MICHAEL FERNANDO MB CHB, FRCPCH
Michael is a member of the Rotary Club of Yeovil and a Consultant Paediatrician at Yeovil District Hospital, in the South West of England. He is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Bristol. He was educated at Dulwich College and the University of Edinburgh. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. Michael is District Governor Nominee of Rotary (District 1200) and has led a project to help reduce neonatal mortality by training trainers in the ‘Helping Babies Breathe’ Programme in Karachi and Sukkur in Sindh Province, Pakistan. Michael is also an International Technical Advisor for the American Academy of Paediatrics to UNICEF in Pakistan as part of a programme to help improve neonatal care. He is a Course Co-Director for the ‘Helping Babies Breathe Master Trainers Course’, in London, organised by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. He has published papers on neonatal antibiotic use and MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus) as well as analgesia in neonates.