“Attappady” got access to advanced maternity care
The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology in Swami Vivekananda Medical Mission Hospital became fully operational in April 2021. Several new equipment were installed to get the department started. Senior Gynaecologist Dr. Jayalekshmi Santhanam joined the hospital on 1st April 2021. Institution now offers advanced obstetrics and antenatal care for all pregnant women. It also offers free treatment to rural and tribal women. The first baby was born at the hospital on 24th May 2021. It was a normal delivery conducted by the medical team led by s Dr. Jayalekshmi Santhanam and paediatrician Dr. Narayanan V. The mother and the new-born are in good health This was followed by several other deliveries in the weeks thereafter.
We thank all the donors and well wishers- Cochin Shipyard Ltd ( who supported the construction of labour room and maternity wards), Go2C trust, Sri Sivaraman Mahadevan, Dr.Vinay, Dr.Girish R, Sri Balachandran and several other donors who contributed to make this possible.