By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, August 8: Marwari Maternity Hospital, a unit of Marwari Hospitals, has set a new record by ensuring the birth of one lakh babies by end of May this year since its inception in October 1985.
This milestone has added further glory in the journey of the organization which recently celebrated its 100 years of completion.
Briefing the media on this achievement, Marwari Hospitals president Sarat Kumar Jain said, “There’re hardly any hospitals in the country under private sector achieving what we have. Local pregnt women and their families really do have a top class service on their doorstep. Our achievement speaks about dedication and persol care of doctors, nurses, paramedical staff, and others. The hospital has come a long way since the day of October 23, 1985, a journey that at many times seemed difficult and harrowing. But everyone here kept faith in the saying that ‘there was never a night or a problem that could not defeat sunrise or hope. Due to charitable ture of the hospital, low-cost facilities are being offered to the weaker section of the society, irrespective of caste, creed and religion. This institution has already accepted the challenge of life which is to live it with compassion, courage, justice and fortitude.”
The hospital provides mother and child care facilities specially infertility, pre-pregncy, post- pregncy, including neo-tal care. The hospital is able to make a health system more pro-weaker sections of the society, gender sensitive and patient friendly. Marwari Maternity Hospital is also engaged in implementing the various government-sponsored schemes and programmes such as Jani Suraksha Yojo, Majoni and Aadarani ambulance service.
The Materl Mortality Rate (MMR) and Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) at Marwari Maternity Hospital could be compared with the best maged hospital of repute in the country. “From the data available, the MMR and IMR of our hospital in the year 2015-16 are 0.02% and 0.39% respectively. Marwari Maternity Hospital had signed an MoU with European Commission under PPP model in the year 2002 under which hospital had been facilitated European Commissions Health and family Welfare Sector Investment Programme funds for providing an agreed set of RCH outreach services in the city in 8 low-income wards of the Guwahati Municipal Corporation, covering a population of around 4 lakh. The ratiole behind providing these services is to achieve a public health impact as measured by increase in immunization rates, increase in contraception and family planning services and maternity services among the urban poor in Guwahati,” the president said.