Welcome listeners to Episode 21 of #ThePaedipodsCast hosted by Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr Pranai Buddhdev. In this episode we sit with Dr Alaric Aroojis, from Wadia Hospital for Children in Mumbai, India. He is a true leader of paediatric orthopaedics in India, which as a population of 1.36billion people - serving as Vice President of the Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of India (POSI). He has championed collaboration globally to develop treatment pathways for paediatric orthopaedic conditions including Clubfoot, DDH Screening and CP Hip Surveillance - a true feat once you consider it involves the education & training of over 120,000 medical professionals. We talk about his research endeavours, his adoption of telemedicine and virtual education and his journey into introducing such large changes in a complex and fragmented healthcare system.

Useful Links:

Twitter Bio @AAroojis

POSI Website: http://posi.in

OrthoTV Online Website - excellent resource for lectures/webinars: https://orthotvonline.com

Papers on CTEV after walking age: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30312250/

Paper on CTEV In syndromic patients: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32651710/

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