The Full form of CGO is Certificate course in Gynaecology & Obstetrics. CGO is aimed at practitioners who have gained basic skills in non-complex obstetric procedures & gynaecology and is designed to facilitate a better understanding of reproductive disorders and pregnancy issues, to be able to provide a planned care. The program is considered as a stepping stone for health providers & medical practitioners who are keen on learning & strengthening the concepts in expanding arena of women healthcare. Major components of the course’s curriculum include: obstetrics pathology, pregnancy-related common diseases, abnormalities during pregnancies, gynecological pathology, obstetrical operations, infant care, breast feeding and artificial feeding, premature child treatment, general diseases of new-borns, labor-related complications, and research study of clinical and surgical training in gynecology. The course can also be pursued after successful completion of MBBS from a recognized university by the Medical Council of India. Such professionals are hired in capacities such as: Obstetrician/ Gynecologist, Senior Registrar, Lecturer, Clinical Associate, Junior Consultant, Senior Resident, Consultant, Key Accounts Manager, or General Physician, etc. The average annual salary offered in India ranges from 3 to 20 lacs INR to successful professionals of the discipline depending upon the candidate’s skillset and experience.