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Association of Neonatal Therapists (ANT)

Timeline of Neonatal Therapy

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Historical Events

Take a Look at the Past

These are historical Event section. It's maintained by the Historian.

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World Prematurity Day Quiz 2021

November 17, 2021

The Quiz was announced on the occasion of World Prematurity Day 2021 in order to raise awareness about the issue. There were 87 people from all over the world who registered. Baldeep Kaur Sehra received a score of 37824. She answered 95 percent of the 42 questions correctly. It was based on the promptness and accuracy of the response.
Baldeep, congratulations.

2nd Neonatal Therapy Certification Examination

October 13, 2021

The second Neonatal Therapy Certification examination was conducted online. It was held successfully for the second year in a row.
The certification board was made up of experts from various regions and specialities.


Educational Program Promotion

September 18, 2021

Meeting was held between officials at NIPMR & the ANT for the formulation of the university level education program at Kerala University of Health Sciences.

3rd Annual National Conference of ANT

September 3, 4, 17, 2021

This was hosted by National Institute of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Kerala


CNT Training at ACE

February 6th, 2021

First candidate , Ms. Harsha Bhatia from Ulhasnagar joined for the 250 hrs intensive training at Ace Children's Hospital, Dombivli

Ace Children's Hospital is only "Neonatal Therapy Certification Centre" affiliated to the ANT.  

First Certification Examination

September 20, 2020

This was held in online format and only three therapist from India appeared for the same.

Playing with Baby

Neonatal Therapy Certification Centre

June 20, 2020

MOU was signed between Ace Children's Hospital & the ANT for designating Neonatal Therapy Certification Centre at Dombivli.

BSID Certification

September 20, 2020

As a part of continued education and certification, NEOANT2020 organized Bayley Scale of Infant Development training.

This event was done in collaboration with All India Occupational Therapists Association. 


First Virtual Conference

September 6th, 2020

This was the first Virtual Conference of the ANT. 

Chief Guest - Dr. Mrudula Phadke, NRHM Consultant

Key Note Address by Mary Coughlin - Trauma Informed Care in NICU.

Foundation Stone Event

March 12, 2018

This was the first meeting held at Milan Hotel opposite KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai.
Anuradha Bamabarde, Sheetal Tatar, Sneha Sanap & Hemant Nandgaonkar discussed about the formation of the Association.

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First National Conference

March 3, 2019

This was held at Hotel Tip Top Plaza, Thane.

Chief Guest

Dr. Mrudula Phadke, Ex. Vice Chancellor of Maharshtra University of Health Sciences; UNICEF Consultant

Guest of Honour

Dr. Kirit Somaiya, Member of Parliament, Government of India

First Anniversary

March 12, 2019

This was celebrated by donating the nail cutters to major public hospitals (NICU) in Mumbai. It was for the encouraging hand hygiene among the caretakers in NICU.

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Update on Neurodevelopmental Care in NICU

September 19, 2019

On occasion of International Neonatal Therapy Week 2019, one day symposium was organized at Occupational Therapy Training Centre, Seth GS Medical College, KEM Hospital, Mumbai.

It was done in collaboration with Mumbai Branch of All India Occupational Therapists' Association.

Historical Events: Past Events

Inauguration of the ANT

17th September,2018

"Great things are done by a series of small things brought together"

Historical Events: Quote
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