Raj Baveja
Occupation(s)Gynecologist, Obstetrician
AwardsPadma Shri

Raj Baveja is an Indian gynecologist, obstetrician and the former head of the department of gynecology and obstetrics at the Motilal Nehru Medical College, Allahabad.[1] She also serves as the honorary Medical Superintendent of the Kamla Nehru Memorial Hospital, Allahabad.[citation needed] She hails from the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and is the author several medical papers on adolescent gynecology,[2] pregnancy and child birth management.[3] She has assisted a working group on Care in Normal Birth of the World Health Organization.[4] and headed an Indian Council of Medical Research task force on contraception in 2000.[5] She is an elected fellow of the National Academy of Medical Sciences,[6] and the Government of India awarded her the fourth highest Indian civilian honour of Padma Shri in 1983.[7]

See also


  1. ^ "Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology". Motilal Nehru Medical College. 2015. Retrieved 4 July 2015.
  2. ^ Krishna, Usha R. (2000). Adolescence. Orient Blackswan. p. 194. ISBN 9788125017943.
  3. ^ Krishna (2001). Pregnancy at Risk Current Concepts, (FOGSI). Jaypee Brothers Publishers. p. 519. ISBN 9788171798261.
  4. ^ "Care in Normal Birth: a practical guide". World Health Organization. 2015. Retrieved 4 July 2015.
  5. ^ "Evaluating contraceptive choice through the method-mix approach". PubMed. 2015. Retrieved 4 July 2015.
  6. ^ "List of Fellows - NAMS" (PDF). National Academy of Medical Sciences. 2016. Retrieved 19 March 2016.
  7. ^ "Padma Shri" (PDF). Padma Shri. 2015. Retrieved 18 June 2015.