates Specialty Hospital 2019
  • Best quality paper in Emirates Specialty Hospital 2020
  • Best health care service provider 2022
  • Al Safeer congress Ambassador award 2022