Artemis Hospital, Gurugram celebrated 10 years of excellence in IVF (In vitro fertilization) by launching a specialized infertility programme and awareness campaign. Technological advancements have come as a boon for couples facing difficulty in conceiving and IVF is one of them. On this occasion, the hospital organised free OPD consultations for the couple attending IVF camp till March 31, 2020. Also Read - Anushka Sharma Gives 'Beautiful Haircut' to Hubby Virat Kohli With Kitchen Scissors Amid Coronavirus Lockdown | Watch

Infertility Awareness Campaign was launched under the leadership of Dr. Sonu Balhara, Head Reproductive Medicine, Artemis Hospitals. Shedding light on the Myths & Facts about IVF & Reproductive Medicine, experts highlighted that infertility is perceived as a female problem but this is not the case and a man can equally be responsible for fertility issues. They shared IVF success stories with the audience on how the availability of modern and advanced technology is helping couples embracing parenthood. Also Read - Coronavirus: Pakistan Opens Borders With China For a Day For Medical Supplies

Dr. Sonu Balhara, Head Reproductive Medicine, Artemis Hospitals said, “We at Artemis Hospitals are happy to celebrate the decade of excellence in IVF. Over the years, infertility has become one of the most common health issues among young couples. Since a lot can be controlled by bringing a change in the lifestyle and regular check-ups might help diagnose the condition. We suggest all young couples to maintain a healthy lifestyle and not to delay the consultation if any symptom occurs.” Also Read - 'Drive The Driver': Ola Launches Campaign to Support Its Drivers, Here's How You Can Contribute

One of a couple present at the event who underwent IVF process two years back at Artemis Hospitals said, “We are glad that we consulted Dr. Sonu Balhara at Artemis Hospitals as we had received the best guidance and support from her. With her positive attitude, she constantly guided us at each step. Words would never be enough to express our gratitude.”

The couple was blessed with twins (a boy and a girl) who are year old now. According to The Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction, about 10 to 14 percent of the Indian population is affected by infertility. Lifestyle modifications with minimum physical activity increased stress level, irregular sleep pattern is a few of the reason which affects one’s biological cycle.

Followed by the health talks, the students from ApeeJay University, Gurugram, and Sur Sargam Sangeet presented cultural and musical performances respectively which enthralled the audience.

Artemis Hospital was established in 2007, spread across 9 acres, is a 400 plus bed; state-of-the-art multi-speciality hospital located in Gurugram, India. Artemis Hospital is the first JCI and NABH accredited hospital in Gurugram. Designed as one of the most advanced hospitals in India, Artemis provides a depth of expertise in the spectrum of advanced medical & surgical interventions, a comprehensive mix of inpatient and outpatient services. Artemis has put modern technology in the hands of renowned doctors from across the country and abroad to set new standards in healthcare. The medical practices and procedures followed in the hospital are research-oriented and benchmarked against the best in the world. A top-notch service, in a warm, open patient-centric environment, clubbed with affordability, has made it one of the most revered hospitals in the country.