§ The celebration marks the successful completion of five years of the hospital’s IVF Centre
§ India’s first scientifically documented IVF child- Harsha Chawda also participates in the celebration
Mumbai, November 14, 2016: P.D. Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Centre celebrated Children’s Day today by organizing a Kid’s Carnival at the hospital. This celebration also marked the successful completion of 5 years of its renowned In-vitro fertilization (IVF) Centre. Present at the occasion were India’s first scientifically documented IVF child Harsha Chawda, Mr. Gautam Khanna, CEO, Dr. Indira Hinduja, Honorary Gynaecologist (IVF & Infertility Specialist) and Dr. Kusum Zaveri.
Present at the event, Mrs. Usha Raheja, Trustee & Member Board of Management, P.D. Hinduja Hospital & MRC said, “I want to personally thank Dr. Indira Hinduja and Dr. Kusum Zaveri for everything they have achieved in this field and for being able to provide families with unending happiness. You are like guardian angels to these beautiful angel children.”
Studies have found that India has witnessed a 20% to 30% rise in the number of infertility cases in the past five years. However, with the increased availability of better quality drugs, equipment, better experienced doctors in the field, the success rates of IVF treatment have witnessed a growth. P.D. Hinduja Hospital & MRC has incorporated a 360 degree approach to provide the best all-inclusive care at every step, right from conception to delivery.
“At P.D. Hinduja Hospital & MRC we are constantly investing in technology and talent to ensure that we operate to the highest possible standard and provide newer solutions and care for patients. Having a special gathering with children and their parents is a representation of the happiness we wish to give to families. I want to thank Dr. Indira Hinduja and Dr. Kusum Zaveri for giving so many families the opportunity to experience this happiness in their lives. I only have one thing to say, P.D. Hinduja Hospital & MRC promises to relentlessly provide you with the best technology, the best doctors, the best facilities, and the best care” said Mr. Gautam Khanna, CEO of P. D. Hinduja Hospital & MRC.
“Over the years, IVF has taken a positive turn with the success rates increasing up to 50%. The purpose of this celebration today is only one, to be reminded and to continually receive encouragement from all the smiles of these children and to follow my pursuit of spreading joy to families” said Dr. Indira Hinduja, Honorary Gynaecologist (IVF and Infertility specialist), P. D. Hinduja Hospital & MRC.
About P.D. Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Centre:
P.D. Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Center, which started off as a clinic in 1951,is today ranked as one of the leading Multi-Specialty tertiary care hospital in the country. For over six decades, this institute has worked to ensure that world-class healthcare delivery is provided to all. The hospital has always been an early adopter of technology in delivery of care; being amongst the first few hospitals in the country to have Gama Knife technology, Digital Broadband MRI with ambient themes, True Beam Linear Accelerator and more. The hospital has on-board some of the best nationally and internationally recognized doctors. Quality care being the focus, it was amongst the early few hospitals that has been accredited and certified by NABH, CAP, and ISO. P.D. Hinduja Hospital was also one of the pioneers in its space to launch Care@Home and Short Stay Service in 2007 and 2008 respectively. It continues to partner with leading International Institutes, latest being an arrangement with The Division of AIDS (NIAID, NIH), U.S.A, to establish a center of excellence for infectious disease research in India. For its contribution to quality healthcare delivery, the hospital has also been bestowed with Best Multi-Specialty Hospital awards by different industry bodies. In line with one of its guiding principles “Work to Give”, the hospital runs the Serve with Passion rural health programme, under which free healthcare services are provided to the tribal areas in Maharashtra and Dadra Nagar Haveli.