The Rotary club of Madras East in association with Cognizant Foundation today donated Critical care Equipment to the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Institute of social Paediatrics, Government Stanley hospital,Chennai.
The Institute of social Paediatrics in the 200 year old Govt. Stanley hospital is rendering yeoman service to the underprivileged from North Chennai and nearby Andhra Pradesh. The Paediatrics intensive Care unit in this hospital was in dire need of some Critical care equipment that can save the lives of the really sick children admitted there.
Rotary club madras East approached the cognizant foundation to facilitate this INR 24,00,000 approximate cost of the equipment that included infusion pumps (7),syringe pumps (5), patient monitors (6), High frequency nasal canula for oxygen canula that avoids mandatory ventilation,and a computerised radiography unit to have resolution X Ray’s to facilitate bedside interventional procedures.
The equipment have been put to immediate use. The chief guest, Mr.Ramkumar Ramamurthy, Executive director, cognizant India said that, cognizant was happy to be associated with2 leading organizations which serve the public in different ways-Rotaruy east & Stanley hospital.this Noble gesture will save many lives and bring happiness to the families of the poor and downtrodden .
Dr.R.M.Narayana, President, Rotary Club of. Madras East and members of the club we’re present.